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Volvo Set To Build New Factory in the U.S


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If you were worried that Volvo aren't committed enough to the U.S market, then perhaps a $500 million investment will go a long way in convincing you.

The Story of the Volvo Car Company Told in Inspirational Video


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The current image of Volvo, even if it’s now Chinese-owned, is intrinsically linked to its original philosophy. The goal, back in the 1920s when it all started, was to make cars as safe as possible, and that’s still the company’s top priority in 2015.

Volvo XC90 T8 Spot Reminds Us What Hybrid Technology is All About


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Volvo's elegant all-new XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid model is flying under the radar a little bit. We're hoping that's going to change once people start driving them.

Volvo’s New Scalable Platform May Underpin Sub-V40 Geely Models


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The Volvo V40 will remain the brand’s smallest model, at least for the foreseeable future. The next-generation of the V40 and the mechanically-related XC40 will be based on a new scalable platform that could pave the way for smaller models, but there’s a very small chance they will be badged as Volvos.

Volvo Aims To Make Its New Cars In Just 20 Months


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Once its new modular platforms are implemented, Volvo thinks it can develop new cars in roughly half the time it used to, and even sooner than bigger automakers can.

Volvo is Reporting a Solid 2.2 Billion SEK Profit for 2014


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Volvo Car Group is announcing a 17+ % increase in profit for 2014, with an all-time record 465,866 cars delivered to customers, 8.9% more than in 2013.

Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine Reminds You Volvo Has More Than One Plug-In Hybrid


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With all of the attention lavished on the 2016 Volvo XC90 and its plug-in hybrid option, the V60 D5 Twin Engine Special Edition serves as a reminder the SUV isn't the company's first go at a PHEV.

New Volvo XC90 Racks Up Another Very Positive Review; D5 and T8 Plug-In Tested


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It seems the Volvo XC90, even though it’s still basically a big SUV, has a lot of mass appeal, because we haven’t really heard one bad word about it. Reviews portray it as this kind of great alternative to other vehicles its size, with great looks, safety and efficiency to win over buyers.

Volvo Wants You to Know its New XC90 Marks Brand’s “Rebirth”


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The new XC90 is quite a big departure from anything the firm has ever done (in a good way) and we already know it shows a sign of things to come. Volvo is keen to have us know that the new SUV is actually the poster vehicle for the company’s “rebirth.”

Volvo Wants to Sell 750 Polestar Models This Year, Enters Middle East Markets


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Volvo and Polestar’s expectations on customer demand for the S60 and V60 Polestar were exceeded substantially by reality last year, which is why the two companies have decided to build 750 units in 2015 and expand to new markets.

Volvo XC40 Compact Crossover Here in Under Five Years


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So it seems it’s official now: Volvo is going to make a crossover model smaller than the XC60. The model had already been confirmed by company CEO Hakan Samuelsson, but now we know it's a priority.

Volvo to Release 100 Self-Driving Cars in and Around Gothenburg from 2017 [w/Video]


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Volvo’s plans with autonomous cars are not new, but the automaker appears very committed to make them real. The Swedish carmaker announced a solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic, with ordinary people in the driver’s seat.

Volvo Working on Cloud-Based Project for Sharing Road Condition Information


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All Jennifer Lawrence jokes aside, this is one very useful way of getting the "Cloud" to work in your favor.

Review Finds New Volvo XC90 is an SUV Built for Cruising Comfort


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The old Volvo XC90 wasn’t a screamer through the bends, and this relaxed nature also defines the all-new car that replaces it. Tested in Spain by AutoExpress, its supreme cruising ability shone through, as well as the multitude of touches that Volvo has given it to make it a tempting buy in a crowded sector.

Volvo XC90 Racks up 16,000 Orders


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Building on the success of both its predecessor and the smaller XC60, the all-new XC90 has already had 16,000 people put down their name for one. It promises a different approach to rivals for the creation of a luxurious SUV and it also marks the turning point for the company; it’s the first of a new breed of Volvos.

The First Reviews For The New Volvo XC90 Are In


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Finally, people are driving the 2016 Volvo XC90. OK, not quite people, but auto journalists at least.

Volvo XC60 was Europe’s 2nd Best-Selling Compact Premium SUV Last Year


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The compact premium SUV segment is one of the fastest growing vehicle classes in Europe, with sales expected to exceed 500,000 units for the first time this year due to new model launches from brands such as BMW, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.

Volvo Said to be Working on Remote, Unassisted Fuel Refill Service


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You’re probably aware that Volvo is working on a system which would allow, for instance, a delivery person to drop a package and only have one-time access to the boot. Well, now they want to do the same for having to refuel, meaning you won’t have to go fill up as a tanker would actually come to where you are.

Volvo Sees S60 Cross Country As Limited Edition In U.S., Main Seller In Other Markets


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Volvo sees a very niche market for the S60 Cross Country and its SUV-like looks in the U.S., but thinks it could find fans where the roads are bad.

Obviously, This Isn't Your Typical Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe [w/Video]


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Bertone's effort to turn the classic Volvo 200 series into a luxury coupe aimed primarily at the US market resulted in the 262C built from 1977 to 1981. It was about as elegant as a lacquered brick wearing an Italian hat, but what can you expect from a car based on the 200…