Volvo Group Reports 12% Increase for Second Quarter

The Volvo Group had a sales increase of 12% during the second quarter, with all business areas improving operating income.

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“The Volvo Group increased both sales and profitability during the second quarter. Compared with the second quarter last year, net sales increased by 12% and amounted to SEK 88.4 billion. The profitability continued to develop positively with an adjusted operating income of SEK 8.5 billion (6.1), which corresponds to an operating margin of 9.7% (7.8). All our business areas improved their operating income. Cash flow in the Industrial Operations was also strong and amounted to SEK 11.9 billion (6.9),” says Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO.

  • In Q2 2017 net sales increased by 12% to SEK 88.4 billion (78.9). Adjusted for currency movements and acquired and divested units sales increased by 6%.
  • Adjusted operating income amounted to SEK 8,540 M (6,130), corresponding to an adjusted operating margin of 9.7% (7.8).
  • Currency movements had a positive impact on operating income of SEK 350 M.
  • Operating cash flow in the Industrial Operations amounted to SEK 11.9 billion (6.9).
  • New Volvo VNL long-haul tractor launched in North America.


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