Assembly of the new S60 sedan began a slow ramp-up at Volvo Car's Ghent, Belgium, plant last week. Volvo scheduled 75 jobs for the first week. Technical Director Jan-Inge Eliasson says 150 cars will be built this week and output will rise to 200 cars next week. Volvo should hit its 1,800 jobs-per-week target in eight weeks. About 20,000 S60s will be sold this year — including 6,000 in the U.S. and Canada — and Volvo's goal is to sell more than 100,000 units worldwide in 2001. North ...
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