The Truth About Cars » Jacoby http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 12:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 New Volvo Boss Comes Highly Qualified: Under Investigation For Bribery http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/new-volvo-boss-comes-highly-qualified-under-investigation-for-bribery/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/new-volvo-boss-comes-highly-qualified-under-investigation-for-bribery/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2012 17:59:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464260 Further on the news that Stefan Jacoby is out at Volvo and that Hakan Samuelsson is in, the parties decided to forgo the face-saving explanation that the change was due to medical reasons. They confirmed that is was a boardroom brawl which Jacoby lost. In a press conference today, Volvo Vice-Chairman Hans-Olov Olsson said “that […]

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Further on the news that Stefan Jacoby is out at Volvo and that Hakan Samuelsson is in, the parties decided to forgo the face-saving explanation that the change was due to medical reasons. They confirmed that is was a boardroom brawl which Jacoby lost. In a press conference today, Volvo Vice-Chairman Hans-Olov Olsson said “that […]

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Volvo: No, Jacoby Will Not Run Opel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/volvo-no-jacoby-will-not-run-opel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/volvo-no-jacoby-will-not-run-opel/#comments Mon, 06 Aug 2012 19:49:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455692 “There is no substance behind the rumors about Stefan Jacoby leaving Volvo Car Corporation,” a spokesman for Volvo Cars told Reuters. He had to, because Sweden’s Dagens Industri named Jacoby as a candidate for the dangerous job as Opel CEO. Since Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke was fired by Dan Akerson last month, the ailing company […]

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“There is no substance behind the rumors about Stefan Jacoby leaving Volvo Car Corporation,” a spokesman for Volvo Cars told Reuters. He had to, because Sweden’s Dagens Industri named Jacoby as a candidate for the dangerous job as Opel CEO. Since Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke was fired by Dan Akerson last month, the ailing company […]

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Quote Of The Day: Killer Instincts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/quote-of-the-day-killer-instincts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/quote-of-the-day-killer-instincts/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2011 12:36:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=385775 “Why would you even ask that question? Do you think the Chinese want to kill people on the road?” Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby after a reporter had asked him in Geneva whether Chinese ownership could hurt Volvo’s safety image. From Automotive News [sub]

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“Why would you even ask that question? Do you think the Chinese want to kill people on the road?” Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby after a reporter had asked him in Geneva whether Chinese ownership could hurt Volvo’s safety image. From Automotive News [sub]

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Guess Where The Other Volvo Factory Will Be. You Are Getting Close … http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/guess-where-the-other-volvo-factory-will-be-you-are-getting-close-%e2%80%a6/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/guess-where-the-other-volvo-factory-will-be-you-are-getting-close-%e2%80%a6/#comments Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:52:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=373387 Stefan Jacoby, CEO of bought-by-Geely Volvo needs to bring down the cost of Volvo’s European-made cars. So where will the new Volvo factories be? You have two tries. China? Check. Volvo might actually open three factories in China, Stefan Jacoby said recently in Stockholm. Details should be forthcoming within the next weeks. Ok, now for […]

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Stefan Jacoby, CEO of bought-by-Geely Volvo needs to bring down the cost of Volvo’s European-made cars. So where will the new Volvo factories be? You have two tries. China? Check. Volvo might actually open three factories in China, Stefan Jacoby said recently in Stockholm. Details should be forthcoming within the next weeks. Ok, now for […]

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New Volvo Boss Wants A Bentley http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/new-volvo-boss-wants-a-bentley/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/new-volvo-boss-wants-a-bentley/#comments Sun, 22 Aug 2010 08:54:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363501 Stefan Jacoby, formerly chief of Volkswagen of America, took over the wheel at now Geely-owned Volvo. That answers the question raised a few weeks ago whether he still has the job. He does. Jacoby moved with his whole family to the Hissingen district of Göteborg, Sweden. close to Volvo’s headquarters. That answers the lingering question […]

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Stefan Jacoby, formerly chief of Volkswagen of America, took over the wheel at now Geely-owned Volvo. That answers the question raised a few weeks ago whether he still has the job. He does. Jacoby moved with his whole family to the Hissingen district of Göteborg, Sweden. close to Volvo’s headquarters. That answers the lingering question […]

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Volkswagen Wants To Triple U.S. Sales By 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volkswagen-wants-to-triple-u-s-sales-by-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volkswagen-wants-to-triple-u-s-sales-by-2018/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2010 11:08:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341370 Volkswagen has grand plans for the U.S.A. Volkswagen wants to “increase sales and market share in 2010.” Ok, who doesn’t.  Now, for the delusions of grandeur part: By 2018, Volkswagen wants to more than triple annual car sales in the U.S. to 1 million a year, with  Audi accounting for 200,000 sales, reports the Wall […]

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Volkswagen has grand plans for the U.S.A. Volkswagen wants to “increase sales and market share in 2010.” Ok, who doesn’t.  Now, for the delusions of grandeur part: By 2018, Volkswagen wants to more than triple annual car sales in the U.S. to 1 million a year, with  Audi accounting for 200,000 sales, reports the Wall […]

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