– This year, Germany holds
the position of third-largest market in the world for Volvo Car Corporation,
following the United States
Volvo Cars’ home market. The fate of the Swedish, premium-brand automotive
manufacturer, which celebrated its 80th birthday last year, is controlled in Germany by Volvo Car Germany GmbH based in
Rodenkirchen in Cologne.
currently approximately 200 workers employed at the wholly-owned subsidiary of
the Volvo Car Corporation. In Germany,
Volvo Cars has an extensive distribution and service network currently featuring
323 sales sites and 69 establishments dealing exclusively with servicing.
past half a century, the Swedish automotive manufacturer has established a
reputation for safety, unique design, and technical innovation. The most recent
example of this is the new Volvo XC60. The all-wheel-drive crossover model
combines the versatility of the Volvo XC range with the dynamics of a sport
coupé. The release of the Volvo XC60 onto the German market in autumn 2008
means that Volvo’s range of cars will now encompass 10 series and 84 model