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  Volvo Cars USA - www.volvocars.us
The Volvo range's athlete – power and performance go hand in hand with this stylish sports sedan.
Drive the Volvo S80 and experience the perfect balance of comfort and response.
Drive the Volvo XC70 and experience the perfect balance of comfort and response.
www.volvocars.us   (155 words)

  Volvo Cars | All pricing information available at CarsDirect.com
Volvo is a Swedish automobile maker that was founded in 1927 in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Volvo was owned by AB Volvo until 1999, when it was acquired by the Ford Motor Company.
The company has been an innovator of automobile safety and their cars are well known to be the safest in the industry.
www.carsdirect.com /volvo   (220 words)

  Volvo Cars at AllExperts
Volvo Cars was owned by AB Volvo until 1999, when it was acquired by the Ford Motor Company and placed in its Premier Automotive Group.
The Volvo design team invented both the 'safety cage' and 'crumple zone' concept, where passengers are protected in a strong, encircling frame and the energy of a crash is absorbed by destruction of the hood or trunk of the car.
In the early 1970s, Volvo acquired the passenger car division of the Dutch company DAF, and marketed their small cars as Volvos before releasing the Dutch-built Volvo 340, which went on to be one of the biggest-selling cars in the UK market in the 1980s.
en.allexperts.com /e/v/vo/volvo_cars.htm   (1521 words)

 The History of Volvo Cars
Volvo, Latin for "I roll", was born on April 14th, 1927 when the first car "Jakob" left the factory in Gothenburg, Sweden.
By 1964 Volvo had opened a new production plant in Torslanda, Sweden capable of producing up to 200,000 cars a year and by 1966 the Volvo 140 family was introduced firstly as a saloon and later as an estate, helping to cement a family market that Volvo was rapidly claiming as its own.
The Volvo 240 range replaced the 140 with even higher levels of safety and quality and was joined by the smaller Volvo 340 models from Holland to take Volvo’s sales past the 4 million mark by the end of the 1970’s.
www.volvoclub.org.uk /history/index.shtml   (934 words)

 Volvo - Research All Models and Prices - MSN Autos
Volvo began manufacturing passenger cars in Goteborg, Sweden in 1927.
The company was founded on tenets of quality and safety which were of extreme importance, a concept that applies to Volvo cars of today.
Volvo is part of Ford's Premier Automotive Group, which includes Aston Martin, Land Rover and Jaguar.
autos.msn.com /browse/Volvo.aspx   (91 words)

 Volvo Connect - Privacy Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Volvo Cars has implemented technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use, and we will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available.
Volvo Cars will not read or disclose to third parties private e-mail communications that are transmitted using Volvo Cars services, except as required to operate the service or as otherwise required by law.
Volvo Cars encourages parents to take an active role in protecting the privacy and security of their children and to prevent the inappropriate use of information about their children.
www.volvocarsconnect.com /privacy.htm   (2221 words)

 cars.com: 2003 Volvo Buying Guide | Volvo Prices
Volvo's compact S40 sedan and its V40 wagon companion receive a mild freshening that includes a new grille, headlight surrounds and body-colored moldings for the 2003 model year.
Volvo's front-wheel-drive flagship sedan was introduced for the 1999 model year, and it carries on with only minor changes for 2003.
Volvo did not join the sport utility vehicle competition until the 2003 model year when it added the new XC90 to its lineup.
research.cars.com /go/crp/buyingGuides/Story.jsp?year=2003&story=Volvo§ion=makes&subject=makes&aff=   (473 words)

 Volvo’s unique system for avoiding collisions - Top Speed
Volvo Cars unveils a unique system that can help the car driver avoid the sort of low-speed collisions that are so common in urban traffic and in slow-moving traffic queues.
Based on the distance to the object in front and the car’s own speed, the system runs a calculation 50 times per second to determine what braking speed is needed to avoid a collision.
Volvo Cars has previously presented active safety systems that help the driver avoid and reduce damage and injuries from collisions.
www.topspeed.com /cars/car-news/volvo-s-unique-system-for-avoiding-collisions-ar16991.html   (751 words)

