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  • Volvo XC60

    A Volvo car ride can ease allergies

    As wonderful as the spring is for many people, it is also sheer torture for others. A person suffering from asthma or allergy has few sanctuaries during the pollen season. However, a ride in a Volvo car may make life easier.
    2010-04-29
    • Environment
    • S80
    • V70
    • XC60
    • XC70
  • In partnership with the Wyland Foundation, Volvo to Sponsor Nationwide Classroom Mural Contest Inspired by Disneynature's OCEANS and 'One Ocean, One Planet' Tour

    Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) will be a title sponsor of a nationwide mural contest inspired by Disneynature's OCEANS and the coinciding eight-city "One Ocean, One Planet" mobile education tour along the West Coast. The tour starts on April 5, the contest allows more than 15,000 students in 30 states the chance to win tickets to watch "OCEANS" at a local theater, as well as limited edition autographed artwork from Wyland and art supplies for the classroom. The winning classroom will be notified on April 28.
    2010-04-03
    • Corporate
    • Environment
    • Events/Activities
    • Sponsorship
    • XC60
  • MY2010 DRIVe V-Range

    Five stars for the Volvo V70 DRIVe in German ADAC EcoTest

    German motorists' organisation ADAC, which has more than 15 million members, gives the Volvo V70 1.6D DRIVe five stars in its annual eco-test. With its diesel engine, the Volvo V70 DRIVe is the first car model ever to receive five stars despite being powered by a conventional fuel.
    2010-03-30
    • Awards
    • Environment
    • V70
  • Volvo XC60

    Volvo Cars' active safety system German ADAC test winner

    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.
    2010-02-23
    • Corporate
    • Safety
    • XC60
  • 63,000 facebook teams accepted Volvo Cars' challenge: DRIVe around the world in 80 days

    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.
    2010-02-19
    • C30
    • Corporate
    • Environment
    • Events/Activities
    • Special Interests
  • Volvo S80

    Volvo V70 and S80 - now with CO2 emissions below 120 g/km

    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.
    2010-02-01
    • Environment
    • S80
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
    • V70
  • Volvo Cars' Lotta Jakobsson adjunct professor at Chalmers.

    Volvo Cars' Lotta Jakobsson adjunct professor at Chalmers

    Lotta Jakobsson, technical specialist at Volvo Cars Safety Centre, has been installed as adjunct professor in automotive safety at the Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg."This position gives Volvo Cars and me access to important academic networks," she says.
    2010-01-18
    • Safety
  • Optional battery packaging in a Battery Electric Vehicle

    Volvo Cars takes on safety challenges in electric cars

    Volvo Cars' work on electrification technology includes a systematic approach to safety issues related to battery power. The basic perspective is that a battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    2010-01-11
    • Environment
    • Safety
  • Cars that drive themselves can become reality within ten years

    A new EU project SARTRE is being launched to develop and test technology for vehicles that can drive themselves in long road trains on motorways. This technology has the potential to improve traffic flow and journey times, offer greater comfort to drivers, reduce accidents, and improve fuel consumption and hence lower CO2 emissions.
    2009-11-20
    • Safety
    • Environment
  •   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
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