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  1. Volvo News Blog
    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...
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    A fault in Volvo’s emergency braking system is prompting a worldwide recall of 750,000 vehicles, reports Autocar. The fault was discovered by Denmark’s motoring body, FDM during a road test in 2019. During the test, an XC60 repeatedly failed to stop for an obstacle that should have triggered...
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    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...
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    When Volvo announced that it would spin Polestar off into its own sub-brand, the Volvo faithful worried that it might mean no more Polestar versions of Volvos. Fortunately, Volvo has cleverly, if somewhat confusingly, sidestepped that problem by changing the name of its hotter cars to "Polestar...
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    New products and launches took a heavy toll on Volvo’s third quarter earnings report. The brand announced today that despite global sales rising a healthy 14% last quarter, its operating income fell by roughly 50% in the same period. This coincides with the launch of the critically acclaimed...
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    Either Volvo is going back in time or there's a new form of propulsion on the horizon for the XC60, because the Swedish brand just trademarked the names XC60 B4 AWD and XC60 B5 AWD nameplates. Given Volvo's naming structure, we know that B4 and B5 will refer to the XC60's powertrain...
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    Volvo Cars reported big sales gains for the first half of this year, setting another record and jumping 14.4 percent from the same period last year. That means 317,639 sales for Volvo, and the automaker reports it is on course for record full-year sales, likely to top 600,000 for the first time...
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    Few will disagree that the second-generation Volvo XC60 crossover, which debuted for the 2018 model year, is a handsome vehicle. The midsizer adopts many of the styling decisions bestowed upon its larger XC90 brother, and that’s a good thing. Still, despite its smaller footprint, the XC60...
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    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...
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    And the winner is? Volvo XC60. The Volvo crossover has been winning best of awards across the globe. Now it has taken home the big one. World Car of the Year 2018. The latest award was given out at the New York International Auto Show last week. It's the first win in the World Car competition...
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    Winter may soon be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t good testing to be done in Norway. Hakan Samuelsson, Volvo’s CEO, proved that on Twitter when he tweeted a picture of the sedan soaking in the last of the cool weather. Winter testing of new #VolvoS60 in Lofoten...
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    Volvo has released a teaser video for its upcoming V60 wagon. Leaning heavily on nostalgia, the teaser tracks Volvo wagons through the years, ending with strategically angled shots of the V60. Based on the same platform as the larger V90, the V60 will share many of its big sister’s styling...
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    For the first time ever, the Volvo V60 prototype has been captured on film. This elusive wagon was found testing way up in the north of Sweden ahead of its debut. Based on Volvo's SPA platform, the V60 will share a chassis with the larger V90 (as well as with everything else in the 90 and 60...
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    The Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV is chalking up award wins, taking home the 2018 North American Utility of the Year award earlier today at the Detroit auto show. The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the year awards are judged by around 60 professional automotive journalists from across the...
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    Of all the many cars tested this year by the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), the second-gen Volvo XC60 was the safest. With near-perfect scores of 98% in Adult Occupant safety and 95% in Safety Assist, Volvo’s tireless research into safety systems, it seems, has borne fruit...
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    The Volvo XC60 has been voted Best Medium Crossover in the UK. The UK Car of the Year awards are voted on by a panel of 27 automotive journalists from around the UK. It's the fifth year for the awards, which saw a handful of new categories added this year. The XC60 topped the medium crossover...
  17. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo had a record-breaking 2017, selling a total of more than 570,000 vehicles. That figure amounts to a 7% rise over the automaker's 2016 numbers. The record-breaking numbers came with one caveat, though, as the brand struggled in December, with sales slipping nearly 4% in the year's final...
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    Volvo's XC60 crossover has just scored big. The compact crossover has been named Japan Car of the Year for 2017-2018. It's a big honor for Volvo, marking just the second time a foreign car has won the award. The XC60 scored 294 points, a massive 52 ahead of the second-place BMW 5 series. The...
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    The accolades keep coming for the Volvo XC60, which has just been honored by AutoGuide.com as the Reader’s Choice Luxury Utility Vehicle of the Year . “This year, we saw plenty of new entries in the luxury utility vehicle segment,” writes AutoGuide, but “the Volvo XC60 stands out from the...
  20. Volvo News Blog
    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 plenty...
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