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How Volvo is eliminating turbo lag

Here's how Volvo says it is eliminating turbo lag

Turbo lag is a defining characteristic of older forced-induction cars. These large turbochargers were used to feed high-performance engines and generate significant power. The problem would come when you called upon that power. Your right foot mashes the gas—then nothing. A shock of power... read more

December 15, 2017 by
 
2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive

2019 Volvo XC40 first drive review: fountains of hope, and crossover SUV potential

Shooting through the streets of Barcelona behind the wheel of the 2019 Volvo XC40 is doubly appropriate. Not only because the Spanish city has been dubbed “Gothenberg... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
Polestar 1

Report: Polestar’s 4th car to be a convertible

Volvo in October spun off its Polestar performance arm into a standalone brand for high-performance electric cars, and revealed the first model from the brand: the Polestar... read more December 5, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Care by Volvo subscription service for XC40 starts at $600 per month

With the arrival of the 2019 Volvo XC40 in showrooms next spring, car shoppers will have a new option for payment. Volvo is introducing a subscription-based payment system... read more November 30, 2017 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for its self-driving fleet

Uber is in the race to develop a fully self-driving system to one day power a fleet of driverless taxis. To develop the system, Uber is using a fleet of Volvo XC90 SUVs... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Artist’s impression of the Polestar plant under construction in Chengdu, China

Polestar starts construction of plant in China

Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuner, will forge ahead as a standalone brand within Volvo Cars Group. On Monday, the brand announced it broke ground on its first... read more November 20, 2017 by


 
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you’re thinking you've seen the design before, it’s because you... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 is a carbon fiber-bodied 600-horsepower hybrid coupe

Volvo was among the first automakers to announce intentions to phase out the internal combustion engine and move to a purely electrified portfolio of cars. In the process... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Volvo XC90 production in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo to build next-gen XC90 in US starting from 2021

Volvo on Monday confirmed it will add XC90 production to its new plant being constructed just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The first model to be produced at the... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo S60 Polestar

Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Why Care by Volvo could revolutionize car ownership

Automakers go to great lengths to make their cars stand out, but surprisingly they do very little to make the actual ownership experience pleasant. Typically, it’s the... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Volvo XC40 allows your friend or family to borrow the car without a key

Say you’re away on vacation and someone you trust, perhaps a close friend or family member, needs to borrow your car. With the 2019 Volvo XC40 arriving next spring... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Volvo XC40 preview: buy your SUV like you buy your smartphone

The 2019 Volvo XC40 may change the way cars are bought–or, rather, subscribed to. With the XC40, which reaches showrooms next spring, as a 2019 model, Volvo says it... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo S60 Polestar

2018 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar get carbon fiber aero upgrades

Volvo is in the process of transforming its in-house tuner Polestar into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. The standalone Polestar is expected to make... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence

Volvo's discounting the 2017 XC90 T8 Excellence by up to $23,500 

The Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence is the Swedish marque's take on opulence and its finest motoring experience available. With adjectives like that, it's easy to expect a high... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots and video

A prototype for Volvo’s upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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