“We are honoured and pleased to accept these prestigious awards. The MECOTY award as well as both SUV category awards prove that Volvo Cars have the right design, performance and connectivity that appeal to the customers of the Middle East, a key market for us,” stated Jesus Fernandez de Masa, managing director at Volvo Cars EMEA Importers.
The XC60 also took house the prestigious North American Utility Vehicle of the Year award earlier this year in addition to the World Car of the Year 2018 at the New York Auto Show. The XC40, on the other hand, was named European Car of the Year at the Geneva Motor show a handful of weeks earlier.
In the new XC60, Volvo’s City Safety Autonomous Emergency Braking program has been enhanced with steering help for when automatic braking alone might not assist stay away from a prospective collision. In addition, Oncoming Lane Mitigation with Steer Assist, which assists mitigate head-on collisions and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Steer Assist functionality have also been added to minimize the threat of lane-altering collisions.
XC40 is the initial model on Volvo Cars’ new compact modular automobile architecture (CMA), which will underpin all upcoming automobiles in the 40 Series, which includes totally electrified automobiles.
Information Source: Muscat Daily