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Geneva Motor Show 2011

    Materials and colours that turn your thoughts to the sea. Design details inspired by life on board a boat. Tradition continues when, for the fourth time in its history, Volvo Cars’ Special Vehicles Division launches a specially designed model range with a sail racing theme – the new Volvo Ocean Race edition.
    The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the most demanding team sporting events in the world. It generates enormous media coverage and offers a unique chance for race partners and sponsors to meet customers without the presence of competitors. From a business point of view it is a goldmine of opportunities.
    The eco-conscious Volvo customer can now buy Volvo S60 or V60 in a particularly economical DRIVe version, with CO2 emissions of just 114 g/km and 119 g/km respectively - corresponding to fuel consumption of 4.3 and 4.5 l/100 km respectively.This means that Volvo buyers can now choose between a total of seven models with CO2 emissions below 120 g/km, three of them below the 100 g/km mark.
    The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid includes a systematic approach to all safety aspects related to battery power. The basic perspective is that the battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    At the beginning of 2011, Volvo Cars unveiled the V60 Plug-in Hybrid - a virtually production-ready car with carbon dioxide emissions below 50 g/km. The Plug-in Hybrid, which will be launched on the market in 2012, is the result of close cooperation between Volvo Cars and Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall.
    Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be presented at the 2011 Geneva motor show. It is a virtually production-ready car with carbon dioxide emissions below 50 g/km. The car can be driven on diesel power alone, as a diesel-electric hybrid, or as an electric-only car – technology that no other manufacturer can currently offer. The plug-in hybrid, which will be launched on the market in 2012, is the result ...
    How about integrating the very best properties from three different car types into one, single attractive sports wagon? By simply pressing a button you can choose which car you want to drive: An electric car with a range of up to 50 kilometres. A high-efficiency hybrid with carbon dioxide emissions averaging just 49 g/km. A muscular fun-to-drive car with a combined output of 215 + 70 horsepower, 4...
    Volvo Cars' work on electrification technology includes a systematic approach to safety issues related to battery power. The basic perspective is that a battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    "DRIVe Towards Zero" is Volvo Cars' vision for developing cars entirely free from harmful exhaust emissions and environment-impacting carbon dioxide. New steps are being continuously taken to reach that vision. For instance, Volvo has introduced a range of high-efficiency diesel models with very low CO2 emissions. And the company's ambitious electrification strategy includes a C30 Electric and a m...
    It looks like a regular Volvo C30 and it features the very same safety, comfort and space as the standard car. The difference is that it is powered solely by electricity, entirely without exhaust emissions, and has a range of up to 150 kilometres. The Volvo C30 Electric project has attracted immense international attention. Volvo Cars has received visits from many potential overseas customers and ...

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