The design chief for Volvo Cars says the Swedish automaker is focusing more attention on sport/utility vehicle designs and soon could have an entry in that segment. “We'll probably be in the market, but with a difference,” says Peter Horbury, design director for Volvo says. “We will investigate the potential very seriously.” However, that could change with Ford Motor Co.'s purchase of Land Rover (see story p.1), because a Volvo SUV could overlap with some of the more expensive British ...

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