Even at this early stage in truck development, Volvo trucks were built to a very high standard in terms of their reliability and quality, especially compared to non-Swedish trucks, which had not been designed with the poor Swedish climate and poor Swedish roads in mind.
As a concept car, obviously the VCC is not for sale, but many of its genes are very likely to set their stamp on the Volvos of the future.
Other Volvo concepts such as the ACC (Adventure Concept Car) and the Eye Car give plenty of clues as well to Volvo's future products, under the auspices of PAG, which is keen to use Volvo as its testbed for future safety developments, as well as providing more prestigious alternatives to its Ford own-brand models.
www.speedace.info /volvo.htm   (5014 words)

 Legal Disclaimer - Footer - www.volvocars.com
Such are provided only as a convenience and does not mean that Volvo Cars endorses or accepts any responsibility for the contents or the use of such web site.
Information that is published on the web site may contain references or cross references to Volvo Cars products, services etc. that are not announced or available in your country.
By sending any information or material, you grant Volvo Cars an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that Volvo Cars is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.
www.volvocars.com /footer/LegalDisclaimer   (527 words)

 Volvo  Cars Model Range Types
The car had a 1.9-litre sv four-cylinder engine and was American-inspired-no wonder, as at least two of the designers had worked in the USA and the car was tested by a Swedish-horn Hupmobile employee, later employed by Volvo to develop their six-cylinder cars.
Volvo produced nearly 2000 cars in 1937, although only 56 were exported.
A sports car with glass-fibre body, the P 1900, was built in 1956/57 but it was underpowered and unsuccessful.
www.ukcar.com /carspecs/basicmodels.asp?maker=Volvo&distinct=Y   (727 words)

 Used Volvo cars for sale and Volvo News
Volvo was the first car manufacturer to improve driver comfort by studying ergonomics and introducing adjustable lumbar support backs in 1964 and, after nearly 40 years of continuous research, crash t.....
Volvo releases the first photographs of its all-new compact saloon, the Volvo S40, ahead of its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show* in September, and UK debut at the Scottish motor show in Nov.....
Volvo is introducing a Cross Country Volvo Ocean Race Edition to herald the start of the gruelling round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race¹ which sets sail from Southampton on 23 September 2001.
www.compucars.co.uk /Volvo   (660 words)

 Cars! Cars! Cars!: Volvo
Volvo shouldn't back away from the safety messages when Ford gives the division more advertising money because it would be forcing Volvo to deny what they are.
Volvo seems to have been influenced by Ford lately with the letting the S60 get a bit long in the tooth.
Volvo, in an effort to make themselves even more liberal-hippie-crunchy, has joined forces with many organizations to teach people to not get into accidents.
carscarscars.blogs.com /index/volvo/index.html   (1577 words)

In an industry first, Volvo Cars' new Safety Centre takes real-world factors into account, enabling engineers to crash test cars moving at any speed up to 62 mph (100 kph) and at any angle, from full head-on to a 90-degree broadside collision.
Volvo also has invested in a unique physical crash simulator in which real-life collisions can be simulated without destroying the car body itself.
Volvo also can simulate penetration into the passenger compartment by using ten pistons, each representing a part of the car.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=9257   (607 words)

 Ertle Cars -- Volvo -- S80
Volvo takes safety, performance and driving pleasure to previously unexplored territory with the Volvo Cross Country.
Volvo's holistic approach to Environmental Care affects every phase of their operations, from recovery of waste heat from a neighboring oil refinery to encouraging driving styles that conserve fuel and reduce emissions.
In Volvo cars, an effective catalytic converter eliminates up to 95% of the carbon monoxide hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides in the engine exhaust emissions, compared with uncontrolled levels.
www.ertlecars.com /volvo/s80/environment.php   (540 words)

 Palm Enterprise: Volvo Cars Success Story   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Such is the case with Volvo Cars (www.volvocars.com), where safety and quality are synonymous with the Volvo name.
Volvo inspectors used to record data on clipboards for up to 40 different items.
Initially used at Port Hueneme, CA, Volvo now uses over 100 Palm V handhelds at all of its North American ports, enabling the company to fully leverage its quality control information to maintain its reputation as a provider of safe, high-quality automobiles.
www.palm.com /us/enterprise/studies/study17.html   (453 words)

