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2010 Volvo C30

Volvo’s CMA Platform To Spawn C30 Replacement, Other Compacts

We’ve heard a lot about Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) over the past year, a modular platform that will underpin all of the Swedish automaker’s next-gen models sized from the S60 up, but what few may know is that Volvo is working on a second platform. The second... read more

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Volvo C30 Polestar Concept

Jay Leno drives the Volvo C30 Polestar concept

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

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

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 V60 plug-in hybrid prototype

Volvo Partners With Siemens For Electric Car Development

Volvo has shown a number of ecological concepts and prototypes in the recent past, with everything from biofuels to battery powered electrics and fuel cell range-extenders... read more August 31, 2011 by

Volvo Safety Car Concept

Volvo Marks 10 Years Of Safety Concept Car

Volvo introduced the Safety Concept Car a decade ago, and now, most of the concept's safety technology has made it into production. Not to mention, the current C30's styling... read more July 25, 2011 by

Volvo Safety Concept Car

Volvo Safety Concept Car: 10 Years Of Car Safety Technology

Believe it or not, the 2012 Volvo C30 hatchback is essentially a 10 year old design. Several years before the C30 hit the streets, Volvo revealed a striking concept called... read more July 25, 2011 by

Volvo C30 Electric

Volvo C30 Electric Car Leases Start This Summer, In Europe

Volvo showed us its C30 Electric zero-emissions hatchback at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show back in January, which included a crashed example with the car's expensive battery... read more June 8, 2011 by

Next-generation Volvo C30 spy shots

Spy Shots: Next-Generation Volvo C30 Mule

Details on the next generation of the Volvo C30 remain slim at best, with a report from late last year hinting at a more practical five-door model, aimed at competition with... read more February 9, 2011 by

Crashed Volvo 30 Electric Car

Crashed Volvo C30 Electric Car On Display At 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo has some ambitious plans for the future. In addition to the market launch of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an... read more January 9, 2011 by

2012 Volvo V30 rendering

Report: Next-Gen Volvo C30 To Spawn Golf Competitor

When Volvo first unveiled its C30 hatch back in 2006 many questioned the automaker’s decision to ignore launching a more practical five-door model and instead offer it... read more October 21, 2010 by

2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric

2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo DRIVe Electric Headed To Test Fleets

New Volvo Cars president and CEO Stefan Jacoby made his first official appearance in the position at the Paris Motor Show, introducing the new V60 sport wagon, along with... read more September 30, 2010 by

2011 Volvo C30 2-door Coupe Auto Side Exterior View

Volvo C30 TCC Bottom Line: The Other Hot-Hatchback

A hot-hatch needs to be able to tackle a twisty road with ease and put a smile on the driver’s face. It also has to be practical: a good commuter that can carry some large... read more May 22, 2010 by

2010 Volvo C30

Volvo Offers Solution To Cold Weather Range In C30 EV

Volvo is the latest manufacturer to make an electric vehicle (EV) announcement by unveiling an EV version of the C30 at the EnerDel facility in Indiana. The thing that makes... read more January 29, 2010 by


Electric Volvo C30 Coming To Detroit Auto Show, Public Trials In 2011

Volvo has some ambitious plans for the future. In addition to the market launch of a plug-in hybrid in 2012, work is currently under way on evaluating the viability of an... read more December 17, 2009 by

2011 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design

Pricing Announced For 2011 Volvo C30 T5 and C30 T5 R-Design

Volvo has announced pricing today for its refreshed C30 T5 and C30 T5 R-Design hatchbacks, which come into the 2011 model year with fresh new styling and a new list of... read more December 14, 2009 by


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