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ROCKLEIGH, NJ - The Volvo C30 has been honored with the 2010 Motorist Choice Award for its top scores in ownership satisfaction and overall ownership...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/72712/volvo-c30-wins-2010-motorist-choice-award
Categories: Operations
Reassuring Vault-Like Door Sound Is the Ideal for the Volvo Cars’ Noise Team

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – The Volvo V70 and S80 ranked among the 10 best cars when Swedish motoring magazine Vi Bilägare tested noise levels in 35 car...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/62520/reassuring-vault-like-door-sound-is-the-ideal-for-the-volvo-cars-noise-team
Categories: Maintenance
Volvo Offers Lifetime Parts and Labor Warranty

Volvo Cars of North America will begin offering a lifetime parts and labor warranty for vehicles serviced after the factory warranty at Volvo dealers, the...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/130345/volvo-offers-lifetime-parts-and-labor-warranty
Categories: Operations
TriStar Worldwide Renews Deal For Virgin Volvos

The largest chauffeured operation outside the U.S. has a renewed a deal with Volvo to service Virgin Atlantic passengers.

https://www.lctmag.com/news/40792/tristar-worldwide-renewals-deal-for-virgin-volvos
Categories: Safety
Volvo XC40 Filled With Advanced Safety Features

The compact SUV, due in the fall, includes the latest generation of City Safety and the company's semi-autonomous Pilot Assist system.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/142010/volvo-xc40-filled-with-advanced-safety-features
Categories: Operations, Vehicle OEM

For the 1984 model year, Automotive Fleet statistics show that import manufacturers registered(52,087 new cars in the U.S. fleet segment, or just two...

https://www.globalfleetmanagement.com/147464/import-fleet-penetration-in-the-wake-of-v-r-a
Categories: Operations
Volvo Produces 450 hp Four-Cylinder Engine

Volvo Cars has produced a 2.0L four-cylinder gasoline engine that generates 450 hp using "triple boost" technology and the automaker's Drive-E powertrain.

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/125815/volvo-produces-450-hp
Categories: Green Fleet, Operations

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN – Volvo Car Corporation is launching a joint broad-based research venture to develop spearhead technology in the area of plug-in...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/60329/volvo-launches-unique-cooperation-for-the-development-of-plug-in-hybrid-cars-in-sweden
Categories: Dealer Ops, F&I
NADAUCG Releases Retention Rankings for One-Year-Old Models

The NADA Used Car Guide issued a report that examines retention performance for 33 all-new or redesigned mainstream and luxury models. Leading the list were...

https://www.autodealertodaymagazine.com/322758/nadaucg-releases-retention-rankings-for-one-year-old-models
Categories: Green Fleet, Hybrids, Operations
Volvo Unveils Plug-In Hybrid V60 Model

Volvo unveiled a D5 Twin Engine Special Edition of its V60 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid vehicle, the automaker announced.

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/128272/volvo-unveils-v60-plug-in-hybrid-special-edition
Categories: Operations
Volvo Rolls Out CarPlay, Apps for XC90

Volvo has added CarPlay smartphone integration and other applications to its 2016 XC90 luxury SUV that has entered its second generation with a major redesign.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/132881/volvo-rolls-out-carplay-apps-for-xc90
Categories: Safety

ROCKLEIGH, NJ – Volvo Car Corp. provided a look at how far its vehicle safety technologies have come since the start of the new millennium. The...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/82637/volvo-says-risk-of-being-injured-in-a-volvo-vehicle-reduced-by-50-percent-since-2000
Categories: Safety
Volvo Recalls XC90 for Seat Belt Retractor

The recall, which covers 1,305 luxury SUVs in the 2017 model year, is expected to begin Aug. 7.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/140911/volvo-recalls-xc90-for-seat-belt-retractor
Categories: Operations, Rental Operations
Volvo Shifts Sales Strategy Away From Rental

North America remained Volvo's largest market just ahead of China for 2013, as the automaker reported a 10.1% decline in sales partly due to a shift toward...

https://www.autorentalnews.com/115707/volvo-shifts-sales-strategy-away-from-fleet
2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country

The V60 Cross Country provides 2.6 inches of additional ride height from the V60, blacked-out mirror trim and window tinting, front and rear skid plates,...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/159425/2015-volvo-v60-cross-country
Categories: Global Fleet, Operations, Safety, Vehicle Research
Video: Volvo Testing Self-Driving Cars On Swedish Streets

Volvo is collaborating with government agencies, legislators and consumers to test its Autopilot technology, as part of the "Drive Me" project.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/117920/video-volvo-s-self-driving-test-cars-traveling-gothenburg-streets
Categories: Operations, Safety

