|CONCEPT ESTATE WINS MULTIPLE ‘CAR OF THE SHOW' AWARDS IN GENEVA: VOLVO CARS' THIRD CONCEPT CAR COMPLETES THE HAT-TRICKVolvo Cars has won a coveted 'hat-trick' of awards after its new Concept Estate concept car was named 'Car of the Show' by several international media.|
Autoblog.com, the respected automotive online commentary site, stated: 'You don't have to be a crazy car guy to appreciate that … Volvo is in the middle of a new golden era of automotive design right now.' Publications in the UK and the Netherlands reserved similar praise on the Concept Estate, further cementing the car's status as one of the ....
|VOLVO CARS' MOTORSPORT HISTORY REFLECTED AT TECHNO-CLASSICA: 'VOLVOS AT SPEED'Five historic racing cars and one modern S60 Polestar track car will represent Volvo Cars´ motorsport history at the Techno-Classica expo in Essen, Germany when it opens its doors on 26 March. One of the cars is the PV544 which caught the whole world by surprise in 1965 by winning the Safari Rally with Joginder Singh, 'The flying Sikh', behind the wheel.|
With almost 200,000 visitors from more than 40 countries, Techno-Classica is the world's largest indoor expo for classic cars. It reflects t....
|BRIDGE OF WEIR AND VOLVO CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF AWARD-WINNING LEATHER INTERIORS◾Volvo's 3rd new concept car in 12-months, the Concept Estate, revealed at the Geneva International Motor Show today, featuring Bridge of Weir leather|
◾The trio of concepts from Volvo mark a new generation of design from the company under Senior Vice President of Design, Thomas Ingenlath
◾All the new concepts feature Bridge of Weir leather, marking 30 years of Volvo specifying the fine Scottish leather for its flagship products
Bridge of Weir, Scotland, 4th March 2014 – Bridge of Wei....
|VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 4.6 PER CENT – EIGHT CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF GROWTH◾Global sales of 29,948 cars, up 4.6 per cent versus February last year|
◾Positive developments in Europe, China and overseas
◾New product launches at the Geneva Motor Show to further drive growth
Global sales at Volvo Cars increased 4.6 per cent in February compared to the same month last year, driven by sturdy growth in China, a positive performance in Germany, the Netherlands and Japan and continued strength in Sweden. Sales have now increased for eight consecutive months.
China was Vo....
|VOLVO CARS AND APPLE FORGE GLOBAL ALLIANCEVolvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and Apple Inc. (Apple) are joining forces to make Apple's widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one of the world's most progressive car companies and the world's most famous technology company.|
The alliance promises to transform the in-car experience. Called Apple CarPlay, the new service brings all the features and services familiar to iPad, iPhone or iPod users directly into the car via Volvo Cars' large center c....
|VOLVO TRUCKS INTRODUCES INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR LED LIGHTING FOR NORTH AMERICAN MODELSIn-cab LED lighting is now standard across Volvo Trucks' North American vehicle lineup. Optional LED headlamps, designed for better visibility and longer life, are now available for the Volvo VNL and VNX. Both the LED interior lighting and LED headlamps are available for order. The solid-state LED interior lights and headlamps consume one-eighth the energy required of standard incandescent lighting and are designed for a significantly longer life.|
The optional LED headlamps from Truck-Lite Co....
|VOLVO DEMONSTRATES POTENTIAL OF CONNECTIVITY WITH DELIVERIES DIRECTLY TO YOUR CAR◾Digital keys now make it possible to transform the car into a delivery pickup and drop-off zone|
◾More than half of people (60%) experienced delivery problems through online shopping last year
◾Failed first-time deliveries generate significant costs for companies
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 20, 2014) - In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world's first delivery of food to the car – a new form of 'roam delivery' services. The servic....
|EXCLUSIVE VOLVO OCEAN RACE EDITION AND V70 & XC70 EDITION RELEASED IN GENEVAExactly forty years after the completion of the first race, Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is celebrating the upcoming 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race by presenting another special edition of sailing-inspired cars.|
The fifth generation Volvo Ocean Race Edition, which includes the Volvo V40, V40 Cross Country, V60 and XC60, will be launched at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. At the same time, Volvo Cars will introduce the V70 and XC70 Editions for customers with a taste for a more dynamic look and handli....
