MADRID – Volvo dealers in Spain look to recover from an average 1% decline in profits in 2012, the first negative result in 10 years. German Lopez, chairman of Volvo Car Spain, says the red ink resulted from the overall contraction of the country’s automobile market and the delayed arrival of the new V40 5-door hatchback. He believes the auto maker’s dealer network will return to profitability in 2013. The 1% slip was larger than the 0.6% drop among all dealers cited ...

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