Volvo Car Corporation's aggressive product plan for the future creates a need to recruit up to 1,200 people within the next 12 months, mainly in Research and Development."We need to expand our operations to enable development of the highly competitive and fuel efficient products and technologies which are part of our growth plan", says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.
The Volvo C30 Electric has been exposed to rough winter conditions in order to ensure that the battery-powered car runs smoothly in temperatures as low as -20° Celsius.
Ten street artists were painting, spraying and designing a snow-white Volvo S60 during a five day period. All took place in front of a white dropback canvas at Zurich main railway station. During this live art happening, a high-end camera shot pictures every 10th second. The result is now published on YouTube.
The new, ultra-thin Garmin navigation kit that was introduced together with the new Volvo S60 and V60 in 2010 is now available as an accessory throughout Volvo Cars' current model range.
Volvo Cars was named the best car make in Sustainable Brands, Sweden's biggest sustainability survey for various brands. "We have a broad-based approach to sustainability, which contributes to the company's profitability. Our focus on green cars is the core of our work in this field and we have almost 100,000 green cars on Swedish roads alone, more than any other maker," says Linn Fortgens, director of sustainability issues at Volvo Car Corporation.
The FIA World Touring Car Championship 2011 season kicks off at Curitiba in Brazil this weekend, marking the start of the evaluation season for Polestar Racing in the championship.
Volvo Cars participation at the world's largest indoor show for classic vehicles will focus on a jubilee theme that is met with a lot of enthusiasm by many - the Volvo P1800 celebrates 50 years.
The Creativity 2011 price, has been awarded to Volvo Car Corporation and Volvo Cars Switzerland for this year's best stand at the motor show. It was the consistent performance that was especially appealing to the jury, reflecting the brand and its values in an excellent way.
Materials and colours that turn your thoughts to the sea. Design details inspired by life on board a boat. Tradition continues when, for the fourth time in its history, Volvo Cars’ Special Vehicles Division launches a specially designed model range with a sail racing theme – the new Volvo Ocean Race edition.
Volvo Car Corporation is offering a world first at this year's Geneva Motor Show by bringing the action and excitement live to its global Facebook fans.