Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity
What: Volvo Car Corporation will be participating in the 2015 North American International Auto 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: Vehicle unveils are currently under embargo however the all-new product lineup will be on display.
Interviews with the Executive Management Team will be coordinated upon request, and will be scheduled based on availability. The Executive Management Team in attendance will be:
- Håkan Samuelsson – President & CEO, Volvo Car Corporation
- Thomas Ingenlath – SVP, Design
- Jonathan Goodman – SVP, Corporate Communications
- Lex Kerssemakers – SVP, Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management
- Alain Visser – SVP, Marketing, Sales & Customer Service
- Lars Wrebo – SVP, Purchasing & Manufacturing
- Paul Welander – SVP, Quality & Customer Service
Additionally, on-site will be several Volvo Car experts to participate in interview opportunities. The following spokesmen will be available during press days at the Detroit Auto Show:
- Lars Lagström – XC90
- Alexander Petrofski – 60 Cluster
- Magdalena Molin – 60 Cluster
- Erik Coelingh – Intellisafe/AD
- Petter Hörling – HMI/Sensus
Where: COBO Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226.
When: Media days for the auto show are January 12th & 13th. Media access on both days is from 7:00-19:30. Volvo Car Corporation press conference is scheduled for January 12th from 14:55-15:20. Media are also encouraged to attend the media mingle hosted at the Volvo Car Corporation auto show booth following the Volvo Car press conference.
For interview opportunities, please contact:
T: (905) 695-9645
M: (416) 817-6546
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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