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  •   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
  •   Soon time for the finals in Volvo's environmental competition for youngsters

    Soon time for the finals in Volvo's environmental competition for youngsters

    Last year's winners of the Volvo Adventure, Green Sail from Russia, saved an entire park from being turned into a shopping centre in their home town of Nizhny Novgorod. On June 5-10, it is time for this year's finals in the global environmental competition. Will the consequences of the ten finalists' projects be equally dramatic?

    2009-05-07
    • Environment
  •   Focus on the future of Volvo Car Corporation in the 2008/09 Corporate Report

    Focus on the future of Volvo Car Corporation in the 2008/09 Corporate Report

    In this year's Corporate Report a comprehensive description of Volvo Cars' operations is combined with sustainability reporting. The approach to sustainable business is illustrated using three focus areas - Safety, Environmental Care and Profitability - where each section includes key figures and results from the past year as well as describes the vision for the future.

    2009-05-06
    • Safety
    • Environment
  •   "Don't mix" best contender in campaign to prevent younger people from drunk driving

    "Don't mix" best contender in campaign to prevent younger people from drunk driving

    It was the "Don't mix" campaign from the Beckman College of Design in Stockholm that won the Communication for Life competition. The jury felt that the campaign dealt in a playful way with a serious subject - how to prevent young people from driving under the influence of alcohol. The winning students received their 50,000 kronor award at the Volvo Showroom in Stockholm.  

    2009-04-17
    • Safety
  •   Volvo Cars launches three new child restraints for children of all ages

    Volvo Cars launches three new child restraints for children of all ages

    Volvo Car Corporation now launches three new child restraints, covering the range of newborn infants to children aged up to about ten. The child restraints have been thoroughly tested and meet Volvo Cars' exceedingly high demands on safety. The three child restraints are comfortable, easy to use and of a smart dark design with the Volvo iron mark on the headrest.
    "With our new rearward facing child restraints, children can travel rearward facing far longer than before, something that may save many lives," says Jessika Andréasson, Product Manager at Volvo Cars.

    2009-04-16
    • Safety
  •   Volvo's City Safety named "Genius" innovation of the year by Allianz

    Volvo's City Safety named "Genius" innovation of the year by Allianz

    Volvo Car Corporation has received the prestigous award "Genius 2009" by the insurance company Allianz. The Allianz Centre for Technology has been testing cars for traffic safety purposes since 1971. And the "Genius"award was given to Volvo Cars for the development and implementation of the Volvo City Safety system.

    2009-04-02
    • Safety
  •   Volvo City Safety named All-Wheel Drive Innovation of the Year

    Volvo City Safety named All-Wheel Drive Innovation of the Year

    Volvo cars' low speed collision prevention system, City Safety, has been awarded "innovation of the Year" by the German based magazine "Auto Bild Allrad" - Volvo is hereby the first car manufacturer to win the award twice.

    2009-03-27
    • Safety
  •   The three from Turin

    The three from Turin

    Historic Volvo Coupes visit Monaco 
    2009-03-19
    • Heritage
  •   Volvo Cars wins two awards from Spanish safety institute

    Volvo Cars wins two awards from Spanish safety institute

    The Volvo XC60 and XC90 received Spanish safety institute Centro Zaragoza's "best safety choice" award in the categories for small and large four-wheel drive cars respectively. The decision took into consideration whether various safety systems were fitted as standard in the car models. In the XC60, Volvo's breakthrough City Safety system is fitted as standard.

    2009-03-19
    • Safety
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