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New Heavyweight Champ - Volvo Dongfeng
Volvo trucks signs major JV deal with China’s Dongfeng
Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:14:13 GMT

Volvo looking to steer clear of potholes
Volvo looking to steer clear of potholes

Sweden’s truck maker Volvo last week said it has signed a joint-venture agreement with Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited - China’s leading manufacturer of heavy trucks – which it claims will make it the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks

AB Volvo’s strategically cunning joint venture deal with China’s Dongfeng probably nudged aside former long-running global heavy truck leader Mercedes.

That’s the message from AB Volvo, which is set to acquire a 45 per cent stake in Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles (DFCV), a newly created subsidiary of China’s Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited (DFG)

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