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1 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 1 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public THE POWER OF WE The strength of diversity VOLVO CARS GENT 2011

2 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 2 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Volvo – a strong and global brand

3 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 3 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public “Cars are driven by people. The guiding principle behind everything we make at Volvo, therefore, is – and must remain – safety.” Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson, founders of Volvo Volvo – een sterk en wereldwijd merk Gebaseerd op kwaliteit en veiligheid SAFETY

4 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 4 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Pedestrian Detection & Full Auto Brake (S60) Volvo – een sterk en wereldwijd merk Gebaseerd op kwaliteit en veiligheid VEILIGHEID 3-point belt (Nils Bohlin) City Safety: Euro NCAP Advance Rating

5 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 5 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Product strategy Further optimize fuel engines DRIVe-range: seven models with best-in-class CO2 values Plug In Hybrids/Pure Electric C30 (project)Pure Electric Alternative fuels All plants use green power Wind turbines (Ghent) for 15-30% of electricity consumption Best-in-class paint shop regarding solvent emissions ENVIRONMENTAL CARE Verbruik (l/100 km) CO 2 (g/km) Volvo C30 (stop/start) Volvo S40 (stop/start) Volvo V50 (stop/start) Volvo V Volvo S Volvo XC Volvo XC

6 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 6 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Nature as a source of inspiration Design to fit man Allergy free textiles and interior components (Öko-Tex certified) Volvo – een sterk en wereldwijd merk Gebaseerd op kwaliteit en veiligheid SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN

7 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 7 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Volvo Cars’ world

8 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 8 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Board

9 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 9 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Executive Management

10 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 10 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Volvo Cars Manufacturing

11 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 11 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public 1 Volvo Cars Gent

12 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 12 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Model range - Production Volvo S : Assembly: Ghent Volvo S : Assembly: Ghent Volvo S : Assembly: Gothenburg Volvo V : Assembly: Ghent Volvo V : Assembly: Gothenburg Volvo C : Assembly: Uddevalla Volvo C : Assembly: Ghent Volvo XC : Assembly: Gothenburg Volvo XC : Assembly: Gothenburg Volvo XC : Assembly: Ghent Incl. assembly in China (S40/S80L), Thailand (S80, XC90) and Maleisia (S40, S80,V50,XC60,XC90). Total VCC-production 2010: cars Volvo V : Assembly: Gothenburg

13 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 13 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public China strategy Manufacturing plant in Chengdu, 1,600 km west of Shanghai. 100,000 cars annually; production is estimated to start during Plant to follow Volvo Cars Manufacturing System The expansion in China will not affect operations and employment in Europe. Investigating the opportunities for establishing a plant in Daqing in north-eastern China. Shanghai will serve as Volvo Car China headquarters and centre for product development, design and sourcing. To support Volvo Corporation R&D in Sweden regarding the development of electric vehicles and hybrids. Focus on increasing sales in China and expanding dealer shops. Volvo Car Corporation will optimize its sourcing network in China for the global market. Volvo Car China will start to employ new staff to work with product development for the Chinese market and support local production and purchasing. Geely is Geely and Volvo is Volvo.

14 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 14 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Volvo Cars’ plants Assembly Göteborg (S): Uddevalla (S): Ghent (B): Components Skövde (engines) Floby (connecting rods and brake discs) Torslanda (body components) Olofström (body components)

15 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 15 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Activities Volvo Cars Gent Welding (1972) Painting (1972; 1997) Trim & Final (1965)

16 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 16 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Teamwork THE POWER OF WE Teams of approx. 12 people Job rotation Autonomous management QCDISME (quality, cost, delivery, improvement, safety, man, environment)

17 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 17 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Key figures Europe: 65% North America: 14.8% Far East: 10.4% Others: 9.8% EMPLOYEESPRODUCTION VOLUMES MARKETS Shift system UK 10.2 % Sweden9.6 % Germany 7.6 % Belgium 6.3 % Italy 6.0 % France4.3 % Netherlands 4.0 % Spain 3.5 %

18 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 18 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public History : Amazon :Volvo : Volvo : Volvo : Volvo : Volvo S60/V60/V : Volvo S40, V50, C : XC :S60 Small platform (C)Large platform (EUCD) Production : 4.4 million cars

19 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 19 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Building and Equipment Site surface:547,000 m 2 Built-up area: 275,340 m 2 Robots:828(mainly for welding and painting) Assembly lines:15.7 km

20 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 20 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public KennedylaanSiffer dockDSV Sequencing Center Paint shop Non-colour Paint shop Colour Welding plant Trim & Final N S WE

21 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 21 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Sequential suppliers Boot trim Exhaustsystems Combination wheel-rim Doormodules Interior components Fuel tanks Cockpit (dashboard) Motors Chassis components (subframes) Bumpers Fuel tanks (synthetic materials) Floor carpets Bodywork modules Logistic provider Seats; Interior components Delivery “just in time” and “just in sequence” employees and over 1 billion euros turnover

22 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 22 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Kautex Brose, MCSyncro Plastal ESDIC (Volvo Cars) Not on this map: Johnson Controls Assenede TI (Lokeren) Engine Center Gent SILS-center (Supply In Line Sequence) : Faurecia, SAS, Benteler, Tenneco Tower Automotive Volvo Cars Gent DSV (Sequencing Center) Distribution Yard/EuroBridge N S W E

23 Volvo Cars Gent; PR & Communicatie; mdemey Page 23 Issue date: Update 01/2011, Security Class: Public Do’s and don’ts for visitors No smoking in Volvo Cars Gent. Not allowed: mobile phones in the plant; photography. Keep on the walking aisles (green: pedestrian area; yellow: mixed pedestrian/fork lift traffic); follow the guide. Safety glasses obligatory in the welding plant. Don’t touch the car bodies or cars. Use doors instead of gates (fork lift traffic).


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