Higher GM, Volvo shipments to U.S. boost Chinese vehicle exportsTue, 26, Jul 2016
China's light-vehicle exports rose 13 percent in June as GM and Volvo boosted exports to North America.
Volvo plans self-driving car by 2021 to challenge BMWFri, 22, Jul 2016
Volvo plans to sell a model able to pilot itself down the highway by 2021. The carmaker needs expertise in software and cloud services and is looking into various partnerships, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
Volvo eyes record year as profit triples in first halfThu, 21, Jul 2016
Volvo is confident of reaching record sales and earnings for the full year after it reported half-year operating earnings rose to 5.59 billion Swedish crowns ($649.8 million) up from 1.66 billion in the same period last year.
Americans spurn the all-American station wagon, limiting choice, growthMon, 04, Jul 2016
Manufacturers would love to see more station wagon sales in the U.S. to help them offset the costs of developing them for Europe, where wagons and hatchbacks remain popular. But despite their very American pedigree, wagons are proving highly resistible to U.S. consumers, who are migrating en masse from sedans to crossovers and SUVs.
Revived Volvo takes on premium rivalsMon, 04, Jul 2016
Volvo Car Group probably wouldn't be enjoying its record-breaking renaissance without a badly needed pep talk, a confidence-building face-lift and the arrival of a new owner with a lot of cash and even more guts to take a chance on the once-underachieving brand.
CEO Samuelsson: Volvo team can't relax despite successMon, 04, Jul 2016
Volvo Car Group is on a roll. It is headed toward another record sales year, led by strong global demand for its XC90 flagship SUV, and its 7.5 percent first-quarter operating profit beat Mercedes-Benz. CEO Hakan Samuelsson is proud of the achievements, but he says Volvo is only halfway to its goals. Samuelsson, 65, explained why Volvo has "a lot to do" in an interview with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor Douglas A. Bolduc.
Glimpses of the redesigned Volvo XC60Mon, 27, Jun 2016
Spy photos of next year's redesigned Volvo XC60 show the midsize crossover with heavy cladding, making it difficult to tell whether the vehicle will look radically different from today's version.
China may lift cap on foreign carmaker stakes in JVsMon, 27, Jun 2016
China's government is considering the removal of caps on stakes foreign carmakers can own in joint ventures with local partners, potentially loosening a policy criticized for shielding state-owned companies from competition and building their own brands.