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  • The all-new Volvo V40 unveiling at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show

    Stefan Jacoby reveals the all-new Volvo V40 in Geneva: "The outstanding V40 will change the balance of power in the C-segment"

    Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, made a distinctive statement about the company's sharpened competitive edge when he revealed the all-new Volvo V40 at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday."The all-new V40 will change the balance of power in the C-segment. Its class-leading driving dynamics, fuel efficiency and full deck of safety and support features make it outstanding in the class," Stefan Jacoby said.
    2012-03-06
    • Corporate
    • Design
    • Events/Activities
    • Motor Shows
    • Quality
    • Safety
    • Special Interests
    • Technology
    • V40
  • The all-new Volvo V40

    Volvo Car Corporation conquers Geneva with class-leading efficiency and dynamics in a compact package

    Volvo Car Corporation's launch of the all-new Volvo V40 is perfectly in tune with this year's efficiency and downsizing trend at the Geneva Motor Show."The V40 proves that class-leading fuel efficiency in a compact package can be combined with exciting driving dynamics and the full deck of features consumers expect from a true luxury car," says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.
    2012-03-01
    • Corporate
    • Environment
    • Motor Shows
    • Technology
  • Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

    Volvo Car Corporation 2011

    Total sales reached 449,255 cars, an increase of 20.3 per cent over 2010 SPA - Scalable Product Architecture announced as new technology baseDesigned Around You - a new human centric corporate and brand strategyElectrification strategy taken one step further with Siemens partnershipNew organisation and Executive Management TeamChina growth plan in progress
    2012-01-05
    • Corporate
    • Environment
    • Facilities
    • Manufacturing
    • Sales Volumes
    • Sustainability
  • Volvo S60

    Five Volvo models get IIHS Top Safety Pick award

    Volvo Car Corporation's leadership in car safety is confirmed in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) 2012 Top Safety Pick award. The U.S. award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes - and no less than five Volvo models - the C30, S60, S80, XC60 and XC90 - earned a Top Safety Pick. Volvo is the only European luxury brand with five awarded models in the new IIHS report.
    2011-12-15
    • Awards
    • C30
    • S60
    • S80
    • Safety
    • XC60
    • XC90
  • The new Volvo V60

    Volvo Car Corporation launches automatic DRIVe diesels with the same fuel consumption as manual versions

    Volvo Car Corporation is already in the lead among European carmakers when it comes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions - and the journey continues with two new CO2 cutting initiatives:- The 1.6-litre diesel combined with automatic Powershift gearbox now comes with the same low fuel consumption and CO2 levels as the manual DRIVe versions. - At the same time, CO2 emissions from the turbocharged, 1.6-litre T3 petrol engine with manual gearbox are down to 135 g/km.
    2011-12-01
    • Environment
    • S60
    • S80
    • V60
    • V70
  • Mr Stefan Jacoby Volvo Cars’ President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Los Angeles Auto Show 2011: Volvo Car Corporation claims green leadership through focus on four-cylinder engines and smart electrification

    Efficiency and electrification are the key drivers when Volvo Car Corporation takes the lead in the quest for green motoring and superior fuel economy."We claim environmental leadership through groundbreaking initiatives within smart electrification and downsizing our conventional powertrains to four-cylinder engines solely," said Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of the Volvo Car Corporation at a press gathering in connection with Los Angeles Auto Show 2011.
    2011-11-16
    • Environment
    • Events/Activities
    • Technology
  • Volvo C30 Electric

    Volvo Car Corporation to start demonstration programme of electric cars in Shanghai

    Volvo Cars China and Shanghai International Automobile City Group - a local government supervision authority - has decided to undertake a fleet demonstration programme with a test fleet of two Volvo C30 Electric cars in the community of Jiading outside Shanghai. "We are very proud to bring the first Volvo C30 Electric cars to China and contribute to the electrification of the country", says Freeman Shen, chairman of Volvo Cars China.
    2011-11-09
    • C30
    • Environment
  • Volvo V70 DRIVe

    Volvo Car Corporation reduced CO2 emissions most in Europe

    The Volvo Car Corporation is in the lead among European carmakers when it comes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions. This is shown in the sixth annual analysis conducted by T&E, the European Federation for Transport and Environment. "We are delighted and very proud of this result. We are following our ambitious plan which puts the spotlight on cutting carbon dioxide emissions," says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of the Volvo Car Corporation.
    2011-10-19
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
  • Professor John Schellnhuber, winner of the Volvo Environment Prize 2011

    Volvo Environment Prize Foundation announcement: Volvo Environment Prize awarded to climate researcher

    Professor John Schellnhuber has been awarded the 2011 Volvo Environment Prize. He is a world-leading researcher within the complex research field of sustainability science dealing with factors that impact at the global environment.
    2011-09-08
    • Environment
  • Volvo SCC (Safety Concept Car)

    Volvo SCC turns 10 years: Most of the concept car's technical innovations are in production - and it inspired the lines of the Volvo C30

    No other concept car in the history of Volvo Car Corporation has meant more for the company's technological advancement than the Volvo SCC (Safety Concept Car). Ten years after its 2001 world premiere in Detroit, the safety concept car can look back on a fantastic "career".
    2011-07-20
    • Concepts
    • Historical
    • Safety
    • Technology
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