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  • Volvo S90 Ambience concept

    A relaxing environment is an important aspect for many buyers of luxury cars in China. It's one of the main reasons we've seen automakers introduce novelties such as mood lighting, reclining rear seats, and perfume diffusers in recent years. Volvo is now taking car ambience to the next level with a concept based on the S90 sedan. Aptly called the S90 Ambience, the concept makes its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show and features what Volvo boasts is an industry-first sensory experience that synchronizes visuals, sounds and scents to make the cabin as inviting as possible. The...

  • Volvo S90 sedans being transported via One Belt, One Road
    Volvo becomes first automaker to ship cars via ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade route

    Though it doesn’t get much publicity in the west, the China-led ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade initiative will influence the majority of the world’s population by reshaping numerous economies across the European, Asian and African continents and changing the way goods are...

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    Living with the 2017 Volvo S90: the good and the bad

    I don't think there's a single brand that has a stronger identity than Volvo. Hear me out. Its focus on safety and reserved, stylish design with just a hint of Swedish flair and modernism survived Ford's perpetually rudderless, mismanaged Premier Automotive Group. Meanwhile, anyone who thought...

  • 2018 Volvo S90, 2017 New York auto show
    All Volvo S90s to be Chinese-made, long-wheelbase models from 2018

    The Volvo S90 is a handsome sedan that offers a great blend of comfort, technology and delightful driving qualities. Starting from the 2018 model year, the car will also offer an extra 4.5 inches of legroom for rear-seat passengers resulting in class-leading interior space. Volvo is making its...

  • Skype for Business in Volvo's 90 series
    Volvo 90 series cars lets you Skype your colleagues

    It used to be that the drive home was a chance to fully escape the office. Not anymore thanks to the ever-increasing level of connectivity filtering into cars. For example, with Volvo’s 90 series cars, the S90, V90 and XC90, it’s now possible to liaise with colleagues via Skype for...

  • Volvo Slippery Road Alert
    Volvo 90 series cars receive tech, safety updates

    Volvo is rolling out some updates on its 90 series cars which for the 2017 model year include the S90, V90 Cross Country and XC90. (A V90 joins the lineup for 2018.) The updates enhance what was already a high level of safety and connectivity. In the area of safety, Volvo is adding the new features...

  • 2017 Volvo S90 Excellence

    Volvo on Wednesday revealed the second of its extra plush Excellence models. The latest is based on the S90 sedan and joins the XC90 Excellence SUV that we saw in March. The S90 Excellence is targeted at customers in China and will also be built there. Its reveal coincides with an announcement that eventually all S90 sedans will be built in China, including those destined for the United States. The first thing that you’ll notice in the S90 Excellence is that the designers have removed the front passenger seat and replaced it with what Volvo calls the Lounge Console. This serves as a...

  • Pre-production of Volvo S90 at plant in Daqing, China
    All Volvo S90 sedans to be made in China

    Volvo has confirmed that China will eventually become the exclusive hub for production of its S90 sedan. That means all S90s sold in the United States will eventually be sourced from China instead of Sweden where the sedans are currently sourced from. “China will play an increasingly...

  • 2017 Volvo S90 R-Design
    4 features in the 2017 Volvo S90/V90 that could make you a safer driver

    Volvo’s all-new 2017 S90 sedan and upcoming 2018 V90 wagon, like the XC90 crossover introduced this past year, are packed with safety technology. If you’re familiar with Volvo’s reputation, that’s probably no surprise. Volvo has been at the forefront in occupant safety for...

  • 2017 Volvo S90 R-Design
    Volvo S90 and V90 get sporty R-Design treatment

    Based on our initial impression driving Volvo’s new S90 and V90, the Swedish automaker is poised to make some serious inroads in the mid-size luxury segment currently dominated by German brands. But what the S90 and V90 still lack compared to their rivals are performance-oriented options...

