Volvo sends first shipment of SC-produced vehicles to Europe

Berkeley County News

RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCBD) – Volvo’s plant in Berkeley County has delivered its first shipment of vehicles to Europe.

The 2019 S-60 sedan, which is being made at the Ridgeville plant, is the first Volvo ever to be produced exclusively in the United States.

The vehicle will be delivered around the world from the South Carolina Ports Authority.

Volvo Cars is expected to produce nearly 50,000 vehicles at the local plant this year.

Over 50-percent of those will be exported.

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