Tag: Volvo

Price of Volvo S60 T6 reduced by RM50,000

Price of Volvo S60 T6 reduced by RM50,000

` The price of the latest Volvo S60 T6 (launched in May this year) which is equipped with the Drive-E powertrain is recognised as an Energy-Efficient Vehicle (EEV) under the prevailing National Automotive Policy. As such, incentives are given by the government for the model which will enable its retail […]

60th anniversary of Volvo’s ‘female warrior’

60th anniversary of Volvo’s ‘female warrior’

The Amazon, named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, is one of the most iconic models in Volvo’s history and this month is the 60th anniversary of its introduction. With features drawn from Italian, British and American design, it differed greatly from other Volvo models in showrooms at that […]

New upgraded Volvo showroom opens at Menara MBMR

New upgraded Volvo showroom opens at Menara MBMR

The Volvo Car showroom along Jalan Kelang Lama was a landmark of Kuala Lumpur from the early 1970s, being the first purpose-built car showroom in the country. In early 2011, it closed its doors as the site was to be redeveloped into a 26-storey skyscraper which would incorporate a brand […]

Volvo XC60 and V40 qualify as Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs)

Volvo XC60 and V40 qualify as Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs)

Since the mid-1960s, the Malaysian government has been encouraging car manufacturers to assemble their products locally and in the early years, incentives provided to do so were simply the reduction in taxes imposed. As the years went by, other conditions were introduced such as mandatory deletion of certain items which […]

Volvo V40 gets T5 Drive-E engine

Volvo V40 gets T5 Drive-E engine

Volvo’s Drive-E turbocharged powertrain is now available for the Volvo V40 T5 sold in Malaysia. Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the engine in the V40 T5 Drive-E from the Volvo plant in Shah Alam, Selangor, produces a maximum output of 245 bhp/350 Nm. This gives it a claimed capability […]

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine now assembled in Malaysia

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine now assembled in Malaysia

Volvo was the first carmaker to respond to the Malaysian government’s call in the 1960s for vehicle assembly plants to be set up in Malaysia. In 1967, together with local partner Federal Auto, it set up from Swedish Motor Assemblies (SMA) in Shah Alam, which was a new industrial estate […]