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  • The Volvo "How Much?" Award

    Volvo Car Ireland has been reviewing how the emissions of its vehicles have changed over the last few years and it has thrown up some interesting facts.
    15/07/2011
    • Scrappage is dead …… Long live Volvo Swappage

      OK, the headline may be a little over dramatic, but July does herald the start of the Volvo Swappage programme, which has been created following the end of the Government Scrappage scheme.  And with savings up to €8,500 it is significantly better than the Scrappage scheme ever was.
      07/07/2011
      • Five-Star Crash Test Rating for Volvo V60

        • EuroNCAP awards a five-star crash test rating to Volvo V60
        • V60 technology lead to a maximum 100% score for Safety Assist
        • City Safety - already awarded EuroNCAP Advanced rating - fitted as standard
        29/06/2011
        • Volvo Car Corporation develops technology to avoid collisions with wild animals

          Volvo Car Corporation is taking the next step in active safety by developing a system that alerts and automatically brakes for animals on the road. The new system will be launched on the market in a few years' time.

          29/06/2011
          • How do you make a popular car even better?

            By making it better value for money is usually a good place to start!!  In these days when people are more likely to paint a politician red than paint the town red, how can Volvo help make things a little brighter for Irish motorists?   Well one way is to make the popular Volvo S40 and Volvo V50 models even better value than before.
            08/11/2010
            • Volvo S40 and V50 DRIVe - now with CO2 emissions of just 99 g/km

              Volvo Car Ireland has launched revised DRIVe versions of its S40 saloon and V50 estate, complete with Start/Stop technology, that reduces CO2 emissions to just 99g/km. The revisions reduce the CO2 emissions of the S40 and V50 by a further 5g/km and mean they now join the Volvo C30 DRIVe under the 100g/km threshold.
              08/11/2010
              • SAFETY BEYOND STARS - 40 YEARS OF RESEARCHING REAL-WORLD ACCIDENTS

                For 40 years, Volvo Car Corporation's Accident Research Team has studied, documented and analysed over 40,000 traffic accidents involving Volvo cars in the real traffic environment. The knowledge gained has helped develop many of the new and innovative safety systems Volvo has launched over the years.
                12/08/2010
                • Zhejiang Geely Completes Acquisition of Volvo Car Corporation

                  Hangzhou, China / Gothenburg, Sweden - 2nd August 2010 - Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. ("Geely Holding Group"), one of the fastest-growing car manufacturers in China, today announced it has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of Volvo Car Corporation ("Volvo Cars") from Ford Motor Company. 

                   

                  Geely also announced that Stefan Jacoby, the Chief Executive of Volkswagen Group of America, would become President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars.

                  02/08/2010
                  • Irv Gordon aims for 3 million miles in his Volvo P1800

                    While all the talk currently about older cars in Ireland is about the government backed scrappage scheme, here is one story from the other end of the scale – a 45 year old Volvo with nearly 3 million miles on the clock, incredibly all by the same driver.
                    20/07/2010
                    • Summit Entertainment's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Features the Volvo XC60

                      The Twilight Saga is one of the most popular film franchises and once again Edward Cullen drives a Volvo XC60.
                      02/07/2010
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