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    German motorists' organisation ADAC, which has more than 15 million members, gives the Volvo V70 1.6D DRIVe five stars in its annual eco-test. With its diesel engine, the Volvo V70 DRIVe is the first car model ever to receive five stars despite being powered by a conventional fuel.
    The environmentally conscious Volvo customer can now buy a diesel-powered Volvo V70 or S80 with CO2 emissions as low as 119 g/km - corresponding to fuel consumption of just 4.5 l/100 km.This means that over the past year or so, Volvo Cars has succeeded in delivering five models with emissions below 120 g/km.
    Volvo Car Corporation is introducing an all-new four-cylinder 2-litre GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engine in the Volvo S80, V70 and XC60, offering great performance and efficiency all in one.New Volvo-developed turbocharging technology, direct injection and twin variable camshafts give a unique combination of low fuel consumption, low emissions and high performance across a wide r...
    Volvo Cars' most powerful E85 engine is now receiving a vitamin supplement in the form of 30 fresh horsepower and an additional 40 Newton metres of torque.The five-cylinder 2.5-litre Flexifuel engine, the 2.5FT, produces 231 hp (170 kW) and 340 Nm of torque. At the same time, Volvo's engine experts have succeeded to cutting fuel consumption by between five and six percent depending on transmission...
    At the Geneva motor show, Volvo Cars is presenting no less than seven fuel-efficient DRIVe models. All with best-in-class CO2 emission levels. The extremely low figures for the C30, S40 and V50 have been achieved thanks to an advanced Start/Stop system.
    Volvo Cars sharpens the company's diesel offer. Two entirely new five-cylinder, 2.4-litre turbo diesels give the customers the attractive possibility to combine more power with class-leading fuel consumption and CO2-emissions.

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