|VOLVO CAR GROUP CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF DEDICATION TO CHILD SAFETYROCKLEIGH, N. J. (April 14, 2014) - 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) dedication to protecting the smallest and most vulnerable car occupants. This groundbreaking work started with the world's first rear-facing child seat prototype in a PV544 back in 1964 – and the latest innovation is an Inflatable Child Seat Concept that is easily tucked away in a small bag when not in use.|
The differences in anatomy between children and adults form the foundation for ....
|Mercedes-Benz do Brasil announces new Head of Procurement•Erodes Berbetz experienced expert in the automotive segment|
•Responsible for Procurement MB do Brasil and Daimler Latin America effective May
•Berbetz hold a leading position with Volvo Trucks before
Stuttgart / Sao Paulo - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil empowers its leadership team with a new head of procurement. With Erodes Berbetz (43), the company engaged an experienced purchasing expert with proven market knowledge in Brazil. Berbetz will follow Ricardo Vieira Santos (57), who is reti....
|VOLVO TRUCKS WELCOMES NEW FULL-SERVICE DEALER FACILITY IN NEW MEXICO• Volvo Trucks' service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner's Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.|
The 7.5-acre full-service dealership, easily accessible from Interstate 40, just off the Unser Boulevard exit, offers ample parking and 18 truck bays staffed by 16 technicians, two of which are Volvo master technicians. The new location also houses more than $1 million in parts inventory in the 13,000 square-foot parts wareh....
|10 BEST USED CARS UNDER $8,000 NAMED BY KBB.COM• Kelley Blue Book Editors Select Variety of Top Affordable Used Cars; 2007 Honda Civic Takes No. 1 Spot|
IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2014 - Shoppers in the market for an affordable used car can see the models recommended most in the 10 Best Used Cars Under $8,000 by the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry. Taking the top spot on this annual list for ....
|CHINESE PRESIDENT XI JINPING AND MME PENG LIYUAN, AND KING PHILIPPE AND QUEEN MATHILDE OF BELGIUM VISIT VOLVO PLANTPresident Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and First Lady Mme Peng Liyuan, joined by King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, visited the Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) facilities in Ghent, Belgium today. Attending the President's and the King and Queen's visit were, among others, Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO of Volvo Cars, and Volvo Cars Chairman of the Board Li Shufu.|
During their visit to the plant, the President, First Lady Mme Peng Liyuan, the King and the Queen were t....
|VOLVO CARS ANNOUNCES MARCH AND FIRST QUARTER 2014 RETAIL SALESVolvo Car Group announces March and first quarter 2014 retail sales:|
Volvo Cars' global sales up 17.9 per cent in March, marking nine consecutive months of growth
◾Global sales of 47,850 cars in March, up 17.9 per cent versus March last year
◾First quarter global sales up 9.5 per cent compared to Q1 2012
◾Positive developments in company's three major markets – US, China and Europe
Global sales at Volvo Cars continued to grow strongly in March, rising 17.9 per cent compared to the same ....
|Volvo Cars introduces luxurious interior package for the model year 2015 line-upA wider choice of personalisation possibilities is in sharp focus when Volvo Car Group presents the new model year 2015 line-up. Buyers of the Volvo XC60, V70, XC70 and S80 can order a stunning interior upgrade with the new luxurious Inscription package.|
'The Inscription package offers consumers a complete luxury upgrade of the interior. It is perfectly in line with our aim to move Volvo towards a more premium brand position,' says Anders H. Gustavsson, Vice Pres....
|Volvo Car Torslanda celebrates 50 years of success•April 24 sees the inauguration of the new body plant at Volvo Car Torslanda|
•The inauguration will take place on the exact same date as the original plant was inaugurated 50 years earlier, in 1964
•Throughout the year Volvo Cars will focus attention on the plant's role back then, today and in the future
1964 was a milestone for Sweden's automotive industry. That was the year Volvo Cars opened its gates at the Torslanda plant, marking the biggest industrial investment in Sweden's history.
|Volvo Car Group announces March and first quarter 2014 retail salesVolvo Cars' global sales up 17.9 per cent in March, marking nine consecutive months of growth|
•Global sales of 47,850 cars in March, up 17.9 per cent versus March last year
•First quarter global sales up 9.5 per cent compared to Q1 2013
•Positive developments in company's three major markets – US, China and Europe
Global sales at Volvo Cars continued to grow strongly in March, rising 17.9 per cent compared to the same month last year and driven by sturdy growth in China and positive perf....
|VOLVO ANNOUNCES MARCH SALES• U.S. Sales Up 10.3 Percent|
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (April 1, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 5,915 units for the month, a 10.3 percent increase versus March 2013.
The top seller for March was the S60 sports sedan with 2,384 units sold, posting a 21.8 percent increase versus March 2013, followed by the XC60 with 1,701 units sold.
New this year and rounding out the 60 cluster, the V60 sportswagon is in dealerships now and combines the drivin....
|VOLVO'S 2014 GHG-CERTIFIED ENGINES ARE EXCEEDING FUEL EFFICIENCY EXPECTATIONSVolvo's Greenhouse Gas (GHG) 2014-certified engines are providing even greater fuel efficiency than anticipated, Volvo Trucks announced today at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The integrated engines are delivering up to a 3 percent fuel efficiency improvement compared with their 2013 counterparts.|
'We remain focused on ensuring that the ongoing phases of engine and vehicle regulations do not burden our customers, but instead create value for their operations,' said Göra....
|VOLVO CARS FEATURES LUXURIOUS INTERIOR PACKAGE FOR MODEL YEAR 2015 VOLVO CARS FEATURES LUXURIOUS INTERIOR PACKAGE FOR MODEL YEAR 2015ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (March 27, 2014) - A wider choice of personalization possibilities is in sharp focus when Volvo Car Group presents the new model year 2015 lineup. Buyers of the Volvo XC60 and S80 can order a stunning interior upgrade with the luxurious Inscription package.|
'The Inscription package offers consumers a complete luxury upgrade of the interior. It is perfectly in line with our aim to move Volvo towards a more premium brand position,' says Ander....
|BRIDGE OF WEIR LEATHER SUPPORTS NEW CAR DESIGN REVIEW YEARBOOK◾Car Design Review Yearbook #1 marks first ever Car Design News book|
◾Volvo Concept Coupé, complete with Bridge of Weir Leather interior, shortlisted in top three of the Concept Car Design of the Year category
◾Bridge of Weir provides leather bookmarks (produced with Volvo Concept Coupé interior leather offcuts) exclusively with first 1,500 yearbooks printed
Bridge of Weir, Scotland, 24th March 2014 – Bridge of Weir, the leading leather manufacturer for the automotive industry, is pr....
|VOLVO INITIATES PROJECT USING CLOUD-BASED COMMUNICATION TO MAKE DRIVING SAFERROCKLEIGH, N.J. (March 19, 2014) - Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars), the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) are joining forces for a pilot project in which road friction information from individual cars is shared within a cloud-based system.|
The real-time data about slippery patches on the road are used to warn vehicles nearby, at the same time as it contributes to making winter road maintenance more efficient.
|VOLVO TRUCKS TO BRING ITS FULL HEAVY-DUTY RANGE TO THE 2014 MID-AMERICA TRUCKING SHOWVolvo Trucks will showcase its full range of North American Class 8 models at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show, March 27 to 29 in Louisville, Ky. Volvo's indoor booth, no. 32125 in the North Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center, includes 12 vehicles spanning regional haul, long haul, heavy haul and vocational segments of the Class 8 market.|
'The innumerable intricacies that exist between various segments require continued development of application-specific vehicles and specifications. ....