Volvo V60 prices will start from £31,810 when it reaches showrooms in July with first deliveries to buyers in autumn.
There will be four trim levels with two diesels and a petrol, while R-Design and Cross Country versions follow.
Volvo has become first in the UK to homologate its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP), giving extra peace of mind to customers and more realistic fuel consumption figures.
All Volvo petrol, diesel and hybrid models now comply with the stringent ‘Euro 6d-temp’ standard for tailpipe emissions, and it puts Volvo well ahead of the 1 September 2018 deadline where only WLTP-homologated cars can be sold in Europe.
Pedestrians have overtaken cyclists and bikers as the second highest road casualties in Britain.
Only car occupants fair worse, according to the latest DoT figures and IAM RoadSmart highlights over half of the walkers injured had not looked before crossing a road while a high percentage of drivers admitted to not looking before causing an accident.
BMW UK has extended its safety recall by 88,000 cars to 390.000 models.
There are concerns a fault in the blower wiring may cause the 3 Series models to cut out on the road.
Mercedes-Benz will make a new small electric car.
It already supplies the Smart EV but now plans a larger sector model and future platforms will be multi-modal to cut costs and permit rapid switches between powertrain assemblies as it prepares to have ten EVs in its range over four years.
German authorities have ordered the recall of 60,000 Porsche Macan and Cayenne models with the latest Euro6 diesel engines.
Examiners found they had emissions devices which could get around laboratory tests on pollution and make them less than real-world driving.
VW has become the latest brand which will not exhibit at this autumn’s Paris motor show.
Ford, Opel, Nissan, Infiniti, Mazda and Volvo will also give it a miss as manufacturers look to technology events to showcase models.