Peter Horbury, Volvo's Design Chief, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Design—for Chinese automaker Geely, which currently owns the Swedish carmaker.
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Last year, Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby said the Swedish automaker planned to expand its presence in China, doubling sales by 2021 and securing at least 20 percent of the premium luxury market alone 2015.
The Chinese are coming!
Volvo is currently rolling out three car safety technologies--City Safety, Pedestrian Airbag, and Pedestrian Detection--as part of its goal that "By 2020, nobody shall be seriously injured or killed in a new Volvo".