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Auto Shanghai 2011

    In a press conference held at the Shanghai International Auto Show on Tuesday, Volvo Car Corporation presented Concept Universe, a design study for a future luxury Volvo sedan."Shanghai is the perfect place for the world première of a superb car that is tailor made for the most demanding luxury car buyers", said Stefan Jacoby, President & CEO of Volvo Car Corporation.
    At the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2011, Volvo Car Corporation visualises a masterpiece of Scandinavian Design for car buyers with exquisite tastes. The Concept Universe is a large, luxurious sedan with a new human-centric design language that honours the beautiful lines of classic Volvo models.
    The Volvo C30 Electric is part of Volvo Cars’ ambitious electrification strategy. It is as well-equipped, comfortable, sporty and safe as the standard car – while at the same time offering the driver a range of up to 150 kilometres per charge with almost zero carbon dioxide emissions. Deliveries of the initial batch of 250 cars to selected customers in Europe will begin during the second half of 2...
    Volvo Car Corporation's 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 Car Corporation's 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 Ele...
    Volvo Cars has spotlighted the important issue of electric car safety in an unusual, but distinctive way. The company is touring the world’s motor shows with a Volvo C30 Electric that has undergone a frontal collision test at 64 km/h (40 mph). "Our tests show it is vital to separate the batteries from the electric car's crumple zones to make it as safe as a conventional car. In Detroit we are the ...
    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 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.
    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...

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