Thursday, December 31, 2009

A Little Closer to Sweden...More Snow

Northern Sweden gets snow...and Central Pennsylvania has had its share of snow over the past month. So, that brings us a little closer to the "Motherland".
3 words will get you by this winter...ALL...WHEEL...DRIVE. With more snow today, and with December not done, there is sure to be more slippery conditions on the way. At least most of the Volvo line-up (C70 convertible and C30 hatchanack excluded) is available with all-wheel-drive. If you are looking for a new or Certified-Pre Owned vehicle with all-wheel-drive, why not also make it one with legendary Volvo safety? It is the perfect combination....especially if that oncoming vehicle heading in your lane does not have either!
Find yours at Lehman Volvo in York at www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
or Mechanicsburg at www.lehmanvolvo.com

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

100th Post!

Ok, time to celebrate! This marks the 100th post on LehmanVolvo.blogspot.com, and it comes close to the end of what turned out to be a very active year. Volvo saw a 6 month year over year increase in sales (expected to be 7 when December comes to a close), Lehman Volvo saw a similar increase in local sales in the Mechanicsburg and York market, and an all-new model, the XC60 saw success in sales and press coverage.
2009 also marked a year in which Volvo became the luxury make with the lowest ownership costs (according to Intellichoice), and became the luxury brand with the most top IIHS safety picks (2010 picks).
If you haven't done so already, you can become a friend of Lehman Volvo on Facebook, and a follower for our updates at Twitter. Also, we have some great videos uploaded on our Youtube page at www.youtube.com/lehmanvolvo
As always, you can find your new or Certified Pre-Owned Volvo at Lehman Volvo in York at www.lehmanvolvoyork.com or Mechanicsburg at www.lehmanvolvo.com

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Volvo's Environmental Future...


The upcoming Detroit Auto show will include a glimpse of Volvo's future. The C30 Electric DRIVe, is a 2011 version of the C30 featuring a plug-in hybrid system. With an electric range of 94 miles and a charge time of close to 8 hours, it is the perfect commuter car.

For Volvo's current range, visit Lehman Volvo at http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ in Mechanicsburg or http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ in York.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

More Praise for Overseas Delivery




If you want to know if the Volvo Overseas Delivery program is indeed true...and not "too good to be true", simply ask those who have done it! Here is a review from our latest Overseas Delivery customers:

"Even before we considered a Volvo, we were contemplating a trip to Europe this year. In addition we were also not under pressure to take delivery since it does take a bit longer to ship the car back than it would to buy one off the lot. So, it was a no-brainer for us … a free trip to Europe, more options on the car, a non-negotiable firm fixed price, free shipping, and a Swedish meatball dinner. It was a deal we could not refuse.

This truly was the “trip of a lifetime” for us. We opted not to spend much time in Sweden since we had family we wanted to visit in Germany. However, we thoroughly enjoyed our short stay in Gothenburg and the tour of the plant. The car delivery process was easy and very professional. In fact, all the logistics were effortless. Volvo travel agents were eager to help us get started on our trip and coordinated our ferry ride from Gothenburg to Kiel, Germany several weeks before we departed. That ferry trip, in itself, was a pleasure.

A little less than eight weeks later we were notified that the car had arrived at our dealership and was ready for pick-up. It seemed like we were getting a new car all over again! Overall, all we can say is, we had a fantastic experience and it still seems “too good to be true.”
-Tom and Sue Bunker
Begin your Overseas Delivery adventure by visiting Lehman Volvo. In York at www.lehmanvolvoyork.com and in Mechanicsburg at www.lehmanvolvo.com

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The XC60 Gets Awarded and Awarded Again


The 2010 XC60, which seems to hitting its stride in popularity, has just been awarded as the 2010 International Truck of the Year (sort of an odd title, since the XC60 isn't technically a "truck"...but an honor nonetheless!).

The XC60 has also been awarded as Family Car of the Year from Women's world car. The XC60 is indeed a great family hauler, and it is great to see the XC60 receiving such praise.

A fantastic value, the XC60 actually starts around $30,000 when purchased through the Overseas Delivery Program (Included is a complimentary trip to Europe and a Volvo Factory tour..very cool stuff!).

To experience the XC60 for yourself, visit Lehman Volvo. The inventory is online in Mechanicsburg at http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ or in York at http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Half a Year's Worth of Good Numbers...and counting

As 2009 winds down Volvo reported another increase in sales for November. Up 5% over the same period last year, there is now a 6 month running positive report for Volvo sales. There are two big reasons...the fact that Volvo is the luxury brand with the lowest cost of ownership (according to Intellichoice), and the popularity of the all-new Volvo XC60 crossover.
From now until the end of the year you can still take advantage of SAFE AND SOUND 5 Year coverage. 5 year/60,000 mile warranty, Complimentary Maintenance, Wear and Tear coverage and more.
Lehman Volvo York www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg www.lehmanvolvo.com

Monday, November 30, 2009

Protecting The Gifts for our Local Community


Safety is our core value. It is with that thought that Lehman Volvo is doing our part to provide safety for families facing tough economic challenges.

