Volvo V90 he made his debut the last Geneva motor show and was one of the family most anticipated. Derived from the sedan Volvo S90, and therefore shared the platform SPA, modular architecture that carry the vehicles of the series 90. The new model has begun to occur in the factory Torslanda (Sweden), only a few weeks after that I did the S90, and soon we will see him in the streets.
During the last years, the plant Swedish has been adapted for the production of these models SPA, in such a way that the number of employees has almost doubled until the 6.300 employees. Also keep in mind that Volvo has hired a thousand engineers, and that in his R & D department is still hiring. Indirectly it has also managed to to grow the industry in Gothenburg, through suppliers and other companies.
The three vehicles of the series 90 constitute a pillar for Volvo. Began a program of transformation in the Swedish brand and are getting to increase their sales and profitability. In 2015, exceeding for the first time the 500,000 vehicles sold. For 2016 is expected to increase the number with the introduction of the S90 and V90. Do not go astray, as in the first five months bears a increase of 10.4%.
With this philosophy of change, the swedes want to renew its entire range of three years. A month ago were presented with the Volvo 40.1 and 40.2 Concept, which settled the bases of the upcoming series 40. These compact vehicles will be settled on the platform of CMA and the first of them will arrive in 2017. Later also remade the vehicles of the series 60, although these will be made with the platform SPA.
Source – Volvo