The redesigned Volvo XC60 was named Thursday 2018 World Car of a Year during a New York International Auto Show, adding another fame to Volvo’s endowment portfolio.
The World Car of a Year win is a initial in this foe for Volvo Cars, a reward automobile maker. The XC60 also perceived a prestigious North American Utility of a Year Award progressing this year, while a XC40 was named European Car of a Year during a Geneva Motor Show progressing this month.
These accolades come prohibited on a heels of Volvo Cars President and CEO Hakan Samuelsson receiving World Car Person of a Year approval on Thursday. It was awarded by a same row of general media in Geneva progressing this month. Samuelsson was given this initial endowment in approval of his work in pushing a success of Volvo Cars in new years
“I am gratified to see a company’s product investments profitable off,” Samuelsson said. “We are adult opposite some tough competition, though this endowment for a XC60 uncover that Volvo has a right multiple of design, connectivity and reserve that appeals to business opposite a world.”
In a new XC60, Euro NCAP’s best altogether performer in 2017, Volvo’s City Safety Autonomous Emergency Braking complement has been extended with steering support for when involuntary braking alone might not assistance equivocate a intensity collision. In further Oncoming Lane Mitigation with Steer Assist that helps lessen head-on collisions and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Steer Assist functionality has been combined to revoke a risk of lane-changing collisions.
Meanwhile, a “Road to World Car” tour resolved Thursday with a stipulation of a Range Rover Velar as a 2018 World Car Design of a Year and a all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, a world’s best-selling electric vehicle, being named a “2018 World Green Car.”