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Dublin’s Lord Mayor chooses a Volvo S80

Tradition dictates that the first citizen of Dublin has the first car registered in the capital each year, and once again Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn has chosen the Volvo S80 as his official Mayoral car.

Irish golfers take part in Volvo World Golf Challenge

The Volvo World Golf Challenge took place recently at Durban Country Club in South Africa and two Irishmen were amongst the field of 74 qualifiers from around the world.

Volvo tests winter tyres against standard tyres

As temperatures drop and experts predict a harsh winter for the UK and Ireland, Volvo Car UK invited television personality and Volvo V40 driver Louise Thompson to demonstrate the effectiveness of winter tyres for driving in snow.

New V40 Special Editions introduced

Volvo Car Ireland has introduced new V40 Special Editions to its already successful V40 range. Volvo customers can now order a V40 1.6 T2 petrol or 1.6 D2 diesel V40 Special Edition which benefit from low CO2 emissions, class leading

National Winners announced for Volvo World Golf Challenge 2014

Volvo Car Ireland has announced the National winners of the Golf Digest Volvo Open Tournament 2013. Volvo as title sponsor of the Golf Digest Volvo Open 2013 Volvo has a strong heritage and connection with golf both internationally and here

Bluetooth now standard on all Volvo cars

From Model Year 2014 onwards, Volvo Car Ireland is adding  Bluetooth® as standard across all of its models.

Safety rating results confirm Volvo’s safety leadership

Every year is a safety year at Volvo Cars. The company is working towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo – and data from independent rating institutes all over the

Volvo Service Promise now includes free roadside assistance

Volvo Car Ireland has just added one year free roadside assistance to its service plan for its customers. Volvo says its “Service Promise” offers customers a complete customer care experience which is unique to Volvo Service Centres. Volvo says when

No future for electric cars says former Volvo chief

The former boss of Volvo doesn’t think electric cars will be the future of the automotive industry – because fear is the key. In this connected age, the thought of your battery running down is what concerns people the most.

Playing with the Pros at the Volvo World Golf Challenge

The unique and unbeatable proposition of “Playing With The Pros” came true for one lucky Irishman, Frank Smyth, who qualified to play in South Africa at the Volvo World Golf Challenge.