1999: Sale of Volvo Cars to Ford.
2001: Acquisition of the truck manufacturers Mack and Renault VI.
2003: Acquisition of Bilia's European truck and construction equipment dealers.
2004: Acquisition of remaining 50% of the Canadian bus manufacturer Prévost.
2006: Acquisition of Japanese Nissan Diesel (Now UD Trucks). Completed in 2007.
2007: Acquisition of Chinese wheel loader manufacturer Lingong (SDLG).
2007: Acquisition of Ingersoll Rand's road development division.
2008: Formation of joint venture with Eicher Motors of India within trucks and buses.
2012: Acquisition of the French vehicle manufacturer Panhard.
2012: Divestment of Volvo Aero to the British company GKN.
2012: Increase to just over 25% ownership in engine manufacturer Deutz.
2013: Agreement to acquire 45% of Chinese truck company Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles.