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Spring 2011 / Issue 5

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The no compromise estate - space with coupe style

Low emissions stars S40 & V50 at 99g/km


Spring 2011 / Issue 5

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A bright future Welcome to the Spring issue of Volvo Business, bringing you up to date with all that has been happening at Volvo. And there’s a lot happening, too. Firstly, Volvo has new owners and you can read all about the exciting plans for the company and its products on pages 4-5.

BUSINESS SALES ROCKET Volvo Car UK has experienced a growth of nearly 20 per cent in corporate sales during 2010 as companies start to return to the market to replace vehicles on extended company car contracts. And part of the success is the continuing strides in reducing emissions, as witnessed by the S40 and V50 DRIVe models now at 99g/ km of CO2. Along with the C30 DRIVe model, this means three models which attract BIK at 13% and incur no VED charges, nor do they incur the Congestion Charge in London (see story right). During 2010 Volvo sold 19,934 cars to company buyers – 19.7% up on 2009 and one of the largest sales improvements of any of the premium brand car companies. Selwyn Cooper, Volvo Car UK’s National Corporate Operations Manager, said: “We’ve seen a significant increase in orders, with many fleets enquiring about getting their drivers into new cars with lower CO2 emissions and better fuel consumption.” Fleets are recognising, with DRIVe in particular, that their drivers don’t have to compromise on comfort by driving a low

emission car. All Volvo models, regardless of engine size, are available with the high level of specification company motorists have come to expect. As well as this strong sales performance, plus the launch of the dynamic all-new Volvo S60 and V60 models, Volvo also boosted its service commitment with an expansion of the Business Centre network in the early part of 2010. Volvo Business Centre dealers are resourced to sell more than 200 corporate vehicles annually, although a number of them achieve over 500 units. Cooper is also keen to support the non business centre dealers to handle local corporate business in a professional and knowledgeable fashion. “We are talking to all our dealers about them developing sales people with business specialist skills in a bid to make the most of the launch of the all-new Volvo S60 and our range of DRIVe cars,” said Selwyn. “We must build on our current corporate sales success as it is becoming an increasingly important part of Volvo’s future growth ambition,” he added.

We’re all tremendously excited about what the future holds, with a continuing focus on the next generation of low and zero emission models. But we haven’t forgotten our current models, and the great news for company car drivers is that DRIVe versions of the S40 and V50 models now emit just 99g/km of CO2. That means low benefit-in-kind tax bills, zero VED and, for those companies who operate in London, no congestion charge following Volvo’s lobbying to have the system changed. We also have two dynamic new offerings in the crucial medium executive market – the sporty S60 saloon has now been joined by an equally sporting and stylish V60 estate. There’s lots happening here at Volvo – and with our new owners that trend will continue in the future. Selywn Cooper National Corporate Operations Manager. Volvo Car UK

New Driver Education Programme Forms a Vital Part of Corporate Accident Reduction Strategy Volvo Car UK has teamed up with Ultimate Car Control to offer a unique training programme for company car drivers. Ultimate Car Control has spent five and a half years developing its Excellence in Professional Driving (EPD) programme in a bid to create a scheme that fleets can use to meet their legal obligations and protect employees that use their cars for business purposes. Robb Gravett, a former British Touring Car

Champion and founder of Ultimate Car Control, said: “As a company, we are very excited to be associated with Volvo, as their focus on safety fits so well with our company’s principles.” “However, even with all the safety features that Volvo builds into its cars, effective driver training is essential in the overall quest to reduce the number of road accidents, hence why we have developed the EPD programme.”


S40 and V50 drop below 100g/km Volvo Car UK has launched revised DRIVe versions of its S40 saloon and V50 estate, complete with Start/Stop technology, that reduces CO2 emissions to just 99g/km. The revisions reduce the CO2 emissions of the S40 and V50 and mean they now join the Volvo C30 DRIVe under the 100g/km threshold. The changes make the V50 the largest and most versatile sub-100g/km estate car currently on sale in the UK, while both models benefit from road tax exemption and fuel economy of up to 74mpg. The new models are also good news for company car drivers, who can enjoy a premium vehicle whilst restricting their benefit-in-kind tax bills to the 13% of P11D price banding. Furthermore they will continue to enjoy the this low rate of BIK following changes planned in April 2012. The lower emission models now also qualify for exemption from the London Congestion Charge (see story below).

