TITLE

Maybe Volvo has a better idea

AUTHOR(S)
Crain, Keith
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Automotive News;3/15/2004, Vol. 78 Issue 6084, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Consumers buy more than 16 million cars and trucks in the U.S. every year. They buy them from more than 20,000 dealerships. Toyota Motor Corp. launched the Scion brand, aimed at the youth of the U.S. And it has attracted more buyers than just the young folks for whom it was created. Volvo AB's YCC, which stands for Your Concept Car, was designed mainly by female employees of Volvo with features aimed at female car buyers. Vehicles are designed and manufactured for specific demographics all the time. Manufacturers must understand that there are quite a few segments of people that might respond to specific models aimed at them.
ACCESSION #
12633989

 

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