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Polestar is Going Electric

posted by on 7 March 2017 in News Volvo News

Modifier of all things Volvo, Polestar, is about to embark on a new mission of electrification, says Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson. The brand will shift its focus from high performance gas-powered cars to high performance electric and hybrid cars. “We bought Polestar, and we now see Polestar as focused on ‘progressive premiumness’ and electrification,” Samuelsson […] More…

Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV

posted by on 7 March 2017 in Volvo News

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today revealed the long-awaited new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. The XC60 today represents around […] More…

New Volvo XC60 Will Help You Steer to Avoid Crashes

posted by on 28 February 2017 in News Volvo News

When Volvo reveals the new XC60 next week at the Geneva Motor Show, a new set of safety features will be among the revisions, allowing the SUV to steer itself in order to avoid crashes.  The City Safety system has three new features, all of which are designed to help mitigate crashes by using automatic […] More…

Volvo Polestar is Ready for 2017 WTCC Title

posted by on 27 February 2017 in Motorsport News News Volvo News

Are you excited for the start of the 2017 World Touring Car Championship? Volvo sure is. Fresh off the team’s stunning debut last season, Polestar Cyan Racing is ready to get racing again and has revealed the race program has been expanded and the team is looking to win the championship this year. What was […] More…

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…

The Digital Doors are open – Order Your V90

posted by on 11 February 2017 in Features

The Volvo V90 Wagon is now available to order for U.S. customers. The custom order approach via Volvo Concierge allows the company to provide a full range of options to wagon lovers. Customers can perfect their vehicle via a unique one-to-one interaction with a Volvo representative online. The V90 will also be available through Overseas […] 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…

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