Volvo Car UK is celebrating a landmark victory in its Emissions Equality campaign, following a recent decision by the Mayor of London to allow all sub100g/km CO2 and Euro 5 compliant cars to enter the Congestion Charge zone free of charge. Volvo’s recent campaign was designed to address what it saw as an unfair charging structure under the old rules, which enabled drivers of alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles to avoid the £8 entry charge despite emitting more CO2 than

Organisations putting drivers through the scheme have already reported successful results – with one organisation witnessing a 47% drop in accidents among its drivers following participation in the course and a 37% drop in insurance premiums meaning that the course can become self-funding. The one-day course is split into two sessions – the first, a classroom-based session covering topics like hazard perception, the effects of drugs and alcohol on drivers, as well as finding out how vehicle safety systems such as anti-lock brakes actually work. The second part is dynamic driver training, where participants learn how

many conventional petrol or diesel engine cars. The new rules mean that any car, regardless of powertrain, will be entitled to a 100% discount on the London Congestion Charge. Volvo’s current range includes three 99g/km CO2 models – the C30, S40 and V50 DRIVe models. Motorists can register for the Greener Vehicle Discount from 4th January, subject to a £10 annual payment per vehicle, provided their car emits less than

100g/km CO2 and meets the Euro 5 standard for air quality. Peter Rask, Volvo Car UK’s Managing Director, said: “This decision recognises the huge progress made by manufacturers in reducing the emissions of conventional petrol and diesel engines to levels that are, in some cases, cleaner than those of hybrid vehicles. “It levels the playing field for drivers seeking a true low-emission vehicle and is a genuine victory for Volvo and emissions equality in the UK.”

a car behaves in extreme situations and what a driver can do to keep control. For the three years following the initial course, drivers receive additional guidance in the form of ‘memory updates’ from Ultimate Car Control and four online risk assessments to refresh their skills and also to highlight any possible areas of concern to the employer. Volvo is providing the training vehicles to Ultimate Car Control for the programme and is also putting its own employees through the scheme. Selwyn Cooper, National Corporate Operations Manager at Volvo Cars UK, said:

“Ultimate Car Control has created a driver training programme that is unique in the market place.” “We are delighted to have teamed up with them to improve standards across the industry and help organisations reduce accident rates and the associated costs caused by vehicle downtime and rising insurance premiums. Companies wishing to book a course or find out more can contact Ultimate Car Control on 01344 751 669 or visit www.ultimate-epd.co.uk

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THERE’S MORE TO LIFE THAN A VOLVO. THERE’S KNOWING THAT YOU’LL BE DRIVING CARS WHICH ARE AT THE CUTTINGEDGE OF TECHNOLOGY. THERE’S KNOWING YOU’RE MINIMISING YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT. THERE’S KNOWING YOU’LL BE SAFE BEHIND THE WHEEL. THAT’S WHY YOU CHOOSE A VOLVO. Volvo is embarking on a new journey with new owners – Geely. The future looks bright with solid backing and plans for new and exciting models over the coming years

Volvo Car Corporation is looking to a bright new future under the ownership of Geely. The Chinese company has bought the company from Ford and is now driving ahead with exciting plans for the business and its cars. Speaking at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Cars, said: “From now on, you can expect us to do things faster, better and smarter.” “We will bring new ideas to the market quicker than before. We are focusing on a driver centric approach and we will stand out from the crowd by delivering a distinct, individualist car experience. Not by copying our main competitors. Instead, we

will do it by carving out our own, unique Scandinavian profile.” “Scandinavian design and quality, worldclass safety features and breakthrough environmental technology will remain the heart and soul of Volvo Cars also in the future.” Geely chairman Li Shufu said: “This famous Swedish premium brand will remain true to its core values of safety, quality, environmental care and modern Scandinavian design as it strengthens the existing European and North American markets and expands its presence in China and other emerging markets.” Volvo Cars will retain its headquarters and manufacturing plants in Sweden and Belgium.

