For the tenth year, environmentally aware teenagers from different parts of the world gathered together in Göteborg for the final round of the Volvo Adventure competition. This year's winners come from Shanghai in China with a project that demonstrates the environmental effects of replacing disposable chopsticks with recyclable ones.
After presenting its first front-wheel drive Volvo model - the 480 - in 1985, Volvo Car Corporation continued its comprehensive product and production-technology transition with its next project, launched on June 11, 1991: the Volvo 850 GLT. The car with four world-firsts - one at the front, one at the rear and two in the middle.
The Volvo Adventure is an educational environmental award programme organized annually by Volvo and is officially endorsed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It seeks to promote environmental innovation and aspirations among young people aged 13 to 16 from around the world. The programme was launched in 2001.
KUALA LUMPUR, 21st February 2011: How about integrating the very best properties from three different car types into one, single attractive sports wagon?By simply pressing a button you can choose which car you want to drive:• An electric car with a range of up to 50 kilometres.• A high-efficiency hybrid with carbon dioxide emissions averaging just 49 g/km.• A muscular fun-to-drive car with a combined output of 215 + 70 horsepower, 440 + 200 Nm of torque and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h of just 6.9 seconds.Allow us to present the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid. Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will reach the showrooms 2012.
Kuala Lumpur: Our XC60 T6 LE once again proved its worth, and added yet another award to its already bulging trophy cabinet, when it was named the 'Most Impressive SUV' at the EVO Car of the Year awards ceremony.
Volvo Polestar won the STCC Team Championship title. The green C30 is now Volvos most successful race car to date.
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.
- The Volvo team gains ground in the championship with two races to goThe seventh round in this year's STCC took place this weekend at Jyllandsringen in Denmark. The track, one of the shortest and tightest in the series, is well known for punishing front wheel drive cars with excessive tire wear.
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.
Hangzhou, China / Gothenburg, Sweden - 2nd August 2010 - Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. ("Geely Holding Group"), one of the fastest-growing car manufacturers in China, today announced it has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of Volvo Car Corporation ("Volvo Cars") from Ford Motor Company.