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News Automotive General
September 5, 2018  

Light vehicle sales post second best August on record, but fall 1.6 per cent

Ford was the volume leader with sales rising 7.1 per cent.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 21, 2018  

Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory

RIDGEVILLE, SC — Volvo Cars, the first major automaker

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2017  

Vovlo invests $520M to build second vehicle in South Carolina

Will double the number of jobs at the Berkeley County plant to nearly 4,000.

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July 7, 2017  

Tesla loses spot as most valuable US carmaker

Automaker has a rough week on the stock market, despite announcing production of its new Model 3 is ahead of schedule.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
July 5, 2017  

Volvo forgoes traditional engines in favour of electrics

Starting in 2019, all of the automaker’s vehicles will be powered by electric motors.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 2, 2016  

Geely, Volvo target world market with China-built luxury car

Upgraded versions of upscale S90 sedan range unveiled for export.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 22, 2016  

Volvo profits down as truck sales fall 7% in North America

But demand for heavy-duty vehicles rose by 23% in Europe.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 10, 2016  

Magna to supply EYERIS vision system for Grand Cherokees, Pacificas

Aurora automotive systems supplier also opening another seating plant in China.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 28, 2015  

Volvo breaks ground on $500M South Carolina plant

Facility is company’s first auto assembly plant in North America; will build the new S-60 sedan.

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September 14, 2015  

Automakers commit to automatic brakes in all cars

Technology is part of a new era in vehicle safety in which the focus is on preventing crashes rather than on protecting occupants.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 2, 2015  

US auto sales remain bright spot amid global market recoil

Remains on pace to top 17 million this year for the first time since 2001.

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July 16, 2015  

Magna to buy Getrag transmission group for $2.5B

German company supplies transmissions to automakers including Ford, BMW, Daimler and Volvo.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
May 11, 2015  

Volvo chooses SC for $500M auto plant

Facility will produce up to 100,000 vehicles annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 23, 2015  

Volvo prepares to send first ‘Made in China’ cars to US

Automaker determined to prove its China-made vehicles are just as good as the ones it produces in Europe.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 17, 2015  

China auto brands rebounding with new models

Automakers are improving product quality and design to compete with international brands.