Volvo Car - Corporate News



[20.01.14]
John Duggan has been appointed to the role of Corporate Communications Executive with Volvo Car Australia, effective Monday 20 January 2014. John will be the point of contact for p...

2013

[13.05.13]
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Volvo Car Group is now starting production of the first engine variants in the new, high-efficiency four-cylinder engine family. The development and production take place in-house ...
[08.01.13]
Global sales of 421,951 cars All-New Volvo V40 successfully launched Sales start of the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Launch of world first safety innovation...

2012

[29.11.12]
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Volvo Car Group has a philosophy that an electrified car should be as safe as any other new Volvo car. This is now highlighted by the latest Euro NCAP results. The new Volvo V60 Pl...
[19.11.12]
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Volvo Car Australia is proud to support a new driver training partnership with The Formula Company at Sydney Motorsport Park. New driving training courses – specifically ...
[22.10.12]
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The Board of Directors of Volvo Car Group has appointed Håkan Samuelsson, currently Board member, as new President & CEO effective immediately. Stefan Jacoby will leave Volvo Car ...
[13.09.12]
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Volvo Car Australia is proud to be the Official Car Partner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates (FBINAA) annual training conference. FBINAA is an ass...
[13.04.12]
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On 14 April 1927, the first mass-produced Volvo car rolled off the production line at the Lundby factory in Gothenburg, Sweden. Now, 85 years later, the Volvo Car Corporation sells...
[12.03.12]
Volvo Car Corporation today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zhejiang Geely to explore further co-operation between the companies. The focus of the...
[29.02.12]
Volvo Car Australia has announced the appointment of Oliver Peagam to the position of Public Affairs Manager effective immediately. Oliver brings a wealth of industry experience t...

2011

[01.09.11]
With only months to go before the biggest ever season in Australian golf, Volvo Cars has been announced as the official vehicle of the Australian Open. The three year agreement wil...
[28.02.11]
Jaedene Hudson has been appointed as public relations manager at Volvo Car Australia, replacing Laurissa Mirabelli who has commenced 12 months maternity leave. Ms Hudson, former N...
[21.02.11]
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Volvo Car Australia has announced the appointment of Matt Braid to the position of managing director, effective 1 March 2011. Mr Braid, 39, has been with Volvo Car Australia since ...
[25.01.11]
Volvo Car Australia and New Zealand Managing Director, Alan Desselss, has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Volvo Japan as of 1 March 2011. Mr Desselss joined the c...

2009

[02.04.09]
Volvo Car Corporation has appointed Peter Horbury as new Vice President of Design. He replaces Steve Mattin, who has elected to leave the company. Effective May 1, Peter Horbury, w...

2008

[09.09.08]
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Tylösand, Sweden: Volvo Cars and the Swedish National Road Administration have signed a declaration of intent - the first of its kind - to work together to reduce the incidence ...
[04.09.08]
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Ford Motor Company has announced the appointment of Stephen Odell as president and chief executive officer of Volvo Car Corporation, replacing Fredrik Arp. Effective Oct. 1, Odell,...
[26.08.08]
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Quality, innovation and performance - these are the qualities that represent new Emirates Western Force major partner Volvo. It's these values and a sustained record of success tha...

2007

[26.10.07]
Effective immediately, Ms Mirabelli will be responsible for all media communications and new product launch activities for Volvo Car Australia. "With extensive experience in corpor...
[07.08.07]
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8.8 percent growth globally 23.7 percent growth in Australia 12.8 percent growth in Europe 66.9 percent growth in Russia 148.1 percent growth in China Volvo Car Corporatio...
[02.02.07]
The European Business Awards is a completely independent program designed to recognise and celebrate business excellence across the 25 territories of the EU. The program is suppo...

2006

[30.03.06]
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In 1976 Volvo Cars presented a world first in the environmental area - the three-way catalytic converter with Lambda sensor for exhaust emission control. Today, 30 years later, ...
[22.03.06]
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Volvo has revived the Iron Symbol as its corporate logo. Historically, the Iron Symbol, as used by Volvo, has rolled in and out of corporate favour. The near 80 year-old logo is ...

2005

[26.09.05]
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Steve Blyth has been promoted to President and CEO of Volvo Car Canada and Volvo Car Mexico. The promotion also elevates Blyth, 42, to the Volvo Car North America execut...
[26.07.05]
Pininfarina SpA and Volvo Car Corporation have signed an agreement with the aim to develop and manufacture Volvo's next generation cabriolet. A new company wil...
[24.06.05]
Volvo Car Australia has promoted Matthew Braid to the position of national marketing manager. Braid joined Volvo Car Australia in 2003 as a regional business m...
[10.06.05]
Fredrik Arp will take tenure as President and CEO at Volvo Car Corporation effective October 1, 2005. Fredrik Arp brings to Volvo Car Corporation extensive glo...
[10.05.05]
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Steve Mattin is the man who will guide the design of Volvo cars of the future. The move to Volvo Car follows 18 years at Mercedes-Benz and a design career that began as ...
[21.01.05]
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Strong sales increase on all markets 2004 set a new corporate sales record for Volvo Cars Total sales reach 456,224 cars, a 10 perce...

2004

[08.07.04]
2004 half-year sales for Volvo Car Corporation are up. Approximately, 230,000 Volvos were sold compared with 211,000 for the same period last year. Global sales for the S...