The largest automotive organisation in world, German ADAC, has carried out an extensive comparison test of different automatic speed and distance control systems.Volvo XC60 clearly won the test in which six different models were compared.
The racetrack for the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race, due to start from Alicante in Spain in the autumn of 2011, is now set and the first port of call will be Cape Town, South Africa, making its eight appearance as host to this premier ocean race. This marks the beginning of the port announcement process for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 and the rest of the course around the world will be revealed before the end of March.
Volvo Cars' "DRIVe Around the World" challenge became the most installed branded application on Facebook in 2009. The winning team - Volvo's fan page - will have an amount of 15,000 EURO placed in their name for a clean energy project within myclimate."To be number 17 on the list of most installed facebook applications and number one among branded is great and more than we ever expected", says Lukas Dohle, Live Communication and Social Media at Volvo Car Corporation in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The all-new Volvo S60 has its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on the 2nd of March. It makes its entry into one of the automotive world's toughest segments backed by an extrovert attitude never before seen in Volvo showrooms. The all-new S60 has been sculpted to move you - both physically and emotionally. It is also without a doubt the most dynamic car model Volvo has ever presented - and its Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake is a groundbreaking safety feature.
Suzhou Jinji Lake International Golf Club will host this year's Volvo China Open, to be held from 15th to 18th April. Located in the showpiece Suzhou Industrial Park about 90 minutes drive from Shanghai, the club is one of the most exclusive in the world with membership being by invitation only. Jinji Lake opened in early 2006 under the full management of IMG, the world's largest sports, entertainment and media organization, and straightaway picked up an award as the best new golf club in China. Since then, a series of other awards has followed.
Volvo Cars won a grand slam in the Swedish Postal Service’s 2009 Stamp of the Year competition. The PV 444 won and the Volvo Amazon took second place. Together the two Volvo stamps secured 20 percent of the total votes.
Visually different from most of its contemporaries, and totally different from every other Volvo car. The Volvo PV36, perhaps better known as the Carioca, is an exciting chapter in the Volvo history. It is also quite famous in automotive history if you consider how few examples were actually built and by such a small manufacturer like Volvo Car Corporation.
Visually different from most of its contemporaries, and totally different from every other Volvo car. The Volvo PV36, perhaps better known as the Carioca, is an exciting chapter in the Volvo history.
The environmentally conscious Volvo customer can now buy a diesel-powered Volvo V70 or S80 with CO2 emissions as low as 119 g/km - corresponding to fuel consumption of just 4.5 l/100 km.This means that over the past year or so, Volvo Cars has succeeded in delivering five models with emissions below 120 g/km.
Volvo Car Corporation is introducing an all-new four-cylinder 2-litre GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engine in the Volvo S80, V70 and XC60, offering great performance and efficiency all in one.New Volvo-developed turbocharging technology, direct injection and twin variable camshafts give a unique combination of low fuel consumption, low emissions and high performance across a wide rev range - all in a particularly compact format.