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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski hits double at Fulham to ease pressure

By the end, the Fulham supporters who had been sent scattering by the kind of weather that Thor himself might have invoked were looking plaintively to the dark clouds looming ominously in the distance and wondering whether another downpour might get them off the hook.<p>The rain had been torrential, …

Numbers Don't Lie: Tesla Is Beginning To Put The Hurt On The Competition

Upstart automaker Tesla Motors won’t sell as many cars this year as Chevrolet sells in 3 days, but its early success with the all-electric Model S sedan is already keeping the competition up at night. An examination of sales data from across the U.S. and in California for the first half of 2013 …

Volvo Tests Electric Road That Charges Cars

Recent innovations in wireless charging for electric vehicles could mean losing the need for batteries altogether.<p>While modern Teslas work on new …

Seinfeld drives David Letterman's V8 Volvo wagon in latest CiCGC

Paul Newman once talked David Letterman into repowering a then-new Volvo 960 station wagon with a supercharged Ford 5.0-liter V8. No, that's not the setup to a joke. Letterman recently handed over the keys to his 380-horsepower family hauler to Jerry Seinfeld for the latest episode of <i>Comedians in</i> …

Next-Gen Volvo XC90 to Offer Exclusive New Safety Tech

As the current Volvo XC90 continues to sell decently far past its expiration date, the Swedish automaker has revealed a few more details about the advanced technology the new model will offer before it eventually trickles down to other Volvos.<p>As we’ve previously noted, the new Volvo XC90 will …

Volvo celebrates 60 years of wagons

Nothing says Volvo quite like a station wagon, but that wasn't always the case.<p>Volvo has long since branched out into convertibles, crossovers, and hatchbacks; but for many observers, what the brand is known for best is its station wagons. That all started 60 years ago with the launch of the 445 …

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Volvo Builds a Different Kind of Hybrid

Swedish carmaker Volvo is adapting Formula 1 racing technology to make their cars 25 percent more fuel efficient.<p>KERS stands for kinetic energy recovery system, and if you're a fan of Formula 1 or LeMans series racing you know all about it. The concept is to use a highly developed flywheel to …

Volvo sees crash-free car by 2020

In the above video, Volvo details some of the technologies it is developing in its quest toward accident-free driving. This video not only lays out Volvo's strategy, but mirrors the work other automakers are doing that will eventually result in autonomous cars.<p>The video begins with Thomas Broberg, …

Volvo Vehicles: The Next Generation

Scalable Product Architecture Tops Future Tech List<p>Things at Volvo have been pretty quiet since its sale to Geely Automobile wrapped up. Volvo says the silent treatment was a side effect of the sale, which froze R&D funding. Now everything is back in full-swing, but there’s a lot of catching up to …

Volvo breaks new ground with amazing new self-driving car tech

Are self-driving cars for real? Or just a shallow distraction, a kind of Hollywood-style robo-chic?<p>If our recent trip to a test facility near …

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Volvo Is Developing Self-Parking Cars

We've been dreaming about self-driving cars for a while — but what what about self-<i>parking</i> cars?<p>According to a Volvo press release, the company's …

2014 Volvo XC60 Does Its Best Art Car Impression

For the last three years, Volvo of Switzerland has organized what it calls the Volvo Art Session, where artists from around the world head to Zurich to vandalize paint a Volvo. This year, the Swedish automaker had artists from different countries work their magic on the updated 2014 Volvo …

Man Approaches 3 Million Miles On Volvo

Irv Gordon was a young high school teacher when he bought his Volvo P1800 coupe in 1966. The Long Island resident has since driven almost 3 million miles in that car.<p>Transcript<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:<p>Our Last Word In Business today goes a long way - as in 3 million miles.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Irv …

Volvo S60 Flywheel KERS