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  • 2014 Volvo XC90 Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ in IIHS Crash Tests

    2014 Volvo XC90 Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ in IIHS Crash Tests

    In a testament to Volvo’s longtime commitment to passenger protection, the 2014 Volvo XC90 luxury SUV earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Institute’s top safety award.
    06/11/2013
    • Awards
    • Safety
    • Technology
    • XC90
  • Volvo secures Top 10 spot in Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Rankings

    Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Auto Reliability rankings were recently released with Volvo capturing a top-10 spot in this year’s results. Conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, the survey is believed to be the largest of its kind. Results are based on findings from the real life experiences of Consumer Reports subscribers consisting of 1.1 million vehicles.
    31/10/2013
    • Quality
  • Winners of 2013 Volvo Environmental Journalism Award announced

    Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Volvo Environmental Journalism Award is Nadine Filion. Presented by Volvo Cars of Canada President and CEO Marc Engelen at the 30th Automobile Journalist Association of Canada (AJAC) awards Thursday evening in Niagara Falls, Filion was honoured with a custom piston trophy constructed using recycled parts from an actual Volvo.
    25/10/2013
    • Awards
    • Environment
    • Events/Activities
  • The new Volvo Drive-E powertrain family – world-leading engine output versus CO2 emissions

    Volvo Car Group’s new two-litre, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family can truly be considered as offering customers a world-class blend of drivability and low CO2 emissions.
    25/10/2013
    • Environment
    • S60
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
    • V60
  • Nano battery project

    Volvo Car Group makes conventional batteries a thing of the past

    Volvo Car Group has developed a revolutionary concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles. The material, consisting of carbon fibre, nano structured batteries and super capacitors, offers lighter energy storage that requires less space in the car, cost effective structure options and is eco-friendly.
    17/10/2013
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
  • Volvo Cars launches world-first in-dash, voice-activated Spotify through Sensus Connected Touch

    Volvo Car Group’s new connectivity system receives Red Dot Design Award

    A jury of international designers and design experts has awarded Volvo Car Group’s new connectivity system Sensus Connected Touch gives the Volvo owner outstanding possibilities, earning it the prestigious 2013 Red Dot Design Award.
    11/10/2013
    • Technology
  • Volvo Canada announces V60 Sportswagon engine choices

    Volvo Cars of Canada announces engine choices for the much-anticipated Volvo V60 Sportswagon set to hit showrooms in January. Rolling out during the height of Canadian winter, the V60 will initially be available exclusively with T5 and T6 powerplants mated to Haldex electronically controlled all-wheel-drive with Instant Traction for a dynamic yet confident driving experience.
    25/09/2013
    • V60
  • Volvo Cars of Canada Appoints VP of Marketing

    Volvo Cars of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Margareta Mahlstedt-Karayiannis to the position of Vice President Marketing at Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.
    23/09/2013
    • People
  • Irv Gordon / 3 Million Reasons to Believe

    Long Island’s Irv Gordon to Reach Three Million Mile Mark in his Volvo P1800 Today

    Today, 74-year-old Long Island native and retired science teacher Irv Gordon will reach a milestone no other individual has accomplished in more than 100 years of automobile manufacturing: driving three million miles in the same vehicle – a shiny, cherry red 1966 Volvo P1800.
    17/09/2013
    • Design
    • Historical
    • P1800
  • Volvo Cars’ new DRIVE-E powertrains – efficient driving pleasure with world-first technologies

    Volvo Cars' new DRIVE-E powertrains - efficient driving pleasure with world-first technologies

    Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) new DRIVE-E range of powertrains takes efficient driving pleasure to a new dimension, where the number of cylinders doesn't reflect power or drivability. The first engines from the two-litre, four-cylinder DRIVE-E power train family will be launched in autumn 2013. The most powerful gasoline version arrives with a class-leading combination of a compressor and a turbocharger.
    16/08/2013
    • Environment
    • Technology
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