  • 2017 Volvo S90  -  First Drive, June 2016
    2017 Volvo S90 first drive review

    With Volvo’s most recent products, including the 2017 Volvo S90 sedan and upcoming 2018 V90 wagon, the Swedish automaker is wholly embracing its Scandinavian roots. From the upright concave grille, the prominent brand ironmark, and the elongated hood in front, to the name proudly spelled out...

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    Volvo S90, V90 will get Polestar love

    Volvo's Polestar performance division says it will offer a full drivetrain "optimization" for the automaker's new flagship sedan and wagon, the S90 and V90. Although those two haven't yet hit the market, Polestar has been hard at work "improving throttle and off-throttle response, gearshift speed...

  • 2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design

    Volvo’s first dedicated performance offerings from its in-house tuner Polestar were the S60 and V60 Polestar sedan and wagon. One of the automaker’s top executives has now confirmed the larger “90” series is also due to receive the Polestar treatment. Speaking with Motor Trend, Volvo R&D boss Peter Mertens said Polestar versions of the new S90 and V90 were in the works and could deliver as much as 600 horsepower, which is roughly what comparable models from Germany’s mainstream luxury brands are offering. But Volvo’s models would be very different in...

  • 2017 Volvo S90  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2017 Volvo S90 priced from $47,945

    Volvo has announced pricing for its all-new S90 sedan that arrives in showrooms this summer. The Swedish automaker says it has officially opened the ordering banks today for the car, which will initially be available as either the T5 Momentum, at $47,945, or the T6 AWD Momentum, at $53,945. Those...

  • 2017 Volvo S90  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2017 Volvo S90 preview

    Following the successful launch of its XC90, which this week was named 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year, Volvo’s next major product offensive comes in the form of the 2017 S90 sedan, on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Capturing the beauty of the original...

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    2017 Volvo S90 Coming Standard With Autonomous Mode For Highways

    Volvo at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show confirmed that its all-new S90 sedan going on sale later this year will be fitted as standard with its latest Pilot Assist semi-autonomous system. The original version of Pilot Assist made its debut on the 2016 XC90 and allows the vehicle to...

  • 2017 Volvo S90
    Get A Feel For The 2017 Volvo S90’s Interior In New Video

    With the 2016 Volvo XC90, the first model based on Volvo's modular SPA platform, now in showrooms all across the country, attention turns to the next SPA-based model in the works, a new flagship sedan reviving the S90 nameplate. The car replaces the aging S80 in Volvo’s lineup and will be...

  • 2017 Volvo S90
    2017 Volvo S90 Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show: Video

    After numerous leaks, we finally have our first official look at Volvo’s all-new S90 sedan. The luxurious mid-sizer, which makes its world debut next month at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, is the second model in Volvo’s brand renaissance and, like the XC90 that precedes it, is based on...

  • 2017 Volvo S90 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Volvo’s next all-new car will be a mid-size sedan reviving the automaker’s S90 nameplate, and a prototype for it has just been spotted. The car will replace the aging S80 in Volvo’s lineup and should make its debut late this year or early next. It’s due in showrooms around the middle of 2016, meaning it will likely arrive as a 2017 model. Like the 2016 XC90 already in showrooms, the 2017 S90 will ride on Volvo’s new SPA platform. The modular platform will eventually underpin every Volvo from the next-generation S60 up and will be joined by a second modular...

  • 2014 Volvo XC90 Classic production in Daqing, China
    Volvo Confirms S90 Production For Chinese Plant

    Volvo, which is owned by Chinese automaker Geely as well as the Chinese government, has started vehicle production at a second plant in China. The new plant is located in the city of Daqing, which owns 37 percent of Volvo, and at present is building the original XC90 for the Chinese market where it...

  • 2015 Volvo S80
    Volvo S80-Replacing S90 Next Up After New XC90: Report

    Volvo’s new XC90 based on the modular SPA platform is set for a reveal any day now. The SUV will reach showrooms by spring 2015, after which Volvo will launch a replacement for the S80 sedan, also based on the SPA platform and sharing many of its features with the new XC90. The information...

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