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All-New Volvo XC60 launches in South Africa

The much anticipated all-new Volvo XC60 – and current 2018 World Car of the Year – is now available in South Africa.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 23, 2018

Volvo Cars starts Volvo XC60 production in China

Volvo Cars has started production of its bestselling XC60 crossover at its plant in Chengdu, expanding its production in China on the back of strong sales growth. The Volvo XC60 is the second model to be produced in Chengdu after the plant started production of the Volvo S60L long wheel base sedan in November 2013.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 11, 2014

The new Volvo S60, Volvo V60 and Volvo XC60

The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 – dynamic new design and enhanced technology Sporty new exterior design focused on quality and attention to detail Paddle shifters available with certain engine derivatives Permanent high beam with groundbreaking technology New Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection technology

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday March 12, 2014

Volvo S60 and XC60 get Superior rating in new collision prevention test

Volvo S60 and XC60 get Superior rating in new collision prevention test Volvo Car Group’s leadership in safety technology has been highlighted by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS recently introduced a new test programme that rates the performance of front crash prevention systems. This is a major development for crash […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday October 12, 2013

International artists turn Volvo XC60 into a work of art at Volvo Art Session

For the third consecutive year, Volvo Car Switzerland organised the Volvo Art Session at the central train station in Zurich, Switzerland. Over the weekend of June 7-9, both emerging and established artists took part by getting creative with a Volvo XC60.  

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday June 20, 2013

Leave the World Behind Volvo

VOLVO CARS TEAMS UP WITH SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA MEMBERS 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 […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 17, 2013

The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60

Major renewal boosts the dynamic appearance and appeal of the Volvo 60 cluster The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 will go on display for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. In South Africa the Volvo S60 and Volvo XC60 are two of the most popular Volvo models to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 20, 2013

SARTRE Volvo road train premiere on public roads

For the first time ever a road train comprising of a Volvo XC60, a Volvo V60 and a Volvo S60, as well as one truck, truck automatically driving in convoy behind a lead vehicle has operated on a public motorway among other road users. The historic test inSpainwas highly successful.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday May 28, 2012

Volvo SENSUS Designed Around You

Volvo SENSUS – ergonomic high-tech SENSUS is Volvos new all-encompassing infotainment and information system. A bit like a smart-phone, SENSUS is designed to be adaptable, it can be personalized and it will grow as technology develops. It is just another way that your Volvo is truly Designed Around You.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 7, 2011

Volvo ups the performance stakes R-Design with a Polestar kick

Volvo Car South Africa is further adding to its performance credentials with the launch of the all-new Volvo S60 R-Design and Volvo V60 R-Design. And to shake things up even more – Volvo’s accredited Polestar conversion software will soon be available on most models in the Volvo range. Volvo Car South Africa recently hosted a […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 11, 2011

Volvo XC60 scores top marks in quality survey

The Volvo XC60 has ranked highest in the medium SUV segment in the 2010 J.D. Power and Associates quality survey. 2011 has started on an exhilarating note for Volvo Car South Africa. With the superb all-new Volvo S60 now on sale countrywide, the gorgeous new V60 due for launch in February, brand-new VCSA offices in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 27, 2011

Volvo to introduce five new derivatives in its low-emissions DRIVe range

With the new vehicle emissions tax taking effect from 1 September 2010, the introduction of new derivatives in Volvo’s low-emissions DRIVe range locally is excellent news for buyers who don’t want to sacrifice quality, style and safety when making a ‘greener’ choice. New vehicle emissions tax in South Africa The 2009 Budget announced an ad […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 1, 2010

Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Features the Volvo XC60

The all-new Volvo V60 sports wagon The Twilight Saga is one of the most popular film franchises and once again in the 3rd movie in the series “Eclipse” Edward Cullen drives a Volvo XC60. Search on the Internet using the string “Volvo/Twilight/Eclipse” and you will get more than two million hits, including photographs and lengthy […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 22, 2010

Ashley Hayden drives off in a new Volvo XC60

During the recent Survivor charity event in Cape Town, Ashley Hayden showed her softer side as she handed out gifts to homeless children now residing in one of the Homestead houses.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday June 17, 2010

Volvo XC60 named as 2010 Car of the Year finalist

The Volvo XC60 3.0T Geartronic has been named as one of only eight finalists in the 2010 South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Car of the Year (COTY) competition, sponsored by Wesbank. According to the COTY panel, the next step in the process is to determine the winner from a two-day test session to be […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 25, 2009

More about Volvo and our 2010 COTY finalist

In the quest for the ultimate vision of an accident free traffic environment, Volvo Car Corporation’s bold short-term target is that no one will be killed or injured in a new Volvo car by 2020. “Zero is the one and only alternative for us. As the leader in car safety we can’t accept that people […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 25, 2009

Two new five-cylinder diesels from Volvo

Two new five-cylinder diesels from Volvo: More power and less fuel consumption Volvo Cars is introduced two entirely new five-cylinder, 2.4-litre turbodiesel engines at the Geneva Motor Show to give the customers the attractive possibility to combine more power with class-leading fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday March 3, 2009

The new Volvo XC60 combines relaxed comfort with sporty all-road ability

Sporty chassis setting with high comfort Large 17, 18 or 19 inch wheels available for best get-you-there ability All-Wheel Drive with Instant Traction guarantees best possible road grip With the new XC60, Volvo Cars takes yet another step – and a big one – in offering cars that are fun to drive, yet comfortable to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 10, 2009

City Safety standard in the new Volvo XC60

City Safety helps either avoid or reduce the severity of a collision Volvo is first to offer such a system as a standard feature The new Volvo XC60 is launched with City Safety – Volvo Cars’ unique in-house developed technology for avoiding low-speed collisions in city traffic and tailbacks. It is a world-first that such […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 10, 2009

3-litre engine with smooth Twin Scroll turbo powers Volvo’s flagship XC60 3.0T

Maximum torque on tap from just 1 500 rpm Optimised for highest possible performance with lowest possible fuel consumption Volvo’s new flagship XC60 3.0T has been equipped with a technologically advanced turbocharged six-cylinder engine that is optimised for a very sporty driving experience and the highest possible performance, but with the lowest possible fuel consumption […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 10, 2009

The new XC60 charged with emotive form and energy, and safest ever from Volvo

A blend of muscular XC capability and the dynamic, sporty charisma of a coupé Unique City Safety system a standard feature – a world-first for Volvo A car that stops the traffic, and itself … Dressed in a thrilling blend of muscular Cross Country capability and the dynamic, sporty charisma of a coupé, the new […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 10, 2009

New XC60 is the safest Volvo ever

Important step to realise  aspiration that no one should die or be injured in a Volvo XC60 equipped with variety of standard and optional active and passive safety features The new Volvo XC60 can be regarded as the safest Volvo ever. It brings together all the safety knowledge the company have built up over more […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 10, 2009

Volvo Cars launches its own YouTube channel

Do you want to see the new Volvo  performing in the elk test? Or how Volvo’s “green” C30 racing car performs in the Gothenburg City Race in the Swedish Touring Car Championship? Simply log in to YouTube. In response to the phenomenal growth of film and video communication on the internet, the Volvo Car Corporation […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 19, 2008

Volvo Cars presents a front-wheel drive XC60 with CO2 emissions below 170 g/km

During the first half of 2009 Volvo Cars will launch a variant of the new Volvo XC60 with front-wheel drive, an upgraded Euro 5-compliant 2.4-litre diesel engine, 130 kW, 420 Nm of torque and CO2 emissions of less than 170 g/km.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 8, 2008

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