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The Volvo Group (Volvokoncernen; legally Aktiebolaget Volvo, shortened to AB Volvo) (stylized as VOLVO) is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg. [1]

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ACMAT (Ateliers de Construction Mécanique de L'Atlantique, also known as ALM-ACMAT), (since 22 May 2006, ACMAT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renault Trucks) is a French producer of cross-country and tactical military vehicles since 1958.

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Agricultural machinery

Agricultural machinery is machinery used in farming or other agriculture.

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Aktiebolag ("stock company") is the Swedish term for "limited company" or "corporation".

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Assar Gabrielsson

Assar Thorvald Nathanael Gabrielsson (13 August 1891 – 28 May 1962) was a Swedish industrialist and co-founder of Volvo.

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Aston Martin

Aston Martin Lagonda Limited is a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars and grand tourers. It was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. Steered from 1947 by David Brown, it became associated with expensive grand touring cars in the 1950s and 1960s, and with the fictional character James Bond following his use of a DB5 model in the 1964 film Goldfinger. Their sports cars are regarded as a British cultural icon. Aston Martin has held a Royal Warrant as purveyor of motorcars to the Prince of Wales since 1982. It has over 150 car dealerships in over 50 countries on six continents making them a global automobile brand. Their headquarters and the main production site are in Gaydon, Warwickshire, England, alongside one of Jaguar Land Rover's development centres on the site of a former RAF V Bomber airbase. One of Aston Martin's recent cars was named after the 1950s Vulcan Bomber. Aston Martin has exploited its branding for projects including speed boats, submarines, bicycles, monster trucks, clothing and real estate development..

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Ball bearing

A ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the bearing races.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BlueLine Rental

BlueLine Rental, formerly Volvo Rents, is a US company that rents construction equipment to contractors and retail consumers through a network of company owned stores.

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AB Bolinder-Munktell (BM) was a tractor and machines manufacturer founded in Eskilstuna, Sweden in 1932 through the merger of the mechanical companies Bolinder and Munktell.

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A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Carl-Henric Svanberg

Carl-Henric Svanberg (born 29 May 1952), is a Swedish businessman and current Chairman of BP and Volvo.

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The counterfeit means to imitate something.

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Daimler AG

Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation.

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Eicher Motors

Eicher Motors Limited (EML) (Bloomberg: EIM IN Reuters: EICH.NS) is the parent company of Royal Enfield, a manufacturer of middleweight motorcycles.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Evo (magazine)

Evo is a British automobile magazine dedicated to performance cars, from hot hatches to supercars.

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Financial services

Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.

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Ford Focus

The Ford Focus is a compact car (C-segment in Europe) manufactured by the Ford Motor Company since 1998.

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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G. N. Georgano

George Nicholas "Nick" Georgano (1932-22 October 2017 Alvis Archive Blog, 24 Oct. 2017 The Society of Automotive History) was a British author, specialising in motoring history.

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Geely (officially Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd) is a Chinese multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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GKN plc is a British multinational automotive and aerospace components company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire.

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Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.

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Gustaf Larson

Erik Gustaf Larson (8 July 1887 – 4 July 1968) was a Swedish automotive engineer and the co-founder of Volvo.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

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Haul truck

Haul trucks are off-highway, rigid dump trucks specifically engineered for use in high-production mining and heavy-duty construction environments.

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Heavy equipment

Heavy equipment refers to heavy-duty vehicles, specially designed for executing construction tasks, most frequently ones involving earthwork operations.

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Hisingen is the fifth-largest island of Sweden (after Gotland, Öland, Södertörn and Orust), with an area of.

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Iveco Bus

Iveco Bus (formerly Irisbus) is a bus manufacturer, with headquarters in Lyon, that belongs to the industrial group CNH Global through its subsidiary Iveco, based in Turin (Italy).

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Jaguar Cars

Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England and owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008.

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Land Rover

Land Rover is a car brand that specialises in four-wheel-drive vehicles, owned by British multinational car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, which has been owned by India's Tata Motors since 2008.

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Land Rover Freelander

The Land Rover Freelander was a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) which was produced by the British manufacturer Land Rover, in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive versions, from 1997 to 2014.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks, Inc., is an American truck–manufacturing company and a former manufacturer of buses and trolley buses.

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Martin Lundstedt

Martin Lundstedt (born 28 April 1967 in Mariestad, Sweden) is a Swedish businessman and has been President and CEO of the Volvo Group since 22 October 2015.

