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|Type||Public (OMX: VOLV B)|
|When it was created||1927 by SKF|
|Key people||Finn Johnsson (Chairman of the board), Leif Johansson (President and CEO)|
|Things made||Trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial power systems, aerospace components, financial services|
|Money earned||SEK 303,667 million (2008)|
|Operating income||SEK 15,851 million (2008)|
|Profit||SEK 9,942 million (2008)|
|Total assets||SEK 372,419 million (2008)|
|Total equity||SEK 84,640 million (2008)|
Today there are two companies. 1: Volvo Cars that produces standard size cars. 2: Volvo Group that produces trucks, boat engines, buses and more.
Volvo is now the leading producer in what most people would call safe family cars.
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References[change | change source]
- "Annual Report 2008" (PDF). Volvo. http://www3.volvo.com/investors/finrep/ar08/annual_report_2008_eng.pdf. Retrieved 2009-03-10.
- Nordstrom, Louise. "Geely to buy Volvo from Ford for $1.8 billion". http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100329/ap_on_bi_ge/eu_ford_geely_volvo;_ylt=AvA1kFQX26XOEhazR9YNZusEtbAF;_ylu=X3oDMTJxMHV0N2lmBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwMzI5L2V1X2ZvcmRfZ2VlbHlfdm9sdm8EcG9zAzI4BHNlYwN5bl9wYWdpbmF0ZV9zdW1tYXJ5X2xpc3QEc2xrA2dlZWx5dG9idXl2bw--. Retrieved 2010-03-29.