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Volvo Car U.S.A. sales increase 52.8% in July

So what’s driving Volvo car sales in the United States back to pre-recession levels?

Looking to Volvo Car U.S.A.’s July sales report we discover that the maker has recorded yet another record month in an auto industry mostly driven by crossover, light pickup truck and SUV sales. No surprise here: The # 1 seller in Volvo’s North American lineup continues to be the all new Volvo XC90 SUV with increased sales of 145.6%.

Safety driven Volvo Car is destined for a 500,000 unit year

For the first time since the great recession, the Chinese owned Swedish car maker anticipates crossing the 500,000 unit mark worldwide, with the assistance of North America buyers. As earlier reported by Green Car Journal’s “Cars of Change” and others, Volvo XC90 SUV brings a unique premium , minimalist styling to the SUV sector with a green twist, while providing the Eco conscious consumer a high efficiency gasoline/electric hybrid, plug in T8 alternative.

2017 Acura S90 T6 sedan arrives with exceptional style

Looking to the numbers we discover that Volvo Car, while small by automotive manufacturing standards, is rapidly gaining market ground in North America. 8585 cars and SUV, crossovers sold in July, with XC90 and the smaller XC70 and XC60 driving the momentum. Note: 45,238 vehicles sold year to date, an increase of 29.3% for the year.

We further note the arrival of the 2017 S90 T6 to U.S. shores, with initial sales of 259 in its first month of dealership availability. Read our S90 Inscription T6 initial drive impression here.