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  • All-New Volvo V40 – already breaking the mould

    The all-new Volvo V40 is nearing local shores and due to the high amount of order requests, Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) has decided to release the pricing and line-up of its gorgeous new five-door five-seat premium hatchback.

    VCSA has had to break away from the industry tradition of only releasing pricing and final line-up at launch. According to Bram van der Reep, MD Volvo Car South Africa, "We couldn't have received a better indication of just how popular the Volvo V40 is going to be. It is such an exciting vehicle for us and we are delighted that the public seem to be equally eager for the arrival of the Volvo V40."
    • Volvo S60 earns top result in severe offset crash test

      Volvo Car Corporation's leadership in vehicle safety is once again highlighted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In the latest report the Volvo S60 is one out of only two cars to earn the best rating in IIHS's new offset frontal crash test.
      • Volvo Car Corporation's pedestrian airbag: here's how it works

        Seven sensors, advanced technology and an airbag that deploys at lightning speed in the windscreen area. These are some of the main elements of Pedestrian Airbag Technology - the system that makes Volvo Car Corporation with its all-new Volvo V40 the first manufacturer to produce this innovative technology.

        • The All-New Volvo V40-the most IntelliSafe Volvo ever

          The all-new Volvo V40 is sleek, spectacular and sexy. Add to that new high-tech features to an already full deck of safety and support systems from larger models and the all-new Volvo V40 will be the most intelligent and safest car in its segment.

          he new features include world-first Pedestrian Airbag Technology, Lane Keeping Aid with haptic auto steering, an ingenious Park Assist Pilot, automatic Road Sign Information, Active High Beam and a Cross Traffic Alert radar system at the rear.

          • Volvo Car Corporation appoints Thomas Ingenlath as new head of Design

            Thomas Ingenlath, 48, has been appointed Vice President Design at Volvo Car Corporation, arriving from a position as head of the Volkswagen Design Centre in Potsdam, Germany.
            Thomas Ingenlath will assume the position as Vice President Design, Volvo Car Corporation, on July 1, 2012, succeeding Peter Horbury, who is now Senior Vice President Design, Geely Group.
            • Volvo Car SA announces top Dealers for 2011

              Volvo Car South Africa announced the winners of the various categories in its 2011 Dealer of the Year (DOTY) at a gala dinner this week. The margins determining the overall result were narrow - illustrating the level of commitment to excellent service throughout Volvo Car SA's dealer network.
              • Volvo Car Corporation presents the all-new Volvo V40 - Scandinavian luxury with class-leading safety and driving dynamics

                Volvo Car Corporation will reveal the all-new Volvo V40 at a press conference at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on March 6.

                The all-new V40 is ready to overtake the competition in the Premium Hatchback class with sharpened features and characteristics from larger Volvos wrapped in a sleek, compact package.

                • The work horse becomes lounge lion - The Volvo Amazon estate turns 50

                  A new Volvo Estate car. An exclusive estate car, designed for European conditions enters the Swedish market. It will be shown for the first time at the Stockholm Motor Show. It is Volvo's much longed for Amazon estate."
                  • Volvo S60 and V60 get five star safety ratings in Europe and the United States

                    Volvo Car Corporation's safety leadership is once again confirmed by full star results on both sides of the Atlantic.

                    The Volvo V60 received five stars and has been named best car in the Large Family category in the 2011 Euro-NCAP rating.

                    • Volvo 760 GLE turns 30 - The car that saved Volvo Car Corporation

                       In February 1982 - 30 years ago - the new Volvo 760 GLE was launched. No typical Volvo, yet unmistakably a Volvo. Seen as elegant and exciting with its characteristic design it was well received. The 760 became the car that actually saved Volvo Car Corporation back then and paved the way to the modern company of today.
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