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More Volvo Photos from the 2011 SEMA Show

posted by on 4 November 2011 in Volvo News

Galpin Auto Sales brought along a baby blue custom S60 R-Design, and our favorite C30 race car from K-Pax also made an appearance. More…

Report: Ex-VW Designer Thomas Ingenlath Replaces Peter Horbury at Volvo

posted by on 2 November 2011 in Volvo News

Ingenlath, whose resume includes VW and Skoda design work, was hand-picked by Stefan Jacoby. More…

Wild Volvo 242C Bertone Spotted at SEMA Show

posted by on 2 November 2011 in Volvo News

There aren’t many Volvos at the SEMA show, but when they show up, they’re generally pretty unique. This one certainly is. More…

Volvo October 2011 Sales Up 22.6 Percent

posted by on 1 November 2011 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars of North America reported U.S. sales of 4,899 units, a 22.6 percent increase from October 2010. More…

Peter Horbury Accepts Role as Geely Group Design VP

posted by on 28 October 2011 in Volvo News

Peter Horbury, presently Vice President Design of Volvo Car Corporation is taking up a new position at Geely Group as Senior Vice President Design. More…

Dahlgren Takes Scarred WTCC Volvo C30 to Fifth in Japan

posted by on 25 October 2011 in Motorsport News

Volvo Polestar Racing and Robert Dahlgren had a strong but frustrating WTCC weekend at Suzuka in Japan with third in qualifying, retirement in race one and a fighting fifth in race two. More…

Volvo Posts Q3 Loss, Still Profitable on Year

posted by on 20 October 2011 in Volvo News

The third quarter of 2011 shows an operating loss of 763 MSEK for Volvo Car Corporation. This quarter is known to be challenging in particular due to seasonality. More…

Volvo Car Corporation Reduced CO2 Emissions Most in Europe

posted by on 19 October 2011 in Volvo News

The Volvo Car Corporation is in the lead among European carmakers when it comes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions. This is shown in an annual analysis. More…

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Sales Start in 2012

posted by on 17 October 2011 in Volvo News

The Plug-in Hybrid, which will be launched on the market in 2012, is the result of close cooperation between Volvo Car Corporation and Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall. More…

Volvo Develops Electric Car Noise in Modern Acoustic Lab

posted by on 17 October 2011 in Volvo News

Volvo Car Corporation’s technical experts are facing new challenges as silent electric power alters the car’s acoustic footprint both inside the vehicle and in the surrounding road environment. More…