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Volvo Shows World's First Cyclist Detection System In Geneva: Video

No automaker in the world has done as good a job of both innovating and marketing safety features as Volvo. The brand originally known for building safe and reliable cars has branched out to target roadside animals and pedestrians in its safety net, and now that list includes bicyclists, too. An... read more

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Volvo To Develop Modular Small Car Platform With Geely

After a failed attempt to source a small car platform from a rival automaker, Volvo has confirmed it will develop its own platform together with its Chinese parent Geely... read more February 20, 2013 by 

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Volvo Releases Details For Updated 2014 S60, XC60, XC70 And S80

Following a quick video preview of its updated 2014 model range, Volvo has decided to release all the official details. The updated models include the S60 and S80 sedans, as... read more February 20, 2013 by 

2014 Volvo S80

New Details Emerge On Volvo's Next-Generation Flagship Models: Report

If you’re concerned about Volvo’s aging product line, here’s some good news: over the next few years, the Swedish automaker will revise or replace nearly... read more February 19, 2013 by 

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Volvo Predicts Crash-Proof Cars By 2020: Video

Back in 2008, Volvo made the bold promise of zero injuries or deaths in its vehicles by 2020. Now, just five years on, the automaker is predicting that it will be able to... read more January 31, 2013 by 

The Volvo S60 Polestar visits Jay Leno's Garage

Volvo's S60 Polestar Concept Visits Jay Leno's Garage

Volvos have a long-standing reputation as safe, practical and somewhat boring cars, with the possible exception of the old Volvo Turbo wagons. Sure, the S60 T6 R-Design sedan... read more January 21, 2013 by 

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Volvo Quietly Reveals Retrofit Touch-Screen For The S60 And XC60

Volvo used this week’s 2013 Consumer Electronics Show to unveil a new retrofit touch-screen interface for its S60 sedan and XC60 crossover, as well as the V60 wagon... read more January 10, 2013 by 

Volvo is the latest automaker working towards a connected, networked future

Volvo Works With Ericsson On Global Automotive Connectivity

Volvo is looking to join the ranks of cloud-connected automakers, and it knows it has some catching up to do. To quickly close the gap on automakers like Audi, Ford, Nissan... read more December 17, 2012 by 

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Volvo To License Technology To Chinese Parent

Volvo will license some of its older technology to its Chinese parent Geely under a new deal signed by the two companies recently. The technology, which Volvo plans to phase... read more December 11, 2012 by 

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Next Volvo XC90 Confirmed For Late 2014 Launch

Volvo is in the midst of a five-year strategy that is costing close to $11 billion and will see the introduction of a host of new models based around a modular platform known... read more December 3, 2012 by 

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept, 2012 L.A. Auto Show

Volvo S60 Polestar Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

We’ll admit to being fans of the Volvo S60 T6 R-Design sedan, as it’s a near-ideal blend of performance and comfort. As much as we like the car, however... read more November 30, 2012 by 

2013 Dodge SRT Viper

2013 Dodge SRT Viper Driven, Best Car To Buy Short List, BMW i Eco Concept: Car News Headlines

Today we tell you what it’s like to drive the all-new 2013 Dodge SRT Viper on the street and on the track. Though equipped with modern concessions to safety like... read more November 21, 2012 by 

2012 Volvo S60 Polestar performance concept

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept Headed To 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Volvo will be presenting its 508-horsepower S60 Polestar concept car at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show next week, though the company is still no closer to announcing... read more November 21, 2012 by 

2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid enters production

2013 Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Begins Production

It's often hard to get excited about hybrid cars these days. The new sheen of the technology itself has worn off, leaving behind the dull and often tarnished statistics about... read more November 20, 2012 by 

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Volvo Starts Testing Of Electric Car Fast-Charger

Development of Volvo’s C30 Electric prototype is continuing nicely, though the automaker remains coy on when we might see a production version. The fact that the C30 is... read more November 5, 2012 by 

2012 Volvo V60 Racing Concept, 2012 Sao Paulo Auto Show

Volvo V60 Racing Concept Debuts At 2012 Sao Paulo Auto Show

The Volvo V60 is the wagon version of the S60 sedan, and in the markets where it’s sold it’s available with a range of fuel-efficient powertrains including a... read more October 29, 2012 by 


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