Volvo ECC – Environmental Concept Car
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- Production of C30 Has Ended
It was 2001 North American International Auto Show, Detroit. The C30 itself was unveiled at the 2006 Paris Motor Show. North American models were sold as 2007 model year cars. The US only got the ubiquitous inline-5 cylinder, while Canada and other markets saw a 4-cylinder offering as well.
- Great Sounding Turbo Cars List
Ferrari, STi, Porsche, Supra... yawn... wait. What's this oddball inline 5 in this boxy 4-door? OH YEA. It's the ICONIC VOLVO 5! Whoooo! Happy Thanksgiving 2014!
- A Summary of Volvo's Recent Past
Volvo is one of the most iconic and best-known Swedish brands. Although a relatively small company, assembling fewer than 500,000 cars per year in recent times, it is arguably one of the best-known automotive companies world-wide. Its widespread recognition derives from its reputation for leading-edge safety technology and environmental compliance. It has traditionally been seen, especially in the United States, United Kingdom, and some continental European markets, as the supplier of the archetypal middle-class family car, especially its estate models. It has had an eventful history, having moved from independence to being part of Ford’s Premier Automotive Group (1999–2010) and onto Chinese ownership in the last four years. Geely paid USD1.8bn for Volvo. After a period of some uncertainty, especially regarding what the new owners, Geely, really wanted to do with the company, it is…