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K-PAX Racing 19” BBS Wheel Group-Buy Opportunity

posted by on 12 January 2017 in Tuner News

Sonoma, California. (January 11, 2017) – Our supplier and racing partner BBS USA is in the process of preparing their inventory for a new wheel that we have developed together (more on this later). As such they have offered us a special price on their remaining stock of the 19” Anthracite wheels that they manufactured […] More…

Volvo Cars and Autoliv announce the launch of Zenuity

posted by on 3 January 2017 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, have signed a final agreement to establish a new joint venture called Zenuity to develop software for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems, based on the letter of intent announced during fall 2016. Zenuity will create a new entrant in […] More…

Volvo Cars’ new Red Key means your car is always in safe hands

posted by on 24 December 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars has launched a new key designed to give owners peace of mind when entrusting their pride and joy to other users. Available on the new Volvo S90 saloon, V90 estate and XC90 SUV, the Red Key activates functions on the vehicle to help ensure the car is driven responsibly when in the hands […] More…

Polestar wins Wards 10 Best Engines award for V60 Polestar

posted by on 12 December 2016 in Volvo News

The 367 hp* engine in the new Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar, one of the most powerful four-cylinder production engines in the world, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines trophy. “Not long ago, a newly designed engine that could achieve 100 hp per litre was a big deal. Today, Polestar and […] More…

Polestar optimizes the latest Volvo Cars model

posted by on 6 December 2016 in Volvo News

The latest generation Polestar Performance Optimization is now available for the new Volvo V90 Cross Country, taking the performance and drivability further in five key areas of the rugged and refined estate. ”To include the V90 Cross Country, a true adventure crossover, in our optimization programme is a vital part of our operation to further […] More…

Volvo Cars appoints Atif Rafiq senior vice president IT & chief digital officer

posted by on 2 December 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has appointed Atif Rafiq to the position of senior vice president IT and chief digital officer. Mr Rafiq, 43, will oversee the company’s continued digital transformation, helping to evolve how consumers interact with Volvo cars across the buying, driving, entertainment and service experience. He will oversee the consumer facing […] More…

Volvo Car USA: November Sales deliver 19.6% YTD growth

posted by on 1 December 2016 in Volvo News

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Dec. 1, 2016) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,723 vehicles, an 11.9 percent increase versus November 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 19.6 percent. Sales for the month of November were led by the most awarded SUV of the century, the XC90, with 2,606 vehicles sold. The XC60 followed […] More…

SimplePart selected as official Parts & Accessories e-Commerce Vendor for Volvo Car USA

posted by on 9 November 2016 in Industry News

Atlanta-based company awarded contract to launch a national parts and accessories e-commerce program for Volvo in the United States. ATLANTA – SimplePart announced today that it has been selected as an official vendor for Volvo Car USA for its first online e-commerce program, Volvo Parts & Accessories Online. The national program site, usparts.volvocars.com, launched on […] More…

Volvo Cars unveils the S90 Excellence

posted by on 2 November 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, has unveiled a new upgraded China version of its S90 sedan and a top-of-the-line luxury model called S90 Excellence, both aimed at the high-end sedan market, in advance of their first public appearance at the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show. The new S90 will be the most premium car ever made […] More…

Volvo Cars expands production in China and unveils new China strategy

posted by on 2 November 2016 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has unveiled a new manufacturing strategy for China in which production capacity will be increased and China will be developed into a global manufacturing and export hub servicing growing demand for its new range of cars in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Volvo Cars will make its top-of-the-range […] More…