Laci Jo

36 Added | 5 Magazines | 25 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @lacijo | Keep up with Laci Jo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Laci Jo”

Volvo Looks For U.S. Sales Boost With Showroom Makeovers

Having developed new, more upscale cars, the Swedish brand is now focusing on its American dealers<p>GOTHENBURG, Sweden—Volvo Car Corp. wants deluxe dealerships.<p>Having spent the past five years developing new, more upscale cars in a bid to compete with German luxury auto makers, the Swedish brand is …

Automotive Industry

Wine + Penny = Problem Solved! Chemistry Hack Saves Old Wine

Good news, wine lovers: You can revive a stale bottle of your favorite vintage with a simple chemistry experiment. More good news: It'll only cost …

American Chemical Society

The Official Urban Carry Total Concealment Holster

Say goodbye to the McLaren P1

McLaren just built the 375th and final example of the P1. And with it, production of the hybrid hypercar draws to a close, sealing the chapter on one of the most capable performance machines ever to grace the road.<p>Now that all 375 have been completed, the company is retiring the model entirely. It …

Auto Shows

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

Volvo S90 Coupe Hinted By Company Exec For 2020

Volvo may have just pulled the wraps of the new S90, but the company has big plans for its flagship sedan, which should be produced in more body …

Yodel driver sacked after van caught drifting around a roundabout

<b>A Yodel delivery driver has been sacked after footage emerged of a van drifting around a roundabout.</b><p>The video shows the van driving at least twice …

The Stunning Volvo Concept Coupé Is The New Swedish Sexy

Well, hello gorgeous. Aren't you a nice surprise for our Wednesday night! Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Volvo Concept Coupé, whose design previews …

Frankfurt Motor Show

Radios Included: 1956 Volvo TP21 Sugga

This 1956 Volvo TP21 Sugga (chassis 21277) is said to have spent the past several years sitting, and though running and drivable the seller does …

Classic Cars

1979 Volvo 240 Rally Car

This 1979 Volvo 240 looks and sounds like a well-prepped rally car, though our browser’s built-in translator struggles with Norwegian text. From what …

Classic Cars

1973 Volvo P1800ES

This 1973 Volvo P1800ES is a decent looking car that’s said to benefit from a recent top-to-bottom service that included new tie rod ends, ball …

Accurate 123 GT Clone: Rebuilt 1967 Volvo 122S

This 1967 Volvo 123GT clone started off as a Nova Scotia-built 122S and is also said to be accident-free and very solid. Build accuracy sounds to be …

Classic Cars

Volvo S90 in the Works to Rival BMW 5-Series

Volvo is set to launch its rival to the BMW 5-Series, Jaguar XF and Audi A6 later this year in the form of the Volvo S90. The S90 will replace the …

Volvo : 240GL 2.3 Saloon Manual

At the risk of being proved wrong i'd confidently say that this is the best Volvo 240 in the country. Its never been restored, its been with the same …

Volvo

US Headlights in Sweden: Nicely Restored 1979 Volvo 242GT

This 1979 Volvo 242GT has been fully restored to what looks like an excellent standard, the seller further claiming it to be one of only 400 Swedish …

1973 Volvo 1800ES 4-Speed

This 1973 Volvo 1800ES is a last model-year example of the 1800’s final sportwagon permutation. Just over 8,000 ES models were built during the car’s …

Nicely Restored 1973 Volvo 1800ES

This 1973 Volvo 1800ES is the result of an apparently thorough rehabilitation performed by the seller, with an impressive list of recent mechanical …

Classic Cars

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept: The First 508 Horsepower Swedish Sexy Liveshots

No, you're not dreaming, a racing company has built a 508 horsepower Volvo S60. It's the Volvo S60 Polestar Concept and we had to see it with our own …

BaT Exclusive: 1975 Volvo TGB 1314 Ambulance

This 1975 Volvo TGB 1314 is offered by a seller who has owned five Volvo TGB military trucks and say that this is by far the nicest. He uses them as …

2015 Volvo V60 First Drive

Does the Volvo station wagon have a future in America? We’ve come to the French Riviera to drive the 2015 Volvo V60 tomorrow and find out, but …

Volvo

The driverless car gets comfortable

Previewing the multi-configurable cabin of its future semi-autonomous car, Volvo's Concept 26 could transform commuting time into "me time".<p>Concept 26 is not a pretentious farm-to-table restaurant that changes its menu every two weeks, though its ideals are as lofty. The name of Volvo’s new take on …

Autonomous Cars

Here's how Volvo crawled back from the brink of extinction

One look at the bankruptcies and bailouts of the last half decade among America's big three — GM, Chrysler, and Ford — and it's easy to see that even the giants were liable to fall.<p>The economic crisis also touched some well-loved import brands, like Volvo and Saab. Saab filed for bankruptcy in …

Volvo

The 530-pound Exosuit is a submarine you can wear

Scientists are now using the suit to study glowing fish 1,000 feet below the surface<p>The six-and-a-half foot tall, 530-pound aluminum suit looks like something out of an action movie. In reality it has an entirely different — and more intriguing — purpose. Come this summer, scientists will be using …

Starfish Spot The Way Home With Eyes On Their Arms

Most starfish have eyes on the tips of their arms. They’re hard to see and even if you spot them, you might not recognise them as eyes. But they can see you (as long as you’re not moving too fast).<p>The starfish in the top image is an Indo-Pacific species called the blue star (<i>Linckia laevigata</i>). …

The Secrets of the Jumbo Squid

A writer imagines the final moments and afterlife of a squid that died February 13, 1957. An Object Lesson.<p>Imagine you can see what I see. Doing so is no small feat, I know. But maybe if you look closely. There is something I want to show you that is often invisible or unnoticed when darkness falls …

Bionic hand gives amputee real feeling – video report

A bionic hand that allows the wearer to experience genuine feeling has been developed in Switzerland. The prosthetic limb returns the sensation of touch to users by connecting sensors to nerves in their arm. The first tester, amputee Dennis Sorensen, says he is delighted with the invention

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …