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Truro Motor Company ranked top Volvo Retailer in England​

Truro Motor Company ranked top Volvo Retailer in England​

The team at Volvo Truro have reason to celebrate after being ranked the top Volvo Retailer in England in the 2018 Volvo Retailer of the Year Programme. Final rankings were recently announced by Volvo Car UK Ltd with Truro just missing out on the top spot for the UK finishing runner up overall.

The Volvo Retailer of the Year Programme measures performance across a number of key areas in both sales and aftersales including customer satisfaction.

Dealer Principal Nick Jones commented: “We are naturally very proud to be ranked the top Volvo Retailer in England and, whilst we were pipped to the overall UK title, the result is a real testament to the efforts of the entire team who work very hard to deliver high levels of service to our customers and underlines how well the team performed throughout 2018."

Image: Mark Cox (left), Volvo Car UK Ltd National Sales Manager presents Truro’s Retailer of the Year trophy to Dealer Principal Nick Jones (right).

Introducing Jordan the latest member of the Truro Volvo team

Introducing Jordan the latest member of the Truro Volvo team

If you haven't already met Jordan Masterton, we would like to introduce him as the latest member of our Volvo Aftersales team.  Following an internal promotion, Jordan has joined us in the role of Customer Service Consultant and will be managing customer booking requirements for Volvo Aftersales including, of course, competitively priced servicing and repairs or yearly MOT.

Jordan teams up with Volvo Showroom Host Wendy Yeomans, Volvo Senior Service Advisor Simon Spong and recently promoted Daniel Davitt who moves into the role of Volvo Service Advisor.

Jordan joins us at a very exciting time for Volvo with the introduction of additional new models to the multi award wining Volvo range including the incredible Volvo V60 Cross Country which has just arrived in our showrooms and the soon to arrive All New Volvo S60.    

Pictured welcoming Jordan to Truro Motor Company is Nathan Turner, Volvo Regional Customer Service Manager. Congratulations Jordan and best of luck in your new role.

Daniel Davitt takes up the position of Volvo Service Advisor

Daniel Davitt takes up the position of Volvo Service Advisor

Following his recent promotion, we are pleased to confirm that Daniel Davitt has taken up the position of Volvo Service Advisor moving from his previous role of Customer Service Consultant. In his new position, Daniel teams up with Senior Volvo Service Advisor, Simon Spong.

Pictured congratulating Daniel on his new role at Truro Motor Company is Spencer Knibb, Volvo Aftersales Manager.

Congratulations Daniel and best of luck in your new job.

Volvo Cars endorses G7 Ocean Plastics Charter supporting its industry-leading commitment to reducing plastics pollution

Volvo Cars last week joined the G7 Ocean Partnership Summit, one of the most important environmental summits in the world. Volvo Cars is the only car maker to be invited to the G7 summit, underlining the company's position as an industry leader in sustainability.

The summit in Halifax, Canada, brings together governments, businesses and NGOs. Volvo Cars will explicitly endorse and support the G7 Ocean Plastics Charter and will present its own sustainability programme in detail, including its recent Plastics Vision that aims to substantially increase the amount of recycled material used in new Volvo cars.

Volvo Cars has one of the most ambitious sustainability programmes in the automotive industry, with the explicit goal of reducing and minimising its overall environmental impact. Reducing plastics pollution and working towards the use of more recycled materials in its cars is an important element of that strategy.

The G7 charter commits governments to take concrete and ambitious steps towards addressing the global problem of ocean plastics pollution, such as promoting more recycled plastics and reducing plastics pollution in their societies. Volvo Cars is the first and only car maker to endorse the charter.

XC60 takes Towcar of the Year title as Volvo enjoys quadruple success in Caravan and Motorhome Club awards

Volvo has demonstrated the strength in depth of its SUV range with the XC40 and XC60 together winning four honours in the 2019 Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar of the Year Competition. The honours, including the overall Towcar of the Year award for the XC60, were presented at a ceremony held at the RAC Club in London.

The Volvos were among 35 vehicles tested by expert judges at the Millbrook proving ground in Bedfordshire. Each car was checked by the club's technical team before being put through their paces by a specialist driving team. Performance was tested and each vehicle's 'caravanability' was assessed, taking into account factors such as the boot space available to carry kit, accessories for a caravan trip and the towball height.

Assessing the XC60, the judges declared they were impressed by the car's "outstanding performance" in terms of acceleration, braking and stability when towing a caravan, showing perfect poise and minimal body roll when towing both at high speeds and on twisty routes. "It also gave one of the most comfortable rides of the entire competition – all in all an ideal car for caravanners," they added.