A foretaste of the new Volvo XC40 – the new småbilen on the so-called CMA-the platform that will be launched in 2018. Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT
harvest time. It can be called with Volvo Cars, the improvement of the result for the year 2016. In the figures the car manufacturer has released at 06 on Wednesday morning, we get to know that the operating profit increased with 66% to sek 11 billion. The operating margin improved from 4% for 2015 to 6.1 percent for 2016.
the Year 2010 bought a broken Volco Cars of the chinese Geely. As late as 2012, the prot margin was 0. Then you have to slow kravlat up. In the year 2014, the operating margin was 2 percent. Volvo Cars long-term goal is 8 percent.
After the first 6 months, the prot margin was slightly higher. The net revenue for the full year of 2016 increased by 10 percent to sek 180.7 billion.
Volvo Cars is the increase in profit welcome. In december bought AMF, the First AP fund Folksam-in with 5 billion in preference shares – as a warm-up before an ipo.
Volvo Cars themselves are cautious with the comments on the ipo, but the First AP-fund has in its rules that the companies you invest in must be noted within a year.
at the same time fought the new global sales record with 534 332 cars sold.
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above all, It is the company’s large suv XC90 driving the increase in profit because it gives good profit per car. During the year, including the S – and V90 launched, which also gave the costs. In the spring of 2017 launched a new generation of mellansuven the XC60.
And it is to prepare the rooms for the new XC60, which Volvo recruits between 700 and 800 people in production at Torslanda in 2017. It arrived on Tuesday afternoon.
global sales increased by 6.2 per cent, which the company increased 11.5 per cent in China and 18.1 per cent in the united states.
– the Volvo goes from strength to strength, ” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and ceo, and predicted that even 2017 will be a record year in terms of sales.
Volvo Cars will hold press conference at 10 o’clock when president and ceo, Håkan Samuelsson presents further information. Travel Industry will be present at the site.