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Volvo: New Head of Strategic Planning for Volvo Trucks
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peter Wassberg has been appointed head of Strategic Planning at Volvo Truck Corporation. Wassberg will in his new position also be a member of the Executive Management Team for the company. He will replace Claes Nilsson who will be responsible for the implementation of Volvo Trucks' new distribution strategy in Europe.
Brock Comments on Atlas Copco's Q4 2002 Results
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, the Atlas Copco Group (Other OTC:ATLKY) reported fourth quarter order intake of MSEK 11,414 (12,343), affected by a 10% negative currency translation effect and corresponding to a volume increase of 2%. "We are pleased to end 2002 with a quarter of volume growth," said Gunnar Brock, President and CEO. "Generally, we have been growing in markets where there is still a high potential for us, like in China and Russia."
SMS.ac Expects Messaging Increases as Valentine's Day Approaches
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As Valentine's Day approaches, the world's largest mobile community is anticipating an increase in the number of messages sent to mobile phones. In a recent poll conducted by SMS.ac, 77.3% of nearly 23,000 respondents from the U.S. said that they planned to send one or more text messages relating to Valentine's Day. SMS.ac has nearly 10 million registered in 220 countries. Today's SMS.ac poll can be viewed at www.sms.ac.