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MEDIA ALERT: All-New XC90 Makes Its Global Debut at the Paris Motor Show


Revealed in Stockholm last month for the first time, the all-new XC90 now makes it global auto show debut at the Paris Motor Show. Attendees will experience the next generation luxury SUV firsthand as both the T6 AWD and T8 Twin Engine Plug-in Hybrid will be on display.


The Volvo stand is located at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in Hall 1, Stand 222. Journalists are invited to attend Volvo’s press conference, Thursday, Oct. 2 at 12:00 CET. In addition to the press conference, a number of executives and spokespeople from Volvo Car Group will be on hand including:


Executive management team:

Håkan Samuelsson,  President & CEO

Anders Kärrberg, SVP, Corporate Communications

Peter Mertens, SVP, R&D

Alain Visser, SVP, Marketing, Sales & Customer Service

Thomas Ingenlath, SVP, Design

Paul Welander, SVP, Quality & Customer Satisfaction

Lars Danielson, SVP, China Operations

Lars Wrebo, SVP, Purchasing & Manufacturing

Lex Kerssemakers, SVP, Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management



Dennis Nobelius – XC90 project team

Kent Johansson – XC90 project team

Håkan Ivarsson – XC90 project team

Karin Thorn – Drive-E Powertrains

Carl Hedman – Drive-E Powertrains

Jan Ivarsson – IntelliSafe

Mikael Gordh – HMI/Sensus

Thomas Muller – HMI/Sensus

Anders Gunnarson – Design

Robin Page – Design


U.S. journalists attending with any questions, or to set up an interview on-site, please contact:


Dean Shaw

VP, Corporate Communications, Volvo Cars of North America



Laura Venezia

Corporate Communications Manager, Volvo Cars of North America





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