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Parents Will Love This Revolutionary Inflatable Volvo Car Seat

The secret? It's inflatable.<p>Volvo says the new rear-facing seat concept inflates in 40 seconds using an integrated pump.<p>It comes in at less than 11 pounds, about half the weight of a contemporary car seat. Deflated, it fits neatly into a backpack, especially convenient for parents tired of checking …

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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 and T8 Inscription review: With the all-new XC90, Volvo vies for luxury legitimacy - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The 2016 Volvo XC90 T6's 2.0-liter engine makes excellent power thanks to super- and turbocharging. The new Sensus dashboard suite is a massive upgrade over previous generations of Volvo tech. The Volvo goes from comfortable and luxurious to sporty and dynamic with the toggle of the drive …

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, …

Honda Releases First Official Photo of the 2015 CR-V

Here is the 2015 Honda CR-V, which arrives just in time for the model’s three-year mark since its last major redesign. We wish we could tell you more about the popular compact crossover’s midcycle update, but this is all Honda has given us. A picture, they say, is worth at least a brief blog post …

2015 Honda Fit: Early Models To Get Better Bumpers For Crash Safety Boost

The 2015 Honda Fit subcompact just recently went on sale, but it's already received a significant update.<p>Honda has strengthened the bumper-beam …

Honda Launches Fit Modification Program For SEMA

Follow Antony<p>The Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas—more commonly known as SEMA—is one of the year's biggest modified car …

2015 Honda Fit SEMA Project Vehicle Contest Kicks Off

The 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas is only two months away, and Honda is gearing up for the annual event by demonstrating that the redesigned 2015 Fit is indeed customizable. Launching today on Tumblr, the 2015 Fit SEMA project vehicle program challenges six build teams to modify their own Fit …

Volvo turns all its cars into mobile hotspots (with a catch)

Volvo is making 3G connectivity standard across its cars, with the company’s Sensus Connect infotainment system now standard on all US models, …

With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

GOTHENBURG Sweden (Reuters) - With headlights shaped like Thor’s hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo’s new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.<p>The Volvo logo is pictured on a …

Volvo S80-Replacing S90 Next Up After New XC90: Report

Volvo’s new XC90 based on the modular SPA platform is set for a reveal any day now. The SUV will reach showrooms by spring 2015, after which Volvo …

Mercedes-Benz & Volvo delay CarPlay support into 2015, Pioneer update still MIA

Apple’s s new in-car solution for iOS, first revealed over a year ago at WWDC, appears to be hitting delays as some car manufacturers push back release schedules into next year.<p>Back in March when Apple officially announced availability of the feature, a handful of car companies announced that …

Tesla Model S Drivetrain Warranty Extended to 8 Years, Matching Battery Pack

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is extending the drivetrain warranty of its Model S electric car to match the already-expansive coverage offered for the …

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Tesla Model S Based Saleen FOURSIXTEEN Revealed at Pebble Beach

While the Tesla Model S may have nothing in common with supercharged Ford Mustangs and the Saleen S7 supercar, that hasn’t stopped Saleen from applying high-performance techniques to the EV sedan. The Tesla Model S based Saleen FOURSIXTEEN was unveiled at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours …

Volvo Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Iconic 240

Forty years ago on August 21, 1974, journalists first laid eyes on the Volvo 240, a car that many may argue has become something of a cult classic. With that said, the Swedish automaker is celebrating the Volvo 240’s 40th anniversary, because even though production on the car officially ended in …

Tesla boosts Model S warranty to infinite miles after review ding

Tesla Motors has boosted the warranty on its Model S drivetrain, increasing it to infinite miles and retroactively applying it to all the Model S …

TOTD: Which Nissan GT-R Variant Would You Choose?

