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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 losses caused by weak sales in Europe. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson told Swedish public television SVT that 1,000 consultants and white-collar workers would need to leave by the end of ...
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Volvo gets $1.2 billion loan from China Development Bank
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Volvo has begun production of the first diesel plug-in hybrid in the world, the V60. The V60 diesel plug-in hybrid features a five-cylinder 2.4-liter turbo diesel engine, which offers 215 horsepower ...
Volvo to cut production at its Ghent plant in Belgium from 2013
Volvo Car Corporation will cut production at its plant in Ghent, Belgium, and will not renew contracts for 300 staff from employment agencies as of 2013. Volvo, which was bought by ...
Volvo to Lay Off 400 Temporary Consultants
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Volvo Names Former Opel Top Executive as Its Vice President Sales Operations
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