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  • D3 Engine

    Start/Stop Technology is the Automatic Choice

    Volvo's fuel saving start/stop technology which reduces emissions of CO2 by up to 8% has, for the first time, been combined with the six-speed Geartronic transmission. This innovative and industry-leading development delivers the first four models in the Volvo range that can be ordered with an automatic gearbox as well as benefiting from start/stop technology.
    23/08/2011
    • S60
    • S80
    • Technology
    • V60
    • V70
  • Volvo S60 R-Design DRIVe

    INSIDE VOLVO UK ANNOUNCES WINNER OF LARGEST EVER SINGLE GIVEAWAY ON FACEBOOK IN THE UK

    Inside Volvo UK - Volvo Car UK's Facebook page - has announced the winner of its 'Greatest Drive' competition, the UK's largest ever single giveaway on the social networking site.
    05/08/2011
    • Awards
    • S60
    • Special Interests
  • UK's Largest Single Giveaway on Facebook - Volvo S60 R-Design

    THE UK'S LARGEST EVER SINGLE GIVEAWAY ON FACEBOOK

    Volvo Car UK has launched a competition on its Inside Volvo UK Facebook site to find Europe's greatest drive, as voted for by its fans. The person who wins the competition will win the UK's largest ever single giveaway on Facebook - a brand new Volvo S60 R-Design.
    14/06/2011
    • S60
  • Impressive finish in “One Tonne Life”: The Lindell family get down to 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide per person per year

    Sweden’s Environmental Affairs Minister Andreas Carlgren will today officially close the “One Tonne Life” project in Hässelby just outside Stockholm. Over a period of six months, the Lindell family have lived climate-smart with their sights firmly set on reducing their emissions from the normal 7.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year to the minimal figure of just one tonne. Following an impressive final sprint, the Lindells finished at 1.5 tonnes. This means the family have succeeded in cutting their emissions by almost 80 percent compared with their start back in January.
    13/06/2011
    • Environment
  • Mobile Application

    Volvo Car Corporation introduces a mobile application that brings the car into your smart phone

    From now on, there is no need to leave your Volvo behind when you park it. The latest connectivity news from Volvo Car Corporation is a mobile application that makes sure that the driver can stay in touch with the parked car via an iPhone or Android smart phone. This means that Volvo Cars introduces the most comprehensive and broadly available application in Europe when it comes to controlling and monitoring the car from anywhere at anytime.
    07/06/2011
    • Safety
    • Technology
  • Volvo Car Corporation, Flywheel KERS, component details, with explaining texts.

    Volvo Car Corporation tests flywheel technology - cuts fuel consumption with up to 20 percent

    A light, cost-efficient and very eco-efficient solution that makes a four-cylinder engine feel like a six-cylinder, at the same time as reducing fuel consumption by up to 20 percent. This autumn, Volvo Car Corporation will be one of the world's first car makers to test the potential of flywheel technology on public roads. The company has received a grant of 6.57 million Swedish kronor from the Swedish Energy Agency for developing next-generation technology for kinetic recovery of braking energy in a joint project together with Volvo Powertrain and SKF.
    26/05/2011
    • Environment
    • Technology
  • The Volvo V60 - EuroNCAP Five-Stars Awarded

    FIVE-STAR CRASH TEST RATING FOR VOLVO V60

    EuroNCAP has awarded the Volvo V60 an overall five-star crash test rating, together with a maximum 100% score for Safety Assist.
    25/05/2011
    • Awards
    • S60
    • Safety
    • Technology
    • V60
  • World's first diesel plug-in hybrid, the new V60 Plug-in Hybrid, presented by Volvo Cars - newsreel - Video Still

    First official Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive in Berlin – advanced technology combined with luxury design from Volvo Car Corporation

    The first official road test drive with the unique Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will take place at the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin (18-22 May 2011). All in all, Volvo Car Corporation enters the sustainability rally with three cars that emphasise the company’s leadership in combining environmental technology with a full luxury car experience.
    10/05/2011
    • C30
    • Concepts
    • Environment
    • V50
    • V60
  • Volvo V70 R-Design (studio)

    New Volvo S80 Executive and V70 R-Design - top-of-the-line sedan and sporty estate car

    The Volvo S80 and V70 also come in refined special versions that are tailor made for buyers who want a car with that extra exclusive look and individual touch:Volvo S80 Executive features unique details and a very rich content that reinforce its position as Volvo Car Corporation's top-of-the-line sedan.
    03/05/2011
    • S80
    • V70
  • Volvo S80

    NEW TECHNOLOGY, MORE POWER AND IMPROVED FUEL EFFICIENCY FEATURE IN UPGRADED VOLVO V70, XC70 AND S80 MODELS

    The Volvo V70, XC70 and S80 have been upgraded with a number of features including driveline, interior and exterior equipment, and are available to order now. The changes further emphasise the company's focus on cars designed around the needs and wishes of people in modern society. The on-the-road prices start from £25,995 for the V70, £25,245 for the S80 and £28,815 for the XC70.
    12/04/2011
    • S80
    • V70
    • XC70
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