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Profile of registrant

Volvo AB

Identification number in the register: 51773601133-57
Registration date: 12/02/09 14:49:24

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/01/14 13:52:58
The date of the last annual update was 23/01/14 13:52:58

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Volvo AB
Acronym: Volvo
Legal status: Company Limited by Shares
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Olof Persson
Position: President & Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Frédérique Biston
Position: Senior Vice President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 00 Volvo Amazonvägen, Torslanda 
Gothenburg 40508
Telephone number: (+46) 31660000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Volvo Group Representation EU
Nordic House
Rue du Luxembourg 03 - 1000 Brussels
Tel: 02 482 58 70

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading
manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment
and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides
complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo
Group employs about 115,000 people, has production
facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Frédérique BISTON 10/01/14 08/01/15
Karl Johan PIHL 14/01/14 10/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

TEN-T Guidelines
Connecting Europe Facility
Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive
Weights & Dimensions Directive
Horizon 2020
Noise emissions regulation
Tachograph regulation
Roadworthiness package

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Volvo Group is, via its different Business Areas, a member
of ACEA, EUROMOT, CECE, and other industry related
associations such as the Confederation of Swedish
Enterprise and also participate to think-tanks like ERT,
Business Europe, CEPS, European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM), AECA, EMS Forum, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Forum for the Automobile and the society (FAS), Sällskapet för politik och näringsliv(SPN).

Financial data

Financial year: 11/2012 - 11/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The declared costs are the budget allocated to activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.