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – EuroNCAP has instituted a new assessment protocol for evaluating the degree of whiplash protection offered by passenger cars in...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/62961/volvo-cars-receives-highest-rating-for-its-whiplash-protection
Categories: Safety, Safety & Risk Management
Ford, Google Form Autonomous Vehicle Advocacy Group

Google, Ford, Volvo, Uber and Lyft form the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets to push for federal standards for self-driving vehicles.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/134823/autonomous-vehicle-advocacy-group-forms
Categories: Operations

GENEVA – The new Volvo XC60 has its premiere showing at the international car show in Geneva on Mar. 4, and the first cars will reach dealers in...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/60091/new-volvo-xc60-featured-at-international-auto-show-in-geneva
Categories: Electric, Electric Vehicles, Fuel Smarts, Green Fleet, Vehicle Research
Volvo Trucks Names First Certified Electric Vehicle Dealer

TEC Equipment’s Fontana branch in Southern California is the first location to achieve Volvo’s electric vehicle certification.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10148355/volvo-trucks-names-first-certified-electric-vehicle-dealer
Categories: Operations

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN – The Volvo XC70 has been voted Car of the Year in Russia. For the second time in three years, Volvo Car’s image-booster has taken...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/60677/volvo-xc70-voted-car-of-the-year-in-russia
Categories: Operations, Vehicle OEM, Vehicle Research
Two Electric Vehicles Capture IIHS Safety Awards

The XC40 Recharge, a small SUV, and the Mustang Mach-E, a midsize SUV, were put through the paces of six crashworthiness tests.

https://www.globalfleetmanagement.com/10142139/two-electric-vehicles-capture-iihs-safety-awards
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Legal/Legislative, Vehicle OEM
8 Things to Expect on Tomorrow’s Trucks

In some ways, the truck of the future is here today. What would a truck driver from decades ago think if he were suddenly transported from his own time into...

https://www.chargedfleet.com/153472/8-things-to-expect-on-tomorrows-trucks
Categories: Green Fleet

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have certified all Volvo...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/83941/full-lineup-of-volvo-group-trucks-in-the-u-s-earns-2014-greenhouse-gas-certification
Categories: Technology

The Volvo 7700 Hybrid’s lower fuel consumption reduces the emission of the greenhouse gas CO2 by up to 30 percent.

https://www.metro-magazine.com/10028328/volvo-launches-new-hybrid-bus
Categories: Operations, Vehicle OEM, Vehicle Research
2009 Volvo XC90 Offers Exec-Level Features

Staying true to the Volvo brand’s reputation, the XC90 provides safety, durability, and functionality in a comfortable, refined package.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/146242/2009-volvo-xc90-offers-exec-level-features
Categories: Safety, Vehicle OEM
Drowsy Driving on the Rise

A growing cause for concern, drowsy driving is a major safety threat. Fleet managers and drivers must recognize signs of fatigue or tiredness.

https://www.globalfleetmanagement.com/156457/drowsy-driving-on-the-rise
Categories: Operations

TomTom will supply navigation systems to Volvo Cars for the automaker's infotainment systems starting in 2019, the supplier announced.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/135442/tomtom-to-supply-volvos-navigation-systems
Categories: Hybrids

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - A Volvo that can be fuelled with electricity from a standard wall socket will be a reality in 2012. Swedish energy company...

https://www.greenfleetmagazine.com/121454/volvo-cars-and-vattenfall-to-develop-new-plug-in-hybrid
Categories: Bus, Management, Motorcoach, Paratransit, Technology
Prevost, Nova taps new VP, service

Guy French takes the helm following the retirement of long-time leader, Clay Flynt, who departed the role at the after 33 years with the Volvo Group,...

https://www.metro-magazine.com/10033553/prevost-nova-taps-new-vp-service
Categories: Operations, Safety & Risk Management, Vehicle OEM, Vehicle Research

With standard City Safety, the 2010 Volvo XC60 helps keep fleet executives safe on the road.

https://www.businessfleet.com/146612/volvo-xc60-focuses-on-the-fleet-executive
Categories: Operations
Volvo Offers Remote Climate Control Feature on Select 2012-2013 Models

ROCKLEIGH, NJ – Volvo is introducing Engine Remote Start (ERS), which starts the engine remotely to heat or cool a vehicle's interior on a number of...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/82957/volvo-offers-remote-interior-temperature-control-feature-on-select-2012-2013-models
Categories: Dealer Ops, Industry, Showroom
SAAR Dips to 16.6M in Watershed Sales Report

July deliveries increased 1.3% in the first monthly U.S. new-vehicle sales report to include none of the Detroit 3 automakers, but the seasonally adjusted...

