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#238 of 240 Re: no future for the C30 [steve_]
Oct 16, 2012 (9:25 pm)
Not surprising, they sold NONE of those. But with that goes the last Volvo available with a manual shift, and the only stand-out in the entire line.
#240 of 240 staying in Sweden
by steve_ HOST
Dec 03, 2012 (6:21 pm)
"Chinese-owned Volvo Car Corporation will spend about half of $11 billion of planned investment on a production upgrade in Sweden that it says will cut costs and help sales of its cars buck a market downturn.
The plans would mark a final technological break with Ford."
Volvo to upgrade production in Sweden (irishtimes.com)
"If anybody thought that Volvo had the intention to move to China, I think we, with these signals, can put those ideas to rest," Mr. Samuelsson said during a news conference at Volvo's headquarters on Monday. The company currently employs 14,500 people in Sweden."
Volvo Won't Quit Swedish Home for China (Wall St. Journal)