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2019 Volvo XC40 Review and First Drive

posted by on 11 December 2017 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

Perhaps no automaker’s transformation over the past five years has been quite so dramatic as that undergone by Volvo. Reinvigorated by the deep pockets and strategic investments of parent company Geely, the former Swedish safety-niks have spun the brand on its axis to place design and style on an even plane with airbags and moose […] More…

Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts for Volvo Fans

posted by on 8 December 2017 in Miscellaneous Features

If you’re looking for gifts for the Volvo fan in your life, or if you’re treating yourself this year, we’ve found some of the best Volvo gifts around for this holiday season. Volvo offers a surprisingly varied collection of lifestyle items. They go beyond the usual t-shirts and hats, and Volvo offers some really cool […] More…

Here’s How the Volvo XC40 is Different from Other Volvo Crossovers

posted by on 7 December 2017 in Feature Cars Features

The Volvo XC40 made its official North American debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show as a surprisingly competent overall package that is bound to make all of its competitors a bit nervous. The XC40’s senior exterior designer, Ian Kettle, is proud of how different it looks. He is proud of the design because the first […] More…

Top 10 Affordable Cars with Surprisingly Higher-End Interiors

posted by on 31 October 2017 in Features Opinions & Editorials

Car owners spend more time inside their car than looking at it from the outside, so a car’s interior has to be a nice place to be.  Of course, luxury vehicles excel at making sure their drivers have a comfortable and pleasing place to spend time, but luckily for the rest of us, there are […] More…

VIDEO: 2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar Track Test

posted by on 27 September 2017 in Reviews and Road Tests

Volvo’s Polestar brand could’ve been a household name like BMW’s M or Mercedes’ AMG, if only they kept building cars like this… More…

Volvo Cars Helps Gulf Coast Residents Bounce Back From Hurricane Harvey

posted by on 1 September 2017 in Features Volvo News

(ROCKLEIGH, N.J.) Volvo Car USA is offering assistance to car owners living in FEMA declared disaster areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Car owners that live in the affected area, regardless of whether they owned a Volvo Car, are elegible for Volvo Car Employee Pricing and an additional $1,000 benefit on any Volvo vehicle. A portion […] More…

First Drive: The XC60 T8 Will Never “Crush” the Nurburgring, and that’s a Good Thing

posted by on 25 August 2017 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

Here’s a little inside baseball. Before journalists go on a press trip to drive a new car—say, a Volvo XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid like the one I just came back from Denver to drive—press agencies are out there trying to find the best hotels to stay at, the best restaurants to eat at, and, crucially, […] More…

Driven: 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD

posted by on 15 July 2017 in Reviews and Road Tests Volvo News

After a successful eight-years in the U.S, the first generation XC60 continues to generate 30% of Volvo’s global sales. More than one-million XC60s have been sold globally. This is a tremendous accomplishment and speaks volumes about the popularity of the vehicle. Volvo wanted to build on this success, and so began the re-imagination of the […] More…

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country Review

posted by on 30 June 2017 in Features Reviews and Road Tests

Volvo’s cars are all full of surprises. They have clever windshield wipers, handy safety technology and none of its cars seem to sweat the small details. Sure, they’re a bit quirky – the Swedish automaker seems to be chasing something a bit more niche than just the usual luxury customers that Mercedes and Audi are attracting, […] More…

REVIEW: Pearl’s RearVision – The Rear Anti-Collision System

posted by on 9 June 2017 in Reviews and Road Tests

Each year new technologies improve safety and enhance the driving experience of Volvo vehicles. However, tech-related features and options available within vehicles today become outdated within a matter of months and just a few years from now the technology gap will be even more significant. To bridge divide, technology companies such as Pearl Automation, Inc. […] More…