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VOLVO WINS BIG AT CAR TECH AWARDS Volvo was named Car Technology Brand of the Year for the second year running, while the Volvo XC60 was awarded Best Safety Technology for its revolutionary Steering Support system, Best Sat-Nav for its Sensus Navigation, and Best Safest Car as a result of its remarkable Euro NCAP crash test result The Car Tech Awards celebrates the best incar technology launched over the past 12 months, as voted for by the experts from buyer's guide Carbuyer and technology website Alphr. Commenting on the awards, Stuart Milne, Editor of Carbuyer, said: “Volvo’s success in the Car Tech Awards is remarkable. The company scooped Car Technology Brand of the Year for the second year in succession. Our judges were impressed by the way Volvo refuses to rest on its laurels, developing a series of products and philosophies that build on its Vision 2020, that no one will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020. “These include its commitment to stop producing cars powered solely by petrol and
diesel starting from 2019 – a scheme recognised by the United Nations – as well as the launch of an evasive steering system in its new XC60 and forging a close relationship with Google to develop better-connected cars. This is in addition to the continual and incremental improvement in new car technology that all customers can enjoy.” Every XC60 comes with Volvo's groundbreaking Steering Support technology as standard. This automatically provides steering assistance in an emergency to help avoid potential collisions. The judges were impressed, saying: “It should come as little surprise that a brand so closely associated with safety should take our Best Safety Technology award. The new Steering Support system is a development of the firm's City
Safety system. In situations where braking alone won’t avoid a collision, the XC60 is able to take charge of steering. With the system, Volvo claims a 45 per cent reduction in rear-end frontal crashes.” The XC60 was named Best Safest Car after its outstanding Euro NCAP crash test result, where it scored 98 per cent for adult occupant protection and 95 per cent for its safety assistance features.
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Official fuel consumption for the XC60 T5 R-Design Auto Model Year 19, in MPG (l/100km): Urban 30.7 (9.2), Extra Urban 44.1 (6.4), Combined 37.8 (7.5). CO2 emissions 173g/km. MPG Figures are obtained from laboratory testing intended for comparisons between vehicles and may not reflect real driving results. *T&Cs apply. Contract hire provided by Santander Consumer (UK) PLC trading as Volvo Car Financial Services, RH1 1SR. 18s & over, subject to status. You will not own the vehicle and it must be returned in good condition to avoid further charges. Excess mileage will be charged at 7.56p per mile for the first 5,000 excess miles. After 5,000 excess miles, excess mileage will be charged at 10.08p per mile. Subject to availability at participating retailers on orders received between 01/07/18 to 30/09/18. Guarantee may be required. Not available with other promotions. M.R.King & Sons Ltd, trading as M.R.King & Sons are a credit broker not a lender for this financial promotion. We can introduce you to a limited number of carefully selected finance providers and may receive a commission from them for the introduction.
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