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Volvo Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the 144

posted by on 15 August 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo 142

If it were an album, it would be gold. Volvo’s 140 series was its first to ever sell in the millions and Volvo is celebrating that fact ahead of the 144’s 50th anniversary. The 144 took the motoring world by storm with its classically handsome, Scandinavian good looks. Thanks to the 140 series, Volvo could […] More…

Volvo Cars reveals sporty S90 & V90 R-Design models

posted by on 22 June 2016 in News Volvo Blog Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has revealed performance-inspired R-Design models of the new S90 sedan and V90 estate. Central to the S90 and V90 R-Design is an advanced sport chassis that delivers an energetic, road-hugging drive. “R-Design delivers an edge to our elegant estate and sedan models in our 90 Series, with a winning combination of a sportier, […] More…

Volvo Cars Adds Comfort and Convenience to Safety with New-Generation Child Seats

posted by on 11 May 2016 in Volvo News

Childseat

Volvo Cars, the first car maker to actively test child seats in crash tests as far back as the early 1960s, is launching a range of three new child seats with a focus on design, comfort and convenience. As a pioneer in child safety, Volvo Cars’ heritage of development, testing and clear installation and usage […] More…

Volvo Cars Reports First Quarter Operating Profit of SEK3.1bn

posted by on 4 May 2016 in Volvo News

The new Volvo XC90

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a robust start to 2016 with operating profit for the first three months of the year increasing strongly to SEK 3.1bn and the operating profit margin reaching 7.5 per cent, as sales improved in Europe, Asia and the US. The Swedish company reported that global retail sales […] More…

Big Changes Await Multi-Billion Pound Motor Insurance Industry due to Autonomous Cars

posted by on 3 May 2016 in Volvo News

Thor's Hammer Headlight Volvo S90 Mussel Blue

The multi-billion pound motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomously driving cars, with the number of crashes set to drop by 80 per cent by 2035* and insurance premiums set to plummet, a high level panel discussion organized by Volvo Cars and Thatcham Research will […] More…

Volvo Cars to Launch UK’s Largest and Most Ambitious Autonomous Driving Trial

posted by on 27 April 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo XC90 Drive Me

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is to begin the UK’s most ambitious autonomous driving trial next year to speed up the introduction of a technology that promises to massively reduce car accidents as well as free up congested roads and save drivers valuable time. The Swedish company, whose name has been synonymous with automotive […] More…

Volvo XC90 Crowned Best SUV at Fleet World Honours

posted by on 20 April 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo XC90 Drive Me

The Volvo XC90 has been crowned Best SUV at the Fleet World Honours 2016. The prestigious award ceremony was held at the famous Royal Automobile Club in London on Tuesday 19th April 2016. The XC90 was praised by the judges for its elegant design, luxurious and practical interior, and advanced safety and connectivity equipment. Commenting […] More…

Volvo Cars Plans to Launch China’s Most Advanced Autonomous Driving Experiment

posted by on 7 April 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo XC90 Drive Me

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, plans to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. Volvo expects the experiment to involve up to 100 cars and will in coming months begin negotiations with interested cities in China to see […] More…

The Volvo V60 Polestar becomes safest ever WTCC Safety Car

posted by on 29 March 2016 in Motorsport News

Volvo V60 Polestar Safety Car

The Volvo V60 Polestar becomes the world’s safest safety car in a new long-term agreement with the FIA World Touring Car Championship, starting in the season-opening WTCC Race of France at Circuit Paul Ricard on April 1-3rd. The Volvo V60 Polestar Safety Car, specifically modified with mandatory safety equipment, and its crew, which consists of […] More…

Volvo Celebrates “60 Years of Estate Heritage” at World’s Biggest Classic Car Show

posted by on 21 March 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo V90 and a historical line-up of Volvo estate models

The theme for Volvo Cars at the world’s biggest classic car show, Techno Classica, will be “60 years of estate heritage”. The new Volvo V90, just premiered at Geneva Motor Show, benefits from six decades of estate knowledge, starting with the Volvo Duett which was launched in 1953. It was the first car to meet […] More…