https://www.agent-entrepreneur.com/357726/saar-dips-to-16-6m-in-watershed-sales-report
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Global Fleet
Volvo Launches 2016 Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge

Volvo Trucks is conducting its annual Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge with a series of national competitions across the region. These competitions will see...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/134372/volvo-commences-2016-asia-pacific-fuelwatch-challenge
Categories: Equipment, Vehicle OEM, Vehicle Research
Isuzu Completes Acquisition of UD Trucks

Isuzu Motors has completed the transaction to acquire Japan-based UD Trucks from the Volvo Group for approximately $2.2 billion.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10140527/isuzu-completes-acquisition-of-ud-trucks
Categories: Vehicles
Continental Vs. Volvo S90: Can You Even Compare?

Vehicle Review: Although these flagship sedans don't have much in common, they somehow ended up with similar designs.

https://www.lctmag.com/news/722440/continental-vs-volvo-s90-can-you-even-compare
Categories: Operations, Rental Operations
Volvo Unveils XC40 with Subscription Vehicle Service

Volvo has unveiled its new XC40 in Milan, Italy, and a new vehicle subscription plan aimed at driving its luxury compact SUV off dealer lots.

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/142256/volvo-s-xc40-to-offer-subscription-vehicle-service
Categories: Safety, Vehicle OEM
Americans Want More Education on Distracted Driving

Some 89% of U.S. motorists say they need better education about the impact of distracted driving and 74% say they would pay more for a vehicle with built-in...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/331962/americans-want-more-education-on-distracted-driving
2018 Volvo XC60

The 2018 XC60 arrives as the mid-size sibling of the XC90 in a stylish update that includes a bevy of new safety features, infotainment tech, and a well...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/160108/2018-volvo-xc60
Will Cars Become Transportation Appliances?

The cars are still the stars, but this year’s L.A. Auto Show revealed an auto industry at a crossroads.

https://www.businessfleet.com/160116/will-cars-become-transportation-appliances
Categories: Vehicles, Operations
Volvo Launches Livery Program For UK Chauffeur Services

The new package would include pre-owned vehicle offerings and in-car black box recording cameras for collision evidence.

https://www.lctmag.com/news/41998/volvo-launches-livery-program-for-uk-chauffeur-services
Categories: Safety
New Volvo Technology Helps Drivers Avoid Accidents with Pedestrians

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – Volvo Cars is introducing the next generation of preventive safety technology. Collision warning with full auto brake and...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/63124/new-volvo-technology-helps-drivers-avoid-accidents-with-pedestrians
Categories: Safety, Safety & Risk Management
Volvo Developing Connected Car Cloud

Volvo Cars is developing "connected car" technology that would allow the automaker to capture road status data that's sent by cars to a cloud server and...

https://www.businessfleet.com/128256/volvo-developing-connected-car-cloud
Categories: Operations, Rental Operations
Volvo Creates Mobility Brand

The new mobility brand, M, will learn about its user’s needs, preferences, and habits, personalizing the customer relationship. It will debut in Sweden and...

https://www.autorentalnews.com/306111/volvo-launches-new-mobility-brand
Categories: Global Fleet, Operations, Vehicle Research

Eicher Motors has unveiled 11 new trucks and buses. The Pro Series, as the new range will be called, comprises products in the five to 49 ton space.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/115218/india-s-eicher-motors-launches-new-truck-bus-lineup
Volvo goes viral with stunt video

On an unopened highway in Croatia, world record-holding highliner Faith Dickey battles in the wind to cross the line between two speeding trucks

https://www.truckinginfo.com/158808/volvo-goes-viral-with-stunt-video
Categories: Global Fleet, Green Fleet, Operations, Vehicle Research
Volvo Group to Test Electric Road in Sweden

In collaboration with the Swedish Transport Administration, the Volvo Group will study the potential for building electric roads, where city buses can be...

https://www.government-fleet.com/118394/volvo-group-studies-road-electrification-in-sweden
Categories: Green Fleet, Operations
Volvo Wants Standardized EV Charging

Volvo Cars has called on the automotive industry to develop a standardized charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, a top company executive has said.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/134121/volvo-wants-standardized-ev-charging
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management

Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award. For the fifth consecutive...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/109554/fleets-sought-for-2013-volvo-trucks-safety-award
Categories: Equipment, Fuel Smarts, Vehicle OEM
MATS Focus: Integrated Drivetrains and Automated Transmissions

If there was an unspoken theme to this year's Mid-America Trucking Show, it was probably the focus on integrated drivetrains. And Martin Daum, president and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/154963/mats-focus-integrated-drivetrains-and-automated-transmissions


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