China expansion sees Volvo Cars hit sales high

Swedish automaker Volvo Cars announced Monday it had beaten its historical sales record in 2014, mainly due to a successful expansion in China. volvo-china-sales-may-458x321

Volvo sold 465,866 cars over the year, a number higher than the company’s previous best from 2007 and 9 percent more than in 2013.

The group, which has belonged to Chinese automaker Geely since 2010, welcomed in a statement the “strong growth in China and western Europe.”


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