Volvo Group North America Recognized for Energy Reduction Efforts by the Industrial Energy Technology Conference

Volvo Group North America recently was honored with a 2015 Energy Award from the Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) for its efforts to reduce energy usage at its manufacturing facilities. Since 2009, the Volvo Group has reduced energy consumption by 26.8 percent at eight of its U.S. manufacturing facilities, exceeding its original goal of a 25 percent reduction in energy consumption by the year 2020.

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2014, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to about $38.2 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S. For more information, please visit or if you are using your mobile phone.

August 11, 2015 

For further information, please contact John Mies, Volvo Group North America, phone 336-543-9094, email