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  • New Scalable Product Architecture enables Volvo Car Group to move faster towards a crash-free future

    Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) ingenious new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) not only offers elegant new design possibilities, but brings the company even closer to its ultimate safety goal – that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo.
    2013/12/12
    • The Volvo Concept XC Coupé – the next chapter in Volvo’s new design story

      Earlier this year, the Volvo Concept Coupé was launched to critical acclaim and many awards, and represented the world’s first insight into Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) new design direction under Senior Vice President of Design, Thomas Ingenlath. It also showed one interpretation of how the proportions and versatility of Volvo Cars' new Scalable Product Architecture, that will underpin all medium and large cars in the company’s future, could look.
      2013/12/11
      • Volvo Car Group’s new connectivity system receives Red Dot Design Award

        A jury of international designers and design experts awarded Volvo Car Group’s new connectivity system - Sensus Connected Touch - the prestigious 2013 Red Dot Design Award. Sensus Connected Touch gives the Volvo owner outstanding possibilities, including the world’s first voice-activated Spotify connection integrated in a car.

        2013/10/14
        • Volvo S60 and XC60 get Superior rating in new collision prevention test

          Volvo Car Group’s leadership in safety technology has been highlighted by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS recently introduced a new test programme that rates the performance of front crash prevention systems. This is a major development for crash tests in general, as prevention systems are playing an ever-increasing role in vehicle safety. And Volvo is ahead of the game.
          2013/10/11
          • New design direction injects even more emotion into Volvo's journey of transformation

            The Volvo Concept Coupé is the first expressive interpretation of a new brand direction where design plays an increasingly important part in Volvo Cars exciting future.
            2013/08/29
            • The design direction of Thomas Ingenlath: Releasing the full potential of the Volvo brand

                The work of Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Car Group, has been one of the best-kept secrets in the automotive industry for over a year. Until now.
              2013/08/29
              • The Volvo Concept Coupé - the next-generation P1800: Elegant confidence enabled by the new scalable architecture

                 Inspired by contemporary, progressive Scandinavian lifestyle and design as well as iconic elements from the past, the elegant new Volvo Concept Coupé is the first of a series of three concept cars that reveal the design possibilities created by the company's new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA).
                2013/08/29
                • The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 – dynamic new design and enhanced technology

                  The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 – dynamic new design and enhanced technology

                  · Sporty new exterior design focused on quality and attention to detail

                  · Paddle shifters available with certain engine derivatives

                  · Permanent high beam with groundbreaking technology

                  · New Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection technology

                  “We have focused on quality and attention to detail in order to give these dynamic models a major boost and sharpen their competitiveness," says Lex Kerssemakers, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy & Vehicle Line Management at Volvo Car Group. He continues: "The new Volvo S60 and XC60 are our best-selling models in several important markets, and the innovative Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid has got off to a flying start. We have been listening very carefully to our customers in order to make improvements that ensure we make these successful cars even more attractive."

                  2013/08/19
                  • Volvo Car Group reaches landmark safety milestone: one million cars sold with pioneering auto brake technology

                    The number of Volvos equipped with automatic braking systems has passed the one million mark - another milestone that confirms Volvo Car Group's world-leading position within automotive technology.

                    Volvo Cars' technology for automatic braking includes several world firsts: City Safety, which is standard and works at speeds up to 50 km/h; Collision Warning with full auto brake; and Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with full auto brake.

                    "Several recent reports state that our ground-breaking auto braking technologies help reduce the risk of being involved in a rear-end accident by more than 20 per cent. One million Volvos with auto brake on the roads take us towards our aim that nobody should be killed or suffer serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the year 2020," says Thomas Broberg, Senior Safety Advisor at Volvo Car Group.
                    2013/07/10
                    • Volvo Car Group demonstrates the ingenious self-parking car

                      Volvo Car Group has developed an ingenious concept for autonomous parking. The concept car, which will be demonstrated at a media event next week, finds and parks in a vacant space by itself, without the driver inside. The smart, driverless car also interacts safely and smoothly with other cars and pedestrians in the car park.
                      2013/06/26
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