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  1. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  5. 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...
  8. 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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    The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) has revealed what its august membership believes are the best trucks of 2017 and the Volvo XC60 was voted the year’s best SUV. “Volvo is very proud to get this incredible recognition for the all-new XC60 from TAWA,” said Anders Gustafsson, President and...
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    Yes, that’s right, a Volvo has earned a top rating from a safety rating agency. It’s a shock on par with finding out that Trump has Tweeted something dumb and many French people live in France, but it’s happened all the same. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that the XC60 is...
  11. Volvo News Blog
    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...
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    Volvo’s obsession with safety has gone one step further today, with the introduction of a custom eclipse viewer for the 2018 XC60. The viewer is essentially a large shade made of ISO-certified 12312-2 material that clips onto the panoramic moonroof and allows occupants to view the eclipse...
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    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...
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    Polestar, the performance brand of Volvo Cars, has introduced the latest generation powertrain optimization for the new Volvo XC60. With the Polestar enhancement, the new Volvo XC60 T8 delivers 421 horsepower, matching the optimized XC90 T8 as the most powerful Volvo models ever built. The...
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    When you think about it, modern cars--fitted with cameras, lights, tripods (quadrupods, actually), and giant viewfinders--are pretty much ideally set up for taking pictures. So that’s exactly what Volvo has done. The Swedish, safety-obsessed brand, handed its XC60 over to Barbara Davidson , a...
  16. Volvo News Blog
    The all-new XC60 can now be ordered from Volvo. With prices starting at $41,500 the newly updated luxury SUV is priced very competitively in its segment. With three engines to choose from and three trim levels, the new Volvo SUV can be kitted out to anyone’s tastes. The lowest cost option is...
  17. Volvo News Blog
    Since the launch of the XC60 during the 2010 model year, the compact luxury crossover received a cosmetic refresh for 2014 and during 2015 Volvo integrated the 2.0 four-cylinder Drive-E engines and eight-speed transmission. While the XC60 is the oldest model in the fleet, it remains Volvo’s...
  18. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo Cars has had a strong first quarter of 2017 with profit rising 11 percent, to $395 million and sales increased by 7.1%. Globally, the Swedish automaker sold nearly 130,000 cars between January and March, though increasing investments in new staff and facilities mean that its operating...
  19. Volvo News Blog
    The first 2018 Volvo XC60 has rolled off the production line. The new crossover is being built at the automaker’s Torslanda plant in Sweden and the first customer-bound car is a T5 Inscription AWD model finished in Crystal White. Volvo said it rolled off the production line just before lunch...
  20. Volvo News Blog
    The New York Auto Show has a number of fascinating Volvos to look at, but few more interesting than the white 1967 P1800 that once belonged to Roger Moore. The former James Bond bought the Volvo during his tenure as Simon Templar, the protagonist in The Saint. The series ran on the BBC from...
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