This year marks a first for Volvo Cars to win the annual award bestowed by the editors of Ward's. In all, 38 vehicles with new or significantly improved engines were tested and evaluated. "Volvo clearly benchmarked BMW in developing the supremely smooth T6 engine
The stunning all-new Volvo S60 has been hailed as the Saloon Car of the Year 2010, at the Car Middle East Awards. The awards, which honour the best new cars of 2010, and also the biggest achievers of the year in the motoring and motorsports arena
Four of Colin Montgomerie's European Ryder Cup team, Ian Poulter, Francesco and Edoardo Molinari, Peter Hanson, his Vice Captain Thomas Bjorn along with 2010 Dubai Golf Championship winner Robert Karlsson, the 2010 European Tour Rookie of the Year Matteo Manassero and former US Open Champion Michael Campbell
Imagine a vehicle lighter than a Formula 1 racing car... Experiencing the adrenaline rush of carving through the canyons with up to 3 friends... Not using a drop of gasoline... Now just imagine if these dreams could be brought together in a single vehicle
Lifestyle and automotive journalists from across the GCC and Lebanon, were whisked to the city of love, Verona, in September, to experience the stunning Volvo V60. The journalists were hosted at the beautiful, art filled Byblos hotel and following a dramatic pool side reveal, they were the first in the region to feel the power and control of the V60 through the mountains of Verona.
"Cars are driven by people – therefore the guiding principle behind everything we make at Volvo is and must remain safety." Founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson said this in Volvo's childhood, and it still stands.
Volvo Cars' has introduced a new range of more fuel efficient six-cylinder petrol engines across the whole range of 2011 models.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. ("Zhejiang Geely Holding Group"), one of the fastest-growing car manufacturers in China, today announced that Li Shufu, its Chairman, will become Chairman of the Board at Volvo Car Corporation ("Volvo Cars"), pending completion of the acquisition of the company from Ford Motor Company.
Automotive journalists from across the GCC and Lebanon were the first in the region to understand the stunning all-new, Volvo S60 experience. Taken to the picturesque mountains of Lisbon, the journalists were treated to stunning surroundings and while they tested the car along the winding, rural roads. The S60 made all the right impressions with its sleek and sporty design immediately engaging the journalist’s interest.
A safety innovation from Volvo Car Corporation has once again won a prestigious award: pedestrian detection with full auto brake, first used in the new Volvo S60, receives the Plus X Award in the Innovation category and can now call itself "Best Product of the Year 2010".