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Volvo Cars Engine in 2006

Volvo Cars Engine in 2006  


Volvo Cars Engine is part of the Volvo Cars organisation.

We are manufacturers and suppliers of high-class and cost-effective engines, components and powertrains/powerpacks.

Volvo Cars Engine consists of units: the engine factory in Skövde, Uddevalla, component manufacturers in Floby and the assembly plants in Torslanda and Ghent, Belgium.

The company's operations also include the Volvo Competence Centre training unit that works with clients in manufacturing industry.

As of 31 December 2006, the company had 1,547 employees in Skövde, 411 in Floby, 665 at the Engine & Chassis Centre in Torslanda, 21 in Engine Chassis Centre in Uddevalla and 318 in Ghent.


Production in 2006


Petrol engines, Skövde 215,109

Petrol engines, (CKD) Skövde 528

Diesel engines (5 cyl), Skövde 112,513

Diesel engines (4 cyl), Skövde 22,161


Powerpacks, ECCT 164,307


Front axle 328,614

Rear axle 164,307

Rear axles, AWD 38,792


Powertrains ECG 244,036


Connecting rods, Floby 2,300,000


Brake discs, Floby 2,600,000


Hub modules, Floby 480,000


Awards and Certificates

Phase 1: Award for TPM Excellence, 1997

Phase 2: Special Award for TPM Achievement, 2000

Phase 3: World Class Award, 2003



ISO 14001



ISO 9002

QS 9000

TS 16949

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Site manager, Volvo Cars Engine

Håkan Berndtsson


Production manager, Skövde Engine Plant

Lennart Bogren


Production manager, Floby

Hans Gustavsson


Production manager ECCT (Engine & Chassis Centre Torslanda)

Jarl Bengtsson

Production manager ECCU CEngine & Chassi Centre Uddevalla)

Christer Backelin


Production manager ECG (Engine Centre, Ghent)

Per Sjöholdt


Postal and visiting addresses


Volvo Cars Skövde Engine Plant

541 87 Skövde

Telephone +46 500-27 40 00, switchboard

Visitor's Department +46 500-27 42 37


Volvo Cars Floby

520 40 Floby

Telephone +46 515-77 68 00, switchboard


Engine and Chassis Centre Torslanda


SE-405 31 Göteborg

Telephone: +46 500-27 40 00, switchboard


Volvo Cars Engine Centre Ghent

Skaldenstraat 37

BE-9042 Desteldonk, Belgium

Telephone: +32 9 250 3351

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