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The new Volvo XC60 will be revealed at Volvo Cars' press conference at 10:45 CET (09:45 GMT) on Tuesday 7 March, in Hall 6 (stand 6051) at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.
Volvo's latest new model will be shown for the first time globally on the Volvo stand. Featuring three advanced new driver-assistance features, the new XC60 will be one of the safest cars on the road when it replaces Volvo's current best-selling model.
In 2016, Volvo achieved a third consecutive year of record global sales, with 534,322 cars sold (up 6.2% on 2015's figure). A large part of this success was a strong performance from Volvo Car UK, which marked its highest sales volumes in a quarter of a century, with 46,696 cars sold (a 7% increase on 2015).
With challenging sales targets of 800,000 globally, and 60,000 in the UK by 2020, the coming months and years will see a continuation of the complete renewal of Volvo's product portfolio.
Interviews and spokespeople
Requests can be made for formal interviews with the following senior executives from Volvo:
• Henrik Green – Senior Vice President, R&D
• Thomas Ingenlath – Senior Vice President, Design
The following Volvo Cars spokespeople will be available for interview on the stand throughout both press days:
Steve Potter – Manager, Exterior Design
Niklas Palm – Senior Manager, Interior Design
Malin Labecker – Sensus
Malin Ekholm – Director, Volvo Cars Safety Centre
To be announced
Please submit requests by email with the following information:
• Preferred spokesperson
• Preferred date and time
Volvo PR contacts
Head of Corporate Communications, Events & Sponsorship
Mobile: 07540 200404
Media Relations Manager
Mobile: 07801 808577
Product Communications Executive
Phone: 01628 422407
Phone: 01628 422233
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