A tale of two Volvos
May 2, 2013 : European manufacturers are tentatively emerging from the financial and eurozone crises. Yet some groups are faring better than others. To accompany a new FT series 'Europe: Make or break?' Nordic correspondent Richard Milne compares the fortunes of truckmaker Volvo Group with carmaker Volvo Cars, and considers what their diverging fortunes reveal about the strengths and weaknesses of European manufacturers.