From today until December 14th, Lehman Volvo is taking requests from families who need new infant, toddler, or booster seats but simply cannot afford them. We are doing our part by providing them with new seats at no cost, to best fit their need (age of child, make and model of vehicle). There is a limited quantity available, and Lehman Volvo will select requests e-mailed to protectthegifts@lehmanvolvo.com .

You can find more information on the news and events page of either http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ in Mechanicsburg, or for those in York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/
Happy Holidays from Lehman Volvo.
Wishing you and yours a SAFE and happy Holiday season.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Top Safety Picks for 2010


The IIHS has released their top safety picks for 2010, and Volvo leads the pack among luxury vehicles. The C30, S80, XC60, XC90 were all selected as top safety picks (note the V70 and XC70 were not tested).

Find your new or Certified-Pre-OWned Volvo at Lehman Volvo in York at http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ or at Mechanicsburg at http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Friday, November 20, 2009

Costco Member? Save Some Green


The Volvo Costco promotion is back! This is your chance (if you are a Costco member) to purchase the all-new Volvo XC60 at employee pricing levels, or purchase the 2010 Volvo XC70 or XC90 $500 below employee pricing.

In addition all vehicles retain their current incentives (including SAFE AND SOUND 5 year coverage plan) and you get a $500 Costo Cash Card for completing a survey after your purchase!

Its enough savings to make your head spin.

Pick your XC at Lehman Volvo:


Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Don't forget about OSD!



Best program in the industry!!!

http://www.lehmanvolvo.com

http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Notice a trend here? Volvo sales UP Again


The October numbers are in, and Volvo, for the 5th month in a row, has increased sales. How good was October? Volvo reported a 19.4% increase over last October.

The results show a strong following for Volvo's newest family member, the XC60 crossover. Also, the value of Volvo's SAFE AND SOUND program has put a lot of drivers behind the wheel, knowing that for 5 years/60,000 miles they can drive without having to pay for a single oil change, brake replacement, wiper blade replacement etc etc etc.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Win a Vampire's Volvo


OK you twi-hards...at http://www.whatdrivesedward.com/ you can register to win tickets to the premier of New Moon, and also, there will be a contest in which you can win Edward's Volvo XC60.

Check out the Volvo XC60 today at Lehman Volvo in York at http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Monday, October 19, 2009

Vampires Love Volvos


At least one vampire anyway. Edward from the Twilight series drove a silver Volvo C30 in his first movie outing, and now in the upcoming movie "New Moon", he has moved up to the all-new Volvo XC60. Stay tuned for an announcement this week on "What Drives Edward".

Check out the Volvo XC60 at Lehman Volvo in York at http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ or in Mechanicsburg at http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Thursday, October 15, 2009

2020 Vision Means a lot to Volvo



It may sound impossible to most, but by the year 2020 it is Volvo's goal that "no one will be killed or injured in a new Volvo car ".

"Zero is the one and only alternative for us. As the leader in car safety we can't accept that people are killed or injured just because they want to transport themselves from A to B," says Jan Ivarsson, head of Safety Strategy at Volvo Cars.

Part of this mission will rely on accident prevention, the latest battleground in safety technology.

"In recent years, focus has shifted from protection to prevention and we are making continuous progress. New technology in Volvo cars such as Collision Warning with Auto Brake and City Safety can warn and assist you in difficult situations, in order to mitigate or avoid an accident. Our statistics show that we have reduced the number of severe injuries with approximately 50 percent since the 1960's," says Jan Ivarsson.

With Volvo taking the lead in safety technology, its safe (no pun intended) to say that this mission may not sound so unrealistic after all.

Your Choice of Safety today is at Lehman Volvo in York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

On the topic of Radio


Radio has come a long way. From AM, to FM, to Satelite...and now HD Radio.

In fact, Volvo has become the first auto make to offer HD Radio as standard across their line-up.
Everything from the entry-level C30 sports coupe to the flagship S80 sedan all feature the technology.

"By becoming the first in the industry to offer HD Radio technology across our entire product line, Volvo is showing our loyal customers that we're dedicated to innovation and providing them the most pleasurable driving experience at affordable costs," said Doug Speck, President and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, LLC

Hear the difference on any of the new Volvos at Lehman Volvo in York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Teachers Deserve Recess Too!


Good News for Educators...Volvo is now offering $1,000 off of any Overseas Delivery purchase for NEA (National Education Association) Members on all XC60,XC70,XC90,S80,V70 and C70 models.

OR, a free European Winter Tour for 2 to Stockholm. This has never been offered before, and is an outstanding way to get an even greater value from the Overseas Delivery Program.

