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Volvo provides the first look at its new range of smaller cars

posted by on 18 May 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today unveiled two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small car strategy. Today’s newly-revealed 40 series concepts demonstrate for the first time how Volvo plans to expand into the large and lucrative global market […] More…

Volvo Cars Adds Comfort and Convenience to Safety with New-Generation Child Seats

posted by on 11 May 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the first car maker to actively test child seats in crash tests as far back as the early 1960s, is launching a range of three new child seats with a focus on design, comfort and convenience. As a pioneer in child safety, Volvo Cars’ heritage of development, testing and clear installation and usage […] More…

Texas Auto Writers Association Names All-new Volvo XC90 R-Design as Leading Performance Utility

posted by on 5 May 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, NJ (May 5, 2016) — The 2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design is the preferred Performance Utility of the Texas Auto Writers Association. The 316-horswpower, seven passenger SUV was recognized at the Texas Auto Roundup, an annual media event held this week at the famous Texas Motor Speedway where more than fifty journalist members of the Texas Auto […] More…

Volvo Cars Reports First Quarter Operating Profit of SEK3.1bn

posted by on 4 May 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a robust start to 2016 with operating profit for the first three months of the year increasing strongly to SEK 3.1bn and the operating profit margin reaching 7.5 per cent, as sales improved in Europe, Asia and the US. The Swedish company reported that global retail sales […] More…

V8 Supercars: Polestar Will Not Renew Contract After 2016 Season

posted by on 4 May 2016 in Motorsport News

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Polestar, a Volvo Car Group company, responsible for performance offers and motorsport activities of the group, has decided to not renew the three-year V8 Supercars contract that ends after the current season. ”We have enjoyed a good cooperation with Garry Rogers Motorsport and the championship organisers, but our strategy and business objectives requires us now […] More…

Volvo Posts Ten Months of Consecutive Double Digit Sales Growth

posted by on 3 May 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (May 3, 2016) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 6,169 vehicles, a 33.1 percent increase versus April 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 22.7 percent over the first four months of 2015. Sales for the month of April were led by the award-winning XC90 luxury sedan with 3,009 vehicles sold. Most […] More…

STCC: Dahlgren and Göransson Share Wins in Fiery Season Opener

posted by on 3 May 2016 in Motorsport News

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Robert Dahlgren came close to making it a perfect STCC season opener with pole, victory in race one and second place in race two. Polestar Cyan Racing team mate Richard Göransson bounced back after retiring in the first race due to a fire to win the second race, claiming his 40th STCC victory. ”I am […] More…

Big Changes Await Multi-Billion Pound Motor Insurance Industry due to Autonomous Cars

posted by on 3 May 2016 in Volvo News

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The multi-billion pound motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomously driving cars, with the number of crashes set to drop by 80 per cent by 2035* and insurance premiums set to plummet, a high level panel discussion organized by Volvo Cars and Thatcham Research will […] More…

STCC: Polestar Cyan Racing Line-Up Meets New Challenge in Season Opener

posted by on 27 April 2016 in Motorsport News

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A merited Polestar Cyan Racing line-up is going to meet a new challenge in this weekend’s Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season opener at the airport circuit in Skövde, Sweden. Five fast facts • Drivers Richard Göransson and Robert Dahlgren have together claimed 56 STCC victories • The Skövde circuit is located at an airport and […] More…

Volvo Cars to Launch UK’s Largest and Most Ambitious Autonomous Driving Trial

posted by on 27 April 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is to begin the UK’s most ambitious autonomous driving trial next year to speed up the introduction of a technology that promises to massively reduce car accidents as well as free up congested roads and save drivers valuable time. The Swedish company, whose name has been synonymous with automotive […] More…

Volvo S90 Excellence Interior Concept is a Piece of Art

posted by on 25 April 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has unveiled a unique piece of art, based on the interior of the new S90 Excellence sedan, Volvo Cars’ top-of-the-line variant of the S90. The sculpture clearly illustrates how the Lounge Console could look in the new S90 Excellence, and Volvo Cars’ commitment to deliver a new and exciting take on progressive luxury. […] More…

Volvo Cars Announces New Target of 1 Million Electrified Cars Sold by 2025

posted by on 21 April 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that it aims to sell a total of up to one million electrified cars by 2025. The Swedish company plans to achieve this aim by offering at least two hybrid versions of every model in its range and releasing the first all-electric car in 2019. “It is […] More…

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