Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group’s three truck companies increased 22% through July this year, compared with the year-earlier period. Deliveries from Mack rose 26%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 13%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks increased 29% during the period.
Following her nomination as EU commissioner with responsibility for competition matters, Neelie Kroes has decided to resign from the Board of Directors of AB Volvo as of September 1, 2004.
The current president of Volvo Trucks, Jorma Halonen, 55, will assume the position of Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO of the Volvo Group as of November 1, 2004.
Volvo Construction Equipment (China) Co., Ltd. (Volvo CE China), is meeting its expansion needs by increasing current factory area.
Volvo Penta is continuing with the renewal of its product range. Launches this autumn will include the D9 diesel engine and high-performance versions of the new generation medium-heavy D4/D6 diesel engines introduced by Volvo Penta in 2003.
Volvo IT has signed agreements with YIT Building System’s Swedish and Norwegian companies.
Arrow Truck Sales, Inc, the value leader in pre-owned truck sales in North America, named Carl Heikel as its new president and CEO, effective August 1, 2004.
Customers of Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) new BL61 backhoe loader are in for a surprise – the technology, performance and build quality of its larger backhoes have been designed into this scaled-down model.
Several manufacturers join the SCR starting lineup. Technology with an assured future to Euro 5 and beyond. Europe-wide supplies of AdBlue soon to be assured.