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Continuing demand for XC60, XC90 lead to 18.3 percent increase

posted by on 2 September 2015 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2015) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 5,869 units, an 18.3 percent increase versus August 2014. Year-to-date sales are up 4.3 percent over the first eight months of 2014. The top seller for the month was the XC60 crossover with 2,361 units sold, a 31.8 […] More…

The all-new Volvo S90 ?

posted by on 30 August 2015 in Volvo News

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When I first saw these S90 model images on Facebook Saturday, I recalled the Concept Coupe that I sat in at the Volvo Design Center in California. A beautiful design study for the future of Volvo vehicles. With the spy photos hitting the web, the appetite for the S90 is building. This weekend the photos […] More…

The all new S90 continues testing

posted by on 24 August 2015 in Features Opinions & Editorials Volvo News

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The all new Volvo S90 continues testing but it is doing a good job hiding from spy photographers. We are happy for all Volvo enthusiasts out there helping with photos like these photos we received from CarPix. The Volvo S90 is set for an debut later on this year and will replace the S80. We […] More…

Drive the Volvo S60 Polestar V8 Supercar in Forza Motorsport 6

posted by on 24 August 2015 in News Tuner News

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The chance is here for you to drive the 650 horsepower Volvo S60 Polestar V8 Supercar virtually when Forza Motorsport 6 is launched on September 15th, exclusively on Xbox One. All cars from the 2015 V8 Supercars championship will be available in the game along with the legendary Bathurst circuit, which the Volvo Polestar Racing […] More…

Volvo Cars Acquires Control of its China Joint Ventures for SEK2.2BN

posted by on 19 August 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars has taken control of its three joint venture operations in China for SEK2.2bn in order to more accurately reflect its growing presence in the world’s largest car market. Volvo Cars now owns 50 per cent of its China joint ventures alongside Geely Holdings. These joint ventures include its car manufacturing facilities in Chengdu […] More…

Volvo Car Group Reports SEK1.66BN Profit for H1 2015

posted by on 19 August 2015 in Volvo News

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Volvo Car Group, the premium car maker, has reported an operating profit of SEK1,660m (that’s $193,404,442 USD- ed.) for the first half of 2015, compared to SEK968m* for the same period in 2014. Revenue for the first half was SEK75,215m, up from SEK66,982m* in the first half of 2014. The full Interim Report First Half […] More…

KPAX Performance Launches New Website

posted by on 16 August 2015 in Tuner News

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Sonoma, California. (August 16, 2015) – K-PAX Performance Cars launches a brand new website with a commerce function that allows customers to purchase certain parts and components directly from the website. The new site not only contains a page for shopping parts and merchandise, but there is also functionality for finding the closest retailer, viewing […] More…

Björk and Ekblom share wins to claim STCC team title for Volvo Polestar Racing

posted by on 15 August 2015 in Motorsport News

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Thed Björk and Fredrik Ekblom claimed one victory each at Karlskoga to secure the 2015 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship teams’ title for Volvo Polestar Racing. ”A wonderful victory that becomes extra sweet to crown with the teams’ title. My engineer Jan changed the car for the second race and it was amazing, a big thanks […] More…

STCC: Changed Conditions as Final Half Commences

posted by on 12 August 2015 in Motorsport News

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The 2015 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship title battle resumes this weekend at Karlskoga after the summer break with changed conditions. Volvo Polestar Racing driver and championship leader Thed Björk will carry 30 kilos of penalty weight. ”There is not too much to say about the changed regulations. I am here to deliver and win races. […] More…

Find of the Day: Volvette 1800

posted by on 5 August 2015 in Miscellaneous Features

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Found on eBay, our Find of the Day is another mashup of a Volvo with another make. This one happens to be a Custom 1992 Corvette & 1967 Volvo 1800 Professionally built and listed as in excellent condition. This project was featured back in 2008 within the pages of Volvo Club of America’s Rolling Magazine. […] More…

Drive the Volvo S60 Polestar virtually in Forza Horizon 2

posted by on 5 August 2015 in Volvo News

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Ever wonder how the Volvo S60 Polestar is to drive? Here is your chance as the car is available to drive virtually in the game Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One. The S60 Polestar is included in the “Playground Select Car pack” which is currently available to download free for those who already own the […] More…

Find of the Day: S70R and a Shelby Mustang Project

posted by on 4 August 2015 in Miscellaneous Features

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Today’s Find of the Day is quite different. Sometimes you just look at a project car and wonder where the owner found the source of inspiration. A Saffron S70R is like a holy grail to Volvo enthusiasts in the U.S. and it was rare in Europe. So when we see something like this we cringe. […] More…

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