HYBRID and plug-in hybrid vehicles have been at the forefront of fleet acquisition over the last three years or so. Compared with 12 other European markets, UK fleets not only lead on the hybrid front, but are in second place when it comes to future EV use. Research from Arval has shown that larger fleets that are really taking the [...]
BUSINESS Motoring went ahead with its annual awards last night albeit as a virtual event. Coronavirus may have meant the cancellation of our glittering evening at The Brewery in London, but we were still able to announce our winners. The trophies that will be delivered to the winners rather than collected in person this year This year produced [...]
Small but beautifully formed was how we described the Volvo XC40 in our review at the end of last year. Now, the latest hybrid version has been judged by the Business Motoring jury as the pick of the hybrids Volvo is gradually electrifying all of its range and while you generally think big, particularly when it comes to SUVs, but [...]
Quite simply, a nice, smooth performer that glides comfortably around and has some pace about it when needed.
Historically noted for larger vehicles, the XC40 is Volvo’s first leap into the highly competitive compact SUV arena. What the Volvo does well is span the divide between the perceived volume and premium sectors, cutting the mustard equally against rivals from Ford, Volkswagen and Peugeot as well as those from Mercedes, BMW and Lexus. The designers have taken the trouble [...]
When you mention estate cars, the Volvo brand normally jumps to the fore and it did with our judges who selected the V60 Momentum D3 as their winner. While other ‘premiums’ focus on driver appeal and performance, the Volvo is build for comfort rather than speed. The V60 Momentum was picked out for its practicality, boasting the biggest cargo area [...]
IF you’ve been seduced by some of the stunning Volvos launched by the Swedish company recently, then here’s good news. Volvo is stepping up its ongoing commitment to supporting the SME market with the launch of a new Virtual Sales Team. The overall aim of the Virtual Sales Team is to make life less complicated for businesses who don’t have [...]
Volvo will remove single use plastics from all its offices, canteens and events as part of its commitment to reducing the environmental impact of both its products and operations.
Volvo commits to a non-diesel future from 2019, stating that all new models will only feature petrol, petrol-electric or electric powertrains in the future as the company further accelerates its electrification programme