UAE’s Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises reveals an increase in Volvo sales compared with same period in 2020 and 2019
Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, announced recently an encouraging 211% increase in Volvo sales in H1 compared with the same period in 2020 and a 25% increase against H1-2019.
A clear indicator of the automotive industry’s steadfast resilience and recovery following a trying year, this success has been mirrored globally, with Volvo Cars announcing its strongest first half year sales in the first six months of 2021 with 380,757 cars sold, an increase of 41% compared with the same period last year.
In addition, over the first six months of 2021, the number of Volvo cars sold online increased more than fivefold globally compared to the same period in 2020. To date, 2021’s top selling model are Volvo’s XC40, followed by XC60 and the XC90.
“The popularity of the XC range we’ve seen this year so far comes as no surprise as we continue to promote Volvo’s electrification strategy, part of the brands overarching commitment to sustainability,” stated Oscar Rivoli, Managing Director, Trading Enterprises.