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Volvo Expects More Tough Time in the European Market


After Volvo sales dropped 15% in Europe in the first quarter, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said he expects more tough time in the region. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said during an interview with Automotive News Europe that the company sees low volume in Europe for 2013 and no signs of improvement. Although growth in Europe is not to be seen, other markets, ...
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Volvo announces 1,000 new layoffs for 2013
Volvo Car Corporation announced on Wednesday it would cut about 1,000 jobs and slash $237 million in costs by the end of this year. The Swedish automaker wants to reverse recent ...
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Volvo has chosen former MAN SE head Hakan Samuelsson to replace Stefan Jacoby as the company’s CEO. “My time on the Board has provided me with insight in the Volvo brand ...

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