Volvo S40 models and withdraw its V50 in America
After having put an end to the career of its V70 wagon in North American soil, the manufacturer recurrence with its S40 and V50 models, which will be excluded from the catalog for the year 2012.
Usually, it is the decline in sales of a model that pushes a manufacturer eliminate the and it is precisely for this reason that Volvo puts an end to the distribution of these two models in North America.
In 2010, sales of the S40 sedan have cropped off by almost 30% in the United States, while the V50 family saw its sales pericliter 50% compared to 2009 figures. Yet since the beginning of this year The situation did not look better.
You will of course understand that regardless of the number of vehicles sold in Canada by a manufacturer, it is the sales made from our neighbors to the south are evidence of decisions to bring or remove a model in North American soil.
The Swedish manufacturer, property of Chinese Geely, henceforth put his energies to extol the merits of its models still available to us such as:
C30 Sports Coupe
Compact SUV XC60
Full-size SUV XC90
Note also that Volvo is developing models powered by greener engines, such as:
C-30 electric propulsion
V-70 plug-in hybrid propulsion
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