The year 2000 saw the launch of a number of new products. Among these, to name just a few, were Volvo Trucks' new FL generation, Volvo Buses' new B12M, Volvo CE's A35D and A40D and Volvo Penta's launch of the new engine series, 420 and 620.

A new business area for Volvo's finance operations was formed, Volvo Financial Services, including customer-financing operations, insurance business, treasury and real estate operations.

Volvo Aero divests its truck components manufacturing to Finnveden.

Agreement on new bus company in China between Volvo Buses and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC).

Volvo acquires an interest in Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Company

Volvo appointed five women to the boards of the product companies.

Pel-Job excavators became genuine Volvo products marketed under the Volvo name.