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Volvo Announces September 2012 Sales

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 4,977 units, a 1.3 percent decrease from September 2011. Year-to-date sales are down 1 percent over the first nine months of 2011.The top seller for the month was the award-winning S60 sports sedan with 1,577 units sold, followed by the XC60 crossover with 1,562 […]

Volvo Car Corporation aims for leadership within autonomous driving technology

Entering the field of autonomous driving – self-driving vehicles – is the next giant leap in Volvo Car Corporation’s development of the world’s safest cars.Autonomous driving paves the way for more freedom behind the wheel. It creates the possibility to safely do something else, such as sending text messages or reading a book while the […]

Platooned traffic can be integrated with other road users on conventional highways

The SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) project, involving seven European partners, has been successfully finalised during 2012.This unique project highlights the potential for implementing road trains on conventional highways, with platooned traffic operating in a mixed environment with other road users.Thanks to Volvo Car Corporation and the other partners in the SARTRE road […]

Volvo Announces August 2012 Sales

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 6,323 units, a 21.2 percent increase from August 2011, and the highest August monthly volume since 2007. Year-to-date sales are down 1 percent over the first eight months of 2011.The top seller for the month was the award-winning S60 sports sedan with 2,038 units […]

Volvo Car Corporation leads the way in car safety: risk of being injured in a Volvo reduced by 50 percent since year 2000

Volvo Car Corporation’s determination to build the safest cars in the world has been acknowledged by several independent crash tests during the past year. These results come as no surprise to the company’s safety experts.”Our own, extensive accident data base shows that the risk of being injured in one of our latest car models has […]

Volvo Announces July, 2012 Sales

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (August 1, 2012) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 5,717 units, a 2.2 percent increase from July 2011. Year-to-date sales are down 3.7 percent over the first seven months of 2011.The top seller for the month was the award-winning S60 sports sedan with 1,934 units sold, a […]

Volvo awarded Vincentric 2012 Best Fleet Value in Canada

The first annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in CanadaTM awards were announced today, with Volvo receiving three nods in the premium wagon and crossover segments. To determine the 2012 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada awards, Vincentric analyzed over 1,700 vehicle configurations in 24 different lifecycle cost scenarios, using eight cost factors including depreciation, fees […]

Volvo Announces June, 2012 Sales

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (July 3, 2012) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 7,107 units, a 0.1 percent increase from June 2011. Year-to-date sales are down 4.6 percent over the first half of 2011.The top seller for the month was the award-winning S60 sports sedan with 2,649 units sold, followed by […]

New safety technology reduces the risk of motorway rear-end impacts by up to 42 percent

Volvo Car Corporation part of major European study that reveals:New safety technology reduces the risk of motorway rear-end impacts by up to 42 percentThe final report from the EuroFOT research project, which has brought together 28 European companies and organizations, confirms that Volvo Car Corporation’s systems to help drivers avoid incidents and collisions deliver significant […]