Despite massive improvements in traffic safety, 1.2 million people are still killed in traffic every year. In 2007, this spurred Volvo Cars, as the only automotive manufacturer in the world, to launch a safety vision stating that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020. The company’s vision is that cars should not crash.
Posted: December 2, 2013, 9:00 am
Gordon, the first person to soon drive three million miles in the same car - a 1966 Volvo P1800 - says patience, awareness and tune-ups are keys to safe driving
Posted: June 17, 2013, 3:00 am
Irv Gordon, Record-Breaking Driver of a 1966 Volvo P1800, Aims to Reach Ultimate Driving Milestone
Posted: June 17, 2013, 3:00 am
Volvo Cars and the members of the DJ trio Swedish House Mafia have together created a unique music video based on a brand new version of the Swedish House Mafia's hit song "Leave the World Behind". The video world premieres today at 8.30 pm CET. This song and video will also be the leading theme in Volvo's upcoming global launch campaign of the new Volvo XC60.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 9:00 am
Volvo Car Group is now starting production of the first engine variants in the new, high-efficiency four-cylinder engine family. The development and production take place in-house at Volvo Car Group and form a vital part of the company's strategy for independence.
Posted: May 13, 2013, 9:00 am
Latest test makes Volvo the only luxury manufacturer with two TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicles
Posted: March 7, 2013, 4:05 am
Doug Speck, Senior Vice President Marketing, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Car Group, literally rolled out another Volvo world first in automotive safety at a press conference at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday. He introduced the groundbreaking safety feature - a technology that detects and automatically brakes for cyclists swerving out in front of the car - by entering the stage on a bicycle.
Posted: March 5, 2013, 10:45 am
The new Volvo S60, XC60 and V60: Major renewal boosts the dynamic appearance and appeal of the Volvo 60 cluster
Volvo will debut a major renewal of its S60, XC60 and V60 models at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show next month, amounting to the most extensive development of existing models in the Scandinavian automaker's history. The V60 is not currently available in the United States.
Posted: February 19, 2013, 6:01 am
Volvo will debut a major renewal of its current model lineup at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show next month, amounting to the most extensive development of existing models in the Scandinavian automaker's history. Featured among them are its flagship S80 sedan and XC70 crossover.
Posted: February 19, 2013, 6:01 am
The Volvo S60 sport sedan can add another award to its list of accolades after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced the winners of their new Top Safety Pick+ awards.
Posted: December 31, 2012, 6:01 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) announced today factory-authorized performance tuning software for several earlier Volvo models is now available at Volvo retailers across the country.
Posted: October 31, 2012, 2:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) will launch the new Volvo Heritage Club on Nov. 1 as a way to recognize and celebrate long-term or high-mileage owners.
Posted: October 25, 2012, 4:00 am
On a recent Saturday morning, Baltimore-area resident Selden Cooper, 66, visited his dealership of 25 years, Lehman Motors Volvo, for a routine oil change in his 1987 Volvo 240 sedan.
Posted: October 18, 2012, 4:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) today announced the launch of a new Pinterest-based promotion, Volvo Joyride. The new campaign is the first for the company on the social media platform and serves as the official launch of their Pinterest channel.
Posted: September 10, 2012, 4:00 am
With the purchase of every new Volvo, $10 will be donated to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Posted: August 30, 2012, 3:00 am
In the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) report the Volvo S60 is one out of two cars earning the best rating in IIHS's new small offset frontal crash test.
Posted: August 15, 2012, 8:00 am
By developing several new high-tech safety solutions, Volvo Car Corporation is taking a major step toward its 2020 goal that nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car.
Posted: July 9, 2012, 9:00 am
Also awarded five individual carline honors for S80, C70, XC70, XC60 and XC90
Posted: March 14, 2012, 3:00 am
The Volvo C30 has been honored with the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership Award. The C30 claimed the top spot in the Entry-Level Luxury Car segment, a testament to its appeal to the young and young at heart with its remarkable value.
Posted: February 8, 2012, 3:00 am
Five Volvo models today were named 2012 Top Safety Pick winners by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a total unsurpassed by any other luxury car brand.
Posted: December 15, 2011, 6:05 am
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) today announced that its 2012 C70 Inscription package – on sale during the first quarter of next year – will retail for $3,900. The C70 Inscription is a modified version of Volvo’s C70 hardtop convertible featuring added horsepower and torque, and unique interior and exterior details.
Posted: December 15, 2011, 3:00 am
Upgrade Now Available for 2011, 2012 XC60, S60 and XC70 T6
Posted: November 28, 2011, 2:00 am
Upgrade for C30, C70 and S40 from model year 2008 and later
Posted: November 7, 2011, 2:00 am
C30 wins Fun to Drive, XC70 is the top Cargo Hauler and XC90 takes the Kid Friendly category
Posted: September 22, 2011, 3:00 am
After its initial release in late December, Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) announces new updates to its popular Volvo On Call® app for iPhone®.
Posted: August 19, 2011, 4:00 am
Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific announced the 2011 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), which reveal the vehicles that most closely match their owners' desires. Volvo was awarded three IVAs this year. The S60 was named the most ideal aspiration luxury car, the C30 the most ideal premium compact car and the XC70 the most ideal luxury crossover SUV.
