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    Volvo Cars came out top in Britain's Power of Aluminium Awards for the company's new load-anchoring system installed in the new XC70 and V70. "The system with its embedded eyelets is unique. It means a lot to Volvo Cars that we have won this award," says Karin Lejonbäck, group manager at the Interior & Climate department.
    The Volvo XC70 has been voted Car of the Year in Russia - again. For the second time in three years, Volvo Car's image-booster has taken first prize in the "Estate Car with Off-Road Capability" category.
    The words "sports car" can be interpreted in two different ways. You can consider the car itself as a piece of sports equipment - a sexy beast with more power and torque than most would dare to unleash. Or you can view the car as the thing that enables you and your gear to get halfway up a frozen mountain in search of an extreme challenge. As Johan Bexell, Sport Sponsoring Director at Volvo Cars ...
    All Wheel Drive with Instant TractionTM distributes power for best possible road grip. Hill Descent Control for secure progress on steep downhill slopes. DSTC stability-enhancement system for added safety. Active chassis contributes to enhanced driving properties whatever the situation. With its high ground clearance and active All Wheel Drive and DSTC systems, the Volvo XC70 offers superb get-you...
    Studies show that up to 90 percent of all traffic accidents are caused by driver distraction. Now Volvo Cars introduces Driver Alert Control - with a technology solution that is a world-first in passenger cars. It aims to alert the driver when his or her concentration level is affected, for instance during long journeys.Another new feature, Lane Departure Warning, alerts the driver if the car cros...
    Volvo Cars continues to address the problem of rear-end collisions by introducing Collision Warning with Auto Brake - a refined warning technology that makes the car brake by itself if the driver doesn't act when a rear-end collision with a moving or stationary vehicle is imminent.
    Recently, Volvo Cars has presented new smart solutions that will help to avoid collisions. They include a feature that brakes automatically if a pedestrian steps out in front of the car. Another, Collision Avoidance by Auto Steering, detects risk for a frontal collision caused by lane departure, and steers back automatically to avoid a frontal collision. The features are part of Volvo Cars' preven...
    Volvo Cars is the first car manufacturer to launch an innovative feature aimed at helping to reduce the number of road accidents caused by drink-driving. Alcoguard is a fully integrated in-car alcolock that utilises advanced fuel-cell technology, a solution that is both user-friendly and reliable.
    Studies show that up to 90 percent of all traffic accidents are caused by driver distraction. Now Volvo Cars introduces Driver Alert Control - with a technology solution that is a world-first in passenger cars. The system aims to alert the driver when his or her concentration level is affected, for instance during long journeys. Another new system, Lane Departure Warning, alerts the driver if the ...

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