Volvo Car Group communicates financial results to its external stakeholders through semi-annual reporting. The Financial Report 2012 was issued on May 3rd, 2013. The report for the first six months of 2013 was issued on September 4th, 2013. Both reports are available below. Reports from other periods can be found under Financial Reports Archive.
Economic uncertainty continued in Europe during the first six months of the year and the majority of the European markets showed negative performance. Cautious consumer behavior resulted in sharpened competition with increasingly aggressive pricing as a consequence, affecting margins and profits.