World famous Automobile company Volvo opened its 8th showroom in India on 23rd nov 2012 . The recent showroom was opened at the heart of Coimbatore city and this is the second showroom that Volvo is opening in Tamilnadu. The new showroom at Coimbatore was inaugurated by Mr.M.Ravi ,an IPS officer in presence of Tmt.Sneha oberai ,CFO of Volvo,.Mr.Thomas Ernberg the managing director, Mr.Praveen Kumar the Sales Director,Mrs.Shaji Mathew the after sales director ,Mr.Sudeep Narayanan Marketing Director &PR and Mr.R.b.Siva Ganesh Executive Director.
Volvo is an international brand started in the year 1920.They started their Indian innings during the year 2008.Mr Thomas,while addressing his session told that,”Volvo is one of the most safest car which the world had ever seen “and he also introduced the four new car models S60,S80,XC60,XC90 to the audience. He also remarked that each and every Volvo car is manufactured at their plant in Sweden so the consumers don’t need to worry about the standardization and quality. He also stated that about 70% of road accidents happens while driving under a speed of 30kmph.Realizing this fact Volvo has introduced “City Safety” system that eradicate such frequent dilemmas. City Safety system is enhanced in such a way that ,While driving the car at a minimum speed below 50kmph even though the driver mistakenly pushes the accelerator or he fails to break the car ,the break system automatically controls the car using lasers.The glasses of the cars are laminated in 360 degree so there won’t be any harm for the driver and the passengers during an accident . In the Models like XC90 boron steel is used which is 5 Times stronger than iron.
This safety features puts the car at a higher price tag of 33 lakhs (Starting) .Mr .M ravi addressed Mr.siva ganesh ,the owner of the showroom as a youth icon for presenting such a grand showroom for the people. He also passed a personal comment that “I liked the showroom and the way which it is designed very much”.He also wished Mr.siva for his future success.
The inaugural ceremony showcased many events like Veena performance by Mrs.Punniya sreenivas and Fashion show.