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Promising Future for BIO-DME as a Vehicle Fuel

The Bio-DME project aims to assess whether there is a market for Bio-DME (Di-Methyl-Ether) for commercial vehicles. Now, halfway through the two-year project, the preliminary results show that Bio-DME already functions in daily commercial operations. If diesel fuel were to be replaced by Bio-DME, CO2 emissions would be able to be reduced by a massive […]

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Volvo Car Corporation Challenges EU Goals and Tactics on Cutting Co2 Emissions

Volvo Car Corporation warns that EU targets for cutting carbon dioxide emissions are being jeopardised by the absence of harmonised incentives to consumers. Another key issue is the urge for continuous support to automotive research and development, including electromobility. Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, will tell an industry seminar in Brussels […]

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VOLVO GROUP EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH WWF

Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Buses have joined the Volvo Group’s co-operation with WWF Climate Savers. The co-operation is based on the Volvo Group’s commitment to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 million tons from construction equipment, buses and trucks manufactured through to 2014. Volvo’s joint-venture company, SDLG, which manufactures construction equipment in China, will also […]

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Volvo Group expands partnership with WWF

Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Buses have joined the Volvo Group’s cooperation with WWF Climate Savers program. The cooperation is based on the Volvo Group’s commitment to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 million tons from construction equipment, buses and trucks manufactured through 2014. Volvo’s joint-venture company, SDLG, which manufactures construction equipment in China, will also […]

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Responsible business is good business

The Volvo Group’s vision is to become world leader in sustainable transport solutions. I believe a company integrating CSR and sustainability into their business model is better prepared to meet future challenges, stakeholder’s expectations and create long-term value.

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VOLVO CAR UK BACKS ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT

VOLVO CAR UK BACKS ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT SELECT COMMITTEE’S CALL FOR AN AIR QUALITY PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN Volvo Car UK has backed the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee’s (EAC) call today (14.11.11) for a Government public awareness campaign to educate people about the positive action they could take to help improve air quality, and […]

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Designed Around You Volvo Cars and the Environment

Environmental Care – a Volvo core value Volvo has over many years committed itself to help maintain a healthy environment and – through renewed and dedicated research and development – contribute to cleaner emissions from its cars that would assist in the effort to curb global warming.

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Volvo Car Corporation world-class technology initiative

Volvo Car Corporation’s world-class technology initiative: New downsized engine range – without compromising luxury or driving pleasure The Volvo Car Corporation is taking the next step towards zero emissions and climate impact through a new, downsized engine range consisting solely of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.

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Impressive finish in One Tonne Life

Impressive finish in “One Tonne Life” – The Lindell family get down to 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide per person per year Sweden’s Environmental Affairs Minister Andreas Carlgren will today officially close the “One Tonne Life” project in Hässelby just outside Stockholm.

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Volvo Cars and the Environment

Environmental care – a core value Volvo has over many years committed itself to help maintain a healthy environment and – through renewed and dedicated research and development – contribute to cleaner emissions from its cars that would assist in the effort to curb global warming. For Volvo Cars it is fundamental that personal mobility […]

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Volvo presents seven new cars with the green DRIVe badge – all with best-in-class CO2 levels

At the Geneva motor show, Volvo Cars is presenting no less than seven fuel-efficient DRIVe models. All with best-in-class CO2 emission levels. The extremely low figures for the C30, S40 and V50 have been achieved thanks to an advanced Start/Stop system.

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Volvo Cars chooses hydropower for its facilities in Sweden and Belgium

The Volvo Car Corporation now relies solely on hydropower from the electricity suppliers for its factories in Sweden and Belgium. This systematic drive for green electricity is the latest measure adopted by Volvo Cars on its path to reach a climate-neutral production in Europe.

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Volvo Cars and the Environment 2008

Care for the environment is a core value of the Volvo Car Corporation. This serious commitment to contribute to a cleaner environment dates from the early 1970s and covers the entire lifecycle of the car – from design, engineering and production to useful life, service and recycling. Efficient energy and resource utilisation and reduced emissions […]

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CO2 issue and fuel consumption in focus along with a variety of technical solutions

The environment is in sharp focus on the Volvo Cars stand at Frankfurt Motor Show , where the company presents a number of technical solutions designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. This includes the Volvo ReCharge Concept – a C30 with a unique plug-in hybrid system. “We are working towards a multi-energy society where […]

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Environment-conscious South African girls team on podium in Volvo Adventure Word final

Their concerns over the environment and how to protect it earned a team of five South African girls from Lavender Hill in Cape Town a place on the podium in the prestigious international Volvo Adventure competition The South Africans were this week awarded with the 3rd prize and US$4 000 (abouth R30 000) in Gothenburg, […]

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Difficulties At TGRSA

DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

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5 July, 2022

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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5 July, 2022

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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5 July, 2022

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