FENTON FAMILY DEALERSHIPS MISSION STATEMENT
To provide products and services of the highest quality, matched with a commitment to settle for nothing less than 100% customer satisfaction.
Volvo of Keene originated in 1986 when William F. Fenton purchased Cheshire Toyota from the previous owners. From the beginning, the Dealership's philosophy has been total commitment to being the best dealership in the community for customer satisfaction. In 1991 Honda was added to the Dealership's selection of products; in 2001 Hyundai became part of The Dealership family; and in 2006 Subaru joined the group.
We now employ over 175 full-time and part-time employees at our Dealerships in East Swanzey & Keene, NH and while we are happy with our progress thus far, we continually strive to expand our customer base, and to achieve the goal of 100% customer satisfaction.
To be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand.
Our global success will be driven by making life less complicated for people, while strengthening our commitment to safety and the environment.
Volvo Car Corporation formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company. In 2010, Volvo Car Corporation was acquired by the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China. Part of the growth strategy is to establish China as the company's second home market.
The Company's new corporate and brand strategy "Designed Around You" puts people at the centre of all operations in the company. The strategy is a foundation and a guide for the business, the products and the corporate culture.
In 2011, Volvo Car Corporation sold a total of 449,255 cars, an increase of 20.3 per cent compared to 2010. Relative to the strength of the brand, Volvo Car Corporation is a small producer, with a global market share of 1-2 percent. The largest market, the US, represented some 15 per cent of the total sales volume in 2011, followed by Sweden (13%), China (10%), Germany (7%) and the UK (7%).
Apart from the main car production plants in Gothenburg, Sweden and Ghent, Belgium, Volvo Car Corporation has since the 1930s, manufactured engines in Skövde, Sweden, parts in Floby, Sweden since 1957, and body components in Olofström, Sweden since 1969. Volvo Car Corporation also produces one of its models in a plant in Uddevalla, Sweden, a joint venture together with Italian Pininfarina.
In 2006, Volvo Car Corporation commenced manufacturing in Chongqing, China, in a company owned jointly by the Chinese company Changan, Ford and Mazda - Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Corporation Ltd.
With a new corporate strategy, combined with Volvo Cars' ambitious expansion plans, the aim is to sell 800,000 cars by 2020.