 Getting Started - Mobility Program - Sales & Services - www.volvocars.us
Mobility by Volvo is a logical extension of the Care by Volvo philosophy that travels from the Volvo retailer to your driveway.
Offer cannot be applied to the purchase of any other model year Volvo, any other model year courtesy car, models sold directly or indirectly outside of the United States, and/or VCIC program sales.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, assumes no responsibility for death, injury or expenses that my result from the installation of adaptive equipment, alert hearing devices and non-genuine Volvo Accessories.
www.volvocars.us /salesandservices/MobilityProgram   (447 words)

 2005 VOLVO V70
Volvo's environmental activities are based on a holistic view, which means we consider the overall environmental impact of a product throughout its complete life cycle.
Volvo is the only automobile manufacturer to offer CFC-free retrofit kits for the air conditioning system for all models as far back as the M/Y 1975 240.
After Volvo cars and parts have fulfilled their use, recycling is the next critical step in completing the life cycle.
new.volvocars.com /ownersdocs/2005/2005_V70/05v70_00.htm   (1166 words)

 Volvo History - Edmunds.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Sweden, the word Volvo means, "I roll." Volvo cars have been rolling ever since 1927 when the first vehicle — a 28-horsepower car called the P.4 — was produced in Gothenburg.
In the 1950s, Volvo began exporting its vehicles to the U.S. From these beginnings, Volvos have evolved, earning reputations as safe, conservative and dependable cars.
Under Ford's Premier Auto Group supervision, Volvos are still trying to lose their "conservative" status with stylish cars such as the C70 and S60.
www.edmunds.com /volvo/history.html   (102 words)

 Mike Brown's Volvo 240 Page
I kept checking the papers and the used car lots around here, but the few Volvos that were available were not 240s and were, frankly, overpriced.
Turns out the windows and doors guy was partners in a car brokerage, and his partner was willing to sell the car.
The Volvo mechanic said that it was in basically good shape but needed to be brought back up to par.
personal.ecu.edu /brownmi/volvo.htm   (1036 words)

 Auto Shoppe Import Sales | Volvo Source
By specializing in Volvos and other European cars, customers can be assured the cars we sell are scrutinized to meet high reliability and performance standards.
He is currently a member of 5 car clubs (two associated with Volvo), and has a collection of cars and motorcycles (in various states of restoration) that keep him busy tinkering.
All cars must pass a thorough inspection and are serviced and reconditioned to the highest standard.
www.volvosource.com /about.html   (503 words)

 home : Volvo Group - Global
Clear green message from Volvo Trucks at the RAI truck show in Amsterdam
Volvo Group – nine months ended September 30, 2007
Volvo Masters 2007Winner of the 20th Volvo Masters was Justin Rose from England >>
www.volvo.com   (112 words)

 Volvo C30 - RSportsCars.com
In conjunction with Volvo Cars unveiling of the all-new C30 at 2006 Paris Motor Show, Volvo Cars of North America announced that it will bring the car to the U.S. market no earlier than the 2008 model year.
Measuring in at just 167 inches in length, the C30 is the smallest member of Volvo's model range -- an impressive 8.5 inches shorter than the Volvo S40 sport sedan while still retaining the 103.9 inch wheel base, which really pushes the wheels towards the end of the car.
But the C30 wouldn't be a Volvo if it didn't also include such standard safety equipment as the Whiplash Protection System, WHIPS, and a Side Impact Protection System with side airbags and the Inflatable Curtain, IC.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/volvo_c30.asp   (459 words)

 Volvo Cars Reports Steady April 2005 Sales for North America
IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2005 -- Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) reported that its sales in North America (United States*, Canada, and Mexico) were up slightly for the month of April, with an increase of 0.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
Volvo's first V8 is the first V8 engine launched to meet ULEV II emission standards in addition to its legendary Volvo safety features.
VCNA, part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden, provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2005/05/03/057749.html   (439 words)

 Volvo Cars - www.volvocars.co.uk
With a sleek design that belies its cavernous load space, the V70 estate is a true industry benchmark.
Drive the All New Volvo V70 and experience the perfect balance of comfort and response.
Seeing the C30 is like seeing the future of car design – a dynamic car packed full of creativity.
www.volvocars.co.uk   (169 words)

 Volvo Cars of North America Sales Report for December
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) reports sales of 8,542 units in the United States* for the month, representing a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same period last year.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), based in Irvine, CA, is a subsidiary of the Volvo Car Corporation of Goteborg, Sweden.
Volvo has been building cars with safety in mind for nearly 80 years.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/news_press_release,39906.shtml   (317 words)

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