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Mitsubishi Carisma

The Mitsubishi Carisma is a large family car, EuroNCAP produced for the European market by Mitsubishi from 1995 to 2004.

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Mitsubishi Motors

is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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Motherwell (Mitherwall, Tobar na Màthar) is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow.

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The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange.

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, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.

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Nova Bus

Nova Bus is a bus manufacturer headquartered in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada.

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Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.

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Platinum Equity

Platinum Equity, LLC is an American private equity investment firm founded by Tom Gores in 1995.

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Port of Gothenburg

The municipally-owned Port of Gothenburg (Göteborgs hamn) is the largest port in the Nordic countries, with over 11,000 ship visits per year from over 140 destinations worldwide.

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Premier Automotive Group

The Premier Automotive Group (PAG) was an organizational division within the Ford Motor Company formed in 1999 to oversee the business operations of Ford's high-end automotive marques.

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Prevost Car

Prévost (pronounced pray-voh) is a Quebec, Canada-based manufacturer of touring coaches and bus shells for high-end motorhomes and specialty conversions.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Groupe Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.

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Renault Trucks

Renault Trucks is a French commercial truck and military vehicle manufacturer with corporate headquarters at Saint-Priest near Lyon.

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Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance

The Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance is a Franco-Japanese strategic partnership between the automobile manufacturers Renault, based in Paris, France, Nissan, based in Yokohama, Japan, and Mitsubishi Motors, based in Tokyo, Japan, which together sell more than 1 in 10 cars worldwide.

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Saab-Scania AB was the name chosen when truck and bus manufacturer Scania AB of Södertälje merged with car and aeroplane manufacturer Saab AB of Trollhättan on 1 September 1969, under the Wallenberg family group of companies.

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Scania AB

Scania AB, formerly AB Scania-Vabis, is a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles – specifically heavy trucks and buses.

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Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., founded in 1972, is a subsidiary corporation of Volvo Construction Equipment, headquartered in Linyi, Shandong.

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AB SKF (Swedish: Swedish ball bearing factory AB), later AB SKF, is a leading bearing and seal manufacturing company founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1907.

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Stockholm Stock Exchange

The Stockholm Stock Exchange (Stockholmsbörsen), operating under the name Nasdaq Stockholm, is a stock exchange located in Frihamnen, Stockholm, Sweden.

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A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Terex Corporation is an American worldwide manufacturer of lifting and material handling solutions for a variety of industries, including construction, infrastructure, quarrying, recycling, energy, mining, shipping, transportation, refining and utilities.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.

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A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.

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UD Trucks

UD Trucks Corporation (UDトラックス株式会社, UD Torakkusu Kabushikigaisha) is a Japanese company whose principal business is the manufacturing and sales of diesel trucks, buses, bus chassis and special-purpose vehicles.

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Valtra is a manufacturer of tractors and agricultural machinery and forms part of the AGCO Corporation.

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VDL Nedcar

VDL Nedcar is an automotive manufacturing company in Born, Netherlands.

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Volvo Aero

Volvo Aero was a Swedish aircraft, guided missiles and rocket engine manufacturer.

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Volvo ÖV 4

Volvo ÖV 4 is the first car built by Volvo.

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Volvo Buses

Volvo Buses (Formal name: Volvo Bussar AB) (stylized as VOLVO) is a subsidiary and a business area of the Swedish vehicle maker Volvo, which became an independent division in 1968.

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Volvo Business Units

The Volvo Group consists of eight main business areas, which are supported within the group by a number of business units.

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Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars (Volvo personvagnar), stylized as VOLVO in the logo, is a Swedish vehicle manufacturer established in 1927.

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Volvo Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment - Volvo CE - (originally Munktells, Bolinder-Munktell, Volvo BM) is a major international company that develops, manufactures and markets equipment for construction and related industries.

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Volvo Financial Services

Volvo Financial Services (VFS), established in 2001, develops and coordinates AB Volvo's operations in dealer and customer financing, insurance, and related services.

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Volvo Halifax Assembly

The Volvo Halifax Assembly Plant located in Halifax, Nova Scotia was opened on 11 June 1963 by Prince Bertil.

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Volvo Museum

The Volvo Museum is in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta was founded in 1907 in conjunction with the production of the first marine engine, B1.

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Volvo S40

The Volvo S40 is a premium compact car marketed and produced by the Swedish manufacturer Volvo Cars from 1995 to 2012 across two generations.

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Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks (Volvo Lastvagnar) (stylized as VOLVO) is a global truck manufacturer based in Gothenburg, Sweden, owned by AB Volvo.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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