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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…

Volvo Announces October Sales

posted by on 1 November 2016 in Volvo News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…