In the first half of the year, Volvo Cars, the Swedish manufacturer of premium cars, increased sales by 14.4% in annual terms to a record 317 thousand 639 cars. Growth was noted in all three key markets of Volvo Cars - in the US, China and Europe. In the US market, growth was 39.6%, in China - 18.4%, in the European market - 5.7%. Sales Director at Volvo Car Russia, Alexei Tarasov, noted that sales figures reflect today not the real demand, but the company's opportunities to get cars from factories in Europe and China, “which are overwhelmed by rush demand from all markets”.
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