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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5 Fte (11)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

42

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Volvo AB   (Volvo Group)

    EU Transparency Register

    51773601133-57 First registered on 12 Feb 2009

    Goals / Remit

    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 comprehensive financing and service solutions. The Volvo Group, headquartered in Gothenburg, employs around 100,000 people, has production sites in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

    Main EU files targeted

    The Volvo Group is impacted by a large number of EU policies and legislative initiatives, which have the potential to underpin the companies’ ambition to drive prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions.

    Key files for 2023 include the review of the CO2 emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles, the Euro 7 standards, initiatives related to making the transport sector fit for the digital age (e.g. Data Act), and the finalization of the various proposals part of the ‘Fit for 55’ package, etc.

    Other areas of importance comprise sustainable finance, circularity and sustainability at large, trade relations, skills, company law, energy policy, urban mobility, etc.

    Address

    Head Office
    Gropegårdsgatan 2, Lundby
    Gothenburg 40508
    SWEDEN
    EU Office
    Rue du Luxembourg, 3
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    11

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%3
    25%8

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 17 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Bert D'HOOGHE 10 May 2023 09 May 2024
    Isabelle Schnell-Lortet 30 Sep 2023 27 Sep 2024
    Mr Bert D'Hooghe 10 May 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 18 Mar 2023 16 Mar 2024
    Ms Amanda Gunnarsson 24 May 2022 24 May 2023
    Mr Bert D'Hooghe 14 Apr 2022 14 Apr 2023
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 09 Apr 2022 18 Mar 2023
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 24 Feb 2021 24 Feb 2022
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 29 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2021
    Ms Krista Kelly WALSH 12 Jul 2019 11 Jul 2020
    Ms Amanda Gunnarsson 14 Mar 2019 14 Mar 2020
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 16 Jan 2019 16 Jan 2020
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 08 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2019
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 24 Jan 2018 16 Jan 2019
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 24 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2018
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 25 Jan 2017 24 Jan 2018
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 28 Jan 2016 25 Jan 2017
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 27 Jan 2016 25 Jan 2017
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 27 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2016
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 23 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2016
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 14 Jan 2014 11 Jan 2015
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 10 Jan 2014 09 Jan 2015
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 12 Jan 2013 10 Jan 2014
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 16 Jan 2013 10 Jan 2014
    Mr Karl Johan PIHL 16 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Frédérique BISTON 09 Feb 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Through its various business areas, Volvo Group is member of several associations, for example, ACEA, EUCAR, EUROMOT, CECE, AECA (American European Community Association) and involved in other industry-related associations such as the Confederation of Swedish enterprises, the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM), and collaborates with NGOs such as Transport & Environment.

    A list of Volvo Group memberships is here: https://www.volvogroup.com/content/dam/volvo-group/markets/master/investors/reports-and-presentations/annual-reports/membership-in-associations-2022.pdf

    Member organisations

    Volvo Group represents its own interests.

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EU Commission - R&D framework program 699,047€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Intelligent Transport Systems#E01941#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1941 #Not a member #C#Industry#Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS)#Expert Group Global Gateway Business Advisory Group#E03898#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3898 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Forum for Manufacturing
    European Logistics Platform
    Kangaroo Group

    Communication activities

    Mobility Transformation Forum, a Volvo Group initiative to strengthen long-term collaboration between policymakers and industry to build commitment. It is a forum for leading and committed stakeholders ready to act on the mobility challenges our society is facing, and together, shape the future of transport.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    42 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 17 Jan 2024 Location Davos, Switzerland
      Subject EU research and innovation policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Iliana Ivanova
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      • Iliana Ivanova (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 Jun 2023 Location Online meeting
      Subject Sustainable Finance and EU Sanctions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Patricia Reilly (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Mar 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject - Zero-emission vehicles - The recent Commission proposal on Heavy Duty Vehicles - Battery technologies
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject visit to see developments in electric mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, Chairman of Vodaphone, President of IFO Institute (Topic: Competitiveness)
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of a forthcoming public event.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jun 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Data Act, preparation of access to in-vehicle data, Euro 7
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Mar 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Jan 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Oct 2021 Location Göteborg, Sweden
      Subject CO2 standards, Euro 7, connectivity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Lucia Caudet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Aug 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 May 2021 Location conference call
      Subject cars/vans CO2 standards
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 May 2021 Location conference call
      Subject HDV in AFID
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Mar 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Feb 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting President
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 19 Feb 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jan 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Commission’s priorities for digital and industrial policy in 2021
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 10 Dec 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject industrial, digital and defency policy Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Lucia Caudet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Nov 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Oct 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Oct 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference to discuss content and areas of European defence research.
      DG Defence Industry and Space
      Attending
      • Timo Pesonen (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Jul 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide (Topic: European Economic Recovery)
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 10 Jul 2020 Location Online
      Subject Green Deal in the area of heavy-duty vehicles, transport sector and environmental footprint
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Marius Vaščega  (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jul 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject EU Green Deal, Research & Innovation and Horizon Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Carlos Morais-Pires (Cabinet member)
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Jul 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Decarbonisation of transports
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elisa Ferreira
      Portfolio Cohesion and Reforms
      Attending
      • Wioletta Dunin-Majewska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jul 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject EU Green Deal, Research & Innovation and Horizon Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Attending
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
      • Carlos Morais-Pires (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jul 2020 Location Video conference (Brussels)
      Subject Truck automotive industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 May 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide (Topic: European Economic Recovery)
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Apr 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Apr 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with Chairman of Volvo, Chairman of Siemens and Maersk, CEO of Air Liquide
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Discuss the automotive industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Jul 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting on tachographs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Connected Cars
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Annual EUCAR Reception
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Manuel Nobre Goncalves (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Innovation in trucks and busses
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Christian Linder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jan 2017 Location Davos
      Subject Meeting with Mr. Håkan Agnevall, Member of the Volvo Group Executive Management
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Alessandro Carano (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Dec 2016 Location Bruxelles, Belgium
      Subject Preparation for the Innovation Summit 2017
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Manuel Nobre Goncalves (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject digitising european industry
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject CO2 emissions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Safety and environmental performance, Urban mobility
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • Joao Aguiar Machado (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Decabornisation of Road Transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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