Tag: Volvo

New Volvo XC60 City Safe gets Steering Assistance

New Volvo XC60 City Safe gets Steering Assistance

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that the new XC60 SUV – which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show – will feature three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. The new safety features are designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or … Continue reading New Volvo XC60 City Safe gets Steering Assistance

Volvo tells govt inquiry self-driving cars could be on sale in NSW by 2021

Swedish car maker Volvo has told a NSW parliamentary inquiry that self-driving cars could be on sale in NSW within five years if local road laws are changed. Appearing today before the NSW Staysafe Committee’s public inquiry into driverless cars and road safety, Volvo said advances in technology meant that fully autonomous self-driving Volvos could … Continue reading Volvo tells govt inquiry self-driving cars could be on sale in NSW by 2021

The new Volvo S90 is Volvo Cars’ entry ticket to the prestige sedan club.

          The S90 marks a giant step forward for Volvo Cars. The Swedish car maker is better known for its SUVs and estates, but with the launch of the S90 Volvo is clearly intent on shaking up the prestige sedan segment with its distinctive executive class sedan. Equipped with a host … Continue reading The new Volvo S90 is Volvo Cars’ entry ticket to the prestige sedan club.

Triple podium for Scott McLaughlin and Volvo at Phillip Island

  Scott McLaughlin claimed a triple podium finish for Volvo Polestar Racing at the Phillip Island Super Sprint. ”It has been an awesome weekend. Our pace has been great and this is really something for us to build on ahead of 2016,” said McLaughlin. McLaughlin qualified on pole position for the second race and was … Continue reading Triple podium for Scott McLaughlin and Volvo at Phillip Island

AMA and ANCAP call for new technology to be standard features in Australian cars to save lives

  Launch of ‘Avoid the crash, Avoid the trauma’ campaign The Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) have joined forces to lobby governments and car industry leaders to embrace new technology – starting with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) – and make it standard in all new cars sold in Australia. … Continue reading AMA and ANCAP call for new technology to be standard features in Australian cars to save lives

Scott McLaughlin scores best finish of 2015 at Townsville

  Scott McLaughlin claimed his best finish of the 2015 V8 Supercars season in the first race of the Townsville weekend with fourth position for Wilson Security Racing GRM (Volvo Polestar Racing). ”This has been a great start to the weekend, hopefully this is a turning point. It was great seeing the team after the … Continue reading Scott McLaughlin scores best finish of 2015 at Townsville

All-New Volvo XC90 at the Swedish Royal Wedding

  Volvo Cars is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by Sweden’s Royal Court to supply 35 All-New Volvo XC90s as courtesy cars on the occasion of the wedding between Prince Carl Philip and Ms. Sofia Hellqvist on June 13, 2015. The royal wedding is one of this summer’s most anticipated events in … Continue reading All-New Volvo XC90 at the Swedish Royal Wedding

Volvo Cars takes luxury to a new level by unveiling Lounge Console in Shanghai

Volvo Cars has unveiled a new concept at the Shanghai Auto Show that takes executive in-car luxury to a new level. Labelled the Lounge Console, the concept offers busy chauffeur-driven business people the ultimate executive accessory – a compact and versatile solution to expanded storage and comfort. The Lounge Console replaces the front passenger seat, … Continue reading Volvo Cars takes luxury to a new level by unveiling Lounge Console in Shanghai

Volvo‘s turbocharged S60 T6 R-Design joins ACT Police on trial

  Press Release A turbocharged version of Volvo’s S60 sedan is being trialed by the ACT Police as a potential addition to its car fleet. Volvo Car Australia has loaned an S60 T6 R-Design all-wheel drive sedan to the ACT Policing Traffic Operations fleet which is evaluating the S60 its suitability for use as a … Continue reading Volvo‘s turbocharged S60 T6 R-Design joins ACT Police on trial