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Volvo XC40 R-Design to Be Unveiled by Hockey Phenom William Nylander at the Canadian International Auto Show Media Day

Volvo Canada Announces Management Team Available for Interviews at Media Day


RICHMOND HILL, ON. (February 13th, 2018.) Toronto hockey superstar, and Volvo brand ambassador William Nylander will be at this year’s CIAS Media Day to help unveil the all-new XC40 R-Design. Mr. Nylander will be receiving the key to the first XC40 in Canada from Alexander Lvovich, Managing Director of Volvo Canada. CIAS will mark the first time in Canada the XC40 R-Design will be shown.


The Volvo press conference will be held at 1:45pm in the south hall of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Photo opportunities with the vehicle and Mr. Nylander will be available following the press conference.


Volvo Car Executive Management Team will also be available for interviews upon request at CIAS Media Day.  These representatives will be made available February 15th prior to, and following the Volvo press conference. Interviews are subject to spokesperson availability.


The following executives will be in attendance, and are available for media interviews:


Executive Management Team:


Alexander Lvovich, Managing Director

Mary McNeill, Director of Marketing



To schedule an interview please contact Kyle Denton directly.


For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:


Kyle Denton

Public Relations & Events Manager

Volvo Car Canada Ltd.


Mobile: (647) 461-4259


About Volvo Car Canada

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCCL provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 37 Volvo automobile retailers across Canada. For more information please refer to the Volvo Car Canada media website at:


About Volvo Car Group

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 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of 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 2014, Volvo Cars had over 25,000 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) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).




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