Volvo celebrated today with two announcements. First, S80 facelift is now on sale in India. Second, company has also inaugurated an exclusive lounge at Delhi Airport, T3. Volvo S80 Facelift:
> D5 variant delivers mileage of 14.69 Kmpl
> Features Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with full auto brake.
> D4 (Diesel) version priced at Rs.41.35 Lakh (Ex.showroom, Delhi)
> D5 (Diesel) version priced at Rs.44.80 Lakh (Ex.showroom, Delhi) Volvo IGI Airport Lounge:
> Spread over an area of 925 sq ft.
> Situated at Terminal 3 Domestic Departure, next to information desk.
> It has Volvo Retail Experience showcasing car models to all travelers
> ‘Cool on outside and warm inside’ concept focuses at the discerning travelers, helping them relax before boarding a flight.
> Entry in lounge only ‘by invitation’. Platinum and Gold cards respectively for Volvo customers and VIP guests.
Mr. Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India says, “Terminal 3 IGI Airport is one of the largest aviation hubs in South Asia with a heavy influx of high profile fliers. Creating a Volvo lounge at such a strategic location is yet another step closer towards our existing and prospective customers. It gives them an experience of Volvo’s brand philosophy ‘Designed Around You’, up close and personal. Partnering with GMR for our Lounge is a perfect synergy of service wherein together we continuously work towards the comfort of our customers.” |
“Also, with the new Volvo S80 we are taking our philosophy of ‘Designed Around You’ a step further, for our esteemed customers with changes designed around their comfort and need. We have focused on quality and attention to detail in order to give S80 a major boost and sharpen its competitiveness. When it comes to safety we’re always a step ahead and a lot safer. The City Safety has been advanced from 30km/h to 50km/h. This car is retailed through Volvo car dealerships across the country” Mr. Ernberg added.
Mr. Sudeep Narayan, Marketing & PR Director, Volvo Auto India says, “We believe in creating unique Scandinavian experiences for our discerning luxury car customers and prospects. The lounge is a step towards bringing those experiences alive. This is 2014’s first such unique initiative, and we have many more lined up for this year.”
Mr. I. Prabhakara Rao, CEO, Delhi International Airport (P) Limited says, “DIAL is privileged to partner with an iconic brand like Volvo Cars. Ever since the commissioning of T3, our retail footprint has registered a 30 % growth and today we are proud of our retail diversity and mix. At IGIA we now host over 500 reputed brands spread across 30000 Sq mtrs, catering to the diverse passenger profiles. We have tailored our retail showcase by continuously studying the evolving needs and preferences of our passengers - the Volvo Cars Lounge is one such unique offering. The alignment of Volvo’s brand philosophy of “Designed Around You” with our approach of customer centricity serves as the foundation for a long standing partnership between the two brands.”
Rohit Chopra, CEO, Tim Delhi Airport Advertising Pvt. Ltd. says, “The Volvo Cars Lounge will provide a totally different experience to the high-flyers wherein they can not only enjoy the lounge but the product as well. Now the passengers can touch and feel Volvo Cars at the lounge providing them a wholesome experience of the brand.”