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Volvo Cars Engine, Skövde


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General Plant Manager: Tommy Bäckström

Volvo Cars Engine, abbreviated VCE, is a unit organised within Volvo Cars Manufacturing. VCE's main tasks are machining and assembling of engines.


VCE is located in three places:

  • Skövde, Sweden: Management and staff functions, machining and assembly
  • Ghent, Belgium: Dressing center
  • Bulycke, Gothenburg, Sweden: Dressing center


The total workforce (Jan -01) is for white collar 400, for blue collar 1.700.


Awards and certificates

  • ISO 14001 Environmental Certificate 1996
  • Award for TPM excellence first category 1997
  • First European Prize for Maintenance 1999
  • Special Award TPM 2000
  • Henry Ford Technology Award 2000

Postal address:

Volvo Car Corporation


541 87 Skövde

Tel. +46-500-47 40 00

Fax. +46-500-47 53 30

Visiting address:

Volvo Car Corporation


Östra fabriken (Eastern Plant)


Descriptions and facts in this press material relate to Volvo Cars' international car range. Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications may vary from one country to another and may be altered without prior notification.