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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…

K-PAX Racing 19” BBS Wheel Group-Buy Opportunity

posted by on 12 January 2017 in Tuner News

Sonoma, California. (January 11, 2017) – Our supplier and racing partner BBS USA is in the process of preparing their inventory for a new wheel that we have developed together (more on this later). As such they have offered us a special price on their remaining stock of the 19” Anthracite wheels that they manufactured […] More…

Meet the First Family to Test Volvo’s Autonomous XC90

posted by on 9 January 2017 in News Volvo News

In its pursuit of bringing autonomous vehicles to the road, Volvo will test around 100 autonomous vehicles in its home town of Gothenburg, Sweden this year. The Hain family  was the first to receive the keys to its autonomous XC90 today in Detroit. The stereotypically blonde Hain family will test drive the car for 2017, […] More…

Jerry Seinfeld and Kristin Wiig Explore the Volvo-ness

posted by on 6 January 2017 in News Volvo Blog

You may know that Jerry Seinfeld is an avowed fan of Volvos, but it might you to know that Kristen Wiig (SNL, Ghost Busters, Bride’s Maids) is also a big fan of the brand. On the first episode of season nine of Seinfeld’s hit web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he drives Wiig around […] More…

Volvo Expands Car Sharing Service

posted by on 6 January 2017 in News Volvo News

Since 1998 Volvo has been running Sunfleet, a car sharing service in Sweden, and now it’s going global. With more than 50,000 subscribers in 50 Swedish cities, Sunfleet is already doing quite well in Volvo’s home market, but with the changing automotive landscape, the brand recognizes that it’s time to offer the service around the […] More…