|VOLVO CARS DEBUTS INNOVATIVE PURE TENSION PAVILION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE U.S. AT PALM SPRINGS MODERNISM WEEKDebut signals the brand's continued commitment to innovation and design|
◾ Unveiling of the brand's latest design collaboration, the Pure Tension Pavilion charger
◾ Exploring the Future of Mobility with Dwell at a moderated panel discussion
◾ XC60 and S60 models available for test drives featuring Volvo's Adaptive Cruise Control
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (February 14, 2014) – Volvo Cars, Swedish luxury automobile manufacturer, reveals the 'Pure Tension Pavilion' for the first....
|THE VOLVO V60 AND S60 POLESTAR BRING RACE-TESTED INNOVATION TO REAL-WORLD DRIVINGQuickest factory Volvos ever make U.S. debut at 2014 Chicago Auto Show|
◾Special press conference being held today at 11:30am CT during the 2014 Chicago Auto Show
◾V60 sports wagon and S60 sedan models will be available in two colors
◾345 hp / 369 lbs.-ft T6 power plant, matched with fully tuned suspension
◾Coming to U.S. showrooms this summer
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 6, 2014) – The Volvo wagon is most definitely back in the U.S., and together with performance and tuning partner Polest....
|VOLVO CAR GROUP ANNOUNCES JANUARY RETAIL SALES: VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 2.6 PER CENT, GROWTH IN CHINA AND SWEDEN◾Global sales of 30,372 cars, up 2.6 per cent versus January last year|
◾Continued positive development in China and a strong outlook
◾Japan up 132 per cent on buoyant demand for Volvo's V-line cars
The United States and China continue to represent Volvo Cars' two largest markets and the company's target for 2014 is to grow globally supported by stronger product offers, not least by the introduction of the new Drive-E engines for which demand is exceeding expectations.
With retail sales o....
|TOYOTA, FORD, HONDA & CHEVROLET DOMINATE CONSUMER REPORTS 2014 CAR-BRAND PERCEPTION SURVEYSubaru and Tesla surge into top 10|
YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2014 - Consumers continue to distinguish Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet as the leading brands overall, but several others, including Tesla and Subaru, are moving up the rankings, according to Consumer Reports' annual Car-Brand Perception Survey.
Toyota has a 25-point advantage over second-place Ford, reflecting a five-point gain over the year prior for Toyota and a three-point improvement for Ford. It could be interpreted that ....
|VOLVO ANNOUNCES JANUARY SALESROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 3, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 3,792 units.|
The top seller for the month was the S60 sports sedan with 1,322 units sold, followed by the XC60 with 942 units sold.
New this year and rounding out the 60 cluster, the V60 sportswagon officially arrived in showrooms at the end of January and combines the driving dynamics of a luxury sports sedan with the space and utility to support an active lifestyle. Thanks to Volvo's....
|VOLVO TRUCKS TO AGAIN RECOGNIZE SAFEST NORTH AMERICAN FLEETS WITH ANNUAL SAFETY AWARDVolvo Trucks will once again recognize North America's safest fleets with the Volvo Trucks Safety Award. Two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive the annual award and $25,000 to be used toward their safety-related activities.|
'Safety is a top issue each year for Volvo Trucks and the entire industry,' said Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. 'It's no coincidence that Volvo trucks are known for their exceptional safety....
|SWEDISH ICONS VOLVO CARS, ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC AND MAX MARTIN CELEBRATE SWEDEN TOGETHERVolvo Cars, world-renowned Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimović and leading pop music producer Max Martin now join forces to celebrate Sweden in an exciting new marketing campaign. The cooperation between the three Swedish icons is based on a shared will to highlight Sweden's nature and people.|
'Sweden means a lot to Volvo. With this campaign we want to celebrate Sweden and spirit that is the reason why we are able to lead in areas like safety, design and environment. And we are extremely....