Visit http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ in Mechanicsburg or http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/ in York to find out more.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Volvo Sales Continue to Rise


Make that 4 months in a row of solid gains. In the US Volvo sales were up 16.3% in September, compared to the same month last year.

SAFE AND SOUND played a crucial role, as more and more buyers are seeking value in new car purchases. The good news for October is that SAFE AND SOUND is once again available on all new 2009 (there are only 4 left!) and 2010 Volvos in stock.

Purchase from now until October 31st to receive 5 Year/60,000 Mile warranty, Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance, and Wear and Tear Coverage.

Select yours at Lehman Volvo in York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

A Call to Action...

From the press release:
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) is placing full-page ads in the Sept. 30 issues of USA Today and The Washington Post that call for distracted driving legislation. Publicly taking a position on the need for legislation is a first for Volvo, and the company chose to do so simultaneous to the Department of Transportation’s “Distracted Driving Summit” in Washington, D.C. The summit is a two-day meeting between senior transportation officials, elected officials, safety advocates, law enforcement representatives and academics to discuss
how to combat distracted driving. The ads discuss how Volvo, which is not a Summit
participant, has long been focused on eliminating collisions in which distracted driving is
a factor. Volvo has done this, in part, by building cars that stop themselves and warn
fatigued drivers when they waiver from their lane.
“With the proliferation of cell phone use and text messaging while behind the wheel,
distracted driving is on the rise and is a leading cause of traffic accidents,” said Doug
Speck, VCNA president and CEO. “Reasonable laws that help focus a driver’s attention
on the road will help reduce collisions, just as laws to enforce seat belt use have helped
save lives. By holding this summit, the DOT is demonstrating its commitment to resolve
an ever-growing safety issue.”
Lehman Volvo York: www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: www.lehmanvolvo.com

Monday, September 28, 2009

The Volvo C30 Makes a Good Race Car


The STCC (Swedish Touring Car Championship) is a competitive race series over in the “motherland”. In dramatic fashion, Volvo just WON the 2009 season this past weekend. It came down to the final race, with Volvo taking the Manufactures Title and top driver, with Tommy Rusted finishing with 94 points.
"Wow what a dramatic and happy day! I am incredibly happy and proud to win the strongest racing championship in Scandinavia and for the biggest and finest brand here - Volvo" said a happy Tommy Rustad.
Volvo has been fighting toe-to-toe with BMW at each race, but in the end the Swedes got it done! Well done!
For a street-legal version of the Volvo C30, visit Lehman Volvo. And make sure to do it by the 30th to take advantage of SAFE AND SOUND 5 year/60,000 mile coverage.


Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Why 3 XCs?

At a recent car show we sponsored, we got a question from someone who was wondering why there are several XC models. Good question, here's the answer...
The entry level XC model is the all-new Volvo XC60, the only crossover that will stop-itself, with the standard "CitySafety" driver-aid. This model is smaller then the traditional SUV, so it is more economical (27 miles per gallon with the XC60 3.2 FWD), but yet still offers plenty of utility with class-leading Cargo space.

The XC70 (or Cross Country) has been around for over 10 years, and is the traditional Volvo...the space of a wagon, the drive-ability of a sedan, and the luxury of a flagship model.
The XC70 is standard with all-wheel-drive and a choice of an inline-six cylinder engine or turbocharged T6 engine.

The XC90 is our SUV, which is standard with 7 passenger seating (not available on the XC60 or XC70). The XC90 is a popular model due to its all-weather ability in both 6 cylinder and V8 versions. With a lot of standard features, the XC90 also offers a great value.

There you have it...3 different XCs with 3 different roles. Don't be too surprised if you see a future XC model a few years down the road ;)

But for now, you can find any 2010 Volvo XC60, XC70, or XC90 with SAFE AND SOUND Coverage (5 Year/60,000 mile warranty, wear & tear coverage, Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance) this month at Lehman Volvo in York or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Why do YOU buy a new car?

The classic debate in buying a car is always USED versus NEW. With a pre-owned vehicle you save the money over buying new and with Volvo Certified Pre-Owned you get a comprehensive warranty, but of course you don't have the "new car smell" or the most-up-to-date design changes.
Volvo has made the debate even harder with SAFE AND SOUND warranty coverage on all 2009 and 2010 Volvos in stock. You get 5 years coverage for virtually everything (not including tires or inspection). So, if you are tired of putting money into your old car, the idea of a new Volvo should sound VERY appealing.

LEHMAN VOLVO YORK: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

LEHMAN VOLVO MECHANICSBURG: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Electricity at the Frankfurt Auto Show


An all-electric Volvo C30 was unvield this week at the Frankfurt auto show! To the press release....

