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Volvo Cars retail sales up 9.6 per cent in first nine months of 2016

Volvo Cars continued its global sales momentum in September and reported its 16th consecutive month of global growth on the back of increases in all main regions. Sales for the first nine months are up 9.6 per cent year-on-year to 379,329 cars, while September sales rose by 6 per cent to 48,259 cars.

• 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

Volvo Car UK has today announced Human Made Stories, a series of short films in partnership with Sky Atlantic, to mark its new 90 series range of cars.
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.


Volvo XC60 proves to be excellent value for caravan club owners.

Volvo XC60 proves to be excellent value for caravan club owners.

Caravan owners look for the ideal towing vehicle to tow their caravan around the country or perhaps abroad. Now Volvo have announced a special offer for caravan owner club members that will realise a sizeable discount of a new Volvo XC60. An XC60 provided by Greenhous Volvo is the vehicle being used by local caravan and motorhome experts, Salop Leisure, as their tow vehicle for collections and deliveries. It is the ideal choice for many caravan owners.

Caravan owner club members dealing with Greenhous Volvo in Shrewsbury can receive, for an XC60 Diesel Estate D4 SE NAV 5 door with leather upholstery, a potential saving of £6,583!! This is made up of a 10% vehicle discount, £2500 Finance deposit contribution, Free Metallic paint, this also comes with 3 Years free servicing when purchased via PCP (Personal Contract Purchase).

Greenhous will be displaying other vehicles from their range of manufacturers at the West Midlands Caravan & Motorhome Show which runs from Saturday, 1st October to Sunday, 9th October 2016 at Salop Leisure, just off the Emstrey Island in Shrewsbury.  Volvo will be represented with a top of the range XC90 in the main display area of the main showroom.

The West Midlands Caravan & Motorhome Show is an opportunity for traders and the general public to view the 2017 touring caravans, motorhomes and luxury lodge or caravan holiday homes Salop Leisure have in offer for the next season.  Greenhous will be displaying vehicles which are suitable for towing a touring caravan.

For more information on Greenhous Volvo visit  Further details of the West Midlands Caravan & Motorhome Show can be found by visiting

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Greenhous Volvo ‘Golden Ticket’ invitation proves very attractive.

Greenhous Volvo ‘Golden Ticket’ invitation proves very attractive.

The offer of a special opportunity to purchase quality Volvo vehicles at very competitive reduced rates has been taken up by many Greenhous Volvo customers. Steve Rowson, Volvo Operations Manager could not have been happier with the uptake from their loyal customers. Steve beamed: “We sent out individually addressed invitations to our Volvo customers and were delighted when the number of responses received meant that we have filled all of our interview slots and we need to extend the event for an extra day!”

Invited Greenhous Volvo customers are able to choose from a large selection of offers on new, pre-registered and used Volvo cars at the Featherbed Lane dealership. Special offers include up to £5,524 savings on new Volvos, finance contributions that range up to £2,500, savings of over £8,500 on selected delivery mileage vehicles and massive savings on ex-demonstrators. 0% finance is available on selected new Volvos.

Simon Brisbourne (pictured with a Golden Ticket) is also delighted to see his sales team fully occupied over the extended event saying: “As sales manager it is my job to keep tabs on the activity of the sales team and this event has proved to be immensely popular, meaning the sales team are pretty much fully booked all day, every day.  Fitting in lunch breaks is going to be a challenge!

Although it is an invitation only event anyone who drops in to the Greenhous Volvo dealership will still be warmly welcomed by the hospitality staff who will arrange appointments for them to see a sales executive in due course.

Steve takes on the Great North Run.

Steve takes on the Great North Run.

There is a buzz at Greenhous Volvo on Featherbed Lane in Shrewsbury as Steve Jones, service advisor, starts the countdown to his appearance in this years’ race on Tyneside on the 11th September. Steve is running in support of the charity ‘Children with Cancer UK’ and is looking forward to the challenge.

Speaking about the event, Steve says: “I only took up running 2 years ago and I have been in training properly since January, when I entered for the race.  I have friends and relatives who have had the pain of dealing with a child with cancer and so I felt it was a worthy cause to support.

“I entered the Shrewsbury Half marathon and the 10Km race this year to give me experience of running the distances, and also to get a feel for what it is like to run in a crowd. I am running with my brother-in-law who ran in last years’ Great North Run.”

Steve has set himself a modest total of £250 to raise for the charity and has a charity giving page which will receive donations.  Please support Steve if you can.

Click for Steve's donation page

There will be a cake sale this Thursday at the Volvo dealership with some cakes being taken around to the other Greenhous venues to raise money for the charity.