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Volvo Seeks Partner To Build Cars In North America

Volvo concedes that to be a success in North America it will need a local manufacturing base. Having witnessed the success of premium European marques such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz building cars in the U.S., as well as Volkswagen and soon Audi ramping up their manufacturing bases in North America... read more

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SARTRE self-driving road train testing on Spanish highway

SARTRE Self-Driving Road Train Takes To Public Roads: Video

While in the U.S. firms such as Google are attempting to revolutionize mobility by doing away with the driver completely, over in Europe researchers are taking smaller steps... read more May 31, 2012 by 

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

Polestar Volvo S60 To Challenge The BMW M3: Report

If you’re in the market for a BMW M3, the list of cars you’re cross-shopping is likely a short one, probably limited to the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, the Audi RS5... read more May 24, 2012 by 

Volvo's Pedestrian Airbag system

Volvo Explains Its Pedestrian Airbag System

Airbags inside of automobiles are nothing new, and have saved thousands of lives worldwide since being put into widespread use. Volvo, always at the forefront of vehicle... read more May 23, 2012 by 

Volvo's floating center stack in the V40

Volvo Calls On Mitsubishi To Help Develop Next-Gen Infotainment System

Volvo has selected electronics giant Mitsubishi Electric, a subsidiary of the same group that owns the automaker Mitsubishi, to help develop next-generation infotainment... read more May 22, 2012 by 

Volvo C30 Polestar Concept

Jay Leno Drives The Volvo C30 Polestar Concept: Video

Most people are unlikely to associate Volvo with performance, but the Swedish automaker has offered several notable sporty variants of its regular lineup in the past under... read more April 27, 2012 by 

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2013 Volvo XC60 Inscription Makes Debut

Volvo is adding a slightly more upscale version of its XC60 crossover to its lineup with the announcement today of the 2013 XC60 Inscription. Similar to the C70 Inscription... read more April 17, 2012 by 

2012 Volvo S80

Four-Cylinder Volvo Models Coming This Fall

It’s no secret that Volvo is moving away from larger engines in favor of smaller ones. The Swedish automaker has already eliminated V-8 engines, and will soon begin... read more April 16, 2012 by 

The windshield-mounted sensors of Volvo's City Safety system.

Volvo's City Safety System Produces Tangible Results For U.K Car Service

If you fly Virgin Atlantic Airway’s Upper Class from the U.K., the chauffeur-driven car dispatched to bring you to the airport will come from car service Tristar... read more April 3, 2012 by 

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Volvo's Latest Pitchman Is NBA Sensation Jeremy Lin

Three months ago, dropping the name “Jeremy Lin” probably would have gotten you nothing but blank stares. Even die-hard fans of the Golden State Warriors NBA... read more March 19, 2012 by 

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Details Emerge On Volvo's New Four-Cylinder Engines

Last fall, Volvo announced that it would move away from five and six-cylinder engines, switching instead to three and four-cylinder variants across its entire model range... read more March 14, 2012 by 

Pedestrian airbag as shown on the Volvo V40

Volvo V40 Gives Pedestrians Airbags Too: Video

Volvo has made a bold claim about the safety of its cars. The automaker says that by 2020, it aims that nobody will be killed or seriously injured in one of its vehicles... read more March 13, 2012 by 

Stefan Jacoby

Volvo Latest To Eye North American Plant

Volvo is the latest automaker to reveal it’s considering moving production of some of its cars to North America, namely, to escape currency fluctuations that can hurt... read more March 12, 2012 by 

Thomas Ingenlath

Volvo Appoints Former VW Designer As New Design Chief

Thomas Ingenlath, the former head of Volkswagen’s Design Center in Potsdam, Germany, has been appointed by Volvo as its new design chief. Ingenlath replaces Peter... read more March 9, 2012 by 

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

Volvo Issues Recall On 2012 S60, S80, XC60 And XC70

Volvo has issued a recall on a handful of its models due to a potential fault afflicting the vehicles’ electrical systems. The affected models are those 2012 S60 and... read more March 2, 2012 by 

2013 Volvo V40

2013 Volvo V40: Scandinavian Style In The Compact Class

Volvo’s highly-anticipated V40 five-door hatchback has finally made its official debut, online at least, and the latest images confirm that which we already knew, that... read more February 28, 2012 by 


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