Volvo Cars will remove single-use plastics from all its offices, cafeterias and events across the globe by the end of 2019. The decision reflects the company’s active support of the UN Environment Clean Seas campaign, and underlines its ambition to minimize its global environmental footprint.
The new Volvo S60 sedan - to be launched later this spring - will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today announced it is working with Google to embed the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system, based on Google’s Android operating system.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and leading truck maker Volvo Trucks will share real-time data to expand coverage of the companies’ connected safety technology, a cloud-based system that allows vehicles to communicate with each other and alert drivers of nearby hazards.
Volvo Cars’ positive momentum continued in April as the premium car maker reported a global year-on-year sales increase of 12.2 for the month, growing in all its main markets. Total sales for the month reached 52,635 cars compared to 46,895 a year earlier.
In a wide ranging survey of Americans, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Volvo, 75% are seeking more ways to find calm amid the increasing stress in their lives, while surprisingly finding more daily serenity on their drive (20%) than while doing yoga (14%).
Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 8,333 vehicles for the month of April, an increase of 17 percent from the same period last year. Year-to-date VCUSA has sold 28,416 vehicles, an increase of 37.9 percent from the previous year.