Company Overview of Volvo Car Corporation
Volvo Car Corporation manufactures, sells, and services cars in the United States, Sweden, China, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The company also sells accessories, Bluetooth handsfree systems, navigation maps, and car configurators; and integrated voice activated music systems that allow drivers to stream music with a 3G/4G dongle or through the driver's mobile phone connection through their dashboard. In addition, it operates driving academies in Gothenburg and Stockholm. Volvo Car sells its products through dealers in the Americas, the Middle East/Africa, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden with car production plants i...
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Gothenburg, 405 31
Founded in 1927
Key Executives for Volvo Car Corporation
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Managing Director of Middle East
Senior Vice President of Quality & Customer Satisfaction
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Volvo Car Corporation Key Developments
Volvo Car Corporation Reports China Sales Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended November 2013
Dec 3 13
Volvo Car Corporation reported China sales results for the month and year to date ended November 2013. For the month, the company sold 5,995 cars in China in November, up 69.4% year on year.
For the year to date, the sales reached 54,461 units in the first eleven months, up 44.7% year on year.
Volvo Car Corporation Launches S60L at 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show
Nov 29 13
Volvo Car Corporation has launched a long-wheelbase version of the S60 sedan, called the S60L, at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show. The vehicle features a wheelbase that is 3.1 inches longer than a regular S60, allowing it to free up extra legroom for the passengers riding in the rear seats. It features individual, leather-upholstered rear seats, wood trim on the door panels and tablets integrated into the front seatbacks. It is available with a range of petrol engines, from a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder that generates 200bhp, to a 300bhp 3.0-litre V6. All engines are coupled with automatic transmissions. The model is produced in China and will be available on sale in China in December 2014, priced from around CNY 220,000.
Volvo Car Corporation Launches Polestar-Tuned V60 Wagon
Nov 27 13
Volvo Car Corporation announced that it has launched its Polestar-tuned V60 wagon. The vehicle is to arrive at United States dealerships in June 2014. The model is based on the automaker's new V60 model. It is equipped with V60's turbocharged six-cylinder engine that delivers 350bhp and 369lb-ft of torque, coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission. It accelerates from zero to 62mph in 4.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 155mph. It features a stiffer chassis, upgraded suspension, six-piston Brembo front brakes and 20-inch wheels.
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