Volvo Group launches new Autonomous Solutions Group led by Nils Jaeger

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The Volvo Trucks Vera prototype autonomous truck was unveiled in 2018.The Volvo Trucks Vera prototype autonomous truck was unveiled in 2018.

Volvo Group, parent of Volvo Construction Equipment, has named Nils Jaeger president of is new Volvo Autonomous Solutions business division. He will report to Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group president and CEO and serve as a member of the Volvo Group management team.

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The Volvo Autonomous Solutions division, which began Jan. 1st,  is charged with accelerating the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions, including self-driving and connectivity technologies involved in moving large volumes of goods and material on pre-defined routes in repetitive flows.

Jaeger had served as president of the company’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region for Volvo Financial Services since 2014. Before joining Volvo he had several management positions at John Deere.