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Volvo Kicks Off Production for its Newest Crossover

posted by on 26 April 2017 in News Volvo News

The first 2018 Volvo XC60 has rolled off the production line. The new crossover is being built at the automaker’s Torslanda plant in Sweden and the first customer-bound car is a T5 Inscription AWD model finished in Crystal White. Volvo said it rolled off the production line just before lunch time. The model represents about […] More…

Volvo Hints that Smaller S20, V20 and XC20 Models Could be Coming

posted by on 19 April 2017 in News Volvo News

Volvo’s U.S. president has hinted that the Swedish automaker will bring a new line of small cars to production. Speaking with Car and Driver, Volvo‘s U.S. president Lex Kerssemakers was talking about product nomenclature when he mentioned a 20-series model. “It’s pretty straightforward: The 90 is the biggest, and the 40 is the smallest,” he said. […] More…

Volvo Has Ambitious Plans for the US Market

posted by on 10 November 2016 in News Volvo News

Volvo isn’t letting off the gas as it continues its revival plan in the U.S. market. Motor Trend recently sat down with president and CEO of Volvo Cars USA, Lex Kerssemakers, to get an inside look at what the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker has planned. For starters, Volvo will add the first-ever V90 Cross Country model […] More…

Volvo, Autoliv Team Up to Develop Self-Driving Cars

posted by on 6 September 2016 in News Volvo News

Volvo and Autoliv have announced a new joint venture for autonomous driving. Autoliv is a leader in automotive safety systems and according to Volvo, the jointly-owned company will focus on developing next-generation autonomous driving software. The plan is to have the new company’s headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and an initial workforce taken from both existing companies […] More…

Volvo, Polestar Considering Formula E Entry

posted by on 22 August 2016 in Motorsport News News

Volvo is eyeing the Formula E race series to promote its electrified models. The Swedish automaker is currently part of the advisory board for the FIA race series and a spokesperson recently confirmed to Autocar that although there are no immediate plans to enter Formula E, it remains a possibility for the brand. Volvo wants to sell […] More…