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Polestar Wants You to Catch Up with The Good Place While You Charge

posted by on 18 February 2020 in News Polestar News

Sick of having to avoid conversations with people who know about the ending to your favourite show? Well, worry no more, because Polestar’s infotainment system will let you stream shows while you charge. The news is part of a series of tidbits dropped by the company before the Polestar 2, the first car on the […] More…

Merger in the Works for Volvo, Parent Company?

posted by on 10 February 2020 in News Volvo News

Volvo Cars, cast off by a struggling Ford and subsequently picked up by an expansionist Geely 10 years ago, might forge closer ties with its Chinese parent. The relationship could become a marriage. On Monday, Geely said the two companies have begun talks on turning the two entities into a combined automaker. In a joint […] More…

Volvo USA Sets Best January Sales in 12 Years

posted by on 4 February 2020 in News

With a slate of new models, Volvo sales in the US keep growing. The brand posted its best January in 12 years as part of 13 straight months of year-over-year growth. Volvo Car USA sold 6,157 vehicles in the first month of the year, up from 5,854 in the same month of 2019. Much of […] More…

Next XC90 Getting Electric Version: Report

posted by on 27 January 2020 in News Volvo News

The next-gen XC90 is getting an electric variant, says a new report. It will be the first model on the company’s next-gen platform update. Volvo is also planning more 40-series vehicles, though it isn’t saying exactly what those will be just yet. The news of the electric XC90 comes from company CEO Håkan Samuelsson, Autocar […] More…

XC40 Wins KBB Resale Value Award

posted by on 24 January 2020 in News Volvo News

If you’re looking at a new XC40, Volvo has one more arrow in their quiver of reasons for buying the compact luxury crossover. It’s now received an award for resale value, making it the second Volvo this year to get one of these awards. The XC40 won this year’s Kelley Blue Book Resale Value Award […] More…

Volvo Will Give $1 Million Worth of Cars if There’s a Safety at the Super Bowl

posted by on 20 January 2020 in News Volvo News

You can’t say that Volvo doesn’t know what it’s about. “Volvo Cars is rooting for safety,” starts the company’s latest press release. And they mean it literally. “If a safety is scored during the big game” (fun fact, companies can’t actually use the name Super Bowl to promote their products so they have to refer […] More…

Former Volvo Employee Sues, Says Fired For Not Being Swedish

posted by on 15 January 2020 in News Volvo News

A former employee of Volvo Group North America is suing the truck company, saying that he was fired because he wasn’t Swedish. Luke Diventi, a Romanian-born former employee of the heavy truck side of Volvo in North America, has filed a complaint of job discrimination, the Charlotte Observer reports. According to the report, Diventi worked […] More…

Volvo Sales Up Double Digits in Americas for 2019

posted by on 8 January 2020 in Volvo News

Sales are up again at Volvo in the Americas, with double-digit growth, the company’s best year in more than a decade in the U.S., big sales in Canada and increases in Latin America. The total for 2019 was 133,828 cars in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America, a gain of 10 percent in the region. […] More…

Design Highlights for the New Volvo S60 / V60

posted by on 27 December 2019 in News Tuner News

Weiterstadt. Volvo tuner, HEICO SPORTIV, is affording the new S60 and V60 models sporty design highlights in the form of an attractive bodykit. The program encompasses a three-part front spoiler and a rear diffuser including a tailpipe kit or, alternatively, a sport exhaust system. For over twenty years now, exterior parts with a clear and […] More…

Tesla’s Long-Range Model 3 Made Volvo Re-think XC40 Recharge

posted by on 9 December 2019 in News

Tesla’s Model 3 played a late-stage part in the development of Volvo’s XC40 Recharge, one that’s likely made it better for those planning on taking the Swedish EV for long-range drives. We increased the battery size,” Volvo CTO Henrik Green told Automotive News Europe, speaking about the company’s thoughts when the 322-mile Model 3 Long […] More…

Polestar 2 Takes A Step Closer To Production With Prototypes Rolling Off The Line

posted by on 2 December 2019 in News Polestar News Volvo News

Performance EV brand Polestar has brought the pure-electric Polestar 2 one step closer to production, with tooling trial prototypes of the brand-new car model now rolling off the line at Geely’s Luqiao facility in China. The car is Polestar’s second production model after the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid, and its first-ever pure-electric production vehicle. With […] More…

More of the Best Cyber Monday Automotive Deals

posted by on 2 December 2019 in News Volvo News

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