With the U.S. launch of two Dutch-built models that go on sale in late summer, Volvo Cars of North America Inc. moves a giant step closer to its target of doubling unit sales by 2004. The importer, now a part of Ford Motor Co.'s Premier Automobile Group, is shooting for annual sales of 200,000 vehicles in North America within five years, up from the 110,000-unit tally of 1998, when the target originally was set (see Ward's Automotive Reports ā€” Dec. 7, '98, p.3). This year, VCNA expects ...

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