Volvo Cars has now undercut the magical 100 grams carbon dioxide limit for the first time ever. The new Volvo C30 DRIVe was presented at the car show in Frankfurt on Tuesday. Featuring Start/Stop technology, the latest version of the Volvo C30 DRIVe uses just 3.8 litres of diesel per 100 km. Accordingly, it emits just 99 grams of CO2/km.
The new Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe with Start/Stop has been awarded TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk's Green Car of the Year. The Volvo C30 DRIVe stormed ahead in the online poll beating rivals such as the Toyota Prius and BMW 316d to receive the accolade.
Volvo Cars was named the best car make in Sustainable Brands, Sweden's biggest sustainability survey for various brands. "We have a broad-based approach to sustainability, which contributes to the company's profitability. Our focus on green cars is the core of our work in this field and we have almost 100,000 green cars on Swedish roads alone, more than any other maker," says Linn Fortgens, direct...
With the C30, Volvo made its debut in the segment for two-door premium cars. The sporty design, with two doors, four individual seats, and a glass tailgate, gave a young and dynamic group of customers "a Volvo of their own".