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All-New S90 Named Finalist for 2017 North American Car of the Year

S90 Recently Named Runner-Up for 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year


LOS ANGELES, CA. (November 15th, 2016.) Volvo Car’s all-new S90, the company’s luxury flagship sedan, has been named a finalist for 2017 North American Car of the Year and a runner-up for 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year.


Volvo Cars is now poised to win a North American ‘of the Year’ award for the second year in a row, having taken top honours for 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year for the XC90.


In addition, the Volvo S90 was the top luxury car in the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year competition, making it to the final round of judging ahead of all other luxury brands. It was also announced last week that the S90 has been named a finalist for Best New Large Premium Car for the Canadian Car of the Year Awards determined by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).


Award season is in full swing and the all-new S90 is constantly in the conversation; to learn more about the S90 or the rest of the Volvo Car lineup please visit:


About Volvo Car Canada

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is part of the Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 36 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The S60, S80, V60, XC60 & XC90 are among 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 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of 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 2014, Volvo Cars had over 25,000 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) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).


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