Toronto, ON. December 1st, 2014. Auto123.com has announced the 2015 winners of the 6th Annual Auto123.com Awards. Winning the 2015 Luxury Compact Car of the Year Award is the 2015 Volvo S60. The other two finalists in the category were Audi A3 and the Cadillac CTS.
“Volvo Canada is pleased to accept this award for the S60, awarded by Auto123.com” said Marc Engelen, President & CEO of Volvo Cars of Canada. “The S60 continues to be an impressive luxury sedan that offers performance, comfort and reliability and Volvo Canada is thrilled to see the continued recognition of the model.”
The 2015 Volvo S60 offers a T5 and T6 variant in both FWD and AWD; the T6 AWD also offers an R-Design badge. The Volvo S60 continues to be an integral part of Volvo’s model lineup and this award is another signal of Volvo’s commitment to craftsmanship, design and the luxury segment of automotive manufacturing.
About Volvo Cars of Canada
Volvo Cars of Canada Corporation is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 38 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80 and XC60 are among only 22 vehicles that have been awarded the prestigious new Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). Volvo Cars is committed to Vision 2020, our goal that no one shall be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by the year 2020.
About Volvo Car Group
Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 427,000 in 2013 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.
As of December 2013, Volvo Cars had over 23,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China) while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China).