The Volvo Group 2012

New strategy for the future


  • Net sales declined by 2% to SEK 303.6 billion (310.4).
  • Operating income amounted to SEK 17.6 billion (26.9).
  • Operating margin decreased to 5.8% (8.7).
  • Net debt in the Industrial Operations of 29.3% of shareholders' equity.
  • Proposed dividend of SEK 3.00 per share (3.00).
  • New strategy put in place.
  • Volvo Aero divested.
  • Extensive product renewal under way.
  • New Volvo FH launched.
  • In early 2013, an agreement to acquire 45% of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles in China was signed.