Volvo Car Europe and Snowbombing have announced the 2011 pan-European event partnership: ‘Volvo Snowbombing 2011', a week-long international festival in April with music, snow sports, and unparalleled fun.Featuring: Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Pendulum (live), Magnetic Man, Professor Green a lot of bands, DJs, Plus Comedy and much more. There will also be a Volvo Ice Camp Party and a Volvo Road Trip.
The 17th staging of China's oldest professional golf event, the Volvo China Open moves to a new and iconic destination with an advantageous new date, and a 20% increase in the prize fund certain to attract many of the leading players from Europe, Asia and further afield. The 2011 Volvo China Open will take place between 21st - 24th April 2011.
Alicante, Spain - 19 January 2011 - The Volvo Ocean Race is proud to announce its new youth sailing initiative, the Volvo Ocean Race Academy. This Academy marks the continuation of the Volvo Ocean Race's commitment to youth sailing worldwide. The project contains three activities to involve the children of each of the host ports.
With the "One Tonne Life" project, A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars aim to demonstrate what it means in practice for a family to adopt a climate-smart lifestyle.The technology and the solutions that the Lindell family use to live the "One Tonne Life" are already available or will become available in the very near future.
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.
On December 9, the Board of Volvo Car Corporation (VCC) held a regular meeting at the VCC headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Board agreed the strategic direction of Volvo's growth plan in China and requested the China team to continue the development and submit it for discussion and approval at the next Board meeting.
Volvo's hot new S60 sport sedan continues to impress the pundits with the announcement of its powerful T6 engine being lauded as one of Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2011.
Five Of The World's Top 11 Golfplayers Already Qualified As Championship Looks Set For Another Unrivalled World Class Field.Two Major Champions, a Ryder Cup winner and a former Volvo Masters champion are the first four players to qualify and confirm their entry into the 24-man 2011 Volvo World Match Play Championship via the refined qualification criteria devised by Volvo and set to ensure one of the highest quality international fields on the European Tour in 2010.
Nov. 25 -The Volvo Cars team are celebrating, after winning 'Best use of Broadcast Media' at the CorpComms Awards in London. The award recognised the coverage achieved surrounding the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year where the team secured interviews and coverage across all of the main European TV stations and broadcast direct to fans through Volvo Cars' Facebook page. The long-running and well respected CorpComms Awards recognise the best in UK and European communications across the public, private and Third Sector.
The exciting EU SARTRE project has now been running for a year. Its purpose is to develop, test and validate technology for vehicles that can themselves in long road trains on motorways. The SARTRE team is currently aiming at carry out the first development tests of a single lead and following vehicle before the end of 2010. Released today is a documentary film describing the first year's work of this multi-partner research initiative.