Volvo has high hopes for the new XC90 and is banking on its success.
Ahead of the new SUVs market debut, Volvo is adding 1,300 jobs at its Swedish production facility to increase capacity. This is part of an $11 billion investment program into new products and production capacity, which recently increased to 300,000 units annually thanks to a new body shop.
Things are already looking good for Volvo, which has seen a 9.2 per cent increase in deliveries during the first nine months of the year. Alon with the addition of more workers, Volvo is implementing a new revised working agreement that includes flexibility in productionto make sure the plant can deliver on par with customer demand.
Currently, the Volvo S60, S80, V60, V70, XC70 and XC90 models are all produced at the plant in Torslanda, Gothenburg.
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