BRIEF-Truck maker Volvo to sell Spanish plant, no financial impact

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Volvo AB :

* signs letter of intent to divest crankshaft plant in Leganes, Spain to MAPE

* Says the plant has 150 employees

* Part of the plant's production capacity is used to manufacture crankshafts for automotive medium-duty engine platform, but production will be relocated in conjunction with a switch to a new generation of engines in 2013

* Says the transaction is not expected to have any material impact on the Volvo

group's earnings or financial position

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