The Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe featuring the new Start/Stop technology has scooped the top honour and been named Green Car of the Year at the prestigious 2009 What Car? Green Car Awards. The ceremony took place at London City Hall on Monday night and the award was handed over by Boris Johnson, the mayor of London.
It has become trendy to drive Volvo cars economically. The company's many DRIVe models are being used in a variety of challenges and driver expectations are continuously being surpassed.Three Volvo V50 DRIVe models were driven by three teams consisting of two drivers each. One male team, one female and one mixed. They all covered the 1,535 kilometres from Zurich to Göteborg on a single tank of fue...
Ulf Nordström, technical project manager at Volvo Cars, has been given the "Intrapreneur of the Year" award by recruitment agency Talentia. Ulf Nordström is the person behind the DRIVe models."A real surprise! It's great for Volvo Cars - and for me of course," says a delighted Ulf Nordström.