"It looks like a regular Volvo C30 and it features the very same safety, comfort and space as the standard car. The difference is that it is powered solely by electricity, entirely without exhaust emissions, and has a range of up to 150 kilometres.
Volvo Cars' ambitious electrification strategy has quickly produced concrete results. In addition to the market introduction of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an entirely electric-powered car known as a BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle).
In 2009, a small number of prototype versions of the C30 BEV have been built and tested internally by Volvo. In addition to focusing on performance and safety, much of the focus is on integration of the electric propulsion system with the rest of the car.
"The Volvo C30 is the first model we will try out with electric power. This car's excellent properties in city traffic and its relatively low weight make it particularly suitable, since electric cars are primarily expected to be used in and around cities and for daily commuting," says Lennart Stegland, Director of Volvo Cars Special Vehicles."

Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

See Europe on Volvo's dime (...or Kroner actually)


Pictured above is the sticker that arrives on every OverSeas Delivery customer car. The car here is a 2009 S60, and another happy OSD customer will be re-united with his new car shorlty. Think of it as a two-time new car delivery.

I can't stress enough how great the OSD Experience is, and with the added value of SAFE AND SOUND coverage this month, the value is extrodinary.

To sum it up...you get a free trip for 2 to Europe, you pay up to 8% OFF THE sticker price for your new Volvo, all of your transportation is taken care of, Volvo pays for 1 night at the SAS Radisson (great hotel, I have been there) in Sweden, you get to tour the factory (awesome experience!), and this month every OSD Volvo (even the ones you custom order) come standard with SAFE AND SOUND 5 Year coverage (5 year/60,000 mile warranty, wear and tear coverage, and complimentary factory scheduled maintenance).

What are you waiting for? Contact Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg or Lehman Volvo in York this month for the new car delivery experience of a lifetime. Then be prepared to order your next Volvo the exact same way! :)
Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/
Lehman Volvo York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Volvo Sales UP UP UP again

Why 3 UPs? This is the 3rd month in a row that Volvo has improved over last year's sales results. In fact Volvo was up nearly 25% in August. The SAFE AND SOUND program has drawn a lot of interest, and the result is happy customers who will be paying virtually $0 in ownership costs over the next 5 years (up to 60,000 miles!)

The excitement this month is the announcement of SAFE AND SOUND coverage on all 2009 (the few that are left!) and 2010 Volvos in stock. ..this also includes Overseas Delivery Volvos, making one of the best values in OSD history!
Find or order your Volvo in MECHANICSBURG or YORK today.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Safe and Sound on 2010 Volvos!

Just announced this morning, all 2010 Volvos in stock come with SAFE AND SOUND coverage this month. That's 5 year/60,000 mile warranty, scheduled maintenance, and wear and tear coverage.
Perfect timing if you are thinking about vehicles like the all-new XC60 crossover!
www.lehmanvolvo.com
www.lehmanvolvoyork.com

Monday, August 31, 2009

More on hot Volvo wagons



The V70 R-Design isn't the only hot Volvo wagon you can buy...for 2010 Volvo is offering the V50 T5 R-Design wagon again, but to make things even sportier, they have re-introduced the option of a 6 speed manual transmission!

The list of European sport wagons with manual transmissions is a short one, but with Volvo's latest entry, the best one comes from Sweden (yes, I am biased, but for good reason!). Both our Volvo stores in York and Mechanicsburg have R-Design wagons in stock (V70 R Designs, and one V50 R Design in York) , so come check them out for yourself. Hauling the family has never been so much fun!
Lehman Volvo York: www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: www.lehmanvolvo.com

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Back to school...Safely


The summer always seems to fly by...and now its back to school season. At our Lehman Volvo York location we have the perfect back-to-school ride. A 2004 Volvo S40...you know its safe, but it is also stylish as its a Sport edition with spoilers, sporty wheels, and a very cool Virtual blue metallic paint.

This S40 is priced at $11,900 and is very well equipped (seat heaters, sunroof, leather, etc). So, you might as well rest easy knowing at least your children have safe transportation...one less thing to worry about this school season. See more pictures at http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

Monday, August 24, 2009

Congratulations to the 2009 Class

Lehman Volvo is a proud sponsor of Central Penn Business Journal's "40 Under 40". Pictured here is the class of 2009, who recently visited our Mechanicsburg Volvo location for a photo shoot/meet and greet.
"40 under 40" honors the top 40 business people in the Central Pennsylvania area under 40 years old. It is pretty fitting, as we represent a brand consisting of 10 under 40...that's 10 models that all start under $40,000.
Find yours at Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg: www.lehmanvolvo.com
or Lehman Volvo in York: www.lehmanvolvoyork.com

Friday, August 21, 2009

Get Your Red Hot (Wagons)!

Wagons have ALWAYS been a big part of Volvo's history (well, since the 50s). They are practical, they are easy to drive, and in the latter part of the 80s with turbocharging, they became (*GASP*) FUN!
The fun is expanded this year with the all-new Volvo V70 R Design, and both our Mechanicsburg and York dealership have a RED one. You can see it for miles!
The 2010 Volvo V70R Design features a special interior and exterior, along with a revised 3.2 inline 6 cylinder that offers a more responsive throttle and improved fuel economy. The Volvo V70 R-Design is certainly a way to stand out from the crowd, but still not give anything away in terms of safety, utility, and Volvo-ness!

Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

It's great to be "Simply the Best"


Time to give ourselves a pat on the back...courtesy of the readers of Harrisburg Magazine. Lehman Volvo was awarded as "Simply the Best" Service department in the region.

This is not the first time we have won this award, but it is always nice to read that we are doing things right. Customer satisfaction is ALWAYS our number 1 priority, and that doesn't end when we get the sale.

Lehman has been understanding customer's needs for a long time, and will continue to do so.
So, thanks for the votes! Here's to more awards in the future...

Monday, August 17, 2009

The future looks...electric



Volvo has announced plans to produce a plug-in hybrid vehicle in 2012, and will show a prototype ALL-Electric C30 at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

From the Press Release:

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volvo Car Corporation has chosen advanced, American-made lithium-ion battery systems designed and produced by Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEV) to power a pair of plug-in hybrid V70 demonstration cars being put through their paces across Europe this fall as part of a rigorous development program leading up to the planned 2012 commercial launch of a production plug-in model. The project is a joint venture between Volvo and Vattenfall, one of Europe's largest electric utility companies and a leading proponent of electric vehicle infrastructure build-out.With a single charge from an ordinary household socket, the cars can run up to 31 miles (50 kilometers) using only battery electric power, more than meeting average daily commuting needs for the vast majority of drivers. Beyond the electric-only range, a highly fuel-efficient diesel engine kicks seamlessly in to power the vehicle without interruption."These cars and the battery systems constitute a tremendous engineering achievement and a major step forward in the commercial evolution of electric drivetrain technology," said Ener1 CEO Charles Gassenheimer. "Volvo is every bit as demanding as you would expect. They approached this program with the same relentless passion for safety, quality and reliability that made them famous. You can't ask for a better performance measure than that."

Pretty cool stuff!

Of course the best way to hold out for your own future Volvo is to buy one today, and get 5 years/60,000 miles of next to $0 ownership costs on any 2009 Volvo in stock.

Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/


Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Clients appreciate Value 26% more than last year

Volvo sales nationwide in July were 26% higher than last year. That is not a small feat in these times, and the majority of sales can be attributed to SAFE AND SOUND.
Here are the numbers:
BMW: -27%
M/Benz: -22%
Audi: -6%
Lexus: -25%
Infiniti: -23%
Acura: -33%
And with Volvo showing a gain of 26%, that marks 2 months in a row for positive gains. The value of nearly $0 ownership costs for 5 years is just too good to pass up. There are not a lot of new 2009 cars left at Lehman Volvo, in fact C70s and V70s are completely sold out (although 2010s are on the way!)
To capture the best deal of the year, check out Lehman Volvo York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com or Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com

Monday, August 3, 2009

SAFE AND SOUND for one more month (at least)

Not a real surprise here, since this program has been a hit. SAFE AND SOUND warranty coverage continues through August for all new 2009 Volvos.
5 Year warranty including wear and tear coverage as well as maintenance for up to 60,000 miles.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Once again...its crunch time

Yes, That is a big hourglass. I did not want to use the stop-watch photo again...but you get the picture.
A lot of people took advantage of SAFE AND SOUND coverage this month. Sales are STRONG...but you still have today left if you are thinking about a new Volvo and haven't made the leap.
If you are tired of putting money into your current car, why not trade it in for 5 years of basically NO OWNERSHIP COSTS? On top of that there is also incentive money on every new 2009 Volvo in stock.(sorry, we are sold out of convertibles)

Will SAFE AND SOUND Coverage extend into August? We don't know, so to ensure you make the best deal of the year contact Lehman Volvo in York or Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg
TODAY!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Small and Safe. C30 Top Safety Pick by IIHS.


Volvo is proving that safe cars can come in small packages. In a recent crash test, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Volvo C30 a "top safety pick" accolade.
The C30 joins the C70,S80, and XC90 with this honor.
Of course crash awards are only part of the picture. Volvo designs their cars for real-world accidents, which is where the real test is. That's where safety matters.
Volvo sends their own team out to real accident sites to see exactly how Volvos react in actual accidents. It is this kind of research that has lead to truly innovative safety features from Volvo. So the next time you hear another auto company making claims about how many "stars" they received, take it with a grain of salt. Volvo continues to push safety technology "beyond stars."
Find your next Volvo at Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg or Lehman Volvo in York

Monday, July 27, 2009

RED Hot C30 Deal, but you have to act this week.



The Volvo Safe and Sound program has been a hit for Volvo! But the downside is, the program is ending this month. It boils down to virtually $0 ownership costs for 5 years, or 60,000 miles. After browsing our new car inventory, I came upon one of the lowest entry prices you can get...

