Volvo Cars has started series production of the Volvo S60L at their Chengdu manufacturing plant in China. The development takes a step closer to establishing China as the company’s second home market. The first car to roll off the production line was a Seashell-coloured Volvo S60L.
Volvo S60 and XC60 were launched at the Swedish Embassy in the Capital on 23rd October 2013. Coming in at prices from INR 29,90,000 to INR 46,55,000, the new models will be making their way into company dealerships across the country by November.
In India, Volvo v40 is a success. In fact, the small luxury car i available with a waiting period as of now. About 100 units of v40 have been delivered this year, and another 75 orders are queued in waitlist. By year end, Volvo India plan to sell about 160 units of v40. The Swedish automaker could have sold more v40 hatchbacks if they had more units.
Volvo XC60 facelift has been launched in India today. On the price front, the new gen Volvo XC60 D4 Kinetic is available for a price of Rs 40.50 lakhs, Volvo XC60 D4 Summum for Rs 43.50 lakh, and XC60 D5 Summum for Rs 46.55 lakhs. All prices are ex showroom Delhi.
Volvo S60 and XC60 facelifts have been launched in India today. On the price front, the new gen Volvo S60 Kinetic is available for a price of Rs 29.90 lakhs, volvo S60 D4 Summum for Rs 32.50 lak, and S60 D5 Summum for Rs 25.50 lakhs. All prices are ex showroom Delhi.
13 years following the original model being launched, the current generation seven seater XC90 is set to be replaced by an all new XC90. But, this will not happen before 2014 end. Meanwhile, Volvo has announced a XC90 Signature Edition in France.
Following the three innovative videos released by Volvo Trucks already, showcasing the strength, sturdiness, and easiness of a Volvo truck, the Swedish truck makers is back again with 4th commercial titled ‘The Chase’, to draw attention to their new FL Distribution Truck.
Irv Gordon, a retired teacher from Long Island, New York has created a new Guinness World Record, thanks to his 47 year old Volvo P1800. It is with this car that Gordon has travelled three million miles, or 48 lakh kms, and it is still going strong. If you are still not amazed, then watch the worlds smallest car in action in the video below.
Charlie, a golden hamster from UK has risen to fame following a stunt for Volvo Trucks. This furry wonder is the star of an online film called ‘The Hamster Stunt’ which has received over 4.2 million views on YouTube. The stunt features Charlie at the wheel of a 15 ton Volvo truck and steering it out of a quarry in Spain.