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Euro NCAP names the 3 safest cars ever tested

2017-02-02T13:23:25+02:00February 2nd, 2017|

Volvo Cars has cemented its position amongst the leaders of automotive safety innovation with its new S90 sedan and V90 wagon by being the first car maker to score a full six points in the Autonomous Emergency Braking for Pedestrians (AEB Pedestrian) test procedure and an overall 5 Star rating for both cars. These latest Euro NCAP safety ratings were coincidentally announced just as the new Volvo S90 was launched to the South African market at the end of January 2017. The S90 and V90 results surpass the best overall score of any model tested in 2016 and now make Euro NCAP’s top-3 best-ever performing cars all Volvos. The result follows in the footsteps of the XC90, which was the first car from any manufacturer to score full points in the Euro NCAP Autonomous Emergency Braking Car to Car rear-end tests (AEB City and AEB Interurban). The S90 and V90 performed as expected in the 2017 testing cycle, achieving a full 5 stars each, thanks in large part to the high level of standard safety eq..


2017-06-05T16:50:29+02:00January 31st, 2017|

The new Volvo S90 is now available in South Arica. Making its local debut as the second brand-new Volvo since the company began its ‘New Dawn’ renaissance with the local launch of the all-new XC90 in 2015, the new Volvo S90 is a continuation of the new look, new feel and new luxury Volvo brand in South Africa. Marking Volvo’s return to the large executive sedan segment, the new S90 offers unprecedented Swedish luxury, supreme comfort and space, modern Scandinavian design, Drive-E efficiency and semi-autonomous driving as standard on all models. The new S90, like the XC90, is built on Volvo Cars’ new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and features a mixed offering of petrol and diesel engines, and is available in three trim levels to cater to a wide audience while also offering a broad spectrum of value and Swedish luxury. The new Volvo S90 launches in South Africa initially with two engines – the D5 and T6, both with all-wheel drive – in Momentum or Inscription guise. Later in 2017,..


2017-06-05T16:50:29+02:00January 31st, 2017|

Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) has announced the arrival of two new finance products geared at increasing the appeal of owning a new Volvo in South Africa. The two products, which can be combined or opted-for separately when purchasing a new Volvo, have been tailor-made to suit the Volvo brand as well as Volvo consumers’ needs – both existing and new. Volvo Versatility Finance Volvo Versatility Finance is the new guaranteed future value (GFV) finance product available through Volvo Car Financial Services, on any new Volvo car. The offer, which presents best-in-class guaranteed future values across the entire Volvo range, seeks to simplify and enhance the Volvo ownership experience by guaranteeing buyback at a predetermined value and within limited mileage after three years of ownership. Besides adding value and augmenting customer care, Volvo Versatility Finance also makes it easier for Volvo owners to ‘always drive new’. They also have the option to buy their existing Volvo outright ..