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Feb 09, 2017, 07:09 ET Volvo Buses Receives Order for 90 Electric Buses From Belgium

Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order for complete solutions for electric bus traffic. The Belgian cities of Charleroi and Namur have...


Feb 01, 2017, 01:36 ET Volvo Group - the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016

"2016 was a year with somewhat lower volumes. Our revenues declined by 3% to SEK 302 bn. Nonetheless, our profitability improved with an adjusted...


Jan 31, 2017, 02:10 ET New Number of Votes in AB Volvo

The number of votes in AB Volvo has changed due to the conversion of a total of 2 350 Series A shares to a total of 2 350 Series B shares. The...


Jan 18, 2017, 02:41 ET Invitation to Press and Analyst Conference in Stockholm

AB Volvo hereby invites to a press and analyst conference on February 1st, 2017 in conjunction with the release of the Volvo Group report for the...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:08 ET Volvo CE Announces Headquarters Move From Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has today announced that the company's global headquarters will move from its current location in...


Dec 30, 2016, 01:42 ET New Number of Votes in AB Volvo

The number of votes in AB Volvo has changed due to the conversion of a total of 4 461 772 Series A shares to a total of 4 461 772 Series B shares....


Dec 15, 2016, 07:14 ET Volvo's Divestment of Properties in Gothenburg Completed

Volvo Group has completed the previously announced sale of properties in the areas of Arendal, Torslanda and Säve in Gothenburg, Sweden to real...


Apr 10, 2013, 05:47 ET Global Safety Rating Results Confirm Volvo Cars' Safety Leadership

Every year is a safety year at Volvo Cars. The company is working towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in...


Mar 07, 2013, 04:00 ET Volvo's World First Plug-In Diesel Hybrid Received the Government's Plug-In Car Grant Approval

The world's first diesel plug-in hybrid, the Volvo V60 D6 AWD, has received approval for the Government's Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) which is...


Mar 04, 2013, 07:18 ET Volvo Cars Makes Driving at Night Safer and More Comfortable with Innovative, Permanent High Beam

The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 - shown to the public for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show - can be fitted with an innovation that makes...


Nov 19, 2012, 07:11 ET Volvo Car Corporation Starts Series Production of the World's First Diesel Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo Car Corporation is now ramping up production of the new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid ahead of first customer deliveries in early 2013. After the...


Nov 09, 2012, 09:02 ET The All-New Volvo V40 Range - Low-Emission Luxury Without Compromise

- Volvo V40 range strengthened by arrival of new R-Design and Cross Country variants - Unprecedented choice without compromise for...


Oct 31, 2012, 09:12 ET Volvo Car Corporation Takes the Strain out of the Daily Commute With a Technology That Automatically Follows the Vehicle in Front

Volvo Car Corporation has taken another step on the journey towards autonomous driving - self-driving vehicles - by demonstrating a new traffic...


Oct 22, 2012, 08:50 ET Volvo Car Corporation Still Leads Airbag Development After 25 Life-saving Years

The first Volvo car equipped with an airbag left the assembly line in 1987 - and since then the company has extended the technology with several...


Oct 19, 2012, 14:57 ET Double Win for the Volvo V40 at the Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2012

- V40 wins Executive Hatchback Award - World's first pedestrian airbag wins Safety Award Volvo's all-new V40 has been named 'Best...


Oct 19, 2012, 14:41 ET Volvo Celebrates International Vehicle Security Award Win

- Volvo wins 'Thatcham International Vehicle Security Award' for second year running - Anders Edvardsson from the Swedish insurance...


Jan 13, 2009, 19:12 ET Havoc TV Goes 'Live' With Volvo at Detroit Auto Show:

Havoc TV, operator of the nation's most-highly viewed video-on-demand (VOD) channels, took its unique interactive platform to the Detroit Auto Show...


Jan 11, 2009, 20:24 ET Havoc TV Goes 'Live' With Volvo at Detroit Auto Show:

Havoc TV, operator of the nation's most- highly viewed video-on-demand (VOD) channels, took its unique interactive platform to the Detroit Auto...


May 01, 2008, 01:00 ET Heroic Earlham Woman Receives a Volvo for Life ... Literally

IRVINE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A local hero from the Des Moines area today is receiving a "thank you" to last a lifetime: a complimentary...


Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Acknowledges Three Volvo Models as 'Top Safety Picks'

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past two years, Volvo's XC90 SUV, C70 Convertible, and S80 Sedan have all earned IIHS's top...


Aug 29, 2007, 01:00 ET Volvo Announces New Butterfly Award Category, Opens Search for America's Youth Heroes

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling America's youth heroes. Volvo announced today the addition of a "kids only" category to its...


Aug 16, 2007, 01:00 ET Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Acknowledges Volvo S80 as 'Top Safety Pick'

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo's signature Scandinavian Luxury sedan has earned IIHS's top honors for vehicle safety in front,...


Sep 19, 2005, 01:00 ET Volvo Employees Unite to Fight Pediatric Cancer

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For nine days this October, Volvo retailers nationwide will join forces to conduct simultaneous events...


Mar 15, 2005, 00:00 ET Celebrity Heroes to Honor Nation's Top Hometown Heroes March 24 in Times Square

2005 Volvo for life Awards Hosted by Jim Belushi; Hero Awards Presented by Hank Aaron, Bill Bradley, Dr. Sally Ride and Eunice Kennedy...


Apr 15, 2004, 01:00 ET Volvo With the National Museum of Women in the Arts Present First-Ever Car Designed by Women

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Volvo will unveil to Washington, D.C. audiences "Your Concept Car" (YCC):...