DOLE awards Safety Seal certification to Volvo

Volvo showroom

Volvo Philippines has recently been awarded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) with a Safety Seal certification.

The recognition from the Philippine government reinforces the local distributor’s commitment in ensuring that the health and safety protocols are strictly being followed within the company premises.

The local headquarters (which houses a showroom and service center) of the Swedish automotive manufacturer known for safety is now considered as a certified safe spot for its customers. “It’s also an effort to assure valued clients that they can confidently and safely see and test drive the dynamic range of Volvos available,” the company shared in a statement.

Safety seal

The move to subject itself in a voluntary certification program in compliance with public health standards is part of Volvo Philippines’ efforts to curb the effects of the pandemic.  Aside from that, the latest initiative is eyed to assist in the contract tracing efforts of

Volvo Philippines claimed that as a leader in automotive safety, the brand “pursues its passion for safety by constantly going back to the guiding principle that everything the company makes should — and must always remain — rooted in safety.”

The company claimed that via Volvo Concierge, it became the first automotive luxury company to provide a client-concentrated program that readily provided technical assistance online when the pandemic first hit.

Volvo showroom

Volvo Philippines added it has also invested in its showroom and service center by transforming it into a facility that is ready to adapt to the new normal.

 “We want our customers to feel that legendary care for people that Volvo is known for through the service and structural changes that we have taken. With the Safety Seal certification, we want our clients to feel even safer when they come over for a visit,” Volvo Philippines Marketing Head Christopher Yu (in photo below) was quoted as saying.

Volvo marketing head Chris Yu

According to Volvo, the acknowledgment issued by the government is very timely as the company is now re-opening its doors to buyers to personally check out the full Volvo range on display, such as the XC40, XC60, and XC90 SUVs and S90 sedan.

Further, the Philippine arm of the Swedish marque has also relaunched its “Seasons of Savings” promo, where they offer up to a P1 million pesos worth of savings on select S90 and XC90 Plug-in Hybrid models.

Photos from Volvo Philippines

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