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Polestar becomes standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars

Originally an independent motorsport team dedicated to racing Volvos, Polestar would later start tuning Volvo road cars and eventually be bought out by the Swedish automaker. Volvo’s original plan for Polestar was to make it an alternative to BMW M and Mercedes-AMG. But on Wednesday the... read more

June 21, 2017 by
 
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Future Volvos may benefit from Lotus suspension tuning

Lotus has a long history in engineering and building precise, sharp-handling cars. Now, as Lotus and parent company Proton, are in the process of being acquired by Chinese... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
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2018 Volvo XC60 pricing starts at $42,495

Volvo's compact crossover has a price tag. The 2018 Volvo XC60 will go on sale this fall with a $42,495 base price, including the $995 destination charge. For your $42,495... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Google previews Android-based infotainment system

Volvo first to commit to Android-powered infotainment system

Volvo has confirmed plans to introduce an infotainment system powered by Google’s Android operating system within the next two years. The system will feature graphics... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
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2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots

A prototype for Volvo’s upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
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Living with the 2017 Volvo S90: the good and the bad

I don't think there's a single brand that has a stronger identity than Volvo. Hear me out. Its focus on safety and reserved, stylish design with just a hint of Swedish flair... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
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Volvo exec hints at subcompact 20 series

Volvo’s smallest model at present is the Golf-sized V40 hatchback, but the automaker may eventually go even smaller. We’re not talking about the upcoming XC40 and... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo XC60, 2017 Geneva auto show

2018 Volvo XC60 preview

Crossover SUVs are the new wagons, according to popular wisdom, but at Volvo the heritage is clearly visible. The Swedish automaker’s wagon-like SUVs have been met with... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
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Volvo’s first electric car will be built in China

Volvo will launch its first electric car in 2019. The car will be based on the Compact Modular Architecture designed for smaller cars and offer a range of 250 miles or more... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60

S60 on track to be first Volvo made in US

Volvo has only just broken ground on its first-ever U.S. assembly plant, but we already know what vehicle will first roll out into the southern breeze of Ridgeville, South... read more April 16, 2017 by


 
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All Volvo S90s to be Chinese-made, long-wheelbase models from 2018

The Volvo S90 is a handsome sedan that offers a great blend of comfort, technology and delightful driving qualities. Starting from the 2018 model year, the car will also... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country first drive review: the wagon Americans should want

Americans have made it clear. We don't like wagons anymore and haven't for quite some time. That makes it hard for automakers to justify building them despite enthusiasts... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar first drive review: the 365-day sports cars

Everyone has a parent or friend's parent who owned a Volvo. Why? Because the cars are known for being sensible and safe, and that's what you buy when you have a family. But... read more March 29, 2017 by


 
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Polestar's future will be electrified, and it's nearly here

If you want what is about to become a retro Polestar without a hybrid powertrain, or electric-only powertrain, you better buy the new 2017 S60 or V60 Polestar, quick. Henrik... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
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Volvo: What’s new for 2017

Volvo has quite successfully transformed itself from a mainstream brand to a genuine alternative to established luxury brands such as Audi and BMW. It has done so via a... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Volvo commits to electric car development

Volvo's electric car to have 250+ miles of range, cost $35-40K

Volvo has announced that it plans to offer an all electric vehicle by 2019, and at the Geneva auto show the CEO of Volvo Cars USA let slip some more details of its EV plans... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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