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Innovation, safety are winners at PACE Awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
It's difficult to look disruptive dressed in a tuxedo.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Why Volvo CEO believes his automaker is better off than rivals in China

April 8, 2014 06:15 CET
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says his company's relationship with owner Zhejiang Geely Holding gives it a big advantage over rivals in China.... Read More »

 

Volvo aims for 1 million car sales, chairman tells paper

April 1, 2014 09:16 CET
Volvo targets annual sales of more than 1 million vehicles in the long term, chairman Li Shufu told a Swedish newspaper.... Read More »

 

SKF to supply transmission seals to China's Geely

March 25, 2014 11:45 CET
Swedish supplier SKF says it has signed a five-year deal to supply transmission seals to China's Zhejiang Geely Holding.... Read More »

 

Volvo plans to boost development spending in expansion push

March 21, 2014 16:33 CET
Volvo plans to boost research and development spending this year as the carmaker prepares to roll out the new XC90 SUV in a reset of the brand.... Read More »

 

Volvo sees growth for all main car markets in 2014

March 21, 2014 11:17 CET
With cost cutting boosting profits last year, Volvo says it is looking forward to all its main markets growing in 2014, especially in China.... Read More »

 

Volvo expects its U.S. sales to rise 5% in 2014

March 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo's U.S. sales are off to a poor start in 2014, but CEO Hakan Samuelsson expects volume to pick up in March and April and to increase about 5 percent for the year.... Read More »

 

Volvo expects its U.S. sales to rise 5% in '14

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Volvo's U.S. sales are off to a poor start in 2014, but global CEO Hakan Samuelsson expects volume to pick up in March and April and to increase about 5 percent for the year.... Read More »

 

Volvo's car sales rise 5% in February on China, Europe demand

March 3, 2014 15:19 CET
Volvo's global car sales rose 5 percent in February, the eighth consecutive month of growth for the carmaker. Strong gains in Europe and China helped offset an 18 percent fall in U.S. demand.... Read More »

 

Volvo gives a peek at sleek future wagons

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Volvo has previewed the sleek look of its future station wagons with the Concept Estate.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Ex-VW designer has Volvo on a hot streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Volvo design chief Thomas Ingenlath has been turning heads and winning styling awards since joining the Swedish automaker from VW Group. The question is whether the success will result in an irresistible new XC90.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Tablet-sized touchscreens ready to go mainstream

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
VW and Volvo will use the Geneva auto show to present their plans to make pinch and swipe gestures as common in the car as they are on an iPad.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Ex-VW designer has Volvo on a hot streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Volvo design chief Thomas Ingenlath has been turning heads and winning styling awards since joining the Swedish automaker from VW Group. The question is whether the success will result in an irresistible new XC90.... Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Volvo concept previews sleek look of future wagons, simpler interiors

Feb. 27, 2014 09:00 CET
Volvo previewed the sleek look of its future station wagons today with the Concept Estate, which also reveals the automaker's intention to offer simpler interiors. The three-door sports wagon debuts next week at the Geneva auto show.... Read More »

 

China brands face death 'in the cradle' if foreign limits are lifted, group warns

Feb. 14, 2014 06:01 CET
Chinese brands will be "killed in the cradle" if the government allows foreign automakers to become more independent from their domestic partners in the world's biggest car market, the country's main auto group warned.... Read More »

 

China brands face death 'in the cradle' if foreign limits are lifted, group warns

11:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2014
Chinese brands will be "killed in the cradle" if the government allows foreign automakers to become more independent from their domestic partners in the world's biggest car market, the country's main auto group warned.... Read More »

 

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Speedy Volvos

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Volvo introduced Polestar Performance versions of the V60 wagon, shown, and S60 sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. Production for the United States will be limited to 120 units of each body style out of 500 globally.... Read More »

 

Volvo gets January sales boost from China, Sweden

Feb. 5, 2014 15:13 CET
Volvo's global vehicle sales rose 3 percent in January as strong demand in China and Sweden helped offset another sales drop in the U.S. market.... Read More »

 

Geely, Volvo plan subcompact

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Zhejiang Geely and subsidiary Volvo Car Corp. are developing a subcompact vehicle platform in a Swedish r&d center the partners opened last year, The Wall Street Journal reported.... Read More »

 

Dealers like new course at Volvo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Dealers are cheering the changes at Volvo: new leadership, an altered facilities program and a new marketing focus. The revised facilities program removes the connection to margin that was part of the previous plan, announced in 2013. Dealers pushed back against that plan, and executives canceled it.... Read More »

 

2014 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Subaru Legacy, Kia Soul EV and Chevy's Transit Connect fighter set to debut in Chicago

8:16 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2014
Subaru's redesigned Legacy sedan, Kia's Soul EV, Chevrolet's new Nissan-built small commercial van and two high-performance Volvos highlight the world debuts next week at the Chicago Auto Show.
Kia hopes to lure buyers from the Nissan Leaf sedan, the top-selling electric vehicle, with the larger Soul EV. Kia is targeting a 120-mile range on a single charge from teh vehicle's lithium ion battery pack.... Read More »

 

Volvo, Geely develop subcompact global car

Jan. 27, 2014 18:58 CET
Volvo and its Chinese parent, Zhejiang Geely, have begun development of a subcompact vehicle platform in Sweden. The model would be used by the Geely brand to compete against cars such as the Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris.... Read More »

 

Geely, Volvo planning subcompact global car

12:58 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its subsidiary, Volvo Car, have begun development of a subcompact vehicle platform in a Swedish r&d center that the partners opened last year.... Read More »

 

At Volvo, tensions said to be rising on the Sweden-China border

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
It's an oft-told tale at Volvo since the company was acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China in 2010.... Read More »

 

Volvo shifts marketing message and dollars

10:31 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2014
Volvo Cars of North America will scale back its TV advertising this year and has yanked the commercials that poke fun at the Germans.... Read More »

 

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