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New Volvo S90 Makes Chicago Debut, XC90 SUV Takes Home Three Awards at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

posted by on 11 February 2016 in Volvo News

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CHICAGO, IL (February 11, 2016) — The new Volvo S90 luxury sedan made its Chicago debut today at the Chicago Auto Show, while the XC90 SUV presented with three awards. Volvo’s complete lineup of premium cars will be on display at McCormick Place February 12-21. The S90 has been widely praised since its reveal to the […] More…

IHS Study: Volvo’s City Safety Reduces Rear-End Crashes by 41%, Injuries by 48%

posted by on 10 February 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, NJ-  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths and injuries, completed an academic study on Volvo’s City Safety system that is standard on all Volvo vehicles. The report found that standard City Safety in 2011-2012 S60 models and 2010-2012 XC60 models reduced the rate of […] More…

The new Volvo V90 will benefit from over 60 years of estate heritage

posted by on 9 February 2016 in Volvo News

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Few car companies can claim the same pedigree as Volvo Cars when it comes to the design and manufacture of family estates. That is why the news that Volvo will reveal its new V90 estate on February 18 in Stockholm is so widely-anticipated and significant. The V90 is a car that benefits from over 60 […] More…

Volvo XC60 is the Best-Selling Midsize SUV in Europe

posted by on 5 February 2016 in Volvo News

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The Volvo XC60 was the most sold midsize SUV in Europe in 2015, according to independent figures compiled by automotive research firm JATO. This landmark is another indicator of Volvo Cars’ ongoing transformation and growth story. It also highlights the lasting appeal of the elegant and adaptable XC60, which has been Volvo’s best-selling model since […] More…

Volvo Car USA Continues Double Digit Growth into 2016

posted by on 2 February 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J.- Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 4,244 units, an 11.9 percent increase versus January 2015. The top seller for the month was the award winning XC90 luxury SUV with 2,375 units sold. “This is the seventh consecutive month of double digit growth here in the US,” said Lex Kerssemakers, President and […] More…

Volvo Car Group announces January 2016 retail sales

posted by on 2 February 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars’ global sales up 9.4%, strong growth in all regions Global retail sales of 33,761 cars in January China up 22.9% New Volvo XC90 main growth driver globally Volvo Cars posted a 9.4 per cent increase in retail sales for the month of January, selling 33,761 cars globally. Sales of the all-new Volvo XC90 […] More…

Polestar introduces Performance Optimization for T6 AWD

posted by on 1 February 2016 in Volvo News

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The new generation Polestar Performance Optimization has been made available for Volvo’s award winning Drive-E T6 models with four-wheel drive. The optimization was previously only available for the all-new Volvo XC90 T6 AWD, but is from today available for the S60, V60 and XC60 T6 AWD models. ”The already powerful and agile T6 AWD models […] More…

Winter Tires – Do you need more traction this season?

posted by on 26 January 2016 in Features Technical Features

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With the east coast digging out from the Blizzard of 2016, the subject of winter tires has become a topic during snow shoveling breaks. Tire tread patterns, air pressure and the rubber compound are all important variables that contribute to how a vehicle performs in various weather conditions and temperatures. When the temperatures drop to […] More…

Volvo Cars Honors Diverse Workforce in New XC60 Campaign

posted by on 21 January 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars is using a new advertising campaign for the bestselling XC60 to honour its diverse and growing workforce. The campaign follows in the footsteps of the successful ‘Made By Sweden’ theme that Volvo Cars has been using in recent times. But this time, instead of using heroes such as footballing legend Zlatan Ibrahimović and […] More…

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Named 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal

posted by on 21 January 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, NJ – The all-new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine, the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid SUV, has been named Green Car Journal’s 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year. The XC90 T8 offers a combined 400 horsepower by way of a two-liter turbocharged and supercharged gas engine in front and an electric motor […] More…

Volvo S90 Configurator Now Online

posted by on 14 January 2016 in Volvo News

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Just days after the its US debut, Volvo’s S90 configurator is now online.  Well, sort of.  Let us explain. By heading over to the Build and Price page on Volvo’s website, the S90 is now available for configuration.  Users have the full run of options and accessories, as well as trim levels and engine options […] More…

Volvo’s All-New XC90 Named Best New Luxury Crossover by Good Housekeeping

posted by on 13 January 2016 in Volvo News

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Detroit, MI – Volvo’s all-new XC90 has been named the Best New Luxury Crossover for 2016 by Good Housekeeping as part of the magazine’s inaugural Best New Car Awards, in partnership with Car and Driver. The all-new XC90 marks the beginning of a new chapter for Volvo and sets a new standard for the luxury SUV segment. With […] More…

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