A red 2009 Volvo C30 with a slick 6 speed manual transmission. The C30 has a standard 227 hp turbocharged 5 cylinder engine, power mirrors, ac, 17 inch alloys, heated seats, headlight washers, rain-sensor wipers and more.

And the price this month? After Volvo allowance...Only $23,800

Oh, and of course it comes with Volvo's Safe and Sound Coverage...5 year/60,000 mile warranty, 5 year/60,000 mile wear and tear coverage and 5 year/60,000 complimentary factory scheduled maintenance. This red C30 is available at Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ but of course, we have a similar C30 (with automatic transmission and silver metallic paint) at our York location http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

OH, aaaaaaaaaaaand the Volvo C30 was just named a TOP SAFETY PICK from the IIHS. Who said a small car can't be safe? When its a Volvo, there is no question!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Swedish Win in the Volvo Ocean Race


Nine months at sea can be a challenge for most people, but a nine month boat race at sea is definitely “life at the extreme”. The Volvo Ocean race is an exciting event that pits racing sail teams against each other in a global ocean race.

This year the Volvo Ocean Race was won by the Swedish Ericcsson 4 team on June 20th. With more than 37,000 nautical miles traveled, the team was certainly exuberant as well as exhausted.
What's cool is that both our Lehman Volvo dealerships each have a Certified-Pre Owned Volvo XC90 Ocean Race edition. The Volvo Ocean Race edition models are very limited, and feature an amazing blue exterior paint along with a very long list of standard equipment. And with a 6 year/100,000 mile Certified Pre-Owned warranty, they represent a great value. And your neighbor won't have one :)
Lehman Volvo York: www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: www.lehmanvolvo.com

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Keeping things Safe and Sound in July


Alright. The Safe and Sound Program is a really great deal, that much you know by now. However, there is more to it than next-to-zero ownership costs for the first 5 years (or 60,000 miles) you own your new 2009 Volvo.

EVERY 2009 model year Volvo (that's 9 different models in case you were wondering) have "Volvo Allowance" sale pricing. You will save at the very least $1,500 on every new 2009 Volvo. You have until July 31st to take advantage of Volvo allowance+Safe and Sound Coverage.


Thursday, July 2, 2009

More on that Volvo S60 SE...

The Volvo S60 SE is simply one of the best values on the market. Available at both Lehman Volvo in York and Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg the S60 SE features heated seats, headlight washers, 17 inch Talos Alloy wheels and much more.
Now here are the knock-out punches: this month the S60 SE (and all other new 2009 Volvos in stock) comes standard with Volvo's Safe and Sound Coverage plan, which means next-to-no ownership costs for the first 5 years (or 60,000 miles) that you own your car.
Aaaaaaaaaaand: The S60 SE features $5,000 in Volvo allowance, meaning you can purchase the new S60 SE from Lehman Volvo for $26,775

Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

HOT OFF THE PRESS. SAFE AND SOUND COVERAGE EXTENDED!

The Volvo SAFE AND SOUND Coverage plan has been extended to run through the end of July! Lehman Volvo connected a lot of customers with 2009 Volvos in June, and now is your chance to take advantage of 5 years of near-zero cost ownership experience in your new 2009 Volvo.
But don't wait too long...for the best selection, you should be out on the lot now.
The best place to start is our virtual showroom in Mechanicsburg at www.lehmanvolvo.com and in York at www.lehmanvolvoyork.com

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Last Day to take advantage of Safe and Sound Coverage!


Alright you procrastinators! This is your time to shine, as the Volvo Safe and Sound Coverage Program ends today.
You must get to Lehman Volvo (in York or Mechanicsburg) to take advantage of the best deals of the year on the 2009 Volvo of your choice!
In addition to the exceptional 5 year warranty and 5 year Complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance (including wear and tear items!), you get thousands in savings.
For example, you will save AT LEAST $1,500 off of the MSRP of any new 2009 Volvo in stock, and in most cases, you save more. If you want a 2009 S80 for example, you can save up to $7,250 if you are a current Volvo owner.
Well, you can't wait any longer...
LEHMAN VOLVO YORK: WWW.LEHMANVOLVOYORK.COM
LEHMAN VOLVO MECHANICSBURG: WWW.LEHMANVOLVO.COM

Monday, June 29, 2009

The Volvo S60 Special Edition


To celebrate the 1st generation Volvo S60, there is a new S60 variant now at our dealership. The 2009 Volvo S60 SE is as much about celebrating the S60 as it is creating one of the best values in the market.

