Volvo logs $301.9 million operating profit in 2013

Volvo overcame a weak start to 2013 as weak sales in the United States to post SEK1.92 billion ($301.9 million) in operating profit in the year, thanks to one-off gains from the sale of... Read more about Volvo logs $301.9 million operating profit in 2013


Volvo CEO expects US sales to rise 5% in 2014

Volvo chief executive Hakan Samuelsson is expecting demand for the carmaker’s sales in the United States to pickup in March and April following a poor start in the first two months of the... Read more about Volvo CEO expects US sales to rise 5% in 2014


Volvo Concept Estate gets officially official ahead of 2014 Geneva Motor Show [w/videos]

After few leaked photos, Volvo officially unveiled the new Concept Estate, its third in a series of concept cars. According to Thomas Ingenlath a.k.a. Volvo’s Senior Vice President Design,... Read more about Volvo Concept Estate gets officially official ahead of 2014 Geneva Motor Show [w/videos]


Volvo’s two-door estate concept teased prior to 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Volvo already announced a new concept car for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show but didn’t reveal any details about it. Today, few teaser photos with Volvo’s new concept car have finally emerged... Read more about Volvo’s two-door estate concept teased prior to 2014 Geneva Motor Show


Volvo announces new concept car for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Volvo brought the Concept Coupe, while in January, at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show the Swedish carmaker revealed the Concept XC Coupe. Today, Volvo announced... Read more about Volvo announces new concept car for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show


Volvo developing subcompact global car with Geely

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. and Volvo Car Corp. have commenced the development of a subcompact vehicle platform in their r&d center in Sweden. Geely will exclusively use the subcompact... Read more about Volvo developing subcompact global car with Geely


Volvo CEO expects flat demand in Europe this year

Volvo Car Corp. chief executive Hakan Samuelsson is expecting a flat demand in the European auto sector this year as the region slowly recovers from a crisis, the Financial Times has... Read more about Volvo CEO expects flat demand in Europe this year


Zhejiang Geely management united on the strategic direction of Volvo

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. has dismissed worries that it is not happy with the direction of Volvo Cars, its Swedish carmaking unit. "Our board and executive management are united on... Read more about Zhejiang Geely management united on the strategic direction of Volvo


Volvo Cars logs operating profit in 2013, says CEO

Volvo Cars returned to profit in 2013, so confidently declared its chief executive Hakan Samuelsson. "Our target was to break even... but I can declare already today that... we are back in... Read more about Volvo Cars logs operating profit in 2013, says CEO


Volvo to sell China-built vehicles in the US ‘fairly quickly’ says Hakan Samuelsson

China-made Volvo vehicles will be exported to the United States "fairly quickly," Volvo Car Corp. chief executive Hakan Samuelsson said at the Automotive News World Congress. While... Read more about Volvo to sell China-built vehicles in the US ‘fairly quickly’ says Hakan Samuelsson


US overtakes China as No. 1 market for Volvo in 2013

China is not anymore the No. 1 market for Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars). The United States took the distinction after Volvo logged sales of 61,233 cars units. In December, however, Volvo... Read more about US overtakes China as No. 1 market for Volvo in 2013


2014 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Volvo Concept XC Coupe previews next-gen XC90

The all-new Volvo Concept XC Coupe was finally revealed today ahead of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. As expected, the new concept car previews the next-generation XC90 but also demonstrate... Read more about 2014 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Volvo Concept XC Coupe previews next-gen XC90


2014 Detroit Auto Show: Volvo releases first photos of its XC Coupe Concept

At the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, Volvo will unveil the XC Coupe Concept, a vehicle that previews the next-generation XC90. As a result, the Scandinavian manufacturer released today three... Read more about 2014 Detroit Auto Show: Volvo releases first photos of its XC Coupe Concept


Volvo Cars of North America drops new dealer discount program

Volvo Cars of North America has dropped a new dealer discount program that paid dealers another 2 or 3 percentage points for enhancing their dealerships. According to acting chief executive... Read more about Volvo Cars of North America drops new dealer discount program


Volvo global sales gain 6% in November 2013 to 37,945 cars

Volvo Car Corp. posted a 6-percent rise in global vehicle sales in November 2013 to 37,945 cars, boosted by strong demand in China and a rebound in deliveries in Europe. The carmaker’s... Read more about Volvo global sales gain 6% in November 2013 to 37,945 cars


Grey London is the new global creative agency of Volvo Cars

WPP’s Grey London will be the new global creative agency for Volvo Car Corp. effective Jan. 1, 2014, according to Alain Visser, Volvo's senior vice president of sales, marketing and... Read more about Grey London is the new global creative agency of Volvo Cars


Volvo receives $800 million loan from China Development Bank

Volvo has just announced that it signed an $800 million loan agreement with a maturity in 2021, with the China Development Bank. The money will be used in order to support Volvo Car Group... Read more about Volvo receives $800 million loan from China Development Bank


Volvo introduces the high-performance V60 Polestar

Volvo introduced today the all-new V60 Polestar, a high-performance version of the popular V60 station wagon which promises to debut on four continents around the world in 2014. As... Read more about Volvo introduces the high-performance V60 Polestar


Volvo Trucks shows The Epic Split featuring Van Damme [w/video]

Everybody knows that the famous actor Jean-Claude Van Damme is known for its ability to do splits, right? Well, in the latest Volvo Trucks commercial, Van Damme is the star and his famous... Read more about Volvo Trucks shows The Epic Split featuring Van Damme [w/video]


Car production footprint in Europe is safe, says Volvo CEO

The slump in sales of Volvo Car Corp. in Europe may be coming to an end, according to CEO Hakan Samuelsson. He also said that figures will be “slightly better” in 2014 and 2015. He observed... Read more about Car production footprint in Europe is safe, says Volvo CEO


Volvo to launch a broad strategy aimed at US revival

Volvo Cars is launching a broad strategy that targets a revival of the brand in the United States following a decade of slumping demand. Volvo Cars has already shared the strategy with US... Read more about Volvo to launch a broad strategy aimed at US revival


Volvo develops EV concept that features panels with batteries

Volvo Car Group was able to develop an innovative concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could result to improvements in the energy usage of future electrified... Read more about Volvo develops EV concept that features panels with batteries


Volvo completes research project on inductive charging for electric vehicles

Volvo Car Group, along with a group of companies, has completed a research project on inductive charging for electric vehicles. Volvo has partnered with Flanders’ Drive, the knowledge... Read more about Volvo completes research project on inductive charging for electric vehicles


Volvo launches XC90 Signature Edition for EUR62,850

Volvo Cars is launching a XC90 Signature Edition as it retires the current generation of the Swedish sports utility vehicle. The current generation XC90 is bound to be replaced by the... Read more about Volvo launches XC90 Signature Edition for EUR62,850


Volvo is hiring global ads firm to boost its Scandinavian image

Swedish carmaker Volvo Car Corp. is hiring a new global advertising firm in November to reinvent the brand's image while emphasizing its Scandinavian roots. The advertising firm, however,... Read more about Volvo is hiring global ads firm to boost its Scandinavian image


Tony Nicolosi is acting CEO of Volvo Cars North America

Volvo has named Tony Nicolosi, chief executive of Volvo Car Financial Services U.S., as the acting head of its operations in the US. Nicolosi, in a temporary basis, is the replacement of... Read more about Tony Nicolosi is acting CEO of Volvo Cars North America


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