AMS January-March 2022 – Volvo’s mega changemaker


Javier Varela discusses Volvo Cars’ investment in new technologies, EV platforms and sustainability

Volvo’s mega changemaker

Javier Varela, senior vice-president of engineering and operations, is leading Volvo Cars’ industrial transformation, from platform engineering through to vehicle production. He explains key steps in the carmaker’s ramp up in EV and battery output, and how it will achieve ambitious sustainability targets.

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