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Choice Gear: GoPro Hero4

posted by on 30 September 2014 in Choice Gear

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To say that GoPro cameras have come a long way since their introduction in 2004 just might be the understatement of the year.  In those ten years, the tiny cameras have gone from being hindered by a 10 second record time to becoming an Emmy Award-winning must-have item for both amateurs and professionals in the […] More…

Volvo Cars Introduces All Wheel Drive Powertrain Upgrade for V40 Cross Country

posted by on 26 September 2014 in Volvo News

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All-Wheel Drive (AWD) rugged all-road capability Reduced emissions and improved fuel economy Powertrain upgrade completes a series of enhancements The successful Drive-E powertrain with a 245 hp petrol turbo T5 engine that was made available earlier this year for the V40 is now being introduced for the V40 Cross Country ­­– with the added capability […] More…

Thed Björk and Volvo Polestar Racing Claim 2014 STCC title

posted by on 22 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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Thed Björk secured his second consecutive STCC title in the season finale at Mantorp Park as Volvo Polestar Racing claimed the team title for the second straight year. ”The feeling is indescribable! I have fought hard together with my team and they have made an awesome job all year. To crown the season with my […] More…

STCC Title Within Reach for Thed Björk in Season Finale

posted by on 19 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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Volvo Polestar Racing and Thed Björk head to the STCC season finale at Mantorp Park with a strong chance at claiming the 2014 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship title, the 19th since the start of the championship in 1996. ”It looks very good, but I take nothing for granted, the season finales during the years have […] More…

Volvo Cars reveals the all-new Volvo XC90 R-Design

posted by on 18 September 2014 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has released the first images of the R-Design version of the all-new XC90, aimed at buyers looking for a head-turner that radiates a truly sporty and dynamic look. “R-Design is created for people with a passion for things that add spice to life,” said Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer […] More…

Video: What’s it Like to Drive a Volvo Polestar Race Car?

posted by on 16 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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What is it like to drive an STCC race car? Join Volvo Polestar Racing driver Thed Björk in a unique driver’s eye view video with his 420 hp Volvo S60 Polestar STCC to get a first-hand experience. ”My race car is a beast to drive and you have to be on edge all the time […] More…

Strong Position Lost After Pitlane Delay at Sandown 500

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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Volvo Polestar Racing drivers Scott McLaughlin and Alexandre Prémat fought for a top five position in the Sandown 500 V8 Supercars race today but lost vital time after getting blocked in the pits. “We lost a lot of time in the pits when Alex got held up. It was a shame as the car was really […] More…

Rendered: Volvo V40 Polestar

posted by on 10 September 2014 in Volvo News

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After talking with Volvo staffers in Stockholm recently, it seems that creating additional Polestar models isn’t completely out of the question.  With that in mind, we’ve been discussing what the right move would be in terms of these hypothetical models, eventually landing on the V40 as the most logical move.  Luckily for us, our staff […] More…

The Future of Volvo’s SENSUS Connect

posted by on 10 September 2014 in Volvo News

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Before it was time to leave Stockholm, Volvo had one more trick up their sleeves.  The afternoon after the unveiling of the new XC90, we boarded a bus and headed to Ericsson’s Headquarters for a look into the future of SENSUS Connect and Connected Car, something that Håkan Samuelsson and the rest of Volvo think […] More…

Sandown 500 Kicks Off Endurance Races for Volvo Polestar Racing

posted by on 10 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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The first of three V8 Supercars endurance races starts this weekend with the Sandown 500, meaning a completely different format and challenge for Volvo Polestar Racing drivers Scott McLaughlin and Robert Dahlgren. ”The endurance races brings a whole new element to the racing with longer races and a co-driver, something I really look forward to. […] More…

Thed Björk Extends STCC Lead After Victory at Chaotic Solvalla

posted by on 8 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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Thed Björk claimed an important victory in a chaotic STCC weekend at Solvalla and extends the championship lead with just one race weekend left of the 2014 season. ”I am very proud and happy for the entire team to claim this victory, a perfect one! The season finale is going to be very tough though […] More…

Instant Success: First Edition of All-New Volvo XC90 Sold Out in 47 hours

posted by on 8 September 2014 in Volvo News

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The First Edition of the all-new Volvo XC90, 1,927 individually numbered cars only available for sale via digital commerce, sold out in 47 hours after it was released on Wednesday afternoon at 16.00 hours CET. Most of the cars were reserved within one hour from sales start. At its peak, 7 cars were sold every […] More…

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