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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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Technology
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 30, 2015  

Volvo announces plans to open first US plant

Brand hopes to almost double its US sales over the next few years.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Sustainability
March 11, 2015  

Westport launches bi-fuel combustion technology with Volvo

Will be used in the automakers new two-litre, direct injection, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
January 12, 2015  

Volvo plans to sell Chinese-made cars in US

No details on when shipments would start or a sales target.

News Automotive Electronics Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
July 8, 2014  

CGI wins contract with Volvo, renews Michelin contract

The tech company and Volvo have developed a system that will enable secure online connections in cars.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
June 11, 2014  

Nova Bus gets $32.6M order for TTC buses

Quebec manufacturer will deliver 55 vehicles beginning in 2015.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 7, 2013  

Volvo plots return to the US market next year

The Swedish automaker is in the midst of an $11 billion turnaround plan that it hopes will double worldwide sales to 800,000 by 2020.

News Food & Beverage Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
May 31, 2013  

Chinese company bids for US meat processor Smithfields

Shuanghui looking to expand entrepreneur owner’s presence abroad.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
February 14, 2013  

Obama’s manufacturing push good for Canada

David Jacobson says growth in US manufacturing will prove to be a net gain for Canada’s sector.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
October 15, 2012  

Volvo stalls production at Swedish plant

Week-long work stoppage blamed on weak European auto market.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 10, 2012  

Driving natural gas

Westport Innovations makes the case for natural gas powered vehicles.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
October 12, 2011  

Westport acquires Volvo natural gas fuel supplier for US$7.6 million

Deal expected to earn Westport an extra $1.5 million