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V90 Cross Country and V60 Polestar Make Auto Show Debut in LA

posted by on 17 November 2016 in Events Coverage Features News Volvo News

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The 2017 V90 Cross Country made its car show debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. Placed alongside the new V60 Polestar, the two cars show the duality of Volvo performance, in both ideal and less than ideal conditions. The svelte new V90 Cross Country features a raised ride height, all-wheel-drive, and body cladding […] More…

Gallery: Volvo at the 2017 LA Auto Show

posted by on 17 November 2016 in Events Coverage Features

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The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show has officially opened its doors to the world’s media, and Swedespeed was there with a camera to capture the loveliest cars Sweden has to offer in 2017. Complete with unspeakably stylish mid-century modern furniture and a moose, the Volvo stand at the show was also replete with Volvo’s finest […] More…

2016 Swedish Car Day Photo Gallery

posted by on 19 June 2016 in Events Coverage Features On Location

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Finding a good and trustworthy repair shop is difficult. Finding a good and trustworthy repair shop that understands enthusiasts and the use of both OEM and non-OEM parts is even more challenging. Last year, I found an independent shop that does and you should check them out if you are in the DC Metro area. […] More…

2016 Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals Gallery

posted by on 25 May 2016 in Events Coverage

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Carlisle Events reinvented a nearly 30-year tradition by transcending all marques, scenes and styles, the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals set to feature more than 2,000 show vehicles but the weather may have put a damper on the number of vehicles. Historically, The Import and Kit Car Nationals show was separate from the Performance & […] More…

The Volvo 60th Anniversary Event

posted by on 16 December 2015 in Events Coverage

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The 1955 PV444 was the first Volvo imported to the U.S. During 1955, Volvo sold 26 cars. The following year Volvo’s U.S. annual sales grew to 5000 vehicles. Fast forward today and Volvo North America delivers around 60,000 vehicles. The newly announced manufacturing plant in South Carolina hopes to push sales above 100,000 vehicles, starting […] More…

Swedish Car Day 2015 Photo Gallery

posted by on 23 June 2015 in Events Coverage

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Finding a good and trustworthy repair shop is difficult. Finding a good and trustworthy repair shop that understands enthusiasts and the use of both OEM and non-OEM parts is even more challenging. However, I may have found an independent shop that does and you should check them out if you are in the DC Metro […] More…

Event Report: Techno Classica 2015

posted by on 21 April 2015 in Events Coverage

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Essen, Germany – Held indoors at Messe Essen and boasting official presence from more than 25 different brands, Techno Classica is best described as a Concours for the auto industry.  In addition to Auto Show-style displays from each of the attending brands, Techno Classica is also a great place to buy and sell classic cars.  This […] More…

Geneva 2015 Gallery Now Live

posted by on 4 March 2015 in Events Coverage

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Our annual pilgrimage to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show has been memorable one due to the phenomenal weather, quality time with industry insiders, and the staggering amount of premieres happening at the show.  Volvo’s presence centered around the highly anticipated all-new XC90, so let’s get right to it.   With so much focus on this new […] More…

NAIAS 2015: Event Gallery Now Live

posted by on 14 January 2015 in Events Coverage

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The North American International Auto Show’s Press Days have come to an end, and with it our annual pilgrimage to the motor city.  Volvo’s presence at this year’s event was a significant one, displaying the XC90 R-Design to the public for the first time, as well the debut of the Cross Country and Long Wheelbase versions […] More…

On Location: Ocean City Volvo Meet

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Events Coverage

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The last weekend of September has become somewhat of a mecca for many car enthusiasts over the past few years.  Originally just a Volkswagen and Audi event, H2O International attracted more cars than ever before, ranging from a Datsun 510 Wagon to a Ferrari F40.  Because of the centralized “strip” layout of Ocean City, the […] More…