Volvo Penta is to invest approximately SEK 100 M in the engine plant in Vara, Sweden, and thereby increase the plant’s current capacity to approximately 18,000 diesel engines per year.
Volvo Construction Equipment will be building a brand new paint shop at its Hallsberg plant, representing an investment of SEK 150 million.
Volvo Groups subsidiary Volvo do Brasil has for the second consecutive year been voted the best workplace in the Brazilian transport sector.
Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group’s three truck companies increased 3% through July this year, compared with the year-earlier period.
Volvo Buses has secured an order for a further 499 buses for the Transantiago transport system in Santiago, Chile. Manufacturing will start in 2007 with deliveries in 2008.
The second quarter was the best ever for the Volvo Group, with continuing sales increase in all business areas.
Volvo Buses has won an order for 280 bus chassis from the state of New South Wales, Australia. The buses will operate as part of Sydney’s public transport system.
Volvo Buses Canadian subsidiary, Nova Bus of Quebec, has secured one of the biggest single orders ever in the company’s history.
Volvo IT is going to store X-rays with the associated patient information from hospitals in the Västra Götaland Region. This assignment has been commissioned by the medical devices company GE Healthcare, which is building a new, central system for hospitals.
Just months after ordering 100 Volvo double deckers, Dublin Bus has confirmed an order for an additional 100.