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Volvo Teases New Model

posted by on 24 February 2017 in News Volvo News

Volvo has released a picture of a new car ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public on March 9. Although the Swedish manufacturer hasn’t revealed what the new model is yet, based on everything we know, it’s a pretty safe bet that it’s the new XC60. Whatever the case, this front […] More…

Spied: Close Ups of the XC40 Testing

posted by on 22 February 2017 in News Volvo News

We got our first hint of what Volvo’s small vehicles would look like last May with the 40 prototypes, but now we’re getting a better idea of what the production XC40 will look like thanks to these spy shots of the crossover. Volvo chose the coldest, windiest, snowiest day it could to test its XC40, but […] More…

Volvo V90 to Start at $49,950

posted by on 8 February 2017 in News Volvo News

Volvo has officially revealed pricing for its newest wagon, the V90. Available in two trims, the V90 R-Design  will start at $49,950, while the Inscription will start at $51,950. Both come standard with the T5 drive train that sends 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels. Both are also available with […] More…

Volvo Car USA Announces January Sales

posted by on 2 February 2017 in Volvo News

ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 1, 2017) – Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 3,472 vehicles for the month of January, an 18.2 percent decrease. “Strong global demand will impact availability of XC90 throughout Q1,” said Lex Kerssemakers, President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “We are increasing XC90 production capacity which will result in […] More…

K-PAX Performance Cars Announces That It Is Being Acquired by Elevate

posted by on 2 February 2017 in Tuner News

Sonoma, California. (February 2, 2017) – K-PAX Performance Cars (legal name GT Performance Systems) is today announcing that it’s performance parts business is being acquired in its entirety by Elevate Cars (formerly EVOLVE) of Duarte, California. Elevate will assume full control of the business including the relationship with all Authorized K-PAX Racing Retailers, supplier contracts, […] More…

NEVS, Now In Charge Of Saab, Obtains Chinese Approval For Electric Car Factory

posted by on 26 January 2017 in Industry News News

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), took another step towards becoming a player in the electric car segment by obtaining approval for a factory in China that could manufacture up to 200,000 vehicles a year. The company’s electric vehicle production license was approved by the Chinese National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) and allows NEVS to officially […] More…

What the Heck Going on With this Volvo Mule?

posted by on 26 January 2017 in News Volvo News

We’ve just gotten our hands on these spy shots of a funny-looking XC90 and we’re at a loss. With an extended wheelbase and a pile of steel weighing the back down, this test mule has us scratching our heads. It looks like the Swedes have just taken the sawzall to the rear fender to make up […] More…

Volvo Trademarks Hint at Small and Electric Vehicles to Come

posted by on 23 January 2017 in News Volvo News

Volvo’s been on a trademarking spree lately, filing applications in the US for V20 and V30, and filing the names P5, P6, and more in Europe. The European trademark applications say that the names P5, P6, P8, P9, and P10 are for “vehicles and conveyances; Electric vehicles.” These would presumably be added after the model name, […] More…

The last, new 3.0L V60 Polestar

posted by on 22 January 2017 in Volvo News

Volvo Car USA imported 265 S60 and V60 Polestar vehicles for model year 2016. Polestar engineers made over 70 modifications and upgrades to the original S60 and V60, resulting in an impressive performance vehicle that gives the driver optimal control in all roads and conditions. The appeal of a classic Volvo wagon with enhanced driving […] More…

Gallery: The VOLTS Volvo 240s

posted by on 18 January 2017 in News On Location

The Tokyo Auto Salon is a bit like the Japanese SEMA. The show is more for custom cars and modifications, than for manufacturers, so you get to see some pretty wild stuff. Sometimes, though, you see something a bit odd and very wonderful, like these Volvo 240 wagons. Made by the maddeningly mysterious VOLTS, about […] More…