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Scott McLaughlin aiming to get back into championship hunt

posted by on 25 March 2015 in Motorsport News News

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Volvo Polestar Racing and Scott McLaughlin are heading to Tasmania this weekend for the third race weekend of 2015 with the ambition to get back into the V8 Supercars championship hunt. ”This is a pretty strong track for the Volvo. For us it needs to be a strong weekend to build on and get back […] More…

Volvo Cars Announces New Senior Management Structure

posted by on 23 March 2015 in Volvo News

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Three new business regions created New senior management position for Klas Bendrik, Chief Information Officer Prepares company for next stage of its global transformation Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars) has today announced significant changes to the structure of its senior management as it continues to position the company for the next stage of its global […] More…

Driven: 2015.5 S60 T6 Drive-E

posted by on 22 March 2015 in Reviews and Road Tests

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The past several years have been exciting for Volvo and Volvo owners. The $11 billion investment and rebirth of the brand is unfolding. While the new XC90 has been grabbing the recent headlines, the Drive-E 60-series vehicles offer compelling new hardware and software for 2015.5. Volvo has made minor changes since the 2011 introduction of […] More…

Volvo Cars’ Certified Pre-Owned Program Named One of the Best

posted by on 18 March 2015 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, NJ (March 17, 2015) – Volvo Cars North America has one of the best Certified Pre-Owned vehicle purchase programs, according to the experts at Autotrader, the internet’s ultimate automotive marketplace. Volvo Cars North America(VCNA)’s certified pre-owned (CPO) program was ranked in the top three of all auto makers, better than those from leading European, Asian […] More…

IPD Launches the 4T4 Turbo

posted by on 14 March 2015 in News Tuner News

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I have enjoyed seeing the grassroots modifications that have emerged over the years for the P2Rs. The R Forum has seen its fair share innovative ideas when it comes to turbo upgrades. Guys and girls working in their garage and using custom software tunes to squeeze out more power than the factory provided. Building these […] More…

Find of the Day: 1968 Volvo P1800s Coupé

posted by on 13 March 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Yesterday’s Find of the Day was 242 Turbo Rally Car was clearly a Grand Slam.  While we highly doubt that this humble P1800s will replicate that success, it will be for sale at the very same auction- meaning that if you’ve got the means and the desire, you could pick up both cars while you’re […] More…

Find of the Day: Ex-Works Volvo 242 Turbo Rally Car

posted by on 12 March 2015 in Volvo Blog

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Admittedly, some Find of the Day features are better than others.  That said this is definitely one of the best finds to ever come across our desks, something that we’d gladly sell a kidney for.   This Ex-works Volvo 242 Turbo Rally car was campaigned in one race of the 1983 European Touring Car Championship […] More…

Volvo Cars’ future direction is clear at the Geneva Motor Show

posted by on 5 March 2015 in Volvo News

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Full range of XC90 variants on display V60 D5 Twin Engine and Special Edition announced Full roll-out of 4-cylinder Drive-E engines across all car lines completes power line-up New S60 Cross Country joins V60 Cross Country to broaden the 60 series offer Volvo On Call application receives significant updates Volvo Cars has revealed a glimpse […] More…

Geneva 2015 Gallery Now Live

posted by on 4 March 2015 in Events Coverage

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Our annual pilgrimage to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show has been memorable one due to the phenomenal weather, quality time with industry insiders, and the staggering amount of premieres happening at the show.  Volvo’s presence centered around the highly anticipated all-new XC90, so let’s get right to it.   With so much focus on this new […] More…

Volvo Car Group forecasts sales and profitability will show a clear improvement in 2015

posted by on 26 February 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) expects sales and profitability to show a clear improvement in 2015, driven by continued growth in China and Europe and a return to growth in the US, according to Håkan Samuelsson, President and Chief Executive. The combined effect of this strong global performance and the introduction of the all new […] More…

Sales of the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar expand to 13 countries

posted by on 24 February 2015 in Volvo News

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After substantially exceeding customer demand expectations in 2014, the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar get a renewed production of 750 cars in 2015 and expand to 13 countries around the world. ”We are delighted to see the positive response from customers all over the world on our very first production car. This marks another important […] More…

Volvo Cars Presents A Unique System Solution for Integrating Self-Driving Cars Into Real TrafficAuton‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

posted by on 19 February 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic – with ordinary people in the driver’s seat. “We are entering uncharted territory in the field of autonomous driving,” says Dr Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research and Development of Volvo Car Group. “Taking the exciting […] More…

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