Volvo builds foundations for growth in Myanmar

As Myanmar’s economy opens up, international car brands are increasingly looking to the country’s potential as a promising market. Among the brands leading the way is the famous brand Volvo. Volvo entered the Myanmar market in February 2017 and signed up Performance Auto International Co Ltd (Volvo Myanmar) as the importer and distributor of the […]

Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu linked to mining abuses in Myanmar: report

Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu contribute to abuses in Myanmar by selling machinery used by domestic mining companies implicated in land expropriation, environmental destruction and armed conflict, according to a report published on Wednesday. The three companies “appear to be the dominant brands” represented in the Hpakant jade mines in northern Myanmar’s Kachin state, according to […]

Car sales affected by delay in YVQC: Volvo

Volvo, the Gothenburg-headquartered car manufacturer, said that the government’s delay in implementing the new vehicle registration system in Yangon has caused a significant impact on its sales. If the Yangon regional government can implement the new system, known as Yangon Vehicle Quota Certificate (YVQC), by June, Swedish Volvo Car Group could double its sales in […]

Iconic European Car Brands Open Service Centres in Yangon

​​ Myanmar Mini and Volvo own­ers can now rest easy knowing where to next book their high per­formance vehicles in for a service after the two icon­ic European car brands launched official service centres in Yangon. The launch of the offi­cial Mini service centre by Mini’s Myanmar partner, Prestige Automobiles, means owners of the icon­ic […]