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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…

Go for a Ride Along in the Classic 1963 Volvo 1800S


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If you remember the 1960s show “The Saint,” then you surely know the Volvo 1800S, at least by shape. It’s the stylish coupe used by Roger Moore’s character, Simon Templar, and it has a prominent role on the show.

Volvo Jingle Wants You to Know "Sweden is a Country Where Design is There to Help People”


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Volvo shared a promo/music video on its Swedish YouTube channel and it celebrates the brand’s Scandinavian roots. The Geely-owned automaker wants to reassure everybody that it builds cars with the same philosophy it always has - the campaign is called "Made by Sweden."

Volvo's Short Term Plan Features Plug-in Hybrids, EVs Also Possible


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After launching their XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid SUV, Volvo has definitely taken the fight to the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi - while Lexus sits in the back of the class, nodding in disagreement.

The Volvo V60 Polestar Is Sweet Fruit That, Fortunately, Isn't Forbidden


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It may be a $60,000 Volvo wagon, but the Volvo V60 Polestar is just the bright, blistering oddball $60,000 Volvo wagon the world needed.

Volvo Plans to Launch More Cross Country Versions


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In case you haven't been paying attention, Volvo have been making great cars for a while now. They look good, they drive well, they ride well, the interiors are splendid and of course, they're extremely safe.

Volvo XC70 Fills the Gap Between V70 and XC90 Quite Nicely


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I don’t know about you, but when it comes to 4x4 vehicles, I would take a jacked-up estate over a crossover on any given day.

Rugged estate models like the Volvo XC70, Audi A6 Allroad Quattro or Subaru Outback have similar off-road capabilities as traditional SUVs like the XC90, Q7 and Forester, but thanks to their lower center of gravity they offer both car-like driving dynamics and fuel efficiency.