Tag Archives: Volvo Group

Volvo Group Venture Capital supports the advancement of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems

GOTHENBURG, 5-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Group Venture Capital AB invested in a leading software company in autonomous mobility. The investment in Apex.AI will support the advancement of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. Apex.AI is based Palo Alto, … Read the full press release

Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt appointed “Leader of the year 2018”

GOTHENBURG, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The newspaper Affärsvärlden, together with PA Consulting, Mannheimer Swartling, Wipro and Korn Ferry, has appointed the Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt “Leader of the year 2018.” Enthusiasm, deep industry knowledge and extensive teamwork are … Read the full press release

Volvo Group completes divestment of Chinese subsidiary holding shares in Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock for approximately SEK 1.0 billion

GOTHENBURG, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Group has now completed the previously announced divestment of a Chinese subsidiary holding shares in Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd (NHL) for approximately SEK 1.0 billion. The divestment resulted in a capital … Read the full press release

Volvo Group starts a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco

GOTHENBURG, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group is starting a training programme for truck drivers in Morocco. This is the second driver training school in Africa that the group is involved in. The aim of the schools is to increase … Read the full press release

Volvo Group donates three Renault trucks, foodstuffs and other essential supplies to support French association “Les Restos du Cœur”

Renault Trucks in France, part of the Volvo Group, and its employees are committed to the French association “Les Restos du Cœur”. The initiative is part of the annual charity gift of the Volvo Group. This year, the Group has … Read the full press release

Volvo Group: Martin Weissburg becomes President of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018

Martin Weissburg, currently President of Volvo Construction Equipment, will become President of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018, in which capacity he will continue to be a member of the Executive Board for the Volvo Group. GOTHENBURG, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Self-driving truck for hub-to-hub transportations demonstrated at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing

Gothenburg, Sweden, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can contribute to increased productivity, enhanced safety and lower environmental impact. It has for the first … Read the full press release

Volvo Group to start a vocational training programme for truck drivers in Ethiopia

The Volvo Group is helping to train mechanics in Africa and its next move is to start a vocational training programme for truck drivers in Ethiopia. GOTHENBURG, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “This helps to create jobs and promote economic growth in … Read the full press release

Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017

GOTHENBURG, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With a focus on ‘Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future’, Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017. Moderated by Richard Westcott, the BBC’s transport correspondent, the … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Signs New Two-Year Agreement With Leading Lyon Business School

The Volvo Group is extending its relations with emlyon business school, which becomes a preferred partner for the development of innovative training and learning methods. GOTHENBURG, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its global partnership program with further education – … Read the full press release

Die Volvo Group hat MAHLE den Supplier Award 2016 in der Kategorie „Innovation und Kraftstoffeffizienz“ verliehen

STUTTGART, 01-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Volvo Group hat MAHLE den Supplier Award 2016 in der Kategorie „Innovation und Kraftstoffeffizienz“ verliehen. Der Hersteller honoriert damit die Innovationskraft und das ganzheitliche System-Know-how von MAHLE im Segment Nutzfahrzeuge. Als nachhaltigen Beitrag zur Kraftstoffeffizienz … Read the full press release

Volvo Group unveils brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for its various truck brands

The Volvo Group is introducing a brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for the Group’s various truck brands. Four separate units will be created: Volvo Trucks, UD Trucks, Renault Trucks and Mack Trucks, each with profit and loss responsibility for … Read the full press release

Volvo Group won Arbitration Tribunal case with positive impact of SEK 800m in Q4

GOTHENBURG, 16-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group has won a case in the Arbitration Tribunal relating to defective components delivered by an international supplier. The deliveries were made several years ago and the problem was corrected in the production process … Read the full press release

Volvo Group CEO Olof Persson presented details on the financial effects of the company’s previously established strategy program

At the Volvo Group’s capital markets day in Gothenburg today, CEO Olof Persson presents the details of how the company’s previously established strategy program aims to have a positive impact of 3 percentage points on the Group’s operating margin by … Read the full press release

Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd joint-venture introduced new range of trucks and buses developed specifically for India

Gothenburg, Sweden, 06-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 2, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV), a joint-venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Ltd, launched the Pro Series, a new range of trucks and buses developed specifically for India and other selected … Read the full press release

Volvo Group’s truck operations delivered 16,732 vehicles in May 2013

18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in May 2013 amounted to 16,732 vehicles. This was a decrease of 9% compared with the year-earlier month. Volvo Group Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault … Read the full press release

Volvo Group invested over €2 billion in Renault Trucks renewal

New Renault Trucks Range: Centres of profit serving customers’ businesses 12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Renault Trucks is taking advantage of the switch to the Euro 6 standard to totally renew its entire range. This renewal has been the object of an … Read the full press release

Volvo Group delivered 16,572 trucks in April 2013

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in April 2013 amounted to 16,572 vehicles. This was a decrease of 2% compared with the year-earlier month. Volvo Group – Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault … Read the full press release