Volvo Car Corporation, is a Swedish premium automobile manufacturer, owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China.
Volvo Cars was owned by AB Volvo until 1999, when it was acquired by the Ford Motor Company as part of its Premier Automotive Group. Geely Holding Group then acquired Volvo Cars from Ford in 2010.
Production plants in Belgium, Sweden and China.
Production in 2013: 430.000 cars
Volvo cars have long been marketed and stressed their historic reputation for solidity and reliability. Volvo is in the forefront of safety engineering.