Where Are Volvo Cars Made?

Volvo Cars has always been synonymous with safety. Known all over the world for their innovation and family-focused luxury, Volvo Cars' origins have somehow remained a mystery for many of our customers. Where are Volvo cars made? Who owns Volvo Cars? What does the badgework mean on the Volvo XC90? Everything you need to know to win at the next Volvo Cars trivia night is right here in this article, brought to you from your friends at Gunther Volvo Cars Daytona.

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Where are Volvo cars from, and what's in a name? It's easy to see how some vehicles are named after their founders, ultimate purpose, or point of origin. But what about Volvo Cars? The word Volvo is the 1st-person conjugation of the Latin verb "to roll" (volvere). Recorded in 1911 as a trademark for the Swedish ball-bearing manufacturer SKF, the value of the name association is fairly obvious. After all, who would want a ball-bearing that didn't roll? The company evolved, and in 1927, the Volvo OV4 (Oppen-Vagn 4) was the first passenger car to roll off the budding assembly line of the newly formed Volvo Cars. With a determined 28-horsepower four-cylinder engine, the OV4 was known for its passenger room, comfort, and style - benchmarks of today's Volvo cars, SUVs, and wagons.

Fast-forward nearly 100 years and innumerable awards later, Volvo Cars has captured the inspirations of motorists looking for transportation that is distinctive, safe, and luxurious. As a multinational company, Volvo Cars has facilities worldwide, but Volvo Cars' origin remains where the headquarters are located in Gothenburg, Sweden. We know you still have other questions surrounding the marque, so in no particular order:


Where Are Volvo Cars Made?

Where are Volvo cars made? The vast majority of Volvo vehicles are assembled in Sweden, mainly at the Torslanda and Skovde facilities. Volvo cars for the Asian market are assembled across four facilities in China. Volvo Cars recently opened a plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina, where all American market Volvo S60 sedans are made. The next generation of 2022 Volvo XC90 SUVs will begin production there in the near future.

Where is the Volvo XC90 made?

The Volvo XC90 is currently made throughout various plants in Sweden. The vehicles assembled there are what you would find throughout most of the world, except for Asian market examples. Those Volvo XC90 SUVs are assembled mainly in Chengdu, China. Volvo Cars has plans for assembling all 2022 Volvo XC90 models at their new facility in South Carolina.

Where is the Volvo XC60 made?

All Volvo XC60 models are made in Torslanda, Sweden, or Chengdu, China, depending on regional market destinations.

Who owns Volvo Cars?

Volvo Car Group is owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding of China. The head office, product development operations, marketing, and administrative efforts are still mainly located in Gothenburg, the birthplace of Volvo Cars. Volvo vehicles are popular choices in China, Sweden, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Nearly a hundred countries are home to at least one of approximately 2,300 Volvo Cars dealerships worldwide. We're proud to push the automotive industry forward every year and to have around 40,000 full-time employees located in various locations throughout the globe.

Are Volvo Cars German?

Nein! While it was rumored that the German automaker Volkswagen would take the wheel when Volvo Cars became available for sale, Volvo Cars is a Swedish-born product.

Who Makes Volvo Cars?

Volvo Cars is a multinational company with plants located in China, Sweden, and the U.S.A. For most global markets, all Volvo cars are produced and assembled in Sweden. The plant in South Carolina currently produces the Volvo S60. The plant in Chengdu, China, is responsible for Asian market vehicles.

Lastly, we'll decode the model designations for you. The XC designation refers to Cross Country. The V designation refers to Versatile, and the S refers to Sedan.

Now that the secrets of the Volvo Cars brand have been revealed, you'll enjoy your gorgeous Volvo vehicle that much more. And at the very least, if you're looking for something to do in retirement, we're always on the hunt for product specialists.

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