Volvo AB engages in the design, manufacture, and market of commercial vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Group Functions and Others, Industrial Operations, and Financial Services. The Construction Equipment segment manufactures a number of different types of equipment for construction applications and related industries. The Buses segment provides city and intercity buses, coaches and chassis. The Volvo Penta segment markets marine and industrial engines. The Volvo Financial Services segment delivers financial solution to Volvo Group customers. The company was founded by Assar-Thorvald Nathanael-Gabrielsson and Erik Gustaf Larson in 1915 and is headquartered in GÃ¶teborg, Sweden.