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Paris motor show: Volvo XC-90 first look

Andrew English gives his opinion of the latest version of the best-selling family car with muscle and now economy<p>Imagine a car with all the space and comfort of a large 4x4, yet the speed to embarrass a sports car away from the lights. Now imagine that same car could achieve around 100mpg, and cost …

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Wallpaper* & Volvo: Journeys in Design

Wallpaper* and Volvo have come together to take you deep into the heart of the Swedish design story. Our series of four short films present a visual journey through the country's best architecture, design and visual culture, as well as the very best of Volvo, past, present and future<p>© TI Media …

Volvo to Hire 1300 More Workers to Build 2016 XC90

Volvo will add 1300 workers at its Torslanda factory in Sweden to prepare for the all-new XC90, which arrives next year.<p>These workers comprise the plant’s new third shift that will begin work during the first quarter of 2015. Thanks to the expansion, Volvo will employ a total of 4600 people at the …

Volvo Develops 360-Degree Collision Avoidance Sensor System

Volvo has long been a leader in developing safety technology, and the latest features will help the automaker reach its goal of zero fatal accidents by 2020. The company’s new 360-degree view technology helps to locate collision-free escape routes, and will be one of the last safety features …

Volvo's concept 450-hp 2-liter has 3 turbines

Three turbines equal serious boost.<p>Engineers have been throwing a lot of energy recently at eliminating turbo lag and making turbocharging more efficient and flexible overall. Volvo's Drive-E concept engine takes several converging technologies and brings them together in a single, extremely …

Volvo working on ultra-lux four-seat XC90 for China?

In China, it's all about being driven. That's why we've seen so many automakers stretch their most popular models to appeal to buyers in the Chinese market. Volvo is certainly no stranger to this, and according to <i>Autocar</i>, the company is already working on a super-lux, four-seat version of its …

Volvo Canada won’t be at Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver auto shows

Volvo as a corporation is determined to change the traditional means of doing business in the automotive industry. Some of its dealers may have to be convinced.<p>Volvo Canada made it known late last week that it would not participate in Canada's three most prominent auto shows in Montreal, Toronto …

Volvo creates sexier crossover

Volvo, known for its attention to safety and down-to-earth approach to cars, is out to show to show it can be a tad sexy — at least when it come to its new XC90 crossover.<p>It just released the R-Design version of the XC90 crossover, which comes billed as "a head-turner that radiates a truly sporty …

R-Designed: 2016 Volvo XC90 Gets the Sporty R-Design Treatment

Volvo’s all-new 2016 XC90 SUV won’t go on sale until early next year, but already the company is breaking out new variations of the crossover. The first XC90 model to add some juice is the R-Design, a variant that ups the SUV’s <i>visual</i> sportiness quotient without bringing any bravado to the driving …

Volvo Really Takes the Plunge in Powerful Ad That Leaves the Car on Shore

In its first global campaign for Volvo, Grey London strives for a "quietly epic" tone to position the Swedish nameplate more firmly in the premium …

Volvo V40 Cross Country gets the all-wheel drive it deserves

Want a rugged Volvo wagon? Gothenburg has two kinds to offer: there's the XC crossovers on the one hand and ruggedized wagons on the other. As we reported last month from the unveiling of the new XC90 in Sweden, Volvo plans on offering more Cross Country wagons in the future. But in the meantime, …

2015 Volvo XC90 proves Sweden's auto industry is alive and well [w/video]

The most important new Volvo in quite some time has made its first auto show appearance, with the second-generation XC90 debuting at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.<p>As we discussed in both our original post and Deep Dive feature, the new XC90 remains a three-row crossover for 2015, although it ditches …