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Managing Director: Hubert Casneuf
Volvo opened its Ghent factory in 1965. Over the years Volvo Cars Gent has grown into a cornerstone of Volvo's industrial structure, producing about one third of all Volvo cars.
During the year 2000 VCG introduced the Volvo S60 and V70, both based on the P2-platform.
Its most important single market is the United States (31 %). The European countries account for 52 % of the output; the Far East for 9 %. Its activities include welding, painting and final assembly.
Personnel (Dec. -00): 3.600 (car plant + Esdic)
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Volvo Cars Gent
J.F. Kennedylaan 25
P.O. Box 273
Tel. +32 9 250 21 11
Fax. +31 9 251 17 14
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