We recently got behind the wheel of the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo, which is not only the newest addition to the most current GT-R lineup, but also the most expensive – by a large margin. With a price tag of $151,585, we found ourselves wondering whether or not that incredible amount of money is a fair …

Swedish Fresh: Volvo to revamp entire lineup by 2017

The all-new Volvo XC90 hasn’t even been released yet, but the Swedish manufacturer is already inching its finger toward the ‘reset’ button.<p>Australian …

2016 Volvo XC90 Hammer Headlights, Suspension Details

Volvo has been teasing the all-new XC90 little by little, and this week, the Swedish automaker is revealing a photo of the SUV’s headlights in addition to details regarding the new suspension set-up that comes as part of the new SPA platform.<p>Thanks to the photo showing the XC90’s left headlight, we …

How to Evaluate and Select the Right Mobile SDK

<i>Matthew D. Sarrel is a technology journalist, analyst and founder of Sarrel Group, a technical marketing consultancy based in New York City and San Francisco.</i><p>Anyone developing consumer software knows that we live in a mobile-first world. I see companies today that actually have a live app before …

Robin Wright: 'I'm in my 40s and I don't inject my face with Botox'

Spare a thought for Robin Wright, the ageing Hollywood actor who appears in a new film called The Congress. Once, long ago, she played the plucky Buttercup in The Princess Bride and beautiful, tragic Jenny in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump. Now her career's on the skids – she's the wrong side of …

How An Early Facebook Employee Messed Up, Got Fired, And Cost Himself $185 Million

When Kagan was 24, he was hired as Facebook's 30th employee. He joined the company when it was one year old; it had a few million users and was getting 50,000 new signups per day. Kagan was given two salary options when he joined:<p>Kagan selected the first option, and the stock options would have …

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Take A Look Inside Apple Genius Jony Ive's $17 Million San Francisco Mansion

Apple executive Jonathan Ive bought a stunning home on San Francisco's "Billionaire's Row" for $17 million in 2012, according to The Wall Street Journal. The home was originally listed for $25 million.<p>Ive, Apple's senior vice president of industrial design, is credited with the look of the iPod, …

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Robo-cars, Uber Will Save Us Billions, Keep Us From Crashing And Put An End To Waiting At The DMV

One of the great American rites of passage has been the teenager earning his or her driver’s license. Nearly everyone went through some version of a parent trying to teach them to operate the family car, the trepidation of taking the driving test and the subsequent few years, where statistically …

2014 Honda Odyssey

Still the creme de la creme of minivans.<p>As much as we wished this review of Honda’s refreshed-for-2014 Odyssey minivan focused solely on the rig’s awesome built-in HondaVac vacuum cleaner, it wouldn’t have been very useful to those of you actually interested in how well this minivan, you know, does …

Acura MDX is America’s Best-Selling Three-Row SUV – Of All Time?

It’s no surprise that the Acura MDX has been and continues to be one of the brand’s best-sellers. What is surprising is that the Japanese automaker is claiming the MDX may just be the best-selling three-row luxury SUV – of all time.<p>Acura has done its homework on sales of the MDX since its inception …

12-Inch MacBook Air to Begin Production in 3rd Quarter 2014

Digitimes reports that Apple's new 12" MacBook Air will enter mass production in the 3rd quarter of 2014. Quanta Computer is reportedly responsible for the assembly of the new machine which falls in between the 11" and 13" MacBook Air lines. Their sources have not heard of any changes to the …

Re-imagining the megayacht

To most people, a yacht is just a yacht – an über-expensive toy for one-percenters. But even the World’s Most Interesting Man might raise an eyebrow at the Alen 68, sprung from the loins of high-end Turkish boatmaker Alen Yacht, with help from the world-renowned, London-based architectural firm …

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Redesigned Volvo S80 Will Feature XC90’s Interior Design

The aging Volvo S80 is long overdue for an update, and when it finally gets one in two or three years, it’ll boast the significantly revised interior seen inside the redesigned 2015 XC90.<p>Although the Swedish automaker has yet to reveal the SUV’s exterior, it’s divulged plenty of details about its …