Volvo Cars has introduced a range of upgrades to its XC60 midsize SUV, including the addition of the company’s new Android-powered infotainment system with built-in Google apps and services, making the Volvo bestseller smarter than ever. This new model is available in Malta and can be ordered exclusively through Volvo’s local representatives, GasanZammit Motors Ltd.
The intuitive next-generation infotainment system offers customers unprecedented personalization and unparalleled connectivity, further enhanced by the introduction of an all-new Digital Services package.
At the heart of the digital service package is access to Google apps and services, which provide hands-free assistance with Google Assistant, best-in-class navigation via Google Maps and a wide range of native in-car apps via Google Play.
Volvo Car Group is the first company to partner with Google in integrating an infotainment system powered by Android with built-in Google apps and services, and after years of close development between the two companies, the all-electric XC40 Recharge became the first Volvo car. car carrying the system.
This makes the XC60 the next step in the ongoing rollout of Android-powered infotainment systems in Volvo cars, further enhancing the consistently popular SUV.
For more than a decade, the XC60 has always been at the top of one of the most competitive segments on the market. It has been Volvo Cars’ bestseller since 2009 and until 2020 it has reached more than 1.68 million units sold worldwide.
In 2020 alone, the XC60 reached nearly 200,000 units sold and accounted for nearly 29 percent of Volvo Cars’ total sales. In terms of market share, it was the most popular car in the European mid-size premium SUV segment and took its place in the top five in the same segment worldwide.
With a World Car of the Year title in 2018 as one of its most prominent achievements, the XC60 has been recognized with worldwide awards over the past decade, in categories ranging from design to safety.
In terms of safety upgrades, the XC60 now features Volvo Cars’ latest Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) sensor platform, a modern, scalable active safety system consisting of a range of radars, cameras and ultrasonic sensors.
This platform enables the development and deployment of active safety systems in the XC60, such as detecting other road users, automatic braking and collision avoidance. It also provides gentle assistance to the driver from standstill to highway speeds, via the Pilot Assist function.
While major changes are taking place deep within the XC60, the company’s designers have also made some subtle refinements to the exterior design, including a new grille, new front bumpers, and new exterior colors and wheels.
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