Unveiled in 2001, the S60 re-Volvo-lutionized the way Volvo designed cars. The S60 was a celebration of Scandinavian design and sporty driving dynamics.
The S60 SE features a long list of standard features at a lower MSRP ($30,950 to be exact). Standard features in the 2009 Volvo S60 SE include heated seats, rainsensor wipers, headlight washers, 17 inch alloy wheels and more. To add even more value, the S60 SE features Volvo's Safe and Sound coverage, which of course is a 5 year/60,000 mile warranty, 5 year/60,000 mile wear and tear coverage, 5 year/60,000 mile complimentary Factory Scheduled Maintenance, and 5 year/unlimited roadside assistance. It all adds up to thousands in savings.
But you will have to take advantage soon, as the Safe and Sound coverage is for a limited time, and of course, the S60 SE is a limited production, with less than 900 available nationwide.
You won't have to go on a nationwide search however, as your local Lehman Volvo dealerships have just received their first S60 SEs.
In York at www.lehmanvolvoyork.com and in Mechanicsburg at www.lehmanvolvo.com

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Do good for your car and a great cause


Starting this month, every time you donate $1 at http://www.lemonadestandforlife.com/ Lehman Volvo will match that dollar for you in service credits, up to $100.

If you aren't familar with Alex's Lemonade Stand, here is some background:

"Alex Scott began her initiative with an honest conversation with her mother, Elizabeth Scott, while recovering in the hospital from cancer treatments. The then 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to set-up a lemonade stand to raise money to help her doctors find a cure for all childhood cancers. In July, Alex and her older brother Patrick set up their very first “Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer” in their front yard. With no expectations, that first stand raised $2,000 to fight pediatric cancer and kick started the initiative that would capture the hearts of a nation."

Volvo has been partnered with this cause for a few years running, and we hope you take the time to show your support.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Volvo "Safe and Sound" Coverage Plan versus the competition


So how good is the Volvo Safe and Sound coverage plan? Let's put it this way...the only other competitor that comes close (BMW) is 10,000 miles and 1 year away from matching Volvo.

And of course, we don't need to mention the value of a Volvo versus a BMW...but we will any way:
The 2009 Volvo S80 T6 starts at $42,050 and has a 281 hp 3.0 Turbocharged 6 cylinder engine and is standard with all-wheel-drive.
The 2009 BMW 530i starts at $45,800 and has a 230 hp 3.0 6 cylinder engine...and is rear-wheel-drive.

So opting to spend $3,750 more for the BMW gets you less power, less traction, and less maintenance coverage. Less for more, what an unusual concept.
Only the S80 offers Scandinavian Luxury, the award-winning comfort of a Volvo seat, Legendary Volvo Safety, Top IIHS Safety pick, and the best-in-class Coverage Plan...keeping you stylish, Safe & Sound.
Choose your S80 (or any other of the 10 Volvo models) at Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ or York: http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Safe and Sound...Amazing plan


So, here is why the SAFE AND SOUND program is really a killer deal. For the first 5 years or 60,000 miles you own your new 2009 Volvo you are REALLY covered. Full Warranty, Roadside Assistance, Wear and Tear Coverage (that's wiper blades, brake pads, and brake rotors), AND Maintenance (oil changes, filters, etc.)...you pay $0.
But here's where it gets really good...there are added incentives on EVERY 2009 Volvo. For example, you can get a 2009 Volvo C30, S40, S60, V50, V70, C70, S80, XC70 or XC90 with thousands of savings, and you get the Safe and Sound Warranty coverage on top of that, which is really like saving thousands more.
What's that? You want a specific example?
Alright....
At Lehman Volvo you can get a 2009 S80 3.2 with metallic paint, climate package-heated seats, rainsensor wipers, leather, moonroof and more. This car has an MSRP of $41,775 but with Volvo allowance, the price is $35,525 and of course, you are covered for 5 years/60,000 miles.
Oh, and one more thing...if you currently own a Volvo, you save even more.
Your next step is to find your new Volvo in York or in Mechanicsburg.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Good Things Come in....5s


Good things come to those who wait, right? Well, do not wait any longer. Today Volvo announced a fantastic new program...SAFE AND SOUND.

What does it mean? If you purchase a 2009 Volvo from Lehman Volvo this month you will receive a 5 Year/60,000 mile warranty, 5 Year/60,000 no charge Factory Scheduled Maintenance, 5 Year/60,000 mile wear and tear coverage (brakes, windshield wipers, brake rotors), and 5 year/unlimited mileage Roadside Assistance!

So what do you pay for? Apart from gas...not much else! Talk about savings.

BUT there is more...Volvo is offering savings on every 2009 model year Volvo.
This is the best value to come along in years, so stop waiting and buy your new Volvo this month.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Summer to the Max...Volvo Summer Service Savings


Lehman Volvo is offering a few great summer savings for you. From today through August 31st you can get an oil change and a vehicle inspection from $29.95!
Also, replace front pads or rear pads for only $149...but wait there's more!(ok, now I feel like Billy Maze), Lehman Volvo will also beat the best price on tires for your Volvo.
For those who really want to take the best care of their Volvo, this is a great way to get those service items taken care of, with great savings. Your Volvo and your wallet will thank you.
To schedule service at Lehman Volvo in Mechanicsburg, simply call 717-691-8400 or visit http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/.
To schedule or service at Lehman Volvo in York, call 717-755-7676, or visit http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/


Friday, May 29, 2009

Some History...the Volvo Iron Mark


Everyone knows what the Volvo Iron Mark logo looks like, but not all understand the meaning behind it. Some confuse it for the male symbol...nope. It is actually, as the title implies, the symbol for Iron.

