Volvo President, John Maloney, on Driving the Nation

Volvo President, John Maloney, on Driving the Nation

John Maloney, President and CEO, Volvo North American talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about Volvo.

How is Volvo doing? What new products is Volvo bringing out?

What is Polestar?

Where are the new Volvos being designed?

Is Volvo producing in other countries than Sweden?

How critical is California to Volvo? 41 percent of Californians engage in going green. What is Volvo doing to go green now?

About the Author:

L ou Ann Hammond has a work history in the energy and transportation field. Starting with Chevron Corp. in finance and accounting from 1978 to 1986. Hammond was exposed to the accounting, selling, management, and transportation of petroleum and all the alternative energies Chevron explored for during the turbulent 1970s. Hammond is the founder and owner of the first privately owned automobile website Carlist is the longest running used car database, since 1986, even prior to the Internet. Hammond's most recent website,, covers a broader range of subjects than solely the automotive or the energy industry. Driving the Nation encompasses both automotive and energy issues to show the audience how dependent we are on both. Hammond's varied background in the petroleum and automotive industry gives her an analyst insight into the myriad levels of automobile and energy topics.