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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 Horbury, who was recently appointed head of design of the Geely Group. Geely, based in China, is the current owner of Volvo after... read more

March 9, 2012 by 
 
2012 Volvo S60 TTA race car

Volvo Unveils 2012 S60 TTA Race Car

Volvo announced last August that it was leaving the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship where it had semi-successfully raced its C30 hatchback, and instead would start... read more February 21, 2012 by 


 
Volvo's second teaser for upcoming V40 hatch

Volvo Releases Second Teaser For New V40

Volvo killed off its last-generation V40 station wagon in 2004, replacing it with the recently terminated (in the U.S., at least) V50. That leaves the Swedish automaker with... read more February 14, 2012 by 


 
Volvo's upcoming V40 five-door.

Volvo Seeks Partner To Develop Future Small Cars

At the 2012 Geneva Motor Show this March Volvo will unveil the long-overdue five-door version of its C30 hatchback, though this is to be just one of several new small cars... read more January 24, 2012 by 


 
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... read more January 24, 2012 by 


 
Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Volvo’s U.S. Chief Talks About The XC60 Plug-In Hybrid: Video

Volvo recently gave U.S. customers a taste of what’s to come from the automaker in terms of green technology with the unveiling of the XC60 Plug-In Hybrid concept... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
2012 Volvo S60 Polestar

Volvo Launches New S60 Polestar Edition… In Australia

For the uninitiated, Polestar is a Swedish firm whose core business is focused on research and development through motorsport. In the past, Polestar has successfully raced a... read more January 17, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo V40 spy shots

2013 Volvo V40 Spy Shots

More than five years after first introducing the stylish C30 three-door hatch, Volvo is finally preparing for the launch of a more practical five-door model as confirmed by... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
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 2016 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 


 
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