Volvo to invest in Renault cab production in France

August 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2007, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of the board of directors of AB Volvo to invest in Renault Trucks' cab plant in Blainville, France. It states that the decision is made to increase the capacity of both assembly and painting. It claims that the investment will make it possible to manufacture more cabs and offer new and better paint coats. Changes at the Renault Trucks plant are expected to be completed in 2009.


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