Håkan Samuelsson, Chief Executive of Volvo Cars, has today received the Issigonis Trophy in the 2020 Autocar Awards. Named in honour of the celebrated car designer Sir Alec Issigonis, the trophy is presented annually to an individual in the automotive world who, in the opinion of Autocar's judging panel, has made a significant impact through their work during the previous 12 months.
Volvo SUVs have scored double honours in the 2020 Auto Trader New Car Awards. The mid-size XC60 dominated the Best Car for Families category, while the XC90 swept the board in its class to lift the title of Best Seven Seater.
Volvo Cars and Veoneer, the automotive safety equipment company, have completed the process of dividing up Zenuity, the 50-50 joint venture focused on the development of assisted and autonomous driving software.
This is a placeholder to inform you about a Volvo Car Group press conference to be held on Tuesday, 21 July at 09:00 UK time (10:00 CET), covering a Volvo Car Group corporate update with 2020 first-half financial results.
Volvo Car UK has extended its innovative Take Charge electricity offer, which allows buyers of new plug-in hybrid cars to benefit from a year's reimbursed electricity to charge their car*. The offer applies to every plug-in hybrid model in the Volvo range, from the funky XC40 premium compact SUV to the luxurious seven-seat XC90.
Volvo Car Group, including its strategic affiliates Polestar and Lynk & Co. International, are establishing a strategic partnership with Waymo, a world leader in fully self-driving technology development.
Drivers of fully electric Volvo Recharge models in Europe will soon have easy access to more than 200,000 charging points, as the company has selected charging firm Plugsurfing as its partner of choice, enabling seamless long-distance travel across the continent.
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