Posted: August 16, 2011, 3:00 am
A newly published analysis from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) indicates that Volvo XC60s get into fewer low-speed crashes than comparable vehicles thanks to Volvo's City Safety technology, a standard feature on all XC60s.
Posted: July 19, 2011, 6:10 am
Thomas Broberg and Erik Coelingh from Volvo Car Corporation have received an award from NHTSA, the American traffic safety administration, for significant contributions to automotive safety. "It shows that the safety work we do at Volvo Car Corporation is appreciated. We're really proud of that," say Thomas Broberg and Erik Coelingh.
Posted: June 15, 2011, 9:00 am
At its awards dinner at the MIT Faculty Club, the New England Motor Press Association honored Volvo with this year's Yankee Cup Technology Award for the unique safety enhancements available on its automobiles.
Posted: May 27, 2011, 3:00 am
Named "Most Dependable" By ICOTY Jury
Posted: April 21, 2011, 4:00 am
The 2012 Volvo S60 R-Design sport sedan and XC60 R-Design crossover will get significant horsepower and torque increases when they go on sale late this summer, the company announced today at the New York International Auto Show.
Posted: April 20, 2011, 2:00 am
At the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2011, Volvo Car Corporation visualises a masterpiece of Scandinavian Design for car buyers with exquisite tastes. The Concept Universe is a large, luxurious sedan with a new human-centric design language that honours the beautiful lines of classic Volvo models.
Posted: April 19, 2011, 3:00 am
Volvo XC90 was named best Luxury SUV by Northwest Automotive Press Association at its recently held 2011 Mudfest event.
Posted: April 4, 2011, 3:00 am
Latest addition joins the 2011 S80, C30, XC60 and XC90
Posted: March 25, 2011, 2:00 am
Vincentric’s 7th annual Best Value in America awards were released today, with Toyota, Volvo, and GMC winning the inaugural brand value awards for Passenger Cars, Luxury Vehicles, and Trucks respectively.
Posted: March 16, 2011, 8:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) has partnered with The Andy Pilgrim Foundation to fight distracted driving through a newly released educational DVD, "The Driving Zone 2."
Posted: March 9, 2011, 7:00 am
Volvo earned 68 points in the annual ranking of all automakers for 2011.
Posted: March 1, 2011, 9:00 am
The Volvo XC90 has been named a "Best Bet" by The Car Book for the fourth consecutive year.
Posted: February 28, 2011, 3:00 am
Englewood, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2011) – Randy Pobst, four-time World Challenge GT champion, and new teammate Alex Figge will each drive a K-PAX Volvo S60 in the 2011 World Challenge GT series, but they won't be the only drivers racing Volvos this year.
Posted: February 25, 2011, 12:00 pm
K-PAX Racing, the World Challenge GT Manufacturers' and Drivers' champion in 2010, will return to defend its titles in 2011 with two new Volvo S60s that reflect the car's recent redesign.
Posted: February 14, 2011, 3:00 am
The Volvo C30 was awarded the IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) award in its Premium Sporty/Coupe class. The Volvo XC90 3.2 also received a BOVY award in the Luxury Crossover/Wagon class.
Posted: February 8, 2011, 3:00 am
With the "One Ton Life" project, A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars aim to demonstrate what it means in practice for a family to adopt a climate-smart lifestyle.The technology and the solutions that the Lindell family use to live the "One Ton Life" are already available or will become available in the very near future.
Posted: January 19, 2011, 9:00 am
Crash-tested C30 Electric on display - Volvo first to show the world how a safe electric car looks after a collision
Posted: January 10, 2011, 3:00 am
The Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design arrives in Detroit as the ultimate expression of the S60 sport sedan. On display at the North American International Auto Show January 10 - 23, 2011, the S60 R-Design is set to arrive in Volvo retailers during the second quarter of 2011.
Posted: January 10, 2011, 3:00 am
By displaying a crashed Volvo C30 Electric in its stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will take a unique, very visual approach to future safety.
Posted: January 9, 2011, 3:00 am
Industry-Leading Two-Year Warranty on Parts, Labor Included
Posted: December 21, 2010, 3:00 am
In time for holiday travel, Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) is introducing the free Volvo On Call® application for iPhone®, which gives users expanded access to its roadside assistance program anywhere, anytime.
Posted: December 17, 2010, 3:00 am
Volvo Introduces ‘Protection Plus+,' a Factory Scheduled Maintenance Program for Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), announced the addition of Protection Plus+, a factory scheduled maintenance package, to its already robust Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) warranty program. IntelliChoiceTM recently named Volvo's the "best Premium Certified Pre-Owned program for 2011," marking the fourth consecutive year the CPO program has been awarded this honor.
Posted: December 14, 2010, 7:00 am
Volvo's hot new S60 sport sedan continues to impress the pundits with the announcement of its powerful T6 engine being lauded as one of Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2011.
Posted: December 7, 2010, 6:00 am
As of the end of November 2010, the Volvo XC60 can be specified with the new Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake safety system. At the same time, the XC60 gets the new infotainment system that has been introduced in the Volvo S60 sport sedan.
Posted: November 23, 2010, 8:00 am
Imagine a vehicle lighter than a Formula 1 racing car...
Posted: November 17, 2010, 3:00 am