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Volvo Cars Will Bring 265 Polestar Vehicles & New Colors for US in 2016

posted by on 20 July 2015 in Volvo News


(ROCKLEIGH, NJ – JULY 16, 2015) Volvo Cars of North America will be importing only 265 S60 and V60 Polestar vehicles for model year 2016. Cars will start to arrive on U.S. shores this summer, with 60% of the allocation expected to be V60s and 40% to be S60s. Polestar engineers made over 70 modifications […] More…

Volvo Cars buys 100% of Polestar

posted by on 14 July 2015 in Volvo News


Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has acquired 100 per cent of Polestar, the Swedish high performance car company, including the Polestar brand. Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high performance Volvos. Polestar will also in future utilise Volvo’s twin engine electrification technology to develop next generation performance cars. Volvo […] More…

Prince Carl Philip takes sensational first STCC victory

posted by on 13 July 2015 in Motorsport News


Prince Carl Philip claimed a sensational first ever STCC victory in a controversial second race at Falkenberg in Sweden. ”This is just amazing, I can’t quite find the words for it. I really had to fight for it and the feeling right now is just great,” said Prince Carl Philip. The Volvo Polestar Racing driver […] More…

Volvo Cars Introduces “Pay Once and Never Pay Again” Lifetime Parts & Labor Warranty

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Volvo News


(ROCKLEIGH, NJ – July 8, 2015) Volvo Cars of North America will now offer a lifetime parts and labor warranty for all Volvo vehicles serviced after the factory warranty at any Volvo retailer. Volvo customers can expect to pay once and never pay again for replacement Volvo parts and labor, excluding accessories and wear items, […] More…

The new Polestar Performance Optimisations now available

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Volvo News


The first of the new generation Polestar Performance Optimisations have been released and are available for purchase at authorised Volvo dealers. The first models to get the optimisation is the D4, T5, D5 and T6*. Volvo Polestar racing and test driver Thed Björk has been involved alongside the Polestar and Volvo engineers in the development […] More…

Fredrik Ekblom celebrates 200 STCC races in Falkenberg

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Motorsport News


Triple champion and Volvo Polestar Racing driver Fredrik Ekblom celebrates his 200th STCC race in this weekend’s races at the Falkenberg circuit in Sweden. ”This is an awesome milestone and especially to reach it at Falkenberg, one of my favourite tracks where I’ve scored well many times in the past,” said Ekblom. Ekblom drove his […] More…

HEICO SPORTIV power enhancement for the new Volvo XC90 D5

posted by on 8 July 2015 in Industry News


• HEICO SPORTIV consolidates its #1 position amongst Volvo tuner • World’s first power enhancement for Volvo XC90 • 184 kW (250 hp) and 550 Nm torque for D5 engine Weiterstadt – HEICO SPORTIV presents world’s first power enhancement for the new Volvo XC90 D5 AWD. 184 kW (250 hp) and an awesome maximum 550 […] More…

Volvo Cars adds a little luxury with Excellence Child Seat Concept

posted by on 5 July 2015 in Volvo News


In 2014, Volvo Cars celebrated 50 years of its dedication to child safety. The company’s ground breaking work started with the world’s first rear-facing child seat prototype in a PV544 back in 1964. Today, Volvo Cars’ design team has completely re-imagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. The move follows the […] More…

Volvo Car Group announces June retail sales

posted by on 2 July 2015 in Volvo News


Volvo Cars reports strong growth in Europe, first XC90 cars delivered to Chinese customers Global retail sales up 7.9 per cent in June European growth 18.7 per cent on strong XC60 sales Volvo XC90 reaches first customers in China Volvo Cars posted a 7.9 per cent increase in retail sales for the month of June, […] More…

The All-New Volvo XC90 – Auto Express Car of the Year 2015

posted by on 1 July 2015 in Volvo News


After just one month in the UK and 12 years after the original XC90 took the title, the all-new Volvo XC90 has been named Car of the Year 2015 and Large SUV of the Year category winner at this year’s Auto Express New Car Awards 2015. The award ceremony was held at the Grand Connaught […] More…

Volvo Cars’ Sensus interface voted most innovative HMI system

posted by on 29 June 2015 in News Volvo News


Volvo Cars’ Sensus interface voted most innovative HMI system Volvo Cars’ in-car control interface, Sensus, has been awarded the title of ‘Most Innovative HMI System’ at the 2015 Car HMI Concept & Systems conference in Berlin. The award singled out Volvo Cars as being at the forefront of HMI (Human Machine Interface) design and was […] More…

Scott McLaughlin Edition Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar to New Zealand

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Volvo News


Polestar expands to a new market as New Zealand gets a Scott McLaughlin Edition of the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar. “It’s great that Volvo New Zealand and Polestar have given me this unique opportunity to create a Limited Edition model after having some input into the development of the car in Sweden,” said Scott […] More…

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