Quick facts about Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks
Volvo Trucks is one of the world’s largest heavy-duty truck brands offering total transport solutions to customers in over 140 countries. Quality and customer focus are core elements in the company’s operations.
Volvo production structure is based on global presence with production in 16 countries. A major part of the production capacity is located in Sweden, Belgium, Brazil and the USA.
Volvo Trucks’ growing retail and service operations are based on customer orientation and is supported by a global network of 3,000 service points. Volvo Trucks had in December 2009 about 17,000 employees all over the world.
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Products and Services
Volvo Trucks offers a full range of medium to heavy duty trucks. More than 95% of the trucks produced are in the heavy weight class, above 16 tonnes. The company’s offer also includes a wide range of services providing total transport solutions ensuring truck up-time, driver productivity as well as safety and fuel efficiency. Other services include among others financing, leasing, insurance, IT solutions and logistical operations.

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Deliveries per area

Volvo Trucks has a global presence.
Major volumes are sold in Europe - about 41% of total sales.
The shares of Africa, Asia, Far East and Middle East are growing.

Deliveries per year

Volvo Trucks is selling trucks in more than 140 countries.
About 95% of the total volumes are heavy duty trucks

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Volvo Group
Volvo Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, whose operations in addition to trucks encompass construction machines, buses, drive systems for boats and components and maintenance of aircraft engines.
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Volvo Trucks and safety
Safety has been a core value for Volvo trucks since the company started in 1927. Volvo Trucks is the world leader in both active and passive safety, continuously providing the market with new technologies and systems improving traffic safety. Some examples are the three point safety belt, ABS breaks, Driver Alert Support and factory fitted alcolocks. 
Since 1969 Volvo Trucks Accident Research Team is investigating accidents involving a truck. The team provides important input to the company’s safety work.
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Volvo Trucks and the environment
Volvo Trucks is working actively to reduce the environmental impact of it’s operations as well as the impact of road transports in general. Being a forerunner in developing fuel efficient engines and exploring technologies such as hybrids the company drives progress towards sustainable transport solutions.
Volvo Trucks also has focus on its own operations. Substantial energy savings in production has been accomplished. The Ghent plant in Belgium is already is CO2-neutral and all major plants are to be C02-neutral by 2010.
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Market shares

Volvo Trucks has a strong market share position globally.
Europe 29 includes all EU member countries and Norway and Switzerland.
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