Volvo

Volvo

The Volvo Group is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg. While its core activity is the production, distribution and sale of trucks, buses and construction equipment, Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive systems and financial services. In 2016, it was the world's second largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks.

Volvo Cars and The Future Laboratory explore the future of sustainable luxury materials in new report

Two-thirds of consumers consider a brand’s environmental policies as a critical factor when purchasing luxury products, according to a recent study*. The same percentage of buyers would like to see carbon labelling on products as a way of providing greater...

Pub: Sep 27, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars to go leather-free in all pure electric cars as part of animal welfare ambitions

Volvo Cars is taking an ethical stand for animal welfare in its fully electric cars. Starting with the new C40 Recharge, all new fully electric Volvo models will be completely leather-free.By 2030 it aims to offer only fully electric cars – all of them lea...

Pub: Sep 27, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars appoints Olivia Ross-Wilson as head of communications

Volvo Cars has appointed Olivia Ross-Wilson as head of communications, effective December 2021. She joins Volvo Cars from Ingka Group, the biggest of the twelve franchisees that operate IKEA stores, where she has led communications since 2016.“I am very pl...

Pub: Sep 7, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars reports sales of 45,786 cars in August, sees weaker second half 2021

Volvo Cars reported global sales of 45,786 cars in August, down 10.6 per cent compared with the same period last year. Overall underlying demand in the car industry and for Volvo Cars’ products remained very robust.These material shortages have led to temp...

Pub: Sep 4, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars reports global sales of 56,883 cars in July

Volvo Cars reported global sales of 56,883 cars in July, down 8.7 per cent compared with the same period last year.The decrease was mainly a result of lower sales numbers in Europe, as well as an unusually strong global sales performance in July last year,...

Pub: Aug 6, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars reports record six-month performance in H1 2021

Volvo Cars today reported the best half-year results in terms of sales and operating profit in its 94-year history amid increasing demand for its cars across all regions.The half-year financial report, which can be found here, showed the company achieved a...

Pub: Jul 23, 2021 by J. Doe
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Reminder: Volvo Car Group half-year financial results, 2021

Volvo Cars invites you to join an online livestream tomorrow, Friday 23 July at 09:30 CET, at which the company’s financial results for the first half of 2021 will be presented.It will be possible to ask questions during the Q&A session which will foll...

Pub: Jul 22, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars to take full ownership of its Chinese manufacturing and sales operations

Volvo Cars has signed an agreement with its parent Geely Holding to acquire Geely Holding’s stake in the companies’ joint ventures in China, with the aim of taking full ownership of its car manufacturing plants and sales operations in the country.The acqui...

Pub: Jul 21, 2021 by J. Doe
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Zenseact receives ECARX strategic investment, companies plan autonomous driving technology collaboration in China

Volvo Cars today announced its autonomous driving (AD) software development subsidiary Zenseact has received a strategic investment by ECARX, the privately-owned Chinese provider of cutting-edge connected car technology.ECARX will take a 15 per cent shareh...

Pub: Jul 14, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars increases shareholding in Polestar to 49.5 per cent

Volvo Cars today announces that it is acquiring additional shares in Polestar, the electric performance vehicle brand, which will result in its shareholding increasing to 49.5 per cent.The move reflects Volvo Cars’ strong conviction in Polestar’s positioni...

Pub: Jul 14, 2021 by J. Doe
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Invitation: Volvo Car Group half-year financial results, 2021

Volvo Cars invites you to join an online livestream on Friday 23 July at 09:30 CET, at which the company’s financial results for the first half of 2021 will be presented.It will be possible to ask questions during the Q&A session which will follow the ...

Pub: Jul 10, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars and Geely Holding create Aurobay for joint powertrain operations

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely Holding have agreed to create a joint venture under the name Aurobay for its powertrain operations, as the companies proceed with their earlier announced plans to merge these into a new, stand-alone business.The new ...

Pub: Jul 8, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars reports best ever first half year sales in 2021

Volvo Cars reported its strongest first half year sales in the first six months of 2021 as it sold 380,757 cars globally, an increase of 41.0 per cent compared with the same period last year.The overall sales increase was driven by strong demand in China, ...

Pub: Jul 4, 2021 by J. Doe
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The Volvo Concept Recharge is a manifesto for Volvo Cars’ pure electric future

For Volvo Cars, electrification is more than simply a shift in powertrains. It represents a new paradigm in car design and the Volvo Concept Recharge is a manifesto for the next generation of all-electric Volvos.For example, by removing the complexity of t...

Pub: Jul 3, 2021 by J. Doe
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Volvo Cars and Google continue partnership for next generation safe and connected user experience

In Volvo Cars’ next generation of fully electric cars, customers can look forward to a car that gets better every day and offers a simple, serene and seamless Volvo user experience – from getting a car, to being inside it and controlling it on your mobile ...

Pub: Jul 2, 2021 by J. Doe
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