Volvo XC90 awarded top safety rating by IIHS

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Volvo Cars’ XC90 has been awarded the highest possible safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), underscoring its position as one of the safest cars on the road today.

The seven seat SUV was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ rating, which is only given to cars that achieve full scores in all crashworthiness and front crash prevention tests and which excel in both preventive and protective safety performance. Read more

Turned your computer off?

Turned your computer off? Good.
Now get out and play. Let’s face it. Life in the city can only take you so far, and that’s not very far. When it comes to experiences on a grand scale, you need to leave it all behind. You also need a car to take you to wherever that place might be. The Volvo V60 Cross Country with AWD will take you to roads with the most demanding conditions. And to have the least possible impact on nature, our V60 Cross Country with Drive-E engines combine high performance with low fuel consumption and reduced emissions. So, get out there and play. There’s really no excuse not to, is there?

To complete the outdoor family, the V60 Cross Country is joined by the new Volvo S60 Cross Country.

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Volvo City Safety cuts accident claims by 28%

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One of the most comprehensive scientific studies performed on collision avoidance systems in cars reveals that Volvo Cars’ standard City Safety technology reduces insurance claims for rear-end frontal collisions by 28 per cent.

Based on real-life accumulated insurance claims data from the Swedish insurers If and Volvia, the study of City Safety performance conclusively reveals the real-life value of auto braking collision avoidance systems.

The main benefit of City Safety is its ability to reduce the incidence of whiplash and other neck-related injuries caused by low-speed traffic accidents. The secondary benefit to Volvo car drivers is a reduction in accident damage to their cars and the costs that this incurs.

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Volvo XC90 Excellence unveiled

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Volvo Cars unveiled the most luxurious vehicle ever built by the Swedish company in its 88 year history at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90.

The XC90 Excellence has been crafted by Volvo’s designers and engineers to offer customers a distinct and individual automotive experience that incorporates the latest Scandinavian innovations in design, refinement, comfort and style.

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