Vision, values and wanted position

Our vision
The Volvo Group's vision is to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions by:
  • creating value for customers in selected segments
  • pioneering products and services for the transport and infrastructure industries
  • driving quality, safety and environmental care
  • working with energy, passion and respect for the individual.

Our values
The Volvo Group views its corporate culture as a unique asset, since it is difficult for competitors to copy. By applying and strengthening the expertise and culture we have built up over the years, we can achieve our vision.

Quality, safety and environmental care are the values that form the Volvo Group’s common base and are important components of our corporate culture. The values have a long tradition and permeate our organization, our products and our way of working. Our goal is to maintain a leading position in these areas.

Quality
Quality is an expression of our goal to offer reliable products and services. In all aspects of our operations, from product development and production to delivery and customer support, the focus shall be on customers’ needs and expectations. Our goal is to meet or exceed their expectations. With a customer focus based on everyone’s commitment and participation, our aim is to be number one in customer satisfaction. This is based on a culture in which all employees are responsive and aware of what must be accomplished to be the best business partner.

Safety
Safety pertains to how our products are used in society. We have had a leading position in issues regarding safety for a long time; our goal is to maintain this position. A focus on safety is an integral part of our product development work. Our employees are highly aware of safety issues, and the knowledge gained from our internal crash investigations is applied in product development. Our goal is to reduce the risk of accidents and mitigate the consequences of any accidents that may occur as well as to improve the personal safety and the work environment of the drivers of our vehicles and equipment. Our long-term vision is zero accidents.

Environmental care
We believe that it is self-evident that our products and our operations shall have the lowest possible adverse impact on the environment. We are working to further improve energy efficiency and to reduce emissions in all aspects of our business, with particular focus on the use of our products. Our goal is for the Volvo Group to be ranked as a leader in environmental care within our industry. To achieve this goal, we strive for a holistic view, continuous improvement, technical development and efficient resource utilization.

Volvo Group wanted position 2020

  • We are among the most profitable in our industry
  • We are our customers’ closest business partners
  • We have captured profitable growth opportunities
  • We are proven innovators of energy-efficient transport solutions
  • We are a global team of high performing people