Our history - 2007
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2007

On April 14, Volvo celebrated its 80th Anniversary.

Volvo completes purchase of Nissan Diesel. Read more

Volvo finalizes acquisition of Ingersoll Rand's road development equipment division. Read more

The Volvo Group is investing a total of SEK 935 M in an assembly facility for trucks in Russia. Read more


An investment of SEK 530 M will be made in Renault Trucks' cab plant in Blainville, France.

Over the next three years, Volvo Construction Equipment will invest nearly SEK 1.1 billion in its Component Division in Eskilstuna, Sweden.

At the 2007 Annual General Meeting of AB Volvo, the Board's proposal was approved to pay an ordinary dividend to the shareholders of SEK 25 per share and to carry out a  6:1 share split. Read more

Volvo Trucks North America is divesting its entire ownership in U S truck stop chain Petro Stopping Centers Holding L P. 

Volvo is applying for delisting from the NASDAQ stock exchange in the US and for deregistration of the Class B share from the US Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC.

AB Volvo in June decided to invest a total of SEK 1.7 billion in the Group's manufacturing of diesel engines and heavy gearboxes in the period through 2009. Read more

Renault Trucks concludes truck-production agreement with Turkish company Karsan. Read more


Volvo Trucks invests billions in its Umeå cab plant
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Volvo delivers the first US10-compliant trucks to customer for field testing. Read more

The Volvo Group is the first vehicle manufacturer to produce seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. Read more

The Volvo Group in September presented the first vehicle plant in the world that is completely carbon dioxide (CO2) neutral, Volvo Trucks' plant in Ghent, Belgium. Read more

In December, the Volvo Group signed a letter of intent with the Indian vehicle manufacturer Eicher Motors Limited regarding the establishment of a new Indian joint-venture company. Read more

In December, Volvo Aero acquired the composite company Applied Composites AB (ACAB) in Linköping, which currently has approximately 70 employees. Read more


AB Volvo files for delisting from NASDAQ. The delisting was effective as of December 13, 2007

Changes in Volvo Group Executive Committee. Read more