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Management briefing: India automotive update (2)

India's automotive sector has suffered tougher times lately as the domestic economy has turned down. In this month's management briefing, To...

COMMENT: FKG keeps ears on the track in Gothenburg

Last week saw Scandinavian automotive supplier body FKG's Annual Forum in Gothenburg, bringing together more than 400 component producers, p...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Mitsubishi's top-selling PHEV

Ping goes the inbox. A welcome new email comes from our colleagues at JATO Dynamics with the latest eight-month YTD European PHEV sales data...

COMMENT: Sweden looks to warm up emerging markets

It's as if the Cold War never went away....

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Allison Transmission 13 Oct 2014

Matthew Beecham

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature


INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally 28 May 2014

Dave Leggett

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.

Latest News

Six truckmakers to get EU antitrust complaint 28 Oct 2014

Dave Leggett

Daimler, Renault Trucks, MAN, Scania, Iveco and DAF Trucks are the six truckmakers that are expected to get a European Union antitrust complaint for suspected collusion, Bloomberg said.


Volvo looks to double output by 2020 22 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Volvo says it is looking to double its market share to 2% in order to offer an alternative to German brands.


FKG rues lack of Industry Minister: MD 22 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier body, FKG, is describing the lack of a Swedish Industry Minister as a "bit odd," following the election of a new Parliament in Stockholm.


Volvo China to launch petrol S60L hybrid in 2015 21 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Volvo plans to launch a special long wheelbase, petrol S60L plug-in hybrid model in China in mid-2015, a local media report said.


IF Metall lauds Sweden union-board industry stance 20 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Leading Swedish union, IF Metals, is stressing the collaborative nature of its approach to bargaining, which has recently netted the creation of 1,300 new jobs at Volvo's Torsland plant near Gothenburg.

Latest blogs

An old friend turns 40 28 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

A small but not insignificant milestone slipped by earlier this week, perhaps unnoticed by most industry watchers.


Watch self-driving Volvos in Göteborg 30 Apr 2014

Glenn Brooks

Volvo Cars is moving forward with its testing of self-driving cars in its home city of Gothenburg. Prototypes are on the roads now, and these will be followed by 100 customer cars in 2017.

Company research

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Re

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalDat...

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Volvo: the safest car in the world

Volvo: the safest car in the world

Despite strong developing competition, Volvo continues to lead in the car safety technologies. Continued work on the improvement of quality and reliability, and above all the safety of users makes the...

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Volvo Technology Transfer Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Volvo Technology Transfer Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitio

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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