VOLVO's news * USA - ** Iran
* Virginia - In turnabout, Volvo cancels worker layoffs at Pulaski County plant
the Volvo Trucks North American truck manufacturing plant in Pulaski County received good news: Their layoffs had been canceled... The jobs at the Dublin plant are highly sought because of the pay level. Employees commute from beyond the New River Valley, including the Roanoke area, farther Southwest Virginia and West Virginia. The average wage is more than $20 an hour for production workers.. The truck plant employs about 2,200 workers...
(Photo: A Volvo truck drives past the company’s New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin) -- Pulaski County, VIR, USA - The Roanoke Times, by Amy Friedenberger - January 19, 2017
** Teheran - Volvo to make trucks in Iran
SAIPA Diesel a subsidiary of SAIPA, Iran’s second largest automaker, will start production of three new models of Volvo FM trucks in the coming months... The company has been producing several models of Volvo trucks in recent years. But according to the local automotive website, Persian Khodro, production of the FM series was halted five years ago... Volvo Trucks is a global truck manufacturer based in Gothenburg, Sweden, owned by AB Volvo. It is the world's second largest heavy-duty truck brand and a respected name in Iran... The website said SAIPA is set to produce three new models of the FM trucks namely D13B, D11C, and D13C...
(Photo: The new models include the D13B, D11C, and D13C) -- Teheran, Iran - The Financial Tribune - January 26, 2017