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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 manufacturing facility in Chengdu, China. It will be the assembly plant for all future Polestar models. Volvo already has a plant in... read more

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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


 
Teaser for Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 coming soon, will offer high level of customization

Volvo's moving full steam ahead with the renewal of its lineup. The next new model to arrive will be an XC40 compact SUV, which Volvo says is coming shortly. The XC40 was... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
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Could Polestar’s first standalone car be a 600-horsepower coupe?

Volvo in June said it’s spinning off its in-house tuner, Polestar, into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Polestar will still tune Volvo cars... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo XC60 T8 R-Design with Polestar optimization

Polestar will tune your 2018 Volvo XC60 to 421 horsepower

Volvo is spinning off Polestar into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars, but that doesn’t mean the Swedish brand born out of racing won’t be... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
Volvo helps a 3-year-old set a new unboxing record

A 3-year-old just set a world record for the largest unboxing, of a Volvo truck

If you've been reading Motor Authority for some time, you know how we feel about Volvo Trucks. The marketing team over there always works hard to produce entertaining... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Volvo makes moves to become electric car brand

Volvo aims to take an early lead among established automakers when it comes to vehicle electrification. The Swedish automaker on Wednesday made the bold statement that every... read more July 4, 2017 by


 
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Polestar becomes standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars

Originally an independent motorsport team dedicated to racing Volvos, Polestar would later start tuning Volvo road cars and eventually be bought out by the Swedish automaker... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
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... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Volvo S60 Polestar set a 7:51.110 Nürburgring lap time in May, 2016

Polestar claims it set a ‘Ring record in 2016, but did it?

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar last week released a video claiming it set a lap record for “road-legal, four-door cars” at the Nürburgring in May 2016 using a... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
 

 
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