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Volvo Car India asks employees to work from home w.e.f. 17th March 2020
New Delhi, 17th March 2020:
Volvo Car India today announced work from home as a safety measure for its employees, considering the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have risen to over 100 in the past few days across the country. As part of its overall health and safety plan to mitigate risks associated with COVID-19, the company has taken following steps:

- All employees have been requested to work from home with immediate effect.

- Necessary IT infrastructure is in place to facilitate business continuity, with scheduled meetings managed via Microsoft Teams/ Skype.

- Access to the office remains open for any employee who prefers to work from office, after informing respective manager. Enhanced sanitation measures have been taken to ensure hygiene at office premises.

- All domestic and international travel was suspended as early as February, to limit the exposure of our employees to the virus.

- In Bangalore, all visits to the site office, unless business critical, are suspended until further notice.

- Employees are encouraged to maintain social distancing and refrain from attending public events and places during their social hours.

- As a responsible organization, we are also working closely with our dealers to ensure their facilities are hygienic. Guidelines to dealers include ensuring cars that visit workshops as well as dealer demo cars are properly cleaned before next use. In addition, all demo cars to mandatorily have hand sanitizer.

- Most importantly, we have urged our employees to remain calm, stay informed through credible sources, maintain personal hygiene and seek immediate medical assistance, if required.

Health & Safety of our employees is of paramount importance at Volvo Car India. As a global organization, we continue to exchange information with our counterparts in other countries facing COVID-19 situation and implement best practices to safeguard the health of our employees.
The above measures are likely to be re-evaluated appropriately, as this uncertain situation develops with each day.

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Swedish luxury car company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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Volvo Car India extends warranty till 31st May 2020


New Delhi, 14th April 2020:
Volvo Car India has extended the warranty on its cars till 31st May to minimise inconvenience to customers due to COVID-19 lockdown across the country. This will cover customers who had the warranty expiring during the lockdown period beginning 22nd March 2020 up until 3rd May 2020.

The decision follows a series of steps taken by Volvo Car India as part of its overall health and safety plan to mitigate risks associated with COVID-19. Last month, the company had closed all dealerships and allowed work from home to protect its customers and employees against the pandemic.

Mr Charles Frump – Managing Director, Volvo Car India Managing Director said, “The health and safety of our employees and customers is of paramount importance for us. We fully support the Government’s lockdown initiative in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19, during the lockdown some of our customers may have faced warranty issues and we are happy to extend the warranty till 31st May 2020 for customers whose warranty ends between 22nd March and 3rd May 2020.”

The company is continuously assessing the situation and will take appropriate measures when required.

Volvo Car India

Swedish luxury car company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR (South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida), Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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Volvo Cars continues to focus on safety.
Introduces ‘Volvo Contactless Program’ – safest way to buy a car and book service.
• Initiates customer centric approach of #SafestPlaceToBe
• Launches Volvo Contactless Program for buying cars and booking service online

New Delhi, 4th May 2020:
As leaders in safety and with a commitment to its promise of keeping people safe, Volvo Car India, has kick-started a unique customer centric approach - #SafestPlaceToBe. As part of this initiative, all Volvo dealer facilities are being disinfected and personnel working at the nationwide dealerships are provided with PPEs and sanitizers. Cars at dealerships as well as the demonstration cars are being disinfected in partnership with 3M. Following expert solutions are offered to its customers to keep them safe during the post lock down period:

Ø 3M™ Interior GermKleen which eliminates 99% microbes in a car from interior surfaces including plastics and upholstery.
Ø 3M™ AC Vent Disinfectant provides sustained microbial protection by killing 99.99% Antigens.
Ø 3M™ Air Refresher has deodorizing property that reduces microbial infections by 99%

As a special initiative towards the digitization of operations, Volvo Car India has also introduced ‘Volvo Contactless Program’ for its customers and also for the prospective buyers. The program aims towards providing the safest way to service and to buy Volvo cars in India. This new digital initiative enables Volvo owners to book their car services online with their nearest dealership location and also provides an interactive online buying process to a prospective buyer, a safe and secure test drive process (post relaxation of norms), digitized finance offers, online documentation & finally an online channel to buy the car and get a contactless delivery.

