Swedish truck maker AB Volvo says net profit in the third quarter rose slightly to 1.6 billion kronor ($220 million) in a mixed economic environment.
The Goteborg-based company said Friday the figure for July-September was up from 1.4 billion kronor in the same period last year.
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Volvo, which also makes buses, engines and construction equipment, said sales grew slightly from last year to 67.2 million kronor ($9.2 million).
CEO Olof Persson said in a statement the heavy-duty trucks forecast for 2015 will be the same as in 2014 in Europe, Japan and China, but on a higher level in North America and India and lower in Brazil.