Thursday, April 23, 2015

Passenger Seatless Volvo XC90 Edition

Volvo is taking luxury to a whole new level by introducing the XC90 "Excellence" concept in the Chinese market.  This special XC90 no longer has a 3rd row...or a passenger seat!  That's right, this vehicle is designed for a 'chauffeur-style' type of driving, which is the most common in China.

Volvo's 'Lounge Console' is in place of a passenger seat, which allows the second row passenger to feel as if they are in first-class.  The Lounge Console combines an ottoman, television, work station, and storage all in one!  Hard to imagine, huh?  Watch the video below to see the XC90 Excellence for yourself!



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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day from Lehman Volvo

Lehman Volvo wishes you a happy Earth Day!  April 22nd commemorates the need to protect our Earth's environment and everything living in it.

Environmental care is a Volvo core value.  Volvo does not just believe in environmental sustainability, Volvo is and has always been an environmental leader.   Listed below are Volvo's environmental firsts--enjoy!

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VOLVO'S ENVIRONMENTAL FIRSTS:
  • 1945 Volvo introduces remanufactured spare parts - an exchange system still in use
  • 1976 Three-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor (Lambdasond®) removes up to 90% of noxious exhaust fumes
  • 1987 Torslanda water treatment plant removes 90% of harmful effluents
  • 1989 New, proactive environmental policy
  • 1989 Volvo demonstrates alcohol power technology: cleanest car tested to date
  • 1989 Plastics in Volvo cars marked to facilitate recycling
  • 1990 First award of Volvo Environment Prize
  • 1991 Paintshop at Torslanda plant is world's cleanest
  • 1992 Volvo Environmental Concept Car (ECC)
  • 1995 Volvo Bi-Fuel, Volvo Cars' first generation of methane-driven cars
  • 1996 Dialogue on the Environment provides environmental training for all employees
  • 1998 Introduction of PremAir® - a radiator coating designed to convert harmful ground-level ozone into pure oxygen
  • 1999 IAQS (Interior Air Quality System) introduced for cleaner cabin air
  • 2002 New Volvo cars designed for 85% recyclability
  • 2008 Volvo uses only green electricity (hydropower) in European manufacturing units 
  • 2009 The newly announced Volvo XC60 reaches a 95% recyclable level
  • 2011 Volvo C30 Electric.
  • 2012 Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid concept car.
  • 2013 Production of new high-efficient Drive E-engines.
  • 2014 Volvo XC90 Hybrid announced. Coming in this fall!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival

Lehman Volvo participated in this year's Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival, a free public event promoting the importance of a sustainable Earth.  The festival was held in downtown Mechanicsburg on Saturday, April 18th from 9am-3pm.  The sunny beautiful day attracted hundreds of people to come together and love our Earth!  The day was filled with lots of music, food, and family fun!

Mechanicsburg has always been known as the little green town, complete with an active Environmental Advisory Council and a Recycling Committee.  This annual event is hosted by Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership.

Lehman Volvo thanks everyone who came out to support Earth Day!  Volvo continuously improves the Earth through their products, processes, and people.  Here at Lehman Volvo, we are proud to be a part of an organization that not just values, but is also a leader in environmental care.

Lehman Volvo featured the 2015.5 Volvo V60 Drive-E at this year's Earth Day Festival.  Volvo's Drive-E Powertrain combines the low-fuel consumption and emissions of a four-cylinder engine with the performance of a six or eight-cylinder.  The result is a smooth, powerful ride-with fewer stops at the pump!

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Have YOU Pre-Ordered your XC90 yet?


It’s not hard to believe that the highly reviewed 2016 Volvo XC90 has already 24,000 units sold…before hitting the market!  That is approximately half of Volvo’s expected full-year production volume of the 2016 XC90.  All current pre-orders are expected be fulfilled by early fall of 2015. 
Needless to say, if you want (or in many cases NEED) the 2016 XC90, you better put in a pre-order today!  Click here to learn more about how to pre-order. 
Rather wait to test drive the XC90 before ordering?  Lehman Volvo's first showroom XC90 is excepted to arrive by the end of the month--but don't wait too long, before you know it they will be all gone!  

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Welcoming Wayne to the Volvo York Sales Team

Lehman Volvo York is pleased to announce its latest Sales Consultant, Wayne Staib.  Previously working in the banking industry and later in the automotive industry, Wayne understands the importance of providing top notch customer service.
A few fun facts about Wayne:
  • Received both his undergraduate and graduate degree at York College of Pennsylvania
  • Originally from Williamsport, PA
  • Loves spending time with his husband, Kris, and his two Basset Hounds
  • Keeps up-to-date with his passion of cars by reading Motor Trend and Car and Driver magazines
  • Favorite car ever owned is his Rebel Blue 2013 Volvo S60 R-Design (which he purchased at Lehman Volvo in York.  Was this destiny or what?)
Eager to start his career with Lehman Volvo York, Wayne states he is “looking forward to meeting Lehman customers and providing them with the ultimate customer experience.” 
You may contact Wayne Staib at wstaib@lehmanvolvoyork.com.