Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90 to South Carolina plant

Next generation S60 to begin production in 2018 - next generation XC90 from 2021

Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90 to South Carolina plant

Next generation S60 to begin production in 2018 - next generation XC90 from 2021

ROCKLEIGH, NJ (September 25, 2017) —  The next generation XC90 SUV will be the second car to be built at its new plant in South Carolina from 2021. This takes Volvo Cars’ total investment in its US manufacturing operations to over USD 1.1 billion. It will raise the total of new jobs created at the Charleston site to nearly 4,000.

Additional 1,900 Jobs

The South Carolina plant will start production of the next generation S60 in the fall of 2018. The addition of the next generation XC90 from 2021. Planned is a new office campus creating 1,900 new jobs, on top of the 2,000 new employees currently being hired.

“The continued expansion of our plant in South Carolina is another significant commitment to the US market,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive. “The plant in Charleston will serve both the US and international markets and forms a strong foundation for our future growth in the U.S. and

Volvo Cars’ new XC40 delivers a confidence-inspiring SUV designed for city living

Volvo brings a new standard of safety and user experience to the small premium SUV segment.

In today’s Volvo Car Corporation press release, it says that  Volvo Cars will bring a new standard of safety and user experience to the small SUV premium segment with the launch of the new Volvo XC40 this autumn.

Developed around the challenges of modern city life, the XC40 aims to make the daily urban commute less stressful and more enjoyable, as drivers in the segment can now rely on the award-winning safety, connectivity and infotainment technologies known from Volvo’s acclaimed new 90- and 60 Series cars.

“The XC40 is our first car in this rapidly growing segment and has a clear focus on navigating today’s hectic city environments. Building on Volvo’s heritage as the leader in safety, the new XC40 will offer the best possible safety standards combined with an easy-to-use interface and convenient connected services,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive.

The new XC40 is Volvo’s first car out on its

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