| At Volvo safety is a fact of life.
Like people, automobiles possesses character. And experience
has shown that the true character of an automobile, like
that of a person, comes to the fore when life is threatened.For
many people, that is a fact for which they will be eternally
grateful. In personal letters written to Volvo, hundreds
of people have expressed their belief that Volvo safety
design saved their lives. The concepts that merit such gratitude
are born of Volvo's safety design philosophy that makes
occupant protection a fundamental tenet of quality design.
Environmental Issues Are Accorded a Very High Priority
Quality, safety and environmental awareness are the three
philosophical pillars upon which our organization is built.
Life by definition is a consumer... of air, food, water
and raw materials. In seeking to improve the quality of
life, industrialized society increases these needs, placing
further demands on our environment. In this desire to better
our condition resides one of those profound questions of
How does a society utilize the environment to provide for
a better life without degrading the environment in the process?
There is a balance to strike and Volvo is committed to setting
the standard as a leader in intelligent, innovative and
responsible production and product solutions for high transportation.
Today, Volvo focuses on reducing environmental impact across
the transportation spectrum aggressively:
- Developing and marketing products possessing content
with the lowest environmental impact produced with the
highest possible efficiency.
- Exploring and adopting environmental compatible production
processes. Specifying environmentally sound, recyclable
materials in the development and manufacture of its products.
- Working to develop efficient transportation systems.
- Seeking to ensure that its working partners demonstrate
a similar degree of environmental concern.
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