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By John Goreham on October 15, 2018 - 4:39PM
Volvo’s XC60 has a number of unusual design features. Here’s a quick peek at a vehicle that bucks the mainstream.
By Al Castro on September 15, 2018 - 10:12AM
Meet Vera. She’s Swedish, and she means it, damn it. She’s a badass Level 5 Volvo robot electric tractor pod almost as low to the ground as a Porsche, only three times bigger. So low, if you’re not careful, she might mow you down before her collision avoidance and passive emergency braking systems are autonomously activated! Potential roadkill beware! No airbags need apply . . .
By Al Castro on September 15, 2018 - 10:00AM
Here’s another ex-Ford that got spit out by the blue oval to go on with life and do better without them, since partnering up with Chinese Geely, Volvo is whipping out some amazing products even a new division, and the baby XC40 electric is a prime example. A BEV competes with Jaguar iPace, Audi eTron, and Tesla Model X, all at Model 3 prices. Another ex-Ford in your future. Not bad!
By Dom Kabas on August 11, 2018 - 12:02PM
Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), which acquired Volvo Car Group from Ford Motor Company Volvo Car Group back in 2010, announced on their planned huge sum investment to automaker Lotus. This follows Geely acquisition of controlling stake in Group Lotus in 2017.
By Al Castro on July 26, 2018 - 11:42PM
Polestar unveils it’s second model, this time instead of a coupe it’s a sedan in the same segment as Tesla Model 3 with specs to take it on, but wonder if it matches the corporate objective of a performance brand.
By Max Marck on June 11, 2018 - 4:24PM
Are Boxy Volvos like the 745 the next big thing for car enthusiasts? Old Volvos are the ugly ducklings of the car world, but the 1980s are back, and they brought Volvos.
By John Goreham on May 29, 2018 - 9:59AM
Uber's safety driver was a convicted felon. Uber hires felons on purpose. Here's what the company says.
By John Goreham on May 29, 2018 - 9:30AM
A preliminary report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on the pedestrian fatality in Arizona helps explain why self-driving tests should not be done on public roads.
By Denis Flierl on May 27, 2018 - 8:21AM
The all-new 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design is destined to make waves in the compact luxury segment.
By John Goreham on May 23, 2018 - 3:32PM
Uber has announced the suspension of its self-driving vehicle testing in the state of Arizona.
By Armen Hareyan on May 15, 2018 - 9:14PM
India is slowly welcoming hybrid and electric cars and some of the best car makers like Toyota, Volvo and Suzuki bet on hybrid cars in India. Here is how they do it.
By John Goreham on May 8, 2018 - 12:09PM
Amazon can now deliver packages directly to vehicles. Is your car compatible with Amazon's system?
By Jesse Rudavsky on April 18, 2018 - 10:46AM
Yesterday I was at Steingold Volvo on the Attleboro/Pawtucket line on the Massachusetts/Rhode Island border and tested out the Volvo XC60 PHEV: Sweden's junior PHEV rocket ship.
By John Goreham on March 29, 2018 - 3:57PM
We count down the ridiculous things self-driving cars have been caught doing. Allegedly.
By John Goreham on March 27, 2018 - 2:45PM
The New England Motor Press has been planning a May conference for over a year. The topic, Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Who's Driving, could not be more timely and important.
By Marc Stern on March 26, 2018 - 10:57PM
Are self-driving cars ready for prime time? Torque News looks at the issue and finds that well, maybe, sort of, they aren't, but will be a few years from now.
By John Goreham on March 23, 2018 - 11:31AM
Uber's self-driving Volvo XC90 comes equipped with a safety system design specifically to prevent the tragedy that occurred this week.
By Denis Flierl on February 11, 2018 - 3:04PM
This week, we drive the redesigned 2018 Volvo XC60 and give it a test at altitude. Check out the Inscriptions added class.
By John Goreham on September 15, 2017 - 12:18PM
The new 2017 and 2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country wagons have a unique trick we have never seen before.
By Parks McCants on August 28, 2017 - 1:08PM
Producing 400 horsepower and 472 ft-lb torque, Volvo’s reinvented 2018 XC60 T8, brings a spirited drive dynamic rivaling many sport sedans; yet affords the ride height and utility demanded by today’s discerning crossover, SUV buyer. The icing on the cake? It’s electrified.
By Will Maley on June 21, 2017 - 4:02PM
It was only a week ago that we heard a rumor of Polestar being spun off to its own brand to work on high-performance electric vehicles. This morning, we found that rumor was right on the money.
By John Goreham on June 14, 2017 - 12:19PM
Volvo vehicles do not rank high in real-world crash safety data according to this report by IIHS.
By Will Maley on June 13, 2017 - 3:08PM
Polestar is best known for building fast Volvos. But a new report says they could be doing more.
By Will Maley on May 31, 2017 - 2:48PM
With the announcement of Geely buying almost half a stake into Malaysian automaker Proton, there has been a lot speculation of what this could bring forth.
By Will Maley on May 25, 2017 - 3:02PM
Most automakers are quick to tout they have broken a record on the Nurburgring as they know it will give them a brief moment in the spotlight. But not Volvo.
By Will Maley on May 16, 2017 - 2:31PM
Infotainment systems found in vehicles tend to range from ok to downright terrible in terms of usability. But one automaker is trying to improve this by partnering with a tech company.
By Parks McCants on May 12, 2017 - 1:36PM
Despite an overall market correction for new car sales in the U.S. Swedish maker Volvo recorded a sales uptick for April with its premium 3-row SUV leading the charge. The exceptional, well received 2017 XC90 SUV continues to drive sales for Volvo car.
By Will Maley on March 20, 2017 - 3:05PM
Back in 2015, Volvo announced that it would be launching their first electric vehicle in 2019. Since then, we haven't heard much about it. But that changed thanks to Volvo Cars USA CEO Lex Kerssemakers.
By Parks McCants on March 7, 2017 - 2:26PM
For Volvo fans that don’t require 3-row seating in a premium SUV format, Volvo engineering takes the most popular premium 2-row SUV in Europe, to the pinnacle of automated hands-free accident avoidance and hybrid sports performance.
By Will Maley on February 27, 2017 - 2:46PM
Volvo has a reputation for building safe and dependable vehicles. That doesn't mean they are immune from recalls.