Our history - 1990

1990

  • The decade started with the exciting announcement that Volvo had entered into an alliance with the French automotive manufacturer, Renault. At first, the news was received with enthusiasm, but as time passed this reaction changed somewhat.
  • Christer Zetterberg took up the position as President and CEO of AB Volvo. Pehr G Gyllenhammar at the same time took up as working Chairman of the Volvo Board.
  • VME acquired Åkerman's Excavators and Zettelmeyer's Wheel Loaders.
  • Volvo presented its new 960 car model in 1990.