Promotes Safe Driving Practices for Parents Nationwide
(ROCKLEIGH, N.J.) – September 27, 2018 – Volvo Car USA is partnering with Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ: DEST), the world’s largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel, during this year’s Child Passenger Safety Week (September 23-29) to provide critical information on how to drive safely while pregnant and how to properly select and install car seats.
Based on a recent survey, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Volvo, only 68% of mothers know how to properly wear a seat belt while pregnant (i.e., with the seatbelt across their belly). One in four (37%) admit they sometimes wore their seatbelt incorrectly while driving because it was too uncomfortable, while a quarter say they sometimes did not wear a seatbelt at all for that same reason (25%).
Additionally, the survey found more than nine in 10 parents feel overwhelmed when researching child safety products – highlighted by concerns around
Volvo Car USA and tennis legend Stan Smith helped raise more than $10,000 for kids and students
HILTON HEAD, SC (November 5, 2018) Volvo Car USA and tennis legend Stan Smith helped raise more than $10,000 for kids and students this past weekend by turning sneakers into art at the 2018 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance.
South Carolina artist Amiri Farris, Pixar Animation Studios designers Jay Ward (Cars) and Jay Shuster (Wall-E), and Volvo Car’s own Head of Design, Robin Page, each created their own unique, hand-made art pieces out of classic adidas® Stan Smith tennis shoes inspired by the new Volvo XC40 compact crossover luxury SUV. It was all part of the #ArtMoves exhibit at the Concours.
Volvo designers use footwear to symbolize the style intent of each line of its award-winning luxury cars and SUVs: A timeless oxford for the elegant 90 Series (XC90 midsize SUV, S90 midsize sedan, V90 midsize wagon); a more personal suede brogue for the dynamic 60 Series (XC60 compact SUV,
The new Volvo XC60 midsize SUV has been named World Car of the Year 2018 adding another accolade to Volvo’s growing list.
The XC60 also scooped the prestigious North American Utility of the Year Award earlier this year, while the XC40 small SUV was named European Car of the Year at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month. The World Car of the Year win is the first in this competition for Volvo Cars, the premium car maker.
“I am pleased to see our company’s product investments paying off,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and CEO [...]
Volvo Cars unveils two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small car strategy.
Volvo's newly-revealed 40 series concepts demonstrate for the first time how Volvo plans to expand into the large and lucrative global market for premium small cars with a range of vehicles that combine...