“Volvo cars is always known for safety technology in our cars and now we have raised the bar in safety by taking measures to disinfect our dealer’s facility and test drive cars. I am confident that the Indian economy will spring back to its pace very soon with the measures taken by authorities. Our Volvo Contactless Program emphasizes the need for businesses to adapt to the current environment with an assurance of safety.” said Charles Frump - Managing Director, Volvo Car India.

Volvo Car India

Swedish luxury car company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR (South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida), Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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Volvo Car India covers 100% of its dealer employees under a COVID term insurance policy

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New Delhi, 21st May, 2021:
Volvo Car India today announced that it has covered all personnel employed by its dealer network under a term insurance policy of upto Rs Ten lakhs. One of the major concerns during this pandemic has been the fate of a family that loses its breadwinner. Addressing this concern, the company will bear the premium cost and has undertaken the term insurance of all personnel employed at its 25 dealerships across India. Under this initiative, in the unlikely and unfortunate event of a dealer employee’s demise due to COVID, the employee’s family will receive a compensation upto Rs Ten Lakhs.

“Dealer employees are usually the first interface that Volvo customers have with the Company. They play a crucial role in customer satisfaction. For us they are an integral part of our team and therefore the company does have responsibility towards them, more so during these unprecedented times. While we hope and pray that there is no pay-out under this initiative it is definitely a comforting hope for those in our dealership ecosystem” said Jyoti Malhotra Managing Director, Volvo Car India.

Earlier, Volvo Car India had also announced the 'Contactless Program' to safeguard it's dealer employees from the spread of COVID-19 and to promote online sale. The company is receiving more than 50 percent of customer inquiries through online platforms.

Volvo Cars in India

Swedish luxury car Company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in the country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Raipur, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, West Mumbai, South Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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Volvo Car India records 52% growth in H1 2021

713 units sold during January-June 2021​

XC60 mid-size luxury SUV, the highest selling model​

New Delhi, July 9, 2021
: Swedish luxury car maker Volvo Car India today announced that it has recorded a 52% growth in its retail sales at 713 units in the first six months of 2021. The company had sold 469 cars during the same period last year.

Volvo’s dynamic mid-size luxury SUV XC60 contributed the most being the highest selling model in H1 2021. The company is confident and positive about a much stronger growth in the remaining part of the year as it has already announced the launch of it’s first full electric SUV ‘XC40 Recharge’ in India later this year. Volvo car India will also introduce the petrol variants of it’s premium sedan S90 and mid-size SUV XC60 in H2 2021.

Mr. Jyoti Malhotra, Managing Director, Volvo Car India said “A 52% growth in the high-end luxury mobility during a highly depressed consumer sentiment phase and major covid restrictions in the market place shows the confidence that the Indian consumer has in Brand Volvo. Despite uncertain conditions, it has been a good first half for the company giving us a strong base as we move forward in the year and bring new products to our consumers.”

Volvo Cars in India

Swedish luxury car Company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in the country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Raipur, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, West Mumbai, South Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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Volvo India has announced a dedicated 24x7 roadside assistance and customer care team [1800-102-9100]. The company claims that India is the only country in Volvo Asia Pacific ecosystem to offer round the clock service.

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Volvo Car India contributes Rs 75 Lakhs to PM CARES Fund
New Delhi, 16th September 2021:
Volvo Car India today announced a contribution of Rs 75 lakhs to the PM CARES Fund towards COVID-19 relief measures as part of their CSR program.
Volvo Car India places utmost importance on safety and care and this has been amply demonstrated both in our product offerings and our people centric policies. We are confident that our contribution will bring some comfort to those whose lives the PM CARES Fund touches" said Jyoti Malhotra, Managing Director, Volvo Car India

The company has been focused on ensuring safety and care against the pandemic. As part of the company's internal covid related initiatives, it has completed a vaccination drive covering the entire workforce of its dealer network. While the company ensured that it contributed towards the vaccination of its employees the benefit also extended to their spouses, children and parents who were eligible to receive the vaccine. The company also extended financial assistance towards term insurance of all its dealership staff and also for the treatment in case of an employee, or a family member was afflicted.

During the pandemic the company introduced a contactless program for knowing about Volvo cars and it helped in facilitating buying cars in an extremely safe manner. The digital initiative also enabled Volvo owners to book their car services online at their preferred Volvo dealership location.

Volvo Cars in India

Swedish luxury car Company Volvo established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in the country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through 25 dealerships in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi NCR – South Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Raipur, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, West Mumbai, South Mumbai, Pune, Raipur, Surat, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
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