All-new Volvo S90 luxury sedan is a finalist for 2017 North American Car of the Year
Los Angeles, CA – Theall-new Volvo S90 luxury sedan is a finalist for 2017 North American Car of the Year and a runner up for 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year.
Volvo Cars is now poised to win a North American ‘of the Year’ award for the second year in a row, having taken top honors for 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year with the XC90 SUV.
In addition, the Volvo S90 was the top luxury car in the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year competition, making it to the final round of judging ahead of all other luxury brands.
Both the S90 and XC90 share the same Scalable Product Architecture platform, Drive-E powertrain, and Intellisafe safety features. The S90 is also the first car to come with semi-autonomous driving technology as standard in Pilot Assist.
“We are extremely proud to see the S90 get such recognition,” said Lex Kerssemakers, Senior Vice President Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “Our global team of designers and engineers has delivered a car that is really turning heads.”
Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Launches Thoughtful Test Drive Campaign in Partnership with United Way
Volvo Canada and its Retailer Network Set Donation Goal of $100,000
RICHMOND HILL, ON. (November 8th, 2016.) On November 7th, Volvo Car Canada Ltd. launched the Thoughtful Test Drive campaign, in partnership with United Way Centraide. Volvo Canada will make a donation to United Way Centraide on behalf of each test drive taken at Canadian Volvo retailers from November 7th to December 31st. The national program aims to raise $100,000 in donations to support families in need across Canada.
“Volvo Cars is a human centric brand that is passionate about building vehicles that keep our drivers and their families comfortable, content and most importantly, safe,” said Alexander Lvovich, Managing Director, Volvo Car Canada Ltd. “We at Volvo Canada are thrilled to extend this passion across the country in support of families in need with the Thoughtful Test Drive campaign.”
The Thoughtful Test Drive campaign aligns with an integral pillar in the Volvo Car brand’s focus: people. People are the driving principle behind all of the brand’s technological innovations and world first’s safety advancements. This program is an opportunity for Volvo Canada and its retailer network to not only introduce new customers to the Volvo brand, but also to support local communities across the country through United Way Centraide’s remarkable work.
“Caring about people in need is an important value to both United Way Centraide and Canadians across the country,” said Dr. Jacline Nyman, President & CEO of United Way Centraide Canada. “By supporting United Way Centraide this holiday season, Volvo Cars and its customers are demonstrating the true power of improving the lives of families in our local communities.”
Volvo Car XC90 Named autoTRADER.ca 2017 Top Luxury SUV
RICHMOND HILL, ON. (November 3rd, 2016.) The Volvo XC90 has been named the 2017 autoTRADER.ca Top Pick Award in the Luxury SUV category. This award mark’s an impressive run of awards, accolades and global acclaim for the most awarded SUV of the century.
When naming the XC90 their Top Luxury SUV, autoTRADER.ca had this to say:
“Imposing, bold, and elegant, the Volvo XC90 is a must-see for anyone in the market for a luxury SUV. Volvo’s largest vehicle has three usable rows set off with an opulent and advanced interior. Throw in a full suite of Swedish safety gear and a selection of innovative, fuel-efficient engines, and the XC90 is a deserving Top Pick winner.”