WHO ARE GEELY? Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. was founded in 1986 with its headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and its associated companies have established operations that span the automotive value chain, from research, development and design to production, sales and servicing. They are a fully-integrated independent auto manufacturer producing cars, engines and transmissions. Today, they are one of China’s fastest growing automotive manufacturers, as well as the industry’s leading privately held group.


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FUTURE TECHNOLOGY Volvo Cars is now taking the next step towards next-generation electric car technology. Backed by research support from the Swedish Energy Agency the company is initiating development of a fuel cell that can extend the electric car’s operating range without any carbon dioxide emissions. The aim is to have two prototype chassis based on the Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric ready for testing in everyday traffic in 2012. “This is an exciting expansion of our focus on electrification. Battery cost and size means that all-electric cars still have a relatively limited operating range. Fuel cells may be one way of extending the distance these cars can cover before they need to be recharged. What is more, the project gives us increased knowledge about fuel cells and hydrogen gas,” says Volvo Cars President and CEO Stefan Jacoby. Volvo Cars is working together with the

company Powercell Sweden AB on this project. In the first phase, a preliminary study is being conducted into what is known as a Range Extender, which consists of a fuel cell with a reformer. The task of the reformer is to break down a liquid fuel, in this case petrol, and create hydrogen gas. In the fuel cell, this hydrogen gas is converted into electrical energy, which is used to power the car’s electric motor. The technology generates electricity completely without any emissions of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx) and particles. Due to the highly efficient process, emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are significantly reduced compared with a conventional vehicle. The end products are electricity, water and a small amount of carbon dioxide. The technology also can be adapted for

renewable fuels. This technology is expected to increase the electric car’s operating range by up to 250 kilometres – in addition to the range provided by the car’s battery pack. The fuel cell industry expects that the cost efficiency will improve continuously through refined technology and large-scale production. In the next phase, pending support from the Swedish Energy Agency, Volvo Cars and Powercell will produce two test cars based on the current Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric. Testing of the cars will begin in 2012. “We have just taken the first steps and it is naturally too early to talk about market introduction of electric cars with Range Extenders. The industrial decision will come after we have learned more about fuel cells and the opportunities they offer,” says Stefan Jacoby.


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The all-new Volvo v60 Following on from the successful launch of the S60 saloon, Volvo has strengthened its presence in the market with a stylish estate model – the V60

Styling The new Volvo V60 features striking coupé-like lines and a pronounced wedge shape that enhances the car’s stance on the road and emphasises the dynamic design. Behind the wheel, the V60 feels every bit as taut as its design thanks to a chassis that has been tuned to match the expectations of enthusiast drivers. Dynamism is further enhanced by what Volvo’s design team calls the “racetrack” design. The car’s lines do not end abruptly but instead continue to flow organically, continually, echoing the smooth shapes of the racetrack. Volvo’s designers have integrated LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology to create distinctive light patterns both front and rear. The vertical position lights at the front, the side-marker lights, the turn indicators integrated into the door mirrors and the tail lamps at the rear all give the new V60 an unmistakable profile even in the dark.

Inside The interior of the V60 sports wagon is a clear example of how Volvo Cars’ designers have added excitement and contrast to the Scandinavian design tradition’s rational simplicity and functionality. The V60 is a five-seater car offering comfortable space for all its occupants. The 40/20/40-split rear seat and the foldflat front passenger seat make it possible to combine passengers and load in a very flexible way. Each backrest in the threepiece rear seat is folded with exceptional ease to create an entirely flat load floor. The load area has a capacity of 430 litres to the glass line with the rear seats in place, with this increasing to 557 litres when measured to the roof. The 1095 millimetre wide tailgate in combination with extra space behind the wheel housings and under the load floor is an example of the systematic approach adopted to ensure generous load capacity. The load area has a capacity of 430 litres with the rear seats in place. The rear seat can be specified with integrated child booster cushions in the two outer seats.

