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Ford buys Volvo's car business

...Ford Motor Co. is buying the far smaller Volvo car division in a $6.45 billion deal...that directly compete with one another. Volvo will retain its commercial truck and engine...Scania. The deal still must be approved by Volvo shareholders, which could pose a problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/bus_251737.shtml
Business
Geely to buy Volvo from Ford for $1.8 billion

...deal Sunday to buy Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo Cars unit for $1.8 billion, representing...S. automaker has been trying to sell Volvo since late 2008 to focus its resources...Booth on Sunday at a news conference at Volvo Cars headquarters in Goteborg, on Sweden's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-28/geely-buy-volvo-ford-18-bi
Business
Mitsubishi Motors announces alliance with Volvo

...Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Sweden's Volvo AB are forging stronger ties in an effort...Under the agreement announced Friday, Volvo will buy a 5 percent stake in Mitsubishi...Mitsubishi will buy up to 5 percent of Volvo by the end of 2002. The Japanese automaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/09/bus_272243.shtml
Business
Volvo shareholders OK buyout

...s $6.5 billion buyout of the car division of Volvo moved an important step forward Monday with the approval of Volvo shareholders. The vote came following questions from shareholders on Volvo's future strategy, particularly what the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/09/bus_255601.shtml
Business
Volvo Trucks, Mail Boxes Etc. make big bets on lone commercials

...commercial din. Super Bowl advertising rookie Volvo Trucks of North America and encore performer...decided. What's more, companies like Volvo end up spending at least twice as much...is only a small segment of consumers. Volvo has collected more than 12,000 entries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/biz_218748.shtml
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Geely invests more in Volvo

...the $1.8 billion purchase price for Volvo Cars to make the Swedish company profitable...of $2.7 billion for its takeover of Volvo, with money beyond the purchase price...rest would come from Geely.In studying Volvo, Geely found the company's biggest problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-04-01/geely-invests-more-volvo
Autos | Life
Volvo's new owner has plans for luxury make

...Automobile Holdings said its parent and Volvo Car signed a technology transfer deal allowing...the president and chief executive of Volvo.Under the agreement, Zhejiang Geely...company."That would not compete with Volvo, which is a luxury brand," he added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2012-03-15/volvos-new-owner-has-plans-lu
Volvo XC70 is top-of-the-hill in safety

...crossover utility vehicle? If you're a Volvo fan, it could be as subtle as the 2008...262 starting retail price for a 2008 Volvo V70. For the price, consumers get a full...they've come to expect in a Swedish-built Volvo. Everything from electronic stability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/15/liv_187370.shtml
Life & style
Volvo imports sporty little hatchback

Volvo is thinking small these days for U.S...the front-wheel-drive platform of the Volvo S40 sedan, the C30 is a tidy, European-style...tailgate. Except for its instantly recognizable Volvo front end, the C30 looks distinctive on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/19/liv_148359.shtml
Life & style
Women at Volvo design concept they would buy

GENEVA - More than a year ago, Volvo Car Corp. gave female employees a special...to ask for," said Hans-Olov Olsson, Volvo's president and chief executive. "We...From the outset in December 2002, when Volvo's top executives approved the project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/04/liv_407690.shtml
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