CEO Odell says Volvo more saleable than Saab

Diana Kurylko (Automotive News)

Detroit, Michigan — Volvo will be easier to sell than its Swedish cousin Saab, Volvo Car Corp. CEO Stephen Odell said today.

General Motors Co. is winding down Saab after being unsuccessful in selling it. Ford Motor Co. has been trying to sell Volvo even longer but appears to be near a deal with Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.

Volvo is easier to separate from its parent, Ford, than Saab would have been from GM, Odell said. Volvo has its own manufacturing,…

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