Safety The all-new Volvo V60 is packed with high-tech solutions that actively help the driver avoid accidents - and help protect the occupants if an accident is unavoidable. Under certain conditions, the optional Pedestrian Detection with full auto brake can detect a pedestrian stepping out into the road in front of the car. If the driver does not respond in time, the car can automatically activate the brakes. The new Volvo V60 also features City Safety as standard. The system can lessen or even entirely avoid low-speed rear-end impacts at speeds up to 18 mph. The new Volvo V60 is equipped with the Roll Over Protection System (ROPS) as standard. Advanced sensor technology ensures that the belt pre-tensioners and the inflatable curtains deploy in the event of a rollover. This, combined with the safety cage, helps reduce the risk of occupant injury in such situations.


Driving Volvo Cars’ chassis experts worked on the driving experience in the new Volvo V60 with the same passion given to the development of the all-new S60. The result is a sports wagon with driving properties that do the sporting appearance full justice. During the development process, the chassis team worked on the new Volvo V60 in parallel with the all-new Volvo S60. The result is a solution that features changes and refinements to virtually every single detail that effects the car’s load carrying capabilities. Certain variants of the V60 can be specified with the optional FOUR-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept) active chassis, which has been modified and refined for better control and comfort compared with previous Volvos.

Engines The V60 is available with a choice of six engines – two diesels and four petrol units. The petrol models range from the 1.6-litre T3 up to the flagship all-wheel drive T6 with 304PS. The diesels offered initially are the D3 – a 2.0-litre five-cylinder engine delivering 163bhp and 400 Nm of torque. Despite the power, this engine still returns combined fuel economy of 51.4mpg and CO2 emissions of 144g/km. The second diesel is the D5, again a 2.0-litre five-cylinder but this time with 205bhp and 420Nm of torque. This returns 52.3mpg average economy and CO2 emissions of 142g/km

Model

Engine Size

Configuration

Power

Torque

Comb mpg

CO2 g/km

D3

2.0-litre

In-line five-cylinder

163

400

51.4

144

D5

2.4-litre

In-line five-cylinder

205

420

52.3

142

T3

1.6-litre

In-line four-cylinder

150

240

42.2

156

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SPORTY AND SAFE: THE NEW VOLVO S60 Volvo Business editor Julian Kirk tests the new S60 D5

The S60 is the most overtly sporting car Volvo has ever built, but that doesn’t mean it has abandoned the qualities that have made the brand so strong over the years. There’s still the full suite of sector-leading active and passive safety systems to keep occupants safe in the event of an accident, but the big difference with the new S60 is the way it drives. Up against German rivals which pride themselves on driving dynamism, the S60 takes the fight straight back to them with a punchy, yet economical D5 diesel engine, smooth-shifting manual gearbox, compliant

ride and handling which encourages you to divert off the main roads and take a more meandering route, when the mood takes you. Under the bonnet of the D5 version on test is a twin-turbocharged five-cylinder diesel engine which delivers 205bhp and 420Nm of torque. That latter figure is very impressive, and endows the S60 with such flexible power delivery that speed can be built very quickly from low speeds in higher gears. But you’ll not want to do that, because the S60’s gearbox shifts neatly between ratios, meaning it’s fun to use. Performance-wise, the D5 acclerates

from 0-62mph in under eight seconds and tops out at 146mph, yet it is the car’s performance at everyday speeds which is just as impressive. In sixth gear at motorway speeds the car is quiet, unruffled and, generally, a very pleasant place in which to rack up the miles. And it feels so planted and secure on the road, thanks to the improvements in chassis and suspension set-ups. The standard-fit Dynamic chassis has been designed to give increased feedback to the driver, and this it does. You can feel the road beneath you and the steering transmits what


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the front wheels are doing. Another pay-off is that the S60 remains very flat when cornering, giving the driver a feeling of security. Inside, there’s the familiar Volvo floating centre console stack and clear instruments and dials, while the fit and finish of the materials used is up to the standard in the executive sector. And as impressive as the S60 is on the road, on the balance sheet it puts in a good performance, too. Combined average fuel economy is 53.3mpg, while CO2 emissions of just 139g/km put the car in the 19% benefit-inkind tax bracket.

