AB Volvo

AB Volvo

AB Volvo

Date Founded



Gropegårdsgatan 2,Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland 417 15

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Other Transportation
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Volvo AB engages in the design, manufacture, and market of commercial vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Group Functions and Other, Industrial Operations, and Financial Services. The Trucks segment includes the production, development, and logistics for powertrain and parts. The Volvo Penta segment markets marine and industrial engines. The Group Functions and Other segment encompasses Volvo Group IT and Volvo Group Real Estate. The company was founded by Assar-Thorvald Nathanael-Gabrielsson and Erik Gustaf Larson in 1927 and is headquartered in Goteborg, Sweden.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President Group Legal & Compliance & General Counsel

Group Chief Technology Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

President & Head of Solutions-Volvo Autonomous Solutions

Head-Global Truck Production



Board of Directors

President, Director & Chief Executive Officer at Industrivärden AB

Former Chief Operating Officer at Novelis, Inc.

Founder at Baja Corp. LLC

Director at AB Volvo

Director at AB Volvo

Former Executive Vice President & Head of Business Unit Networks at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Director at Nestlé SA

President & Chief Executive Officer at AB Volvo

Chairwoman of the Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer at ThyssenKrupp AG

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AMF Fonder is an active, long-term manager that invests in the US and in select European and Asian markets. They combine fundamental analysis with quantitative tools to invest in equities. Their investment committee utilizes a top-down approach to strategically allocate equities across regions and sectors and construct concentrated portfolios based on a bottom-up approach which targets reasonably-priced companies with quality management. Stock selection criteria include competitive position, visible earnings, growth potential and valuation focused on earnings projections, cash flow, balance sheet soundness and dividend capacity.

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Gencor Industries, Inc. purchases Volvo Cons Equipment North America LLC /Blaw-Knox Buss from AB Volvo

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VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. purchases Volvo Buses India Pvt Ltd. from AB Volvo

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Isuzu Motors Ltd. purchases UD Trucks Corp. from AB Volvo

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Advised onAB Volvo, NA KK purchase UD Trucks Corp. (Old)

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Advised onAB Volvo, Volvo Bussar AB purchase Henlys Group Plc /Bus Body & City Bus Mfg (2) from Henlys Group Plc

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Advised onAmtek Auto Ltd. purchases Volvo AB /Floby Component Plant Ops from AB Volvo

Co-Managing Shareholder

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Advised onAmtek Auto Ltd. purchases Volvo AB /Floby Component Plant Ops from AB Volvo

Advisors & Consultants

President at Mack Trucks, Inc.

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Founding Member at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC

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Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP


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Kirby Corp. engages in the provision of diesel engines, reduction gears and ancillary products for marine and power generation applications. It operates through the following segments: Marine Transportation and Distribution & Services segment. The Marine Transportation segment provides marine transportation services, operates tank barges and towing vessels transporting bulk liquid products and transports petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products and agricultural chemicals by tank barge. The Distribution & Services segment sells genuine replacement parts, provides service mechanics to overhaul and repair medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions, reduction gears, pumps and compression products, maintains facilities to rebuild component parts or entire medium-speed and high-speed diesel engines, transmissions and reduction gears and manufactures and remanufactures oilfield service equipment, including pressure pumping units. The company was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

REV Group, Inc. is a holding company. The firm engages in the manufacture, distribution, and design of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. It operates through the following segments: Fire and Emergency; Commercial; and Recreation. The Fire and Emergency segment offers fire apparatus, and ambulance products. The Commercial segment involves in transit and shuttle buses, type A school buses, mobility vans, sweepers, and terminal trucks. The Recreation segment covers motorized recreational vehicle and application trailers. The company was founded in August 2010 and is headquartered in Brookfield, WI.

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IronPlanet, Inc. operates an online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks. It offers construction equipment, cranes, mining equipment, oil and gas machinery, agricultural equipment, trucks and motors, attachments and parts, forestry machinery, forklifts, and quarry and aggregates. The firm also provides rental and online auction services. The company was founded by Reza Bundy Saadlou in 1999 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

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FourKites, Inc. develops software platform for freight brokers and shippers to streamline their operations. It provides real-time supply chain visibility and logistics solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms. The company was founded by Arun Chandrasekaran and Mathew Elenjickal in 2014 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Lamera AB develops ultra-light metal composites. It engages in developing, producing, and marketing light stainless steel for energy absorption systems. The firm builds on Hybrix composite technology, which is a ultra light, thin, and formable metal sandwich material. The company was founded by Anders Samuel Axelsson and Mattias Grufberg on December 23, 2004 and is headquartered in Vastra Frolunda, Sweden.

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President, Construction Division at Husqvarna AB

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Executive Vice President Volvo Group & President Volvo Energy at AB Volvo

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Vice Chairman at Mälardalen University

Cummins, Inc. Oil & Gas | Columbus, Indiana

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Perceptron, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Plymouth, MI

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Twin Disc, Inc. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery | Racine, WI

For 87 years Twin Disc has been developing, engineering, manufacturing and distributing power transmission products that make things work. They are seldom seen, but they go into machines that contribute to the standard of our lives. Twin Disc products are installed in the drivelines and powertrains of farm tractors, road pavers, cranes, mining trucks, oil rigs, logging equipment, firefighting and rescue vehicles, pleasure craft, fishing and work boats, pumps, turbines - you name it. They manage and control the horsepower generated by internal combustion engines and electric motors. They help feed us, provide natural resources, build our cities and homes, transport us, defend us and influence our lives daily in many unnoticed but critical ways. Where there's an industrial strength vehicle or machine that requires converting horsepower to productivity, Twin Disc has a way to do it. So, in a very real sense, Twin Disc has helped put the world to work, for nearly a century

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