BOLOGNA – The buzz at the Bologna auto show is that Ford Motor Co.’s Premier Automotive Group is in such need of cash that it is looking to sell Volvo Car to Renault SA. New products such as new XC90 CUV make Volvo Cars an attractive buy. This is not the first time such rumors about PAG have surfaced in Europe. Ford President Nick Scheele in June vehemently denied Ford is selling any of the PAG brands, calling the idea “idiotic.” But the rumors persist. (see related story: ...

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