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.
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 of Canada Corp. is pleased to receive two Canadian Black Book Awards at this year's Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS). Presented to 2007 model-year vehicles that have retained the highest percentage of their original value, Volvo received a nod in two categories this year for the C30 in the ‘Entry Luxury Car' class and the S80 in the ‘Luxury Car' category.
Platooning may be the new way of travelling on motorways in as little as ten years time – and the EU-financed SARTRE project has carried out the first successful demonstration of its technology at the Volvo Proving Ground close to Gothenburg, Sweden.
Volvo's all-new S60 has been recognized by AUTOMOBILE Magazine as a 2011 All Star, marking yet another accolade for this exciting new entry into the hotly contested C/D premium sport-sedan segment.
By displaying a crashed Volvo C30 Electric in its stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will take a unique, very visual approach to future safety.
In 1980, Garry Sowerby and Ken Langley drove around the globe and straight into the Guinness Book of World Records. Returning to the CN Tower amid great fanfare and jubilation in their Volvo 245DL, they had circumnavigated the globe in a record-breaking 74 days, one hour and 11 minutes - shattering the previous record of 102 days.
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. announced the winner of the Naughty Volvo Tour Miami Contest, which ran between July 22-28 in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Participants took part in the tour by experiencing the all-new safety systems of the completely redesigned Naughty Volvo S60 such as Pedestrian Detection firsthand. To be eligible for the contest participants were required to register on-line and attend the tour events. A random draw then took place on August 12 where Chris MacDonald, of Toronto, ON was chosen as the Grand Prize winner.
After challenging fans with an online promotion in conjunction with the release of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, Volvo is pleased to announce the contest winner. Varun Jain of North York, ON was notified recently that he is the proud new owner of a shiny new Volvo XC60, just like the one Edward drives in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE.