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.
Volvo Car Corporation today issued its 2011/12 Corporate Report With Sustainability. The report addresses areas within and issues related to sustainability that are important to Volvo Car Corporation stakeholders and gives an overview of developments with the company's various sustainable development programmes. This year's report is the eleventh edition.
An entirely new test facility for active car safety is all set to play an important role for Volvo Car Corporation's continued leadership in the field of safety. The facility will be built and operated by the company Active Safety Test Area AB - ASTA.
For the first time a road train comprising Volvo vehicles plus one truck operated on a public motorway.
Seven sensors, advanced technology and an airbag that deploys at lightning speed in the windscreen area.
Volvo Car Corporation reinforces its European leadership in fuel efficiency improvement by several new CO2 initiatives in the model year 2013 line-up.
Volvo Car Corporation warns that EU targets for cutting carbon dioxide emissions are being jeopardized by the absence of harmonised incentives to consumers.Another key issue is the urge for continuous support to automotive research anddevelopment, including electromobility. Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, will tell an industry seminar in Brussels today that jobs, investment and competitiveness in the European car industry could be threatened by the European Commission's approach towards vehicle electrification.
Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, made a distinctive statement about the company's sharpened competitive edge when he revealed the all-new Volvo V40 at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday."The all-new V40 will change the balance of power in the C-segment. Its class-leading driving dynamics, fuel efficiency and full deck of safety and support features make it outstanding in the class," Stefan Jacoby said.
Volvo Car Corporation's launch of the all-new Volvo V40 is perfectly in tune with this year's efficiency and downsizing trend at the Geneva Motor Show."The V40 proves that class-leading fuel efficiency in a compact package can be combined with exciting driving dynamics and the full deck of features consumers expect from a true luxury car," says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.