GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Slumping auto sales in Europe are hurting Volvo Cars Co., but Ford Motor Co.’s Premier Automotive Group volume leader is doing better than most, says Dieter Laxy, chief of worldwide marketing, sales and service. While the overall European market is down 4.5% for the first half, Volvo is down only 1.4%, allowing the Swedish auto maker, which is owned by Ford, to increase its European market share from 1.5% to 1.6% for the first six months. Volvo XC 90 Laxy ...
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