Tag: Volvo

Broker News Newsletter 10 March 2021

Mark Cox Volvo

Don’t ignore the brokers Volvo On a global basis, Volvo would dearly love its customer to form an orderly digital queue to acquire electric Volvos through Volvo channels. It’s a brand dream. And it simply won’t work. Market channels in the UK are too complex for such a simple approach and the broker market not only has digital advantage, it has consumer reach. And it…

Volvo undecided on broker strategy for personal EV leasing

Mark Cox Volvo

SWEDISH car maker Volvo announced last week that it would only make its EVs available online in the future. It was, said the company, the next step in its automotive progress to becoming a fully electric car maker by 2030. Volvo also positioned its subscription service, Care by Volvo, as the default buying option as a “complete convenient customer offering”, according to…

Morris moves from Mercedes to Volvo as head of fleet

Robert Morris

ROBERT Morris has moved from the Mercedes-Benz fleet department to take up the appointment of head of fleet and remarketing at Volvo. Morris takes over from Steve Beattie who has been newly appointed to head of sales. Morris will report to Matt Galvin, the commercial operations director. In his new role, Morris will be responsible for all Volvo’s business sales, including to…

Volvo offers to cover PHEV charging costs

BN Volvo PHEV offer

VOLVO is offering new customers of its PHEV range a year’s free charging. Aimed at boosting efficiency and zero-emission miles, those who pick a plug-in hybrid Volvo will get the electricity used to drive their car in the first 12 months reimbursed. With plug-in hybrid options across the entire line-up, Volvo will use its On Call app to see how much electricity…

Volvo adds new engine and trim options to S60

BN VolvoS60T8

VOLVO’S S60 saloon has been given two new trims and a new powertrain for customers to pick from. Joining the existing T5 petrol engine is the new flagship in the range – the T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The new T8 Twin Engine model produces a combined 390hp from its four cylinder petrol engine and electric motor. Performance is brisk at…

Volvo adds ‘big data’ to every new model

Volvo data alert BrokerNews

VOLVO is fitting a data SIM as standard to all new models in the UK, boosting in-car connectivity for customers. With access to up to 100GB of data for the first year, the system will be included free of charge with all new Model Year 2020 cars going forward. It can also easily be retro-fitted to ‘MY20’ cars already with customers. Backed…