October 12, 2012

Volvo celebrates International Vehicle Security Award win

Volvo has won the coveted International Vehicle Security Award at the 2012 Thatcham Security Awards. Beating off intense competition from rival manufacturers, this is the second straight year that Volvo has been honoured with the award.

completes a 1,000 point New Vehicle Security Assessment (NVSA) on all new vehicles coming into the UK and Sweden for each country's respective insurance association.

Volvo's success came from excelling in the areas of mechanical security, electronic security and how identifiable a vehicle is when broken into its component parts. On this basis, the Thatcham International Vehicle Security Award goes to the most secure manufacturer in more than one country that Thatcham supports.

Attending to accept the award was Mikael Wall, Security Analysis Engineer at Volvo Car Corporation, said, "We're delighted to accept this award for the second year running against some very tough competition.  Volvo is committed to developing ways to reduce a driver's insurance premium and in conjunction with systems like the City Safety Autonomous Emergency Braking on all new V40s, this award shows our progress in achieving that goal."


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