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SARTRE self-driving cars during testing

SARTRE Self-Driving Car Initiative Enters Final Phase: Video

The days when you can sit back and enjoy reading the newspaper or eating your breakfast on the commute to work, behind the wheel of your car, has taken a major step closer to becoming reality with news today that the SARTRE project (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) has successfully completed... read more

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Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept Revealed Ahead Of 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Remember the ultra-efficient, albeit somewhat pricey, diesel-electric V60 Plug-In Hybrid wagon Volvo unveiled for the European market last month? Well here is a preview of... read more January 4, 2012 by 

Volvo's upcoming V40 five-door.

Volvo's New V40 Isn't Coming To The U.S.

Just last week we told you about Volvo’s all new V40, a C30-based five-door headed for next March’s Geneva Motor Show. Designed to go head-to-head with the likes... read more December 20, 2011 by 

2012 Volvo C70 Inscription

Volvo Prices Its Convertible Swan Song, The C70 Inscription

Volvo’s C70 convertible first hit the market as a ragtop in 1999, but transitioned into a power retractable hardtop in 2006. The design of the car, which originated as... read more December 15, 2011 by 

2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo Details Diesel-Electric Plug-In Hybrid, Gas Version Coming To U.S.

Volvo has finally released details on its new V60 Plug-In Hybrid, the world’s first ever diesel-electric plug-in hybrid. The ultra-frugal wagon is set to go on sale in... read more December 13, 2011 by 

Re-imagined modern Volvo P1800 sketch for 50th anniversary

Volvo Shows Off Modern P1800 Sketches For 50th Anniversary

Chris Benjamin, Volvo's chief designer at its Monitoring and Concept Center (VMCC), has put pen to digital paper to re-interpret the iconic P1800 in celebration of its 50th... read more December 8, 2011 by 

2011 Volvo S60

Volvo Expands Polestar Tuning Software To T6 Models

Just a few weeks back we brought you news that Volvo dealers will offer Polestar performance software for select models equipped with the T5 five-cylinder gasoline turbo... read more November 29, 2011 by 

Volvo's design sketches for the 2015 Volvo XC90

Volvo Ponders The Design Of The Next XC90

In dog years, the current Volvo XC90 is approaching retirement age, which makes it positively ancient in the automotive world. Launched in 2002 as a 2003 model, Volvo’s... read more November 17, 2011 by 

Mattias Vöcks' 1967 Volvo Amazon

A 1967 Volvo Wagon Embarrasses A 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia: Video

As far back as World War I, “Q-Ships” were heavily armed but innocent-looking merchant vessels, designed to lure in enemy submarines. Expecting an easy target... read more November 11, 2011 by 

2012 Volvo C70 Inscription

2012 Volvo C70 Inscription: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Against newcomers like the Volkswagen Eos and recently revealed MINI Roadster, Volvo’s C70 is certainly starting to show its age, as we discovered in our own drive... read more November 8, 2011 by 

2010 Volvo C30

Performance Software Coming... To Your Volvo Dealer?

Admit it: Volvo probably isn’t the first brand that comes to mind when you’re pondering performance cars or performance upgrades to existing cars. Volvo tuning... read more November 7, 2011 by 

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2006-12 Volvo C70 And 2011-12 Volvo S60 Recalled

Volvo has issued a recall on certain C70 and S60 models due to an incorrectly labeled sticker attached to the affected vehicles’ optional accessory spare tire kit. The... read more October 28, 2011 by 

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Confirmed For 2012 Launch

Volvo has already confirmed that its upcoming V60 Plug-In Hybrid will be sold in the U.S., albeit in gasoline-electric form whereas the rest of the world will get... read more October 17, 2011 by 

Volvo V30 spy shots

2013 Volvo V30 Spy Video

You’ve seen the spy shots. Now here’s a spy video of Volvo’s new five-door C30, which was spotted recently in a car park in Europe. The new model is... read more October 14, 2011 by 

Volvo V30 spy shots

Volvo Working On C40 Hatch, XC40 Crossover And New C70: Report

Volvo is following an industry trend by developing a new scalable platform that will spawn everything from the next-generation XC90 SUV to replacements for the S80 flagship... read more October 12, 2011 by 

2011 Volvo C70 Convertible

Volvo Ceasing C70 Production In 2013, No Successor In Sight

The current generation Volvo C70 has been with us since 2006, having been most recently updated last year. But the car’s future is not looking so bright, with news from... read more October 4, 2011 by 


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