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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…

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…

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

[The Wise Guide finds and recommends products. We earn commissions from purchases you make using the retail links in this post. Learn more about how this works.] Rain-X Fusion Wiper Blades – 12/1/2019 0:00 PST There are plenty of replacement wiper blade options out there, but Rain-X is likely a brand you’ve heard of for its popular […] More…

Want A Wagon That Won’t Depreciate Like A Rock? Buy A Volvo V90

posted by on 20 November 2019 in News Volvo Blog Volvo News

Automobile depreciation is a fact of life, although some makes and models are worse than others. Fun fact: the average Maserati loses ten percent of its value every time someone looks at it. But if you’re looking for a new car whose value isn’t going to plummet as soon as you drive it off the […] More…

Volvo Celebrates The Three-Point Seat Belt’s 60th With ‘National Seat Belt Day’

posted by on 14 November 2019 in News Volvo News

There are some truly bizarre, obscure holidays out there. National Hug-A-Plumber Day doesn’t have the same cachet as, say, a Christmas or a Halloween, but it’s still a thing. And Volvo Car USA, along with Uber and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), want to make today – November 14th – “National Seat Belt Day”. […] More…