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  • Volvo's 3-point safety belt 50 years

    In the beginning of the 1950s, cars had no safety belts. Volvo, however, were among the early pioneers who started working with and later fitting these lifesaving devices.
    2009-08-12
    • Concepts
    • Heritage
  • VROM 2009 – A day full of Volvos and sunshine

    Volvo Rendezvous for Owners and Members – VROM – was held on Saturday August 8th. This big meeting for Volvo enthusiasts started in 1987 and is run every year the second weekend in August. The meeting was like previous years held at Arendal, close to Volvo Museum and not far from Volvo Cars headquarters.
    2009-08-10
    • Heritage
  •   Gunnar Andersson In memoriam

    Gunnar Andersson In memoriam

    Gunnar Andersson – the rally master of Volvo – passed away on June 9, 2009

    2009-06-22
    • Heritage
  •   The tough light-loader – Volvo 445 celebrates its 60th anniversary

    The tough light-loader – Volvo 445 celebrates its 60th anniversary

    In 2009, the light delivery vehicle Volvo 445 which brought about the Duett and by that started Volvo's tradition of estate cars turns 60. This is what happened:

    2009-06-17
    • Heritage
  •   Tjolöholm Classic Motor 2009 – The big classic show on the West Coast

    Tjolöholm Classic Motor 2009 – The big classic show on the West Coast

    Held for the 16th consecutive time, the Tjolöholm Classic Motor hosted an array of more than 1,300 exhibited vehicles representing more than 100 clubs which were admired by 10,000 vistitors.

    2009-06-05
    • Heritage
  •   Volvo Adventure - young environmentalists to "invade" Göteborg

    Volvo Adventure - young environmentalists to "invade" Göteborg

    On 5 June the Swedish west coast city Göteborg will be hosting about 75 young students along with 25 teachers from ten different countries. All of them invited as they are finalists in the worldwide environmental competition Volvo Adventure. Their environmental projects will all be presented on 8 June, when also media is invited.

    2009-06-04
    • Environment
  •   Volvo Cars aims to be market leader in plug-in hybrid technology

    Volvo Cars aims to be market leader in plug-in hybrid technology

    Volvo Cars continues to focus heavily on advanced green technology and is now taking yet another major step forward in keeping with the company's over-riding vision - DRIVe Towards Zero. A unique joint project together with Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall is prompting the production of battery-powered Volvos featuring plug-in hybrid technology as early as 2012
    2009-06-01
    • Environment
  •   Volvo Car Corporation and Vattenfall start up a Joint Venture to put Plug-in hybrids on the market in 2012

    Volvo Car Corporation and Vattenfall start up a Joint Venture to put Plug-in hybrids on the market in 2012

    A Volvo that can be fuelled with electricity from a standard wall socket will be a reality in 2012. Swedish energy company Vattenfall and the Volvo Car Corporation are launching an industrial joint venture partnership to introduce Plug-in hybrids on the market. The ground-breaking technology will considerably lower the environmental impact from traffic. In addition, owning a Plug-in hybrid vehicle will be convenient since you can fuel up at home and fuel costs are significantly lower.

    2009-06-01
    • Environment
  •   Volvo Cars aims to be market leader in plug-in hybrid technology

    Volvo Cars aims to be market leader in plug-in hybrid technology

    Volvo Cars continues to focus heavily on advanced green technology and is now taking yet another major step forward in keeping with the company's over-riding vision - DRIVe Towards Zero. A unique joint project together with Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall is prompting the production of battery-powered Volvos featuring plug-in hybrid technology as early as 2012.

    2009-06-01
    • Fleet News
    • Environment
  •   Träffpunkt 70 – an orgy in orange

    Träffpunkt 70 – an orgy in orange

    Different shades of brown, yellow, green and a cascade of orange (the symbol colour of the 1970s) characterized Träffpunkt 70 – a meeting for vehicles from the 1970s – which was held in the town of Borås on the 17th of May.

    2009-05-20
    • Heritage
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