WHAT THE PRESS SAYS… “Volvo seeks both heart and mind of the company exec. New four-door coupé looks great, is good to drive and scores well with BiK and other company car taxes.” - FLEET WORLD “The S60 is a well-rounded and appealing alternative to its German rivals. It scores particularly highly for safety and comfort.” - WHAT CAR? “The S60 family is a strong contender in the class. It has looks, has a well-made and originally sculpted interior, decent space, great seats and a sensible UK specification. The chassis has been tuned on UK roads - and it shows. A pleasing package.” - Autocar (24/5/10) “The S60 is one of the best resolved Volvos we’ve driven in ages. Quality is first rate, the design is head-swivellingly sharp and the cabin a cosseting, modern milieu. Anyone wanting an alternative to the “German establishment would be well advised to give the S60 a try.” - Car magazine “Sleek executive saloon combines Volvo’s traditional safety strengths with sporting appeal.” - Fleet News


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THERE’S MORE TO LIFE THAN A VOLVO. THERE’S TIME NOT SPENT IN THE OFFICE. THAT’S WHY VOLVO IS SAVING YOU TIME BY MAKING CHOOSING ONE OF ITS MODELS SIMPLER AND QUICKER. THAT’S WHY YOU CHOOSE A VOLVO All current and future Volvo models will follow a new engine naming system to help customers differentiate between power outputs In the years to come, the four big differentiators will be horsepower, torque, electrification and CO2. Technically, engines are improving and there is no longer the same need for many cylinders or large displacements to achieve power and refinement. Instead, modern engines have a range of power levels depending on tuning level or degree of electrification. To simplify this, Volvo has identified a new, much clearer nomenclature structure designed to reduce confusion among customers and which will also be future-proof. The new engine names are made up of one letter and one digit – petrol engines will be badged with a T while diesels will have a D. The number that follows will let the customer know where on the performance ladder the engine sits, so currently D3 is the lowest powered diesel while D5 is the

most powerful. For petrol units, T3 sits at the bottom of the range while T6 is the 300bhp-plus flagship. Eventually, the range will go from T to T8 for petrol and D to D8 for diesel. For markets where Flexifuel (petrol/ethanol) engines are offered, these will be badged with an F at the end, for example T3F. It is important from a positioning perspective to be able easily to separate the powertrains from each other. A hierarchic naming, where the rank is clear and simple, will make it easier to understand which powertrain is the most powerful. Volvo’s naming strategy follows the principle: the higher the number, the larger the vehicle. This principle will also be valid for the engine names - the higher the number, the greater the power. This is in line with the way Volvo does things

– the higher the number, the larger the product. so a V70 is larger than a V50, while the XC90 is larger than the XC60. The only exception to the new system is with DRIVe models, which will continue to be badged as such to show that they are the lowest emission models in their respective line-ups. They will also receive a new, clearer DRIVe badge. All other badges will also be revised, with the engine badge on the boot now the same size as the model badge. The move will eliminate so-called ‘badge disconnect’ whereby a car’s badge bears little resemblance to what is actually under the bonnet. This applies to several German car manufacturers who badge cars with numbers that hint at a larger capacity engine than is actually fitted.

Power Interval Diesel

Petrol

D8

300PS

325PS

350PS

T8

D6

250PS

275PS

300PS

T6

D5

200PS

225PS

250PS

T5

D4

165PS

175PS

200PS

T4

D3

135PS

150PS

165PS

T3

D2

115PS

125PS

135PS

T2

D1

90PS

100PS

115PS

T1

D

50PS

75PS

90PS

T


RANGE UPDATE Volvo Car UK has announced a raft of new engines, safety and infotainment enhancements to a large number of models in the range. New four-cylinder GTDi (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) petrol engines have been rolled out across a wide range of models, available to order now. Both the T3 and T4 are available in the all-new S60 and all-new V60 while the T4 is available in the S80 and V70. Two new versions of the 1.6-litre GTDi petrol unit are being introduced - a 150hp T3 and 180hp T4 variant, both delivering 240Nm torque for impressive in-gear acceleration yet frugal consumption. T3 and T4 variants engines on Volvo S60 and V60 models feature a manual gearbox as standard and incorporate a new start/stop function – the first time start/stop has been fitted to a non-DRIVe car. The XC90 gains a new Euro V compliant five-cylinder diesel engine, featuring both

