Volvo Car Group feels electrified cars should be as safe as any other new Volvo. This is now highlighted by the latest Euro NCAP results for the new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.
Volvo Car Corporation is now ramping up production of the new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid. After the initial batch of 1,000 model year 2013 cars, production will increase to 4,000-6,000 cars as of model year 2014.
The first Volvo car equipped with an airbag left the assembly line in 1987 - and since then the company has extended the technology with several world-firsts. Volvo was first with both the seat-mounted side airbag and the Inflatable Curtain (IC) - and in 2012 the technology's 25th anniversary was celebrated with the introduction of the groundbreaking pedestrian airbag in the all-new Volvo V40.
On top of launching the all-new V40 Cross Country and V40 R-Design, Volvo Car Corporation revealed more exciting news at the 2012 Paris Motor Show on Thursday.
The Volvo V40 Cross Country brings a unique blend of capable ruggedness and expressive elegance up to new altitudes by establishing a Cross Country in the Premium C-segment.
Entering the field of autonomous driving - self-driving vehicles - is the next giant leap in Volvo Car Corporation's development of the world's safest cars.
Launched in stunning Rebel Blue, the new Volvo V40 R-Design is a perfect match for those who want a head-turner that radiates a truly stylish and dynamic look.
The all-new Volvo V40 has received the top rating of five stars in the Euro NCAP collision test. The overall result is the best ever recorded by the institute.
Volvo Car Corporation's determination to build the safest cars in the world has been acknowledged by several independent crash tests during the past year.
In the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) report the Volvo S60 is one out of two cars earning the best rating in IIHS's new small offset frontal crash test.