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  1. Volvo News Blog
    Care by Volvo is adapting, which means that subscribers will now be able to swap cars after just four months. Previously, subscribers had been required to wait a full year before the option to swap out into another car was offered. Naturally, if you’re happy with the car you’ve subscribed to...
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has double-checked Volvo’s work and found little to criticize. The administration has awarded 11 Volvos its highest rating of 5 stars.  “Volvo has always been and always will be about people, which means safety is our number one priority,” said...
  3. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo’s compact vehicle platform has, since being introduced in 2017, provided the basis for more than 600,000 vehicles worldwide, the company revealed today in a statement. The platform underpins the XC40 as well as the XC40 Recharge P8 electric vehicle, whose sales are set to begin this fall...
  4. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo has called on a group of its product experts to give you a full walk around of the XC40 Recharge.  That’s Volvo’s new little EV, which is capable of going more than 320 km on a charge (roughly 200 miles). It will also get to 80% of that total in just 40 minutes.  With access to more...
  5. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo has announced the pricing for the all electric XC40 in the UK and the price is r ather high at £53,155 . Put another way, that’s a thousands pounds more than base price for the XC90. That price converts to roughly $65,000 in the US, but car prices are rarely a straight conversion thanks...
  6. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo’s not whispering in anyone’s ear, but Volvo dealers surely are. That’s how we’ve learned that Volvo Cars plans to insert two new vehicles at the top and near the bottom of its current lineup. According to dealers, a range-topping XC100 will soon take its place atop the model ladder, with...
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    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...
  8. Volvo News Blog
    When Volvo's new electric XC40 rolls out, it's not going to be just the driveline that's all-new. Volvo is planning a new infotainment system for the new model that it says is "fundamentally rethinking infotainment." The new system will be powered by the Android operating system. Just like your...
  9. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo’s internal combustion design unit is being spun off and combined with Geely’s unit to a form one, new standalone business. This, say the companies, will allow Volvo to focus on the electrification of its range. After teasing the electric XC40, this marks another proclamation of Volvo’s...
  10. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo will finally pull the wraps off of its first pure-electric production automobile - a battery-powered version of the Volvo XC40 crossover - next month, kickstarting an effort to reach 50% global EV sales by volume by the year 2025. Predictably, safety was among the automaker's top...
  11. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo UK has just announced a host of updates to the not exactly stale XC40 compact crossover. That includes a new gearbox, more power, new colours, and a few other new options. It starts with the 1.5L T3 three-cylinder engine that Volvo added to the range last summer. It gets more power...
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just run its first batch of tests on pedestrian collision avoidance systems. And Volvo's XC40 has earned the safety group's top ranking. The IIHS says that pedestrian deaths in America are up 45 percent from 2009. That's 5,977 people in 2017...
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    Along with the first image of its second model, Polestar has revealed a few details about its (and also Volvo's) first EV model, the Polestar 2. With 400 hp on tap, the "four-door 'fastback'" will be able to get you moving in a hurry. It will also get you far, though, because Polestar claims...
  14. Volvo News Blog
    The XC40 has added another notch in Volvo's safety reputation. The compact crossover has gotten top ratings in its latest round of safety testing. For 2018, Euro NCAP testing added new safety challenges, like cyclist detection and emergency lane keeping systems. The XC40 got a five-star rating...
  15. Volvo News Blog
    An electric Volvo XC40 is on its way. The automaker’s design boss, Thomas Ingenlath, revealed a pure electric version of the acclaimed XC40 crossover would be the automaker’s first fully electric vehicle. A performance-focused EV will arrive beforehand, however that model will be sold under the...
  16. Volvo News Blog
    April was all about the XC series, with the XC60, XC40, and XC90 all contributing heavily to increasing sales in America. With no XC40 or XC60 (the latest version, that is) to sell at this time last year, the year-over-year figures were always going to favor April 2018, but sales of those three...
  17. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo  has announced it aims for fully-electric vehicles to make up 50 percent of its sales by 2025. The new announcement builds on the company’s 2017 announcement that all new models released from 2019 will be available as either a mild  hybrid , plug-in hybrid, or  battery  electric vehicle...
  18. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo, despite being excellent, isn’t exactly a sales monster. But things might be on the turn now that it’s making a splash in the compact luxury crossover segment. It hasn’t been on sale for long, but already it’s trending at 2,000 sales a month in the UK, making it the brand’s most...
  19. Volvo News Blog
    Ghent, Belgium is the location of Volvo’s largest plant, and it will soon be the source of a range of new volume vehicles. China’s Lynk & Co will start producing its own Volvo-based vehicles at the plant starting in 2019. The move marks a new level of collaboration between the sister brands...
  20. Volvo News Blog
    Tomb Raider is finally getting the reboot it richly deserves and with one Oscar-winning star in the bag, the studio only had to book an up-and-comer to star alongside her. Looks like they found a good’un, as Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The DanishGirl) will be joined on set by Sweden’s latest...
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