Volvo Car USA is appointing Bob Jacobs to Vice President Product, Marketing & Communication, for the US market as well as the region Americas, including Canada, Mexico, Brazil and South American importer markets. Bob will join Volvo on March 1st.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has reported a third consecutive year of record sales in 2016, increasing 6.2 percent compared to 2015 to 534,332 cars, underlining the breadth and depth of the company’s ongoing global transformation.
Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 10,129 vehicles in December, an 8.4 percent increase versus December 2015 and the best December since 2004. Sales for the month were led by the award-winning XC90 with 3,308 vehicles sold.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, have signed a final agreement to establish a new joint venture called Zenuity to develop software for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems, based on the letter of intent announced during fall 2016.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that it will introduce Skype for Business, Microsoft’s leading collaborative productivity app, to its new 90 Series cars. Volvo Cars is the first carmaker to launch such an in-car productivity tool.