Tag Archives: Volvo
Volvo Safety Systems

Volvo steps up safety mission for 2020 target

BELEIVE it or not, it is 30 years since it became compulsory to wear seatbelts in the UK – and the brand that developed the first three-point harness, Volvo, is stepping up its safety mission. The Swedish company actually developed the first seatbelts as long as 50 years ago and the aim of its Vision […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Volkswagen Golf scores well in Ncap tests.

New Volkswagen Golf one of 14 to top Ncap rankings

THE new Volkswagen Golf, which goes on sale in January, is one of 14 new cars to have been awarded a top five-star rating from European consumer protection outfit Euro Ncap. And it also won the award for innovations in the area of integral safety, the Golf’s lane assist and front assist features as well […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

The Saint’s Volvo P1800 in miracle return from dead!

ONE of the stars of the hit 1960’s TV series The Saint, Volvo P1800 which was driven by Roger Moore, took centre stage at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show. The Saint’s Volvo P1800 was the star of the Volvo Enthusiasts’ Club stand, Roger Moore’s trusty partner in The Saint, the Volvo P1800, was […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Volvo’s XC70 appeals to person of maturing years!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volvo XC70 Looking back fondly on lettuce and jam sandwiches, IAN LAMMING says Volvo’s XC70 appeals to him as a man of maturing years! IT’S a generation thing. When I was a lad Volvo estates were driven by officers of the law, particularly those that patrolled the highway and you […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

It’s a wrap for rapid little Volvo C30 T5 Polestar

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volvo C30 T5 Polestar Like all good presents, it’s what’s beneath the wrapping that makes Volvo’s C30 Polestar special. DAVID HOOPER gets under the skin of this very special little car. TALK about body wraps and most people would conjure up images of health farms and expensive treatments to soothe […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Business Edition

Volvo means business with new variants

Volvo has aimed the Business Editions at, errr, business drivers! VOLVO is showing that it means business… by bringing out models aimed fairly and squarely at the business driver. The Business Editions of the S60, V60 and V70 will feature a higher specification that the ES and ES Nav models which they will replace. They […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Volvo’s C30 DRIVe is more frugal than many hybrids

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO C30 DRIVe SE Lux Compact, frugal and easy to live with Volvo’s C30 ticks all the right boxes. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER has been road testing one of the latest models. SMALL hatchbacks come in all shapes and sizes these days – just think about it for a minute. […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Diesel hybrid

Volvo showcases V60 hybrid and V40 at Goodwood

THIS weekend sees Volvo introduce two new offerings to the British public for the first time. The new V40 and the world’s first plug-in diesel hybrid V60 will be on show at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 28 until July 1) in the grounds of Goodwood House. Starting at £19,745 on the road, the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →