Refined with the experience and engineering of nearly two decades on the racetrack, the S60 has undergone extensive development to become a high-performance vehicle, deserving of its Polestar badge. #S60PolestarIndia
Volvo´s first SUV, XC90, is launched, becomes an instant success all over the world and redefines the segment for big SUV:s. Within a few year it becomes Sweden´s single most important export product. #90YEARSOFVOLVOCARS
Volvo´s international reputation for advanced safety was confirmed when the US Government bought 24 Volvo 240 for extensive crash testing. The result was that the Volvo was officially chosen as the benchmark to set safety standards for all new cars. #90YEARSOFVOLVOCARS
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A world-first, the lambda sond, is introduced. This oxygen-sensing probe reduces harmful exhaust emission by 90 per cent and is called “the most significant breakthrough ever made in the control of vehicle exhaust emissions” by the California Air Resources Board. Again, Volvo waived its patent rights and today, virtually every petrol engined car has one. #90YEARSOFVOLVOCARS
The first child seat to be sold to customers was created by turning the front passenger seat around. Adding a padded backrest with straps made sure that the rearward-facing child was kept in place. The solution was sold as an accessory for the recently introduced Volvo Amazon. Rearward-facing child seats are designed to support the neck and help spread the force of a frontal impact over a... View details ⇨
In April 1965 brothers Joginder and Jaswant Singh crossed the finish line of the Safari Rally in first place in their Volvo PV 544. The white Volvo´s victory in the world´s toughest rally became news all over the world. #90YEARSOFVOLVOCARS