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Volvo Cars Torslanda Plant 2006

The Torslanda Plant was opened in 1964. It is a complete car factory with body, paint and final assembly shop.
Torslanda Plant is today producing the Volvo S80, V70, XC70 and XC90. The production of XC90 started in spring 2002. The production of the new S80 started in spring 2006. The production of the new V70 and XC70 start in May 2007. 


Number of employees Dec 2006, about 5,400
Women/Men 27%/73%
Average age 37 years

Environemental  and Quality Management System Standards
ISO 9001 Year 2000
ISO 14001 Year 1996

Car Production 2006 (cars allocated to markets)
XC90  81,726
XC70  33,634
V70  17,892
All new S80  25,428

S80 4,157

Total:  162,837

Henry Ford Technology Award 2006

President's Health and Safety Award, Ford Year 2004
JD Power's third best car manufacturer in Europe Year 2003
JD Power's fourth best Car manufacturer in Europe Year 2002
Leadership and Learning Company of the year (Sweden)Year 2000
JD Power's Second best Car manufacturer in Europe Year 1997
JD Power's Third best Car manufacturer in Europe  Year 1996
JD Power's Third best Car manufacturer in Europe  Year 1995

General Plant Manager: Lars Danielson

Postal address

Volvo Car Corporation
Torslanda, TC13
SE-405 31 Göteborg

Phone: +46-31-59 00 00


Updated May 2007

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