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  • 2010 - The first Euro NCAP Advanced reward - for Volvo Cars City Safety system

    New Advanced Reward - Volvo City Safety receives Euro NCAP Advance rating

    Volvo City Safety has received Euro NCAP Advance, an assessment rating for new and exceptional safety technology that was awarded for the first time ever at the Paris Motor Show."Highly gratifying. We have worked long and hard for active safety systems to be included in Euro NCAP's assessment criteria," says Thomas Broberg, Senior safety advisor at Volvo Cars.
    2010-10-01
    • Awards
    • Safety
  • Volvo C30 Electric

    Volvo Car's environmental vision: "DRIVe Towards Zero"

    "DRIVe Towards Zero" is Volvo Cars' vision for developing cars entirely free from harmful exhaust emissions and environment-impacting carbon dioxide. New steps are being continuously taken to reach that vision. For instance, Volvo has introduced a range of high-efficiency diesel models with very low CO2 emissions. And the company's ambitious electrification strategy includes a C30 Electric and a market introduction of plug-in hybrids as early as 2012.
    2010-09-30
    • C30
    • Environment
    • Technology
  • A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars in a unique project: Test family will live climate-smart without affecting standard of living

    In order to stop climate change, our emissions of greenhouse gases must be dramatically decreased - from currently around seven tonnes per person and year to one tonne in the future. Today sees the launch of a world-first - a unique test in which a couple with young children will try to achieve the one-tonne emission level yet at the same time live a regular life. The "One Tonne Life" project has been initiated by three Swedish companies: A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars.
    2010-09-27
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
  • The main parts in the "One Tonne Life" project: Climate-smart wooden house, electric car and advanced energy solutions

    With the "One Tonne Life" project, A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars aim to show what it means in practical terms for a family to live climate-smart. The technology and the solutions used in the project are already available or will be in the very near future.
    2010-09-27
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
  • Volvo C30 Electric

    Volvo C30 Electric ready for delivery

    It looks like a regular Volvo C30 and it features the very same safety, comfort and space as the standard car. The difference is that it is powered solely by electricity, entirely without exhaust emissions, and has a range of up to 150 kilometres. The Volvo C30 Electric project has attracted immense international attention. Volvo Cars has received visits from many potential overseas customers and the first sales contract has already been signed.
    2010-09-27
    • C30
    • Environment
  • Nano battery project

    Tomorrow's Volvo car: body panels serve as the car battery

    Imagine a car which body also serves as a rechargeable battery. A battery that stores braking energy while you drive and that also stores energy when you plug in the car overnight to recharge. At the moment this is just a fascinating idea, but tests are currently under way to see if the vision can be transformed into reality. Volvo Cars is one of nine participants in an international materials development project.
    2010-09-24
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
  • Harold Mooney, Volvo Environment Prize 2010 recipent

    Leading researcher in biological diversity and ecosystem services to receive the Volvo Environment Prize

    Professor Harold Mooney of Stanford University in California has been named recipient of the 2010 Volvo Environment Prize. He is one of the world's leading researchers into biodiversity and ecosystem services, an area currently attracting global attention.
    2010-08-31
    • Corporate
    • Environment
    • Events/Activities
  • Authentic accident, 2009 (two images). Frontal collision involving two Volvo cars at high speed.

    40 years in the service of safety

    For 40 years now the Volvo Car Corporation's Accident Research Team has documented and analysed traffic accidents involving Volvo cars. Many of the safety systems presented over the years build on know-how gained from the Accident Research Team's impressive database.
    2010-08-11
    • Safety
  • Volvo onCall - illustration of how the assistance service system works

    Volvo onCall celebrates ten years with a wider offer

    Volvo Cars' emergency assistance system Volvo onCall is celebrating ten years with a relaunch and several new features. The offer has been simplified and the price reduced significantly.
    2010-07-16
    • Safety
    • Security
  • The Volvo saved Marcus's life - now he is a member of the club for survivors

    The Volvo saved Marcus's life - now he is a member of the club for survivors

    When the fire team arrived on the scene, they thought the crash appeared unsurvivable. But Marcus Mendoza had defied death. He was driving a Volvo. Now Marcus is a member of the Volvo Saved My Life Club.
    2010-07-13
    • Safety
    • Special Interests
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