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All-new Volvo XC90 sets new standards with Top Safety Pick

All-new Volvo XC90 sets new standards with Top Safety Pick

Volvo Cars all-new XC90 has been awarded the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Volvo’s XC90 received a full score in all tests (crashworthiness and front crash prevention), excelling in both preventive and protective safety performance. Recently, the Swedish SUV also scored top marks in the Euro NCAP […]

Safety Cuts Accident Claims

Safety Cuts Accident Claims

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 […]

Volvo Car SA announces top Dealers for 2014

Volvo Car SA announces top Dealers for 2014

Well-Deserved Recognition The annual Dealer of the Year awards give recognition to Volvo’s dealer network in Southern Africa for commitment and dedication to the Volvo brand but also for consistently delivering excellent levels of service. Volvo is the most human-centric car brand in the industry, and this carries through from its world-leading safety technology to […]

Top of the line Volvo XC90 Excellence to be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show

Top of the line Volvo XC90 Excellence to be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show

Volvo Cars will unveil 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 all-new Volvo XC90. The XC90 Excellence has been crafted by Volvo’s designers and engineers to offer customers a distinct and individual […]

Seven Road Safety Tips for the Long Weekend – Stay Safe!

Seven Road Safety Tips for the Long Weekend – Stay Safe!

South Africa– The Easter long weekend is traditionally one of those times when South African families from across the country pack up their cars, bakkies, buses and caravans, and hit the long road. It’s also a particularly treacherous time for those on the roads – the Easter holiday is notorious for the high fatality rate […]

Volvo Cars puts 1000 test cars to use – Scandinavian cloud-based project for sharing road-condition information becomes a reality

Volvo Cars puts 1000 test cars to use – Scandinavian cloud-based project for sharing road-condition information becomes a reality

Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration are working together on a project to enable cars to share information about conditions that relate to road friction (such as icy patches). The information will be shared through a cloud-based network – a revolutionary approach to improving traffic safety. And with the […]

World-first technology connects cycle helmets with cars

World-first technology connects cycle helmets with cars

World-first technology connects cycle helmets with cars: Volvo Cars and POC demonstrate life-saving wearable cycling tech concept at International CES 2015 Accident data reveals: 50 per cent of all cyclists killed in European traffic have collided with a car Unique partnership between Volvo Cars, POC and Ericsson aims to end crashes between cars and bikes  […]