Volvo targets wealthy Chinese with vehicle revamp, Reuters says Volvo's (VOLVY) latest generation of vehicles are revamped to include luxury designs and features that target China's wealthy population in hopes that the cars will reverse diminishing sales, according to Reuters citing comments from Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson. Samuelsson said, "Prices will be the same level as competitors like the Germans. Customers should not expect to buy them cheaper than an Audi (AUDVF)." Reference Link
Volvo reports Q1 revenue SEK 74.8B vs. SEK 65.6B last year Reports Q1 net income SEK 7.07B. Operating income excluding restructuring charges and the capital gain from the sale of shares amounted to SEK 4.6B, corresponding to an operating margin of 6.1%. Truck order intake increased by 3% while order intake of construction equipment decreased by 24%.