New C30

Model

C30’s stylish coupe design doesn’t spell high tax bills, especially as the DRIVe model emits just 99g/km of CO2

improved performance and fuel consumption. The four-wheel drive D5 now produces 200hp (from 185hp) and maximum torque of 420 Nm (from 400 Nm), while fuel economy has been enhanced from 33.2mpg (EU Combined) to 34mpg. Elsewhere, the XC60 can be specified with the new Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake safety system, seen thus far only on the all-new S60 and V60. Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake is a support function that helps the driver identify a pedestrian who is potentially putting themselves in danger ahead of the car and can, if the driver doesn’t intervene, actively help avoid a collision. XC60 buyers specifying an automatic transmission can also now opt for the latest version of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), which automatically helps maintain a preset distance to the vehicle in front, even in slow-moving traffic and all the way down to standstill. The car accelerates automatically when the traffic moves away again.

Volvo’s C30 Sports Coupe brings the best of both words - sporty looks which stand out from the crowd yet fuel economy and CO2 emissions which a supermini would be proud of. The C30 is also well equipped, making it an ideal choice for user-choosers wanting to stand out from the crowd, while for companies the 100% writing-down allowances offered by the DRIVe model make it an ideal choice.

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

C30 D2 (115PS) ES

£18,340

114

13%

£39/£79

£329

65.7

£5,208

C30 DRIVe (115PS) ES Start/Stop

£18,850

99

13%

£40/£81

£338

74.3

£4,602

C30 D3 (150PS) SE

£21,180

134

19%

£67/£134

£555

55.4

£6,180

C30 D4 (177PS) R-DESIGN

£22,440

134

19%

£71/£142

£588

55.4

£6,180

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles

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S40 comes with high levels of comfort as standard thanks to the anatomic seat design which is sculpted to the body

The Volvo S40, excels when it comes to comfort. The spacious saloon comes with anatomically designed seats as standard, which are sculpted to your body to create a comfortable drive. And the S40 offers strong real-world performance, as well as having room for all the family. Factor in a high level of standard equipment and a wide range of petrol and diesel engines, and the S40 ticks all the boxes.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

S40 D2 (115PS) ES

£20,480

114

13%

£44/£88

£367

65.7

£5,208

S40 DRIVe (115PS) ES Start/Stop

£20,990

99

13%

£45/£90

£376

74.3

£4,602

S40 D3 (150PS) SE

£23,320

134

19%

£73/£147

£611

55.4

£6,180

S40 D4 (177PS) R-DESIGN

£24,330

134

19%

£77/£154

£637

55.4

£6,180

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles

V50

With more than 1,300 cubic litres of luggage space the V50 is designed to take any situation in its stride

The Volvo V50 is an ideal family holdall, but it doesn’t cost a fortune. Versatile and comfortable to drive, the V50 DRIVe also delivers up to 74.3mpg (combine cycle). With a generous 1,307 cubic litres of load space, the Volvo V50 is designed to take any situation in its stride. This makes it the perfect choice for any fleet. And with the DRIVe models delivering CO2 from 99g/ km, it makes perfect business sense too.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

V50 D2 (115PS) ES

£21,860

114

13%

£47/£94

£392

65.7

£5,208

V50 DRIVe (115PS) ES

£22,370

99

13%

£48/£96

£401

74.3

£4,602

V50 D3 (150PS) SE

£24,700

134

19%

£78/£156

£647

55.4

£6,180

V5 D4 (177PS) R-DESIGN

£25,710

134

19%

£81/£162

£674

55.4

£6,180

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles


All-new s60

The all-new S60 looks stunning, and thanks to a Dynamic chassis the driving experience matches the dramatic looks

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With its striking looks and standard fit Dynamic chassis, the S60 looks and drives like no other Volvo. Satisfaction is guaranteed in this sleek sporting saloon thanks to a range of enhanced turbocharged engines, yet while offering a thrilling drive the S60 doesn’t forget the core Volvo principles of safety and good ergonomic design. A host of safety features, such as City Safety as standard, are available to keep occupants safe at all times.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

