Volvo Car - Environment



2013

[21.03.13]
The world's first diesel plug-in hybrid - the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - will make its American display debut and take centre stage at the New York International Auto Show. The plu...

2012

[09.08.12]
Volvo Car Australia is showcasing a number of its low-emission vehicles at the GreenZone Drive event at RACV Royal Pines, Queensland, from 10-13 August. Leading the charge will ...

2010

[28.09.10]
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Volvo Car Corporation has entered into a partnership to study whether a young family can reduce its CO2 emissions by up to 85 per cent, simply by switching to a more sustainable li...
[12.01.10]
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A battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo model, which is why Volvo Cars' work on electrification technology includes a systematic approach to safety issues ...

2009

[09.06.09]
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The Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe featuring the new Start/Stop technology has scooped the top honour at the prestigious 2009 What Car? Green Car Awards and been named Green Car of the Year....

2008

[11.12.08]
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Volvo Cars has the highest number of models nominated for the 2009 World Green Car of the Year awards, with five highly efficient DRIVe diesel and E85 Flexifuel models featured in ...
[09.10.08]
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Volvo Cars will drive home its commitment to reducing fuel consumption and lowering CO2 emissions with the unveiling of its new DRIVe C30 model at the Australian Internationa...
[02.10.08]
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DRIVe range emissions reduced to 100g/km (3.8l/100km) within twelve months and extended DRIVe product portfolio by 2011 Introduction of Gas Turbo Direct injection (GTDi) in new...
[01.04.08]
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In conjunction with Swedish electricity provider Vattenfall, Saab Automobile, the ElectroTechnological Centre and the Swedish government, Volvo Car Corporation is launching a broad...

2007

[12.10.07]
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Volvo Car Corporation will develop an entirely new racing car based on the compact C30, and Volvo will continue to work with bioethanol (E85) and Green Racing in the Swedish Tour...
[08.09.07]
The environment is the focus on the Volvo Cars stand at Frankfurt Motor Show. Volvo Cars presents a number of technical solutions designed to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide,...
[03.09.07]
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Visit www.2xhale.com.au and watch The Escape featuring the new Volvo S80 V8 AWD and the XC90 V8. Today, the Asthma Foundation of NSW begins airing a Community Service Announcem...
[03.09.07]
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In a radical departure from previous years, National Asthma Week (1-7 September) has been launched and supported by a glossy, high-impact cinema style TV commercial and an innovati...
[16.07.07]
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Obviously a sign of the environmentally-minded times, Volvo Cars Driving Academy is experiencing a growing demand for its eco-driving course. "By changing one's driving pattern,...
[02.07.07]
One of the greatest challenges facing the car industry is to reduce fuel consumption and, as a result, emissions of greenhouse CO2, which contribute to climate change. Wide rang...
[04.06.07]
Only two years ago, Indonesia was given the unenviable title of the dirtiest country in the world by the World Health Organisation. Last week, two 15-year-old students from Surab...

2006

[22.12.06]
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The chosen power-train for the Volvo XC60 Concept is a six-cylinder 3.2-litre bio-ethanol engine with all-wheel drive. The engine offers the driver dynamic performance in the form ...
[14.06.06]
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Four out of eight car models from Volvo Car Corporation can be equipped with an engine for renewable fuels. The company's environmental car range includes the well established en...
[14.06.06]
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With the flagships from its environmental car program, Volvo Car Corporation placed at the top during the Michelin Challenge Bibendum 2006 in Paris this weekend. Volvo Car Corpo...
[31.05.06]
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Volvo Car Corporation will preview two significant, future technologies at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum 2006 in Paris from June 8-12. The prototype Multi-Fuel vehicle perform...
[17.05.06]
The first prize in the Volvo Adventure 2006 competition went to KoƧ School from Istanbul which carried out a project entitled "Recycled Boxes for Education". The team's four you...
[30.03.06]
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In 1976 Volvo Cars presented a world first in the environmental area - the three-way catalytic converter with Lambda sensor for exhaust emission control. Today, 30 years later, ...
[17.01.06]
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An independent study by the Ecology Center declares that the interiors of Volvo's cars emit lower levels of toxic substances than other car makes. The Ecology ...

2005

[18.10.05]
The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded to two outstanding conservationists from the southern hemisphere who have made extraordinary contributions to conservation in thei...
[11.05.05]
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First prize in the Volvo Adventure was awarded to Ladysmith Enviro Club from South Africa for its project entitled "Electrical Efficiency from Our Town". The team's five...
[20.04.05]
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Clean water is essential to life. As the inhabitants of one of Earth's more arid continents, Australians know the value of this liquid resource but may need reminding of...
[12.01.05]
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Volvo aims to be an environmental leader in the premium segment Innovative technology makes Volvo cars clean inside and out ...

2004

[19.02.04]
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An all-girl team of Year 6 students from Holy Family Primary School at Merewether Beach, NSW has been selected as finalists for the Volvo Adventure young environmentalist...

2001

[12.03.01]
Australian school children and teachers are being encouraged to take steps to learn more about the environment and the effects the oceans and climate have on global...

1999

[07.04.99]
Fully-integrated multi-fuel system meets Volvo safety standards and is covered by factory warranty The Volvo S70 Bi-Fuel sedan will be on display at the N...