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July 16, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Ford Motor Co. reportedly is preparing to sell its moneymaking Volvo luxury brand as it works to return its North American operations to profitability. "We've said all along that we're viewing our options and assessing our business," said Ford spokesman Tom Hoyt. But he said in an interview with the Associated Press on Sunday that the company wasn't commenting on newspaper speculation about Volvo's future.
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BUSINESS
August 27, 2002
Volvo, the world's No. 2 maker of heavy trucks, said sales in July rose 29%, led by demand in the U.S. in advance of new emissions regulations and as customers sought newly released models. Second-quarter profit fell 21% to $110 million, a smaller decline than analysts expected, as the introduction of new truck models in Europe and U.S. customers' purchases partly offset a widening pension-fund deficit.
BUSINESS
August 27, 2002
Volvo, the world's No. 2 maker of heavy trucks, said sales in July rose 29%, led by demand in the U.S. in advance of new emissions regulations and as customers sought newly released models. Second-quarter profit fell 21% to $110 million, a smaller decline than analysts expected, as the introduction of new truck models in Europe and U.S. customers' purchases partly offset a widening pension-fund deficit.
BUSINESS
July 16, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Ford Motor Co. reportedly is preparing to sell its moneymaking Volvo luxury brand as it works to return its North American operations to profitability. "We've said all along that we're viewing our options and assessing our business," said Ford spokesman Tom Hoyt. But he said in an interview with the Associated Press on Sunday that the company wasn't commenting on newspaper speculation about Volvo's future.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1992 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Volvo is taking Vice President Dan Quayle and his "family values" theme for a ride down Madison Avenue. The auto maker has unleashed TV and print ads that address the vice president--as well as other politicians who want to preserve family values in America. "Vice President Quayle," says one ad featuring the off-camera voice of actor Donald Sutherland, "what do you think of these family values?"
BUSINESS
June 11, 1992 | BRUCE HOROVITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Volvo is taking Vice President Dan Quayle and his "family values" theme for a ride down Madison Avenue. The auto maker has unleashed TV and print ads that address the vice president--as well as other politicians who want to preserve family values in America. "Vice President Quayle," says one ad featuring the off-camera voice of actor Donald Sutherland, "what do you think of these family values?"
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