S60 D3 (163PS) ES

£23,830

139

20%

£79/£158

£657

53.3

£6,420

S60 D3 (163PS) SE

£25,880

139

20%

£86/£172

£714

53.3

£6,420

S60 S3 (163PS) SE Lux

£27,730

139

20%

£92/£184

£765

53.3

£6,420

S60 D5 (205PS) R-DESIGN

£29,185

139

20%

£97/£194

£805

53.3

£6,420

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles

All-new V60

The V60 blends stylish, coupe styling with a practical, high quality interior. Load space is up to an impressive 1,241 litres

Following on from the successful launch of the S60 saloon, the V60 sports wagon brings that model’s driving dynamics and style and adds increased interior flexibility. With up to 1,241 litres of luggage space in the rear, the V60 is not only practical but also retains the sleek coupe-like styling of its sister car. A host of standard-fit safety features, plus a chassis designed for keen drivers, mean the V60 offers the best of both worlds - performance and safety.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

V60 D3 (163PS) ES

£25,355

144

21%

£88/£177

£734

51.4

£6,660

V60 T3 (150PS) ES Start/Stop

£25,510

156

21%

£89/£178

£739

42.2

£7,824

V60 S3 (163PS) SE Lux

£29,255

144

21%

£102/£204

£847

51.4

£6,660

V60 D5 (205PS) R-DESIGN

£30,360

142

21%

£106/£212

£879

52.3

£6,546

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles


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The V70 boasts generous interior space with versatile seating arrangements to ensure it is the ideal family holdall

With generous interior space and versatile seating arrangements, the V70 can cope with anything the family throws at it. But just because it is a big car doesn’t mean large bills. A range of highly efficient diesel engines offer BIK from as low as a 21% banding.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

V70 D3 (163PS) ES

£27,325

144

V70 D5 (205PS) SE

£31,425

V70 D3 (163PS) R-DESIGN

£29,625

V70 D5 (205PS) R-DESIGN

£31,675

Fuel cost

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

(£) 3

21%

£95/£191

£791

51.4

£6,660

144

21%

£109/£219

£910

52.3

£6,546

144

21%

£103/£207

£858

51.4

£6,660

144

21%

£110/£221

£917

52.3

£6,546

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles

s80

Lowered Dynamic chassis in the S80 delivers a thrilling ride, yet also retains a high degree of comfort for the driver and passengers

The Volvo S80, with a new lowered Dynamic chassis, delivers a thrilling ride. Yet it is also the height of Scandinavian elegance, combining powerful lines with understated luxury. And inside the luxury reaches new levels, with a cabin that cossets and delights in equal measure. But luxury doesn’t have to cost the earth, and thanks to the new range of diesel engines there is an S80 to suit all pockets.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

S80 D3 (163PS) ES

£26,575

139

20%

£88/£177

£733

53.3

£6,420

S80 D3 (163PS) SE

£28,425

139

20%

£94/£189

£784

53.3

£6,420

S80 D5 (205PS) SE Lux

£32,675

139

20%

£108/£217

£901

53.3

£6,420

S80 D5 (205PS) Executive Geartronic

£35,900

166

26%

£155/£311

£1,288

44.8

£8,106

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles


City Safety technology which mitigates accidents below 19mph is a standard feature on the XC60 range

XC60

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Chunky off-road looks don’t always have to be accompnaied by high running costs. The Volvo XC60, which has been named best SUV by Fleet News and Fleet World, blends the raised ride height and go-anywhere ability with a range of economical engines, including a front-wheel drive diesel version which emits just 154g/km of CO2, giving SUV style with low tax bills. And with combined fuel economy of 47.9mpg the XC60 DRIVe stretches the time between visits to the fuel pump. City Safety technlogy comes as standard to mitigate incidents below 19mph.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

