Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, this week joins the G7 Ocean Partnership Summit, one of the most important environmental summits in the world. Volvo Cars is the only car maker to be invited to the G7 summit, underlining the company's position as an industry leader in sustainability.
The Volvo V60 estate has been named Best Large Family Car in the 2019 Parkers New Car Awards. The title reflects the V60's all-round virtues as a practical and versatile car that also offers customers the best in contemporary style, premium quality and strong dynamic performance.
Volvo Car UK has won four prestigious trophies at the second annual BusinessCar Awards. The Volvo XC40 was named New Company Car of the Year, rubber-stamping it as the car of choice for fleet drivers. The XC40 was also named Best Compact SUV, with the XC90 awarded Best Large SUV, while Volvo itself won the Manufacturer of the Year title.
Matt Vella has joined Polestar’s global Public Relations and Communications team. Following a career in technology and business journalism, Matt is responsible for global media relations, helping to deliver and amplify Polestar’s product, brand and corporate messaging.
Mike Whittington has joined Polestar to lead the company’s Global Sales Operations. He joins Polestar as the company begins to shape its retail operations, and follows the recent announcement of the new retail lab which is developing concepts for the forthcoming Polestar Space retail environments.
Volvo Cars has extended the contract of chief executive and president Håkan Samuelsson by another two years to 2022. The extension provides the company with management continuity as it continues to transform itself into a global and diversified mobility service provider.
The location of the first Polestar Space retail environment will be confirmed soon, and when it opens, the Polestar Space will bring a new approach to automotive retail. Instead of traditional car dealerships, Polestar Spaces will be environments where customers will be able to physically interact with the modern digital brand.
Imagine a world in which you travel long distances without the need for airports. A world in which you can avoid airport security, hours of queuing and waiting, and noisy, cramped airliners. What if, instead, you could take your own first-class private cabin that picks you up at home and takes you from door to door?
With its new 360c autonomous concept, Volvo Cars tackles one of the main challenges around the introduction of autonomous technology and calls for a new, global standard in how autonomous vehicles can safely communicate with all other road users.
Where would you live if you could commute each working day in an autonomous driving, fully functional, connected, comfortable, mobile office space? What if the service was provided via an on-demand subscription basis? Or what if it was provided by one employer yet not another – which company would you work for?
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