27 January, 2020
Volvo Trucks Starts 2020 on a High Note
Volvo Trucks Southern Africa ended 2019 as the top-selling
extra heavy truck manufacturer in South Africa.
to Naamsa, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa
(NAAMSA), Volvo Trucks company sold 3 206 units in South Africa and other
African countries during last year, giving them a 23.2% market share of the
first place for Volvo Trucks is an improvement of its position in 2018, when
the company finished in third position - a 4.8% growth in market share.
Trucks Southern Africa has assembly facilities in Durban and currently has four
ranges available: the FH16, FH, FM and FMX.
The company is also responsible for export to countries like Botswana,
Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
customers and our staff are the main driving force behind everything we do,"
said Marcus Hörberg, vice president of Volvo Group Southern Africa. "We believe that the quality of our products,
our staff, service, parts and support, played a central role in increasing our
market share. We will now work even
harder to keep the trust our fleet owners have placed in us."
said that in order to efficiently support the growing Volvo Trucks vehicle
parc, the company will invest in additional facilities and service
dealers. The company will also train and
develop additional technicians to keep service levels up to the highest standards.
the end of the fourth quarter in 2019, Volvo Trucks was also the top-ranked
truck manufacturer in terms of overall customer satisfaction, according to the
latest report released by Data Track, a local research company that analyses
customer experiences of over 37 500 truck and fleet operators in South
owners were surveyed in terms of their satisfaction in terms of their parts,
service and sales dealings with 13 truck manufacturers.
are committed to continue increasing vehicle uptime and optimising vehicle
utilisation for our fleet owners," said Hörberg. "Aspects like connected services, flexible
service contracts and preventative maintenance all assist fleet owners in
keeping the wheels of their businesses turning."
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Volvo Trucks provides
complete transport solutions for professional and demanding customers, offering
a full range of medium to heavy duty trucks. Customer support is secured via a
global network of 2,100 dealers and workshops in more than 130 countries. Volvo
trucks are assembled in 15 countries across the globe. In 2018, more than
127,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of Volvo
Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction
equipment and marine and
industrial engines. The Group also provides
complete solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks' work is based on
the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.