Radio P4 Stockholm has learn that Volvo is selling so many cars that it will start a third shift in the Torslunda factory, in the first quarter of 2015.
Nine out of ten of the new hires will be on permanent contracts. The others will be employed via temp agencies.
This will bring the total number of staff at the factory to 4,600 – a leap of 40 per cent.
Most of the new employees will be car makers and fitters, with some maintence staff and 50 office workers.
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