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Five Volvo Models Green Car of the Year Candidates

December 12, 2008

ROCKLEIGH, NJ – The C30, S40, and V50 DRIVe models and the V70 2.5FT and S80 2.5 FT (bioethanol powered) have all been nominated for World Green Car of the Year 2009. The winner will be announced at the New York International Auto Show in April 2009.

Volvo Cars has five candidates in the Green Car of the Year 2009 competition: Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe, Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe, Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe, Volvo V70 2.5 FT Flexifuel, and Volvo S80 2.5 FT Flexifuel.

Fiat and Mini each have two candidates. The Audi Q7 3.0 TDI, BMW 335d BluePerformance, and Mercedes-Benz ML/R/GL 320 BlueTEC are also on the list of candidates.

The five finalists will be announced February 2009, and by March the jury will have cut the list to three finalists. The winner will be presented April 9 at the New York International Auto Show.

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