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The New Volvo XC60 has been crowned the best performing SUV, and the car with the best overall performance score of 2017 in the prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety awards. This caps off a great year for Volvo and the new model XC60, 2018 is going to be great for the Swedish car maker.
Volvo describe it as the start of a new era for Volvo Cars and the plant in Ghent, Belgium as the first customer-bound XC40 small SUV is rolls off the production line. The new Volvo XC40 has created so much interest that the Sweden premium car maker has already received more than 13,000 orders for Volvo Cars’ first ever small SUV.
The Swedish company’s very first 2017 new XC60 rolled off the production line shortly before lunch time. The first customer car is an AWD T5 Inscription in the Crystal White, see for yourself below. New for 2017 the Volvo XC60 rolls off the production line “This is a proud day for everyone at the plant,” said Magnus Nilsson, vice president of the Torslanda plant.
Volvo has chosen to show the New XC60 at the Manchester Arndale Centre on Friday 31st March Volvo recently unveiled the much anticipated new XC60 premium SUV at the 87th Geneva Motor Show. This new version of the highly successful XC60 range marks nine years since the launch of the original model, it became the best-selling premium SUV in Europe, with close to a million units sold worldwide.
Volvo is not only thinking about the safety of its drivers and cars but for those that prefer to cycle. The safety spray is purely designed to increase the visibility and safety of cyclists on the road during these short days. Available to buy and order online for the very first time, the release coincides with the shortest day of the year - Wednesday the 21st of December.
Just announced from Volvo cars, is the new concierge service that will tie in with the premium image the brand has recently been implementing with every new car released. A pilot program of around 300 Volvo customers will begin this November in San Francisco and will only be available to owners of the new XC90 and S90 luxury saloon.
The two firms have signed an agreement to start work on a joint venture that will develop new base vehicles that can incorporate the very latest in AD (Autonomous Driving) technology that will include fully driverless cars. These base vehicles will be manufactured by Volvo Cars and then purchased by Uber. A total of 300m US Dollars is being invested into the project by Uber and Volvo.
Volvo has placed its R-design flair all over the new V90 and S90 models, featuring a sportier looking exterior alongside design tweaks on the inside too. The order books are now open for the new Volvo S90 and V90 R-design models. Prices in the UK are set to be announced soon, in Q3 2016.
Volvo has released new concept car images called the 40.1 and 40.2, they give us a clear picture of what lies in the future for 40 series. Unveiled at an event in the Swedish capital Gothenburg, The 40.1 is the compact SUV Crossover set to rival the Audi Q2 and Q3 in the ever growing premium small car segment.
Volvo has issued a re-call for 59,000 cars over faulty software that can instantly shut down the engine – this includes more than 7,000 Volvos in the UK. The glitch can shut down the engine and electrical system while the car is in motion, but Mr Elfstrom explained they would then both restart immediately.