XC60 D3 DRIVe (163PS) ES

£28,000

154

XC60 D3 DRIVe (163PS) SE

£30,700

XC60 D3 DRIVe (163PS) R-DESIGN

£31,065

XC60 D5 (205PS) AWD R-DESIGN

£33,525

Fuel cost

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

(£) 3

23%

£107/£214

£888

47.9

£7,146

154

23%

£115/£230

£954

47.9

£7,146

154

23%

£119/£238

£986

47.9

£7,146

174

27%

£150/£301

£1,249

42.8

£7,998

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles

XC70

XC70 is based on the spacious V70 estate and adds rugged body styling and a raised ride height to give a more commanding view of the road

The XC70 blends the practical, versatile base of the V70 estate with a raised ride height and extra body protection to make it a car for all occasions. Not only does the XC70 boast the best of both worlds, it is easy on the wallet, with the DRIVe two-wheel drive model falling under the key 160g/km threshold for enhanced writing down allowances.

Model

Price

CO2

BIK

BIK tax

Class 1A

Combined

(P11D)

(g/km)

band

liability1

NIC (£)2

mpg

Fuel cost (£) 3

XC70 D3 DRIVe (163PS) ES

£28,075

154

23%

£107/£215

£891

47.9

£7,146

XC70 D3 DRIVe (163PS) SE

£30,125

154

23%

£115/£230

£956

47.9

£7,146

XC70 D3 DRIVe (163PS) SE Lux

£32,935

154

23%

£126/£252

£1,045

47.9

£7,146

XC70 D5 (205PS) AWD SE Lux

£36,835

182

29%

£178/£356

£1,474

40.9

£8,370

1 Quoted monthly for 20%/40% taxpayers in 2011/12 2 Annual liability in 2011/12 3 Over 60,000 miles Tax information is purely indicative - advice should be sought from your tax adviser. Fuel costs based on manufacturer combined figures and CAP data.


your contacts Volvo Corporate Operations James Shires National Corporate Sales Operations Manager Mobile: +44 (0) 7710 634978

Graeme Oswald Strategic Partnership Manager Mobile: +44 (0) 7720 349 622

Elaine Johnstone Public Sector & Leasing Manager Mobile: +44 (0) 7753 873259

Volvo Car UK Corporate Sales Account Development Managers Ian Reger Tel: +44 (0) 7850 536654 Postcode areas: BD, DH, DL, DN, HD, HG, HU, HX, LN, LS, NE, NG, SR, TS, WF, YO

David Chesterman Tel: +44 (0) 7702 368395 Postcode areas: AL, CB, CM, CO, CV, E, EC, EN, HA, IG, IP, LU, N, NN, NR, NW, PE, RM, SG, SS, UB, WD

Kay Saunders Tel: +44 (0) 7718 660164 Postcode areas: BN, BR, CR, CT, DA, GU, KT, ME, RH, SE, SL, SM, SW, TN, TW, W, WC

Gavin Moolman Tel: +44 (0) 7718 660165 Postcode areas: B, DE, DY, HR, LD, LE, ST, SY, TF, WR, WS, WV

Greig Goodings Tel: +44 (0) 7786 660565 Postcode areas: AB, BB, BL, BT, CA, CH, CW, DD, DG, EH, FK, FY, G, HS, IM, IV, KA, KW, KY, L, LA, LL, M, ML, OL, PA, PH, PR, S, SK, TD, WA, WN

Bruce Stanley Tel: +44 (0) 7740 070681 Postcode areas: BA, BH, BS, CF, DT, EX, GL, GY, HP, JE, MK, NP, OX, PL, PO, RG, SA, SN, SO, SP, TA, TQ, TR

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1 Official fuel comsumption figures are obtained in accordance with Directive 93/116/EC as amended by 1999/100/EC. These figures are obtained under controlled test conditions and as such consumption achieved on the road will not necessarily always accord with official test results. Factors including driving styles and road, car and weather condtitions will also have a bearing on actual fuel consumption achieved. The results do not express or imply any guarantee of the fuel consumption of a particular car. Fuel consumption for the Volvo range in mpg (l/km): Urban 15.7 (18.0) - 61.4 (4.6) Extra urban 32.5 (8.7) - 85.6 (3.3) Combined 23.3 (12.1) - 74.3 (3.8) C0² emissions: 284 – 99 g/km.


Volvo Business - Spring 2011