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Volvo Appoints New CEO, Stefan Jacoby Leaves Company

Volvo announced today that current board member Håkan Samuelsson will take over as president and CEO, effective immediately. Samuelsson replaces Stefan Jacoby, who was on sick leave following a mild stroke suffered last month. Jacoby, who was set to return later this month, has been running... read more

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Your Next Volvo May Be Built In China

Volvo last week announced plans to build a new plant in Chengdu, China along with laying out its strategy for the Chinese market. As you may recall, Volvo is now owned by... read more February 28, 2011 by 

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Report: Volvo XC30 Crossover Due In 2013

With cars like the BMW X1, upcoming Audi Q3 and a planned Mercedes-Benz BLK compact crossover based on the next-generation B-Class, Europe’s luxury marques are starting... read more January 3, 2011 by 

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Volvo Rules Out Launching Flagship To Take On 7-Series And S-Class

We’ve heard it all before but rarely have we seen it executed successfully; mid-tier luxury brands attempting to move upmarket and compete with tier 1 brands such as... read more October 31, 2010 by 

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Report: Next-Gen Volvo C30 To Spawn Golf Competitor

When Volvo first unveiled its C30 hatch back in 2006 many questioned the automaker’s decision to ignore launching a more practical five-door model and instead offer it... read more October 21, 2010 by 


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