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  •   Safety 2007 - 2008

    Safety 2007 - 2008

    In a Volvo, safety is an integrated solution. It is the interplay between its design and various safety technologies that determines how safe a car is, not the amount of individual components and features. The aim is to design a car that is safe in a global and holistic perspective, with different size of occupants and in different traffic environments. This holistic view is, and always has been, a cornerstone of Volvo Cars' safety philosophy.

    2008-05-03
    • Safety
  •   Volvo Cars wins international prize for City Safety

    Volvo Cars wins international prize for City Safety

    "City Safety is yet another example of Volvo's aim to utilise real world traffic situations to develop solutions to prevent accidents. It is extremely gratifying that we are now being acknowledged with this prestigious award,"
    2008-03-28
    • Safety
  •   Volvo Car Corporation launches unique cooperation for the development of plug-in hybrid cars in Sweden

    Volvo Car Corporation launches unique cooperation for the development of plug-in hybrid cars in Sweden

    Together with electricity provider Vattenfall, Saab Automobile, ETC and the Swedish state, Volvo Car Corporation is launching a joint broad-based research venture to develop spearhead technology in the area of plug-in hybrid cars. Sweden will be the arena for the field tests.

    2008-03-14
    • Environment
  •   Volvo Cars launches new Alcoguard to help reduce the number of alcohol-related road accidents

    Volvo Cars launches new Alcoguard to help reduce the number of alcohol-related road accidents

    • Fuel-cell technology - accurate and reliable
    • Integrated solution for increased user-friendliness
    • Sales start in early 2008 (S80, V70 and XC70)
    • Alcoguard is in the cycleplan for the XC60
    2008-03-04
    • Safety
  •   Volvo Cars and the Environment 2008

    Volvo Cars and the Environment 2008

    Dating from the early 1970s, Volvo Cars' commitment to the environment covers the entire lifecycle of the car, from design, engineering and production to useful life, service and recycling. Efficient energy and resource utilisation and reduced emissions are important elements of this commitment, as is a healthy in-car environment.

    2008-01-27
    • Environment
  •   Volvo Cars chooses hydropower for its facilities in Sweden and Belgium

    Volvo Cars chooses hydropower for its facilities in Sweden and Belgium

    A systematic drive for green electricity is the latest measure adopted by Volvo Cars on its path to reach a climate-neutral production in Europe. The company now relies solely on hydropower from the electricity suppliers for its facilities in Sweden and Belgium.

    2008-01-27
    • Environment
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