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Volvo C30 DRIVe & Facebook launch virtual round world contest

Volvo is launching an innovative online contest challenging people to virtually drive a Volvo C30 DRIVe around the world in 80 days, using only their Facebook friends. Volvo Cars will donate 15,000 Euros (AUD$24,000) in the winning team's name to a carbon offset project promoted by "myclimate"...

Volvo C30 BEV zero emissions plug-in hybrid announced

Following the recent announcement of the 99g/km Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe, and the plans to introduce a plug-in hybrid in 2012, Volvo has announced it is also evaluating the viability of an entirely electric-powered C30 known as BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle)...

Volvo C30 revision to appear at Frankfurt

The new Volvo C30 will make its debut at next week's Frankfurt Motor Show alongside the new C70 and S60 Concept. With its new look allowing customers an even greater level of customisation, the new Volvo C30 will appeal to buyers who place considerable demands on the design, driving properties and personality of their vehicles...

2008 Volvo C30 D5 review

 2008 Volvo C30 D5 review and road test Model tested: 2008 Volvo C30 D5 automatic Recommended Retail Price: $43,950 Options fitted: High-Performance Sound AM/FM radio, 8 speakers - $1350 Styling, handling/ride balance, safety, torque Loud engine, stolid steering, pricey CarAdvice rating: (3.75) Photograhy and review by Karl Peskett Small with big is good...

Volvo C30 Green race debut

Volvo C30 Green race car World Touring Car Championship race debut “Qualifying tenth fastest out of twenty-six cars and racing towards the front of the pack, Volvo’s only entry was rammed from behind by the Bloody SEAT driver, Rickard Rydell” - Anthony Crawford Scoring seventh fastest in testing at Brands Hatch last weekend, the brand new Volvo C30 Green racer was looking to match it with the world’s best touring car entries before being hit from behind by the outqualified veteran, Rydell...

Volvo C30 Green Racer

“How would you like to be a competitor in the WTCC (World Touring Car Championship) at Brands Hatch this year and get flogged by a Volvo C30” - Anthony Crawford That’s precisely what will happen on the 26th and 27th of July this year when the little Volvo goes racing in the UK. Not only that, it will do so, running on the green fuel E85...

Volvo C30 Redefines 'Efficiency'

In parallel with their focus on biofuels and hybrid technology, Volvo has created a unique version of the C30 called simply 'Efficiency' which achieves a claimed fuel consumption below 4.5L/100 km, and CO2 emission below 120g/km. To achieve these astonishing results, Volvo has made many small changes to the standard C30 which all adds up to a big difference in fuel consumption...

Volvo C30 recieves Golden Steering Wheel Award

The Volvo C30 has garnered one of the automotive industry's most prestigious awards - the German Das Goldene Lenkrad (or for us non German speaking folks, the Golden Steering Award). This is the third time that Volvo Car Corporation has won this award. Volvo Cars CEO and President Fredrik Arp accepted the golden steering wheel at a distinguished ceremony in Berlin on November 8...

Volvo C30 2007

Volvo hasn't exactly had the best luck selling cars in the last 10 years, perhaps the "Volvo Driving Soccer Mums" stereotype has really put a damper on Volvo's sales, or perhaps the fact that their cars are generally boring, uninspiring and almost embarrassing to be in has something todo with it? Okay I might be over exaggerating here, Volvo isn't too bad, its more the people who buy them that worry me...

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