Volvo joins online-car-sale trend

15 Dec 2014

Volvo is going to bypass almost all brick and mortar auto shows and start selling vehicles online, according to Automotive News.  Unlike  Tesla and Carvana, however, Volvo will keep its 2,000 U.S. and European dealers in the mix, for delivery of the purchased vehicles.

“The plan is to have all our car lines in all our markets offered digitally,” Volvo sales chief Alain Visser 


Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.