Volvo announced today it is moving ahead with only four cylinder engines as part of its strategy to regain brand independence. Will this bump Volvo out of the top tier it has so long been striving for?
Volvo VP calls V8's "dinosaurs" and claims new engines will be more powerful and fuel efficient. Bold words from company hoping to succeed against competitors that all offer both V8s and also smaller engines.
An exterior airbag that will surround the entire body of a vehicle in the event of an accident is under development by Volvo, exactly one year after the company announced the pedestrian airbag on the Volvo V40.
The Geneva Motor Show is aimed towards the international automobile market and nowhere else will you see a better global representation. Find out what to expect with alternative energy cars at the show this year.
Despite the widely witnessed failure of the City Safe low-speed impact avoidance system in 2010, the technology really does work and the improved version now featured in the all-new 2014 Volvo S80 and XC70 will stop itself at speeds up to 31-mph to avoid an impact.
Volvo is the other come back kid from Europe, much as Ford has done over here in the US. The carmaker, once thought of as dead has come back nicely with a well diversified portfolio of cars, including a plug-in hybrid that will be presented at the Detroit Auto Show.
Beneath the bright lights of the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Volvo will release the beast lurking within the Polestar S60 Concept, a sexy 508-horsepower, lightning-quick, glamorous beauty, built by Volvo's official performance partner.
The remarkable new Volvo V60 plug-in diesel hybrid was only introduced two months ago at the Paris Auto Show and has already sold out the 2013 model year’s 1,000 units before they even hit the showrooms and is rapidly taking orders for the 2014 models.