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Volvo Cars Torslanda Plant 2007-2008

Mar 01, 2008 ID: 14952



The Volvo Cars Torslanda Plant, is situated the island Hisingen, Göteborg on the Swedish west-coast. It was opened in 1964. It is a complete car factory with body, paint and final assembly shops.
Volvo Cars Torslanda Plant is today producing the Volvo S80, V70, XC70 and XC90, the bigger models in the car range.


The production of the current S80 started 2006, the first version were launched in May 1998. The production of XC90 started in spring 2002. The production of current versions of the Volvo V70 and XC70 started in spring 2007.


Number of employees 31 December 2007: 4,763
Women/Men 27%/73%
Average age 37 years

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

Car Production 2007 (cars allocated to markets)


 XC90  77,233
 All new XC70 23,160
 XC70 15,364
 All new V70 29,705
 V70   8,279
 All new S80 36,629

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 (switchboard): +46-31-59 00 00








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