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Volvo Car Corporation Launches All-New XC90 at Paris Motor Show

What: Volvo Car Corporation will be participating in the 2014 Paris Motor Show to unveil and discuss the future model lineup. Volvo Cars of Canada will be on hand to support the unveilings and manage interview interest from Canadian media.

Who: The all-new XC90 will be launched at the Paris Motor Show providing media, as well as the public, an opportunity to witness world-class fuel efficiency and innovative safety technology combined to offer a luxury-based SUV that will redefine the Volvo brand as well as the luxury segment.

Interviews with the Executive Management Team will be coordinated upon request, and will be scheduled based on availability. Additionally, on-site will be several Volvo Car experts to participate in interview opportunities. The following experts will be available during press days at the Paris Motor Show:

  • Dennis Nobelius – XC90 project team
  • Kent Johansson – XC90 project team
  • Håkan Ivarsson – XC90 project team
  • Karin Thorn – Drive-E Powertrains
  • Carl Hedman – Drive-E Powertrains
  • Jan Ivarsson – IntelliSafe
  • Mikael Gordh – HMI/Sensus
  • Thomas Muller – HMI/Sensus
  • Maximilian Missoni – Design
  • Robin Page – Design

Where: Expo Porte de Versailles, Hall 1, Stand 222.

When: Media days for the auto show are October 2nd and 3rd. Media access on October 2nd is from 6:30-19:00 and media access on October 3rd is 9:00-19:00. The Volvo Car Corporation press conference is scheduled for October 2nd from 12:00-12:15. Media are also encouraged to attend the media mingle hosted at the Volvo Car Corporation auto show booth on October 2nd at 17:00-19:00.

For interview opportunities, please contact:
Margareta Mahlstedt
VP, Marketing
T: (905) 695-9645
M: (416) 817-6546

Kyle Denton
PR & Events Manager
T: (905) 695-9645
M: (647) 461-4259

About Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 38 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80 and XC60 are among only 22 vehicles that have been awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). Volvo Cars is committed to Vision 2020, our goal that no one shall be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by the year 2020.

About Volvo Car Corp.
Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 427,000 in 2013 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.

As of December 2013, Volvo Cars had over 23,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China) while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China).

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