Volvo Cars retail sales up 9.6 per cent in first nine months of 2016
• Monthly and year-to-date sales growth in all main regions, total global sales of 379,329 cars
• September represents 16th consecutive month of growth
• September sales up 6 per cent to 48,259 cars, driven by strong 27.8 per cent growth in China
• Strong demand for new XC90 main growth driver
• UK sales of 34,861 so far this year, up 7.6 per cent on 2015's figures
Human Made Stories
In parallel with Volvo's values of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and design, Human Made Stories conveys the Volvo philosophy to always put people first by telling the stories of three defiant pioneers: people who inherently do things differently, challenge conventions and create their own path.
4 New World Records
Professional kitesurfers – Steph Bridge and sons Olly (18) and Guy (16) – took to the waters around the Isle of Wight on 30 June 2016 on their foiling kitesurf boards. Travelling the 50 nautical miles around the coastline of the Island on the south coast of the UK, they averaged speeds between 16 and 20 knots.
Guy was first around the island in a time of 2 hours 32 minutes and 25 seconds, averaging speeds of 19.68 knots, with the World Sailing Speed Record (WSSR) Council confirming that Guy is now officially the Fastest Kitesurfer around the Isle of Wight. He also set the record for the Fastest Singlehanded Sailor around this island at the same time
Macmillan Coffee Morning raises £430
There were some amazing cakes to sample, baked by staff and enjoyed by employees and customers alike.
Big thanks to everyone and we will look forward to doing it all again next year.
Body Blitz with Josie Pavely
Waterhouse Cars will be donating £395 to BLISS (a charity for babies born premature or sick), following the Body Blitz event that was run by Josie Pavely at the dealership.
Created by the one and only Chico Slimani “What's the time? Chico Time” from the X Factor, Josie led everyone through the Body Blitz class, which consisted of 4 workouts in 1 hour!
Thanks to everyone who came along and donated to such a worthy cause.