EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Västra Götalands län; Västsverige
Location of affected unit(s): Gothenburg (Tuve)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles
Number Employed: 1250
Group: Volvo Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-04-2010
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 09-08-2010
Foreseen End Date: 05-02-2011
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Truck manufacturer Volvo has announced that the company will re-employ 100 redundant employees at its factory in Tuve, Gothenburg. The workers are to be re-employed on six month-contracts starting after the summer holidays in August.