Volvo Cars develops, manufactures and sells premium cars, and has a proven track record for innovation and safety. Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, it began making cars in 1927. Today it is a global brand with product development, manufacturing, sales, technology and customer service operations in Sweden, Belgium and China. Volvo Cars formed part of the Volvo Group until 1999, when it was bought by the Ford Motor Company. In 2010, it was acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China. Volvo Cars produces a range of cars that includes SUVs, wagons and sedans. In 1999, Volvo Cars and AB Volvo established Volvo Trademark Holding AB to handle brand matters for both companies.