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Swedish Pride: Is Volvo About to Return to the Stock Market?

posted by on 21 December 2016 in News Volvo News

Volvo S90/V90/V90 Cross Country

Volvo has only recently started exhuming itself from its post-recession sales hole and pushing its disastrous fling with Ford into the past. Turning a corner, the company has sold over 470,000 cars so far this year, aided largely by the successes of its XC90 SUV. Operating earnings having tripled in the first half of this year. Now, […] More…

Volvo Chooses Hotshot Executive to Replace R&D Lead Poached by Audi

posted by on 8 December 2016 in News Volvo News

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Volvo has named Henrik Green as its new head of researching and development, replacing Peter Mertens, who was usurped by Audi in November. Green, 43, entered Volvo’s executive branch in October as the senior vice president of sales, production planning, and customer service. Volvo says the vacant position, which was created for Green specifically, will be filled […] More…