Volvo investing in truck facility in Russia

May 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;May2007, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Volvo Group is investing a total of 935 million in an assembly facility for trucks in Russia. The investment is being made to take on growing demand on the fast-growing markets in Russia and the former nations of the Soviet Union. 10,000 Volvo trucks and 5,000 Renault trucks per year is the capacity of the new facility.


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