Volvo aims to sell one million cars per year in the long-term, according to domestic reports in the Swedish national press. The company has already set targets to sell 800,000 units by 2020, buoyed by growth in China. The Swedish firm has also set ambitious safety targets to ensure nobody will die in one of its new cars by the end of the decade.
Production of the Peugeot 2008 crossover is being increased again at PSA's plant in Mulhouse, France. Daily output of the 2008 will rise to 860 units. This is the fifth time PSA has increased production of the 2008 since its market introduction in April last year. Orders for the crossover have since passed 120,000 units.
Infiniti has appointed current Global Operations boss François Goupil de Bouillé as its new vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Effective from today, Bouille will oversee Infiniti's entire business in the region. He has previously worked at Ford and Nissan.