Sales growth for Volvo Cars in the first quarter of 2021 was 40.8% compared to the same period last year. He became the best in the history of the Swedish automaker.
Total sales for this period reached 185,698 cars, compared to 131,889 cars for the same period last year. Compared to the first quarter of last year, in Europe and the United States, the company was able to improve sales, overcoming the long-term effects of the pandemic. China has now coped with the effects of the pandemic, which reached its peak in the first quarter of 2020, – said a statement.
During March, Volvo sold 75,315 cars worldwide, up 62.3% from the same period last year.
It is noted that Volvo’s line of cars called Recharge, which consists of fully electric cars or plug-in hybrid models, accounted for 26% of all sales. In Europe, the share of Recharge cars in total sales was 39%.
In March, the XC40 became a bestseller – 23,958 cars sold (12,462 in 2020), followed by the XC60 with total sales of 21,186 cars (12,730) and the Volvo XC90 with 9,893 cars (5,758).
During the first three months of 2021, Volvo’s sales in China increased by 117.7% (45,242 cars), in the United States by 39.8% (27,239), and in Europe by 24% (87,457).
The Cabinet of Ministers has introduced a mandatory declaration of an increase in retail prices for gasoline and diesel fuel by more than 1%. Now the price increase must be reported in 20 days. This is stated in Government Resolution №450 of March 29, 2021, which was updated. The list of socially significant goods to […]
The United Nations has raised its GDP growth forecast to 5.4% (from 4.7% in January) in 2021. This is stated in the report of the organization. According to the UN, after a sharp decline of 3.6% in 2020, the world economy is expected to grow by 5.4% this year. It is noted that global growth […]
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos sold shares of the company worth about $ 6.7 billion for the period from 3 to 10 May. This was reported by Interfax on Wednesday, May 12, citing data from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In particular, from May 3 to 6, Bezos sold 1.48 million shares for […]
Wizz Air will start operating regular flights between Kiev and Abu Dhabi from July 1, 2021. This was announced on Monday, May 10, CTS with reference to the information published by the carrier. It is specified that flights from Ukraine will be carried out from the airport in Borispol. “Flights will be operated three times […]
In April, Ukraine’s international reserves increased by $ 965.30 million (by 3.6%) and as of May 1 amounted to $ 28 billion. This was reported on the website of the National Bank. “In April, they increased by 3.6%, taking into account foreign exchange earnings in favor of the government and the revaluation of financial instruments,” […]
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, became the highest paid CEO in the United States last year, according to Forbes magazine. The publication reminds that in 2018 Musk gave up his salary at Tesla. Instead, he receives a reward in the form of options on the company’s shares. In 2020, the businessman received […]
American carmaker Ford is recalling more than 661,000 Ford Explorer crossovers in North America due to problems with disconnecting the roof rails. Reuters reported this the day before. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requested a recall. If necessary, the dealer will install special pins and replace the damage. Since the beginning of 2020, […]
World oil prices of reference brands began the working week with a moderate increase amid disruptions in the US Colonial Pipeline after a hacker attack. This is evidenced by trading data on Monday, May 10. Thus, July futures for Brent on the London Stock Exchange ICE Futures rose by $ 0.57 (0.83%) – to $ […]
In the last week of October, investors expect a lot of news, as more than one-third of the components of the S&P 500 index, or 186 companies, must report financial results for the third quarter. The information field is even richer given the election race in the United States, the situation with the pandemic and […]Next
Ukraine can start production of small modular reactors (MMR). Negotiations are underway between the Ministry of Energy and the Czech concern Witkowitz, according to the press service of the agency on Facebook. So far, the parties have agreed to exchange information and set up a working group to further work on the issue. Deputy Minister […]Next
Shares of Zoom and other companies, which rose amid the pandemic and lockdown, fell in trading on Monday. The reason was the announcement of two biotechnology companies about the successful testing of a promising vaccine, writes CNBC. Shares of the Zoom video conferencing service fell 17.4% by the end of the trading day. Amazon and […]Next
Turkish government for the first time resolved to apply penalties to the social network Twitter. Recently, Turkey turned to Twitter with a formal request to delete from the site all the information with an extremist nature, the information that supports terrorism. Twitter declined the request of the Turkish government and didn’t delete the corresponding positions […]Next
Group of companies Milk Alliance was the first among dairy companies in Ukraine that complied the order of the Bulgarian partner for the industrial supply of milk products. “This order is a test in order to study the demand and taste preferences of consumers. The products will be available in specialty stores focused on the population of the CIS […]Next
Startups European market by the number of attracted investments only gives place to America and China markets. According to the analysis, which is carried out the investment bank of France Clipperton and resource Who Got Funded, it increased the number of transactions up to $ 30 million last year, which graded decline in the proportion […]Next
At the pharmaceutical plant “Kusum Pharm” in Sumy by the end of 2019 the production will be doubled, which will allow to produce up to 50 new names of drugs. This will be possible thanks to the implementation of the import substitution program. This was told reporters co-founder and CEO Rajeev Gupta, during an official […]Next
Right away three the U.S. agencies announced on Tuesday, Sept. 29, to reach the agreement with JPMorgan Chase for the end of the criminal prosecution of the bank in exchange for the payment of multimillion fines. In total, the company must pay the US government more than $ 920 million. Statement from the Freight Exchange […]Next
Moody’s improved the forecast for Ukraine’s banking system to stable from negative, according to the website of the credit Agency. Today, analysts’ opinions have changed. Experts believe that the work of Ukraine’s recovery after a deep recession in recent times has yielded results and stabilized the situation in the country. This conclusion is made in […]Next
On December 18 at 23:30 p.m. it was posted the information on the site of the Governmental portal of Ukraine that on December 19, 2016, the PJSC Privatbank goes into 100 % ownership of the state. The text of the statement also reports that the decision was made at the meeting of the Cabinet of […]Next
This week the board of directors of one of the world’s largest US Company Yahoo will hold a series of meetings that will be devoted to the sale of the business, – The Wall Street Journal writes at December 2, 2015. According to the management, the company is weakening and it is very difficult to […]Next
Radekhivskyi tsukor company, which is the largest producer of this product in Ukraine, has closed a deal to acquire 6 sugar factories previously owned by the company T-Tsukor. We are talking about: Borshchivskyi, Buchatskyi, Zbarazhskyi, Kozovsky, Lanovetskyi and Khorostkovskyi sugar factories, which are located in the Ternopil region. It is reported by the source delo.ua. […]Next
Only recently, people around the world began to realize that used things accumulated in landfills are not stored there for free. Those who drink dirty water, breathe dirty air suffer from that. People have to see an unpleasant sight and beware of pollution of the surrounding areas… However, this problem can be turned into money, […]Next
Shares of large American technology companies – Microsoft, AMD, Visa, Tesla, Netflix and Facebook – have been admitted to trading on the Ukrainian stock exchange PFTS. This was reported by the press service of the exchange. According to the results of April 15, the quotations (best bid) of the mentioned shares are as follows: Microsoft […]Next
Bad news for oil industry workers and suppliers: Royal Dutch Shell has joined the ranks of energy companies who are slashing their spending. Shell said it was scaling back its planned capital investment by $15 billion over the next three years. Oil is now trading around $45 per barrel, down from over $100 per barrel […]Next
Last year, Ukraine’s economy shrank by 4%, while the Cabinet of Ministers expected a decline of 4.8%. Data from the State Statistics Service show this. According to the Ministry of Economy, Ukraine’s GDP decreased by 4.2% in 2020. The fall in GDP last year was the first in five years. According to the State Statistics […]Next