For Volvo, all homogeneous plastic parts weighing more than 1.7 oz. (50 grams) are marked with international
symbols that indicate how the component is to be sorted for recycling.
In addition to continuous environmental refinement of conventional gasoline-powered internal combustion engines,
Volvo is actively looking at advanced technology alternative-fuel vehicles.
When you drive a Volvo, you become our partner in the work to lessen the car's impact on the environment. To reduce
your vehicle's environmental impact, you can:
Maintain proper air pressure in your tires. Tests have shown decreased fuel economy with improperly inflated tires.
Follow the recommended maintenance schedule.
Drive at a constant speed.
See an authorized Volvo retailer as soon as possible for inspection if the check engine (malfunction indicator) lamp
illuminates, or stays on after the vehicle has started.
Properly dispose of any vehicle-related waste such as used motor oil, used batteries, brake pads, etc.
When cleaning your car, use Volvo's own car care products, all of which have systematically been adapted to the
For additional information regarding the environmental activities in which Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. and
Volvo Car Corporation are involved, visit our Internet Home Page at: http://www.volvocars.com
On the surface of the radiator in the engine compartment, there is a special coating called Prem-Air. Prem-Air works
as a catalytic converter, converting most of the ground level ozone passing through the radiator into oxygen, thereby
reducing harmful ground-level ozone.
Instruments, switches and controls
1. Front fog lights 40
2. Headlights/ Parking lights 40
3. Rear fog light 40
4. Turn signals/ High/ low beams 41
5. Cruise control 45