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Volvo Announces October Sales

posted by on 1 November 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Nov. 1, 2016) – For the month of October, Volvo Car USA (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 6,340 vehicles. Year-to-date, VCUSA has sold 64,872 units, a 20.6 increase year-over-year. Sales for the month of October were led by the award-winning XC90 luxury SUV with 2,383 vehicles sold. The XC60 followed in the second […] More…

HEICO SPORTIV Tops 400 hp Mark For The First Time

posted by on 10 October 2016 in Tuner News

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HEICO SPORTIV develops PerformanceKit specially for Polestar models 294 kW (400 hp) and 550 Nm torque for Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar (2.0l-T6) Most powerful Volvo ever in HEICO SPORTIV’s history Weiterstadt – With the new e.motion® PerformanceKit for the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, HEICO SPORTIV has topped the magical 400 hp mark for […] More…

Volvo Announces September 2016 Sales

posted by on 4 October 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Oct. 3, 2016) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 5,615 vehicles, a 1.6 percent increase versus September 2015. Year-to-date sales are up 26.2 percent year-over-year. Sales for the month of September were led by the award-winning XC90 luxury SUV with 2,465 vehicles sold. The XC60 followed in the second […] More…

Thed Björk claims maiden WTCC victory on a historic weekend for Polestar Cyan Racing

posted by on 25 September 2016 in Motorsport News

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Thed Björk claimed his, Polestar Cyan Racing and Volvo Cars’ maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) victory at Shanghai International Raceway today. The victory made this weekend historic for the team, with Richard Göransson securing the fourth consecutive double Scandinavian Touring Car Championship title yesterday. ”What a race and what a victory! This is […] More…

Thed Björk breaks into top five to best WTCC qualifying result

posted by on 25 September 2016 in Motorsport News

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Thed Björk broke into the top five of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) qualifying session at Shanghai International Raceway, with team-mate Fredrik Ekblom in seventh position making it the best qualifying result so far for Polestar Cyan Racing. Björk was third fastest in Q2, making it to the final Q3 session for the […] More…

Richard Göransson crowned STCC champion to fourth straight Polestar Cyan Racing double title

posted by on 25 September 2016 in Motorsport News

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Richard Göransson was crowned champion of the 2016 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship in the season finale at Knutstorp today, setting two new records. The drivers’ title is his fifth, more than any other driver in the history of the championship, and Polestar Cyan Racing’s fourth consecutive double title, more than any other team in the […] More…

Volvo Cars travels down a familiar road with coming V90 Cross Country

posted by on 9 September 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo Cars’ instrumental role in defining the adventurous Cross Country segment is widely acknowledged. With the imminent reveal of the new V90 Cross Country, the Swedish carmaker is set to cement its leading role as the most capable and comfortable premium all-roader on offer and complete its 90 Series line-up. First generation 1997 – 2000 […] More…

KPAX Performance Labor Day Sale

posted by on 5 September 2016 in Tuner News

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K-PAX Performance is pleased to announce that their first ever Labor Day Sale will commence on Monday, September 2, 2016. Almost every item on the online store will be reduced significantly, including wheel & tire packages, exhaust systems, rotors and suspension packages. The reduced prices are only available online. Quantities are limited. Sale ends Sunday, […] More…

Volvo Amazon – a female warrior turns 60

posted by on 1 September 2016 in Volvo News

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Volvo’s timeless beauty, the Amazon, was introduced to the world for the first time 60 years ago. Named after the female warriors in Greek mythology, it is still one of the most iconic models in Volvo’s history. Volvo’s new four-door model was revealed in the first weekend of September in 1956. It had its première […] More…

Volvo Posts Fourteen Months of Consecutive Double Digit Sales Growth

posted by on 1 September 2016 in Volvo News

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ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2016) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,682 vehicles, a 30.9 percent increase versus August 2015 and marking the fourteenth consecutive month the company posted double digit sales growth. Year-to-date sales are up 29.5 percent year-over-year. Sales for the month of August were led by the award-winning […] More…