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COMTRANS Moscow Auto Show 2011

Volvo, Mercedes-Benz Fully Present at Comtrans Auto Show in Moscow

While the attention of the car industry is on the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show a special auto show, called Comtrans, kicked off in Russian capital Moscow yesterday displaying commercial vehicles. Major truck and commercial vehicle makers of the worlds are at COMTRANS displaying their entire lines and here is why it makes perfect sense.

BMW 5 Series, Citroen DS3 tie for 2011 Women's World Car of the Year Award

Women around the world have become very influential in the decision making process of purchasing an automobile. The newly released 2011 Women’s World Car of the Year Award winners list will certainly play a part in that decision for women who are in the market for a new car.

Volvo C30 Electric could reach production in 2014

Volvo could have a battery-electric car in production and on the market as early as 2014, according to Leonard Stegland, president Volvo's Special Vehicles. That's dependent on Volvo being able to make a business plan for the Volvo C30 Electric, but beginning in the first quarter of 2012, Volvo begins testing a fleet of the battery-electric Volvo C30 coupes in daily tests in the U.S. Volvo will place fifty on the east coast and fifty on the west coast.

2011 Volvo S60 Not Naughty as Marketing Implies - It's a Nice Premium Sedan

It took all of two minutes for the 2011 Volvo S60 to grow on me. Hopping on the highway, I was impressed by the quick acceleration offered by the standard 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that delivers 300 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque. According to published reports, it can hit 0-60 in six seconds, which is more than fast enough in real world driving situations.

Volvo recalls 2010 XC60 over airbag risk

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting the Volvo is recalling a limited number of 2010 XC60 sport utility vehicles due to a concern over faulty airbags. In these select few vehicles, the side curtain airbags may have been incorrectly assembled, possibly causing these side-mounted airbags to not open, or open incorrectly in the event of an accident.

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