Volvo S60 wins Full size sedan of the year award

Volvo S60 wins ‘FULL SIZE SEDAN OF THE YEAR’ award at the NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2012

strong testament of the ever growing popularity of Volvo cars among customers as well as journalists/critics, Volvo Auto India bagged the coveted ‘Full Size Sedan of the Year Award’ by NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2012, for the sporty and distinct Volvo S60 which was also nominated for ‘Car of the Year’.

The award was received by Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India along with Sudeep Narayan, Marketing & PR Director, Volvo Auto India, at a ceremony held at Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

Receiving the coveted honour, Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “With head-turning design, envious technology, and a fascinating array of innovative safety features – Volvo S60 has redefined choice for the discerning customers in its segment. We look forward to winning many more hearts with the Volvo S60 and are proud of the recognition bestowed upon us by NDTV.”

Apart from being one of the most competitive and compelling offering, Volvo S60 offers unique features such as World’s first ‘Pedestrian Detection’ with full auto brake, Advanced Control with Torque Vectoring, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and Laser Assisted Automatic Braking – City Safety, Turn with steering lights (Active Bending Lights) among others.

Launched in the first quarter of 2011 in India, Volvo S60 has been a great success all over the world and has won over 34 coveted awards including – Golden Klaxon in ‘Technological Breakthrough’ category, Russia, FuturAuto Award for Pedestrian Safety, Belgium, Scottish Executive Car of the Year’ award 2010, Car of the year 2011, Norway, Car of the Year 2011, Greece, Sports Car of the Year 2010, Russia, The Best Driving-Dynamic Luxury Sedan, China, Fashion-leading Car, China, United States Car of the Year, UK Best Executive diesel for D5, Canada Best New Sports Sedan among others.

Facts about Volvo Auto India:

Volvo Auto India is a luxury car company in India, a gigantic, fast-growing market and one of the most competitive in the world. Volvo established its presence in India just over three years ago and has since then worked intensively to market the Swedish brand.

With a corporate office in Gurgaon, Volvo Auto opened its first dealership in March 2008 and currently markets its products through its dealerships in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi and Pune with Ahmedabad and Jaipur in the pipeline.  Volvo currently sells four premium models in India – luxury SUV Volvo XC90 and Volvo XC60 and luxury sedans Volvo S80 and Volvo S60.