Since iron and steel are looked upon as strong, it is fitting that Volvo used the iron mark. The word "Volvo", is Latin for "I roll"...so when you put the iron mark together with the word Volvo, the result is "Rolling Strength."

The iron mark has changed over time and was even used on the very first Volvo ever produced, the 1927 OV4. The "Volvo Slash" was actually used as a way to attach the Iron Mark to the front of the car, and just carried on as an enhanced way to distinguish the vehicle as a Volvo.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Bigger (Emblem) is Better


So, here's another change for model year 2010...On the S80 and V70, you will notice a BIG change in the design....well, not in the overall design, but the Volvo Iron Mark logo. It is bigger then ever before. Another change to note, is that the logo is no longer in a square frame. The classic Volvo "slash" is still present of course, but the entire logo now has a fresher and neater appearance.
If you could have spotted a Volvo from a mile away before, now that range will increase even further. This updated emblem first appeared on the 2010 XC60, which is available at Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg and Lehman Volvo York.

To claim your next Volvo, simply visit http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/ or http://www.lehmanvolvoyork.com/

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Gearheads Rejoice...Volvo doubles manual transmission options for 2010


My first 2 Volvos both had manual transmissions...and for good reason. They are just fun! Sure, the geartronic transmission is very good, but there is a small percentage of the US population that just have to have a stick...myself included.

The C30 hatchback and C70 convertible have always been available with a nice 6 speed manual, but for 2010 Volvo has added that option on both the S40 sedan and V50 Sportswagon.

The S40 manual is available in front-wheel-drive 2.4i trim as well as T5 R-Design AWD.

The V50 manual is available in the T5 R-Design AWD.

There are not a lot of sporty turbocharged manual transmission wagons on the market, and the V50 is simply an awesome choice. Perfect blend of practicality, safety...and of course...FUN!

Lehman Volvo Mechanicsburg: http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/


Pricing Annouced for 2010 Overseas Delivery

Good things come to those who wait...
If you've been waiting to consider OverSeas Delivery, then your time to cash in is now!
The pricing on the 2010 Volvos for OSD has been announced, and starting prices are as follows:
C30...$22,895*
S40...$24,340*
V50...$26,550*
V70...$31,035*
S80...$36,260*
XC70...$35,105*
XC60...$34,410*
XC90...$34,875*
IN ADDITION....Volvo is now offering NO CHARGE Climate Package (that's heated seats, headlight washers and rain-sensing wipers) as well as NO CHARGE Metallic paint on most models.
Also, if you are a current Volvo owner you get 2 free nights in addition at the SAS Radisson in Gothenburg, Sweden. Too good to be true? Not at all...its what makes the Over Seas Delivery Program the best way to get into a new Volvo.
Step 1 is to contact Lehman Volvo and decide which Volvo you want to take home from Europe:
Mechanicsburg: www.lehmanvolvo.com
York: www.lehmanvolvoyork.com
*excludes tax and other applicable fees. See dealership for complete details.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Lehman Volvo Safety Days in Mechanicsburg



Safety made fun for the family…MAY 15TH AND 16TH
Lehman Volvo is teaming up with S.I.P Kids on May 15th and 16th to provide free Digital Fingerprinting for children. During this event there will be safety demonstrations and refreshments. It will be a great way to have fun and stay safe!
From S.I.P. Kids (Safety in Prints):
Our events are hosted across the country not only providing digital fingerprints for the children but also providing empowering safety information to families. With this information our hope is that no parent will ever need to use the records we provide them, rather their children will be as prepared as possible if they are ever in a dangerous situation.
The Lehman Volvo Safety Days will feature:

Free Digital Fingerprinting, for you to keep on file for your children (both days)

Karate demonstrations from Villari’s Self Defense Center (both days)

Cumberland County Sheriff with K-9 Voelz (Friday only)

Silver Spring Fire department Smoke House, Fire truck, stickers and safety information (Saturday only)

Hampden Police department with badges and stickers for children (both days)

Lehman Volvo’s CitySafety Demonstration with the all-new Volvo XC60 (both days)

Big Brothers Big Sisters-information and games (Friday only)

Refreshments, prizes, and more!


EVENT RUNS FRIDAY from 3 PM TO 7 PM
And SATURDAY, from 10 AM to 4 PM At Lehman Volvo, 6281 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg. 691-8400 or http://www.lehmanvolvo.com/

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Lime Grass Green...Perfect for Spring




Lehman Volvo York has the wildest color availalble on the 2010 Volvo XC60...Lime Grass Green! What a perfect color for Spring, it can even make you forget about all of the rain we have been having lately. You have to see it in person, as the pictures do not do it justice!