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Home » Green Car News » Volvo Cars

Green Car News from Volvo

Volvo improves CO2, fuel economy & BIK

Effective immediately, new S80, V70, S60 and V60 D3 and D4 Geartronic versions will emit under 130g/km CO2...

"Volvo improves CO2, fuel economy & BIK "

Volvo ramps up V60 plug-in hybrid production

We are first in the industry to integrate a plug-in hybrid in an established production flow together with other car models...

"Volvo ramps up V60 plug-in hybrid production"

Volvo V40 D2 models feature sub-100g/km CO2 emission

Rounding off the diesel engine range is the 1.6-litre D2 engine. Available in all three body styles and a full range of trim level options, all D2 models feature sub 100g/km CO2...

"Volvo V40 D2 models feature sub-100g/km CO2 emission"

Low emission Volvo V40 Cross Country

All petrol and diesel engine versions have start/stop and braking energy regeneration, no matter whether they are fitted with a manual or automatic gearbox...

"Low emission Volvo V40 Cross Country"

Volvo S60, V60 and V70 Business Editions with lower Benefit-in-Kind tax

Volvo Car UK announces the launch of Business Edition models in the S60, V60 and V70 line-ups with features aimed specifically at the business driver...

Volvo S60, V60 and V70 Business Editions with lower Benefit-in-Kind tax

Volvo V60 plug-in diesel hybrid at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Volvo presents the all-new V40 and the world's first plug-in diesel hybrid V60 for the first time in the UK at the Goodwood Festival of Speed...

Volvo V60 plug-in diesel hybrid at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

94g/km of CO2 Volvo V40 D2 from £19,745

Starting at just £19,745 on the road, the all-new Volvo V40 enters the premium hatchback segment with a class-leading set of innovative...

94g/km of CO2 Volvo V40 D2 from £19,745

All new Volvo V40 - D2 version with CO2 emissions of 94 g/km

Volvo Car Corporation officially revealed its all-new premium five-door, five-seat hatchback, the Volvo V40 to the world's media during the Geneva Motorshow...

All new Volvo V40 - D2 version with CO2 emissions of 94 g/km

Volvo electric car charging concept

Volvo Car Corporation's focus on connectivity technology also includes smart features for charging of electric vehicles...

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept is an electric car, a highly economical hybrid and a powerful high-performance car all rolled into one...

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

World's first diesel plug-in hybrid from Volvo

The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid and is Volvo Car Corporation's most technically advanced model ever...

World's first diesel plug-in hybrid from Volvo

New diesel hybrids exempt from 3% BIK diesel levy

Diesel-electric hybrids have now been incorporated in the type A tax band rather than the previous type D, which covers diesels but attracts a 3% levy...

New diesel hybrids exempt from 3% BIK diesel levy

Refined and improved Volvo D5 diesel engine

Volvo's newly enhanced D5 range has tipped the scales rebalancing environmental and performance factors despite larger engine sizes...


First official Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive

The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, the Volvo C30 Electric and the Volvo V50 DRIVe featured in Berlin are three examples of Volvo Car Corporation's...

Upgraded Volvo V70, XC70 & S80 Models

The Volvo V70, XC70 and S80 have been upgraded with a number of features including driveline, interior and exterior equipment...

Upgraded Volvo V70, XC70 & S80 Models

Volvo C30 Electric Car

The Volvo C30 Electric has been exposed to rough winter conditions in order to ensure that the battery-powered car runs smoothly...

Volvo C30 Electric Car

Volvo S60 & V60 DRIVe now under 120 g/km CO2

Drivers wanting the highest levels of driving dynamics and class-leading safety as well as the lowest levels of emissions now...

volvo drive models

Volvo diesel plug-in hybrid

At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Volvo Cars will be unveiling the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid - a virtually production-ready Volvo V60...

volvoo electric hybrid
All-new V60 sports wagon

Volvo Car UK has announced prices for the all-new V60 sports wagon.  Available in four trim levels and with a wide choice of petrol or diesel engines...

volvo v60 new

‘One Tonne Life’ from Volvo

Volvo Car Corporation has entered into a partnership to test whether a typical family can cut their carbon footprint by more than 85%...

‘One Tonne Life’

Low emission Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe Start/Stop model

2011 Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe with Start/Stop offers a 50g/km reduction in CO2 emissions and 23.7mpg improvement in fuel economy compared to...

Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe

Volvo aim to provide better emissions information

Volvo Car UK has launched a three-point plan aimed at providing all motorists with a broader range of emissions...

Volvo aim to provide better emissions information
Volvo welcomes The Mayor of London's consultation

Volvo Car UK welcomes The Mayor of London's consultation on the future of the Congestion Charge exemption for low...

Enhanced Volvo range

The Volvo range has been enhanced with a range of new engine additions and enhancements for the 2011 Model Year update...

Enhanced Volvo range

All-New Volvo S60

The all-new Volvo S60 makes its international debut at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday 2 March 2010...

Volvo S60

Volvo S80 DRIVe

Volvo Car UK has revealed 119g/km DRIVe versions of its S80 executive saloon and V70 premium...

Volvo S80 DRIVe g/km
Volvo Cars Electric Test Fleet

When it comes to electric-only cars, there are several factors that determine their appeal in...

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Battery Electric Volvo C30

Following the recent announcement of the 99g/km Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe and the plans...

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New Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe

Volvo is pleased to announce that the new Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe with Start/Stop will...

new c30 volvo drive
Volvo succeeds in its Congestion Charge challenge Following its challenge to The Mayor of London, Volvo Car UK has been successful... Volvo Congestion Charge challenge

What Car? Green Car of the year

The Volvo S40 DRIVe beat the BMW 118d and the Renault Megane to the top spot in the...

volvo s40 green car of the year

Volvo to develop new plug-in hybrid

A Volvo that can be fuelled with electricity from a standard wall socket will be a reality in 2012...

Additions and enhancements from Volvo

A new model, new engines and new engine technologies are the key additions to the Volvo...


Environmentally conscious at Volvo

In keeping with Volvo's long term commitment to customer needs Volvo is delighted to confirm its intention to...

Volvo Car UK intends to participate in the Government Scrappage Scheme initiative

Volvo DRIVe with Start/Stop technology

Volvo is extending its green DRIVe range after dramatically reducing CO2 levels and increasing fuel efficiency in seven...

Volvo DRIVe with Start/Stop technology

Volvo S60 Concept

Here are the first images of the Volvo S60 Concept car which will be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in early January...

volvo s60 concept

XC60 with CO2 emissions below 170 g/km

During the first half of 2009, Volvo Cars will launch a variant of the new Volvo XC60 with front-wheel drive, an upgraded...


Volvo introduce DRIVe Sub-120g/km range

Volvo will be unveiling the new economical, sub-120g/km diesel variants of the C30 SportsCoupe, S40 saloon and V50...

volvo drive range including c30, v50 and s40

New Volvo XC60 goes on tour

Volvo Car UK announces preliminary prices for the new XC60, the safest and most stunning Volvo ever...

Volvo debuts Turbocharged Flexifuel Police Car

Visitors to GreenFleet Arrive ‘n’ Drive event at Rockingham are able to experience an impressive range of Volvo cars...

Volvo - Clean all its life

Volvo Cars’ commitment to environmental activities and continuous investment to help reduce its carbon footprint...

Volvo to develop Plug-in Hybrid Cars

Together with electricity provider Vattenfall, Saab Automobile, ETC and the Swedish state, Volvo Car Corporation is...

The safe and stunning Volvo XC60

Volvo’s new crossover vehicle boasts an exciting mix of two car styles and steps boldly into what is the motoring world’s...

2-Litre petrol & diesel engines for V70 and S80

Volvo Car UK can now reveal prices for the new entry level 2-litre petrol and diesel engines in the all-new Volvo V70...

350bhp high performance Volvo S80 concept

German tuning and motor sport experts HEICO SPORTIV has developed a spectacular high-performance version...

Volvo plug-in hybrid ReCharge Concept

Volvo is unveiling an innovative plug-in hybrid at the Frankfurt Motor Show.  The ReCharge Concept is a specially...

Volvo develops low emission C30

As well as a focus on biofuels and hybrid technology, Volvo is also making energy-efficiency improvements to conventional...

Volvo adds more models to Flexifuel range

Volvo is continuing its long standing commitment to environmental care by adding two new engines and models...

Volvo C70 2-litre turbodiesel

Volvo is extending the engine options in its stylish C70 coupe convertible range with the addition of the popular 136PS...

FlexiFuel versions of Volvo C30, S40, V50 & V70

Volvo is launching four all-new, innovative models into the UK to reinforce the company’s long-standing...

Volvo XC60 Bio-ethanol Concept

The powertrain for the All Wheel Drive Volvo XC60 Concept, due to make its world debut at the Detroit...

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