Volvo chief's goal: Lift sales, margins

Wernle, Bradford
June 2000
Automotive News;6/12/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5879, p3
Trade Publication
Discusses the priorities of Hans-Olov Olsson as president of Volvo Car Corp. Goal to raise worldwide vehicle sales by 50 percent and double profit margins; Olsson's accomplishments as chief executive officer of Volvo Cars of North America; Role played by Wolfgang Reitzle, head of Ford Motor Co.'s Premier Automotive Group, in Olsson's appointment.


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