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SC Commerce Department uses business donations to supplement recruiting

...including its successful bid to secure Volvo Cars' first North American plant.Department...state's cumbersome purchasing rules.In the Volvo pitch, for example, the fund paid for a...according to the agency.Two months later, Volvo chose South Carolina over neighboring states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-18/sc-commerce-department-uses-b
Volvo chooses South Carolina for first US plant

COLUMBIA - Volvo announced Monday that it will build a...first ones ready in 2018, according to Volvo. It expects to employ about 2,000 people...could grow to 4,000 workers eventually.Volvo is the third foreign automaker to put a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-11/volvo-chooses-south-caroli
Borrowing costs of Volvo incentives package could tally $87 million due to creative financing

...The incentives package that brought Volvo to South Carolina could cost taxpayers...of a newly available windfall toward the Volvo commitment, leaving $53 million to borrow...leaders promised in April.She says Volvo wants it funded that way."They did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-02/borrowing-costs-volvo-incenti
House committee proposes $150 million for roads, $70 million for Volvo

...meeting South Carolina's promises to Volvo.The supplementary budget bill, approved...Interstate 26 and a road to the future Volvo plant in Berkeley County. That's part...Commerce officials promised in securing Volvo's first North American plant.Haley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-01/proposals-ask-220-millio
SC getting Volvo, 4,000 jobs

COLUMBIA - Volvo Cars will build a $500 million plant in...later Monday morning to formally announce Volvo's decision. South Carolina and Georgia...and Georgia officials said last week that Volvo had decided against building near Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-11/scgets-volvo-4000-jobs
South Carolina legislators OK Haley's request to borrow $123 million for Volvo

...million for infrastructure promised to Volvo, but only after castigating the creative...terms he wrote into the deal to secure Volvo's first North American plant."Funds...became available."My problem is not with Volvo. The communication in this has been horrible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/south-carolina-legislators
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SC lawmakers send Haley budget with $216 million for road repairs

...million toward infrastructure promised to Volvo was approved Tuesday by the South Carolina...return in January.The $70 million for Volvo roadwork leaves the state borrowing $53...in state incentives promised in securing Volvo's first North American plant.The budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/sc-lawmakers-send-haley-budge
Georgia working to convince Volvo to build plant here

...part of his negotiating tactics to woo Volvo Cars to build its Americanplant in the...circulated within the industry for weeks. "Volvo Cars cannot claim to be a true global car...announcement makes it perfectly clear that Volvo is in the U.S. to stay." Timing is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/georgia-working-convince-v
Volvo's entry car, S60, gets more power, plus fuel economy

...powerful turbo engines, the 2015½ Volvo S60 is a distinctive European premium...the third year in a row.The S60 is Volvo's entry-level model, with the lowest starting retail price of any Volvo. The starting price, including destination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-06/volvos-entry-car-s60-gets-mor