Internal restructuring
Västsverige; Västra Götalands län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Tuve (Gothenburg)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

180 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
8 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
9 April 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Swedish company Volvo Trucks, a subsidiary of car maker Volvo, will cut 180 jobs on its site in Tuve. The proposed job cuts are in the area of production. 

These reductions are part of the Volvo group's global restructuring process to enhance efficiency and competitiveness. The restructuring will be completed by the end of 2015.

The redundancies will be made on a voluntary basis and the company will offer early retirement and severance pay to employees. According to the source, approximately 120 employees are expected to take early retirement. The source reports that an additional 125-140 temporary employees will be made redundant before the summer.

The ERM has reported on previous restructuring events at Volvo Trucks in Sweden in 2008a, 2008b, 2009, 2010a, 2010b, 2010c, 2010d, 2012, 2013a and 2013b.


  • 9 April 2014: Goteborg Daily
  • 8 April 2014: Göteborgs Posten


Eurofound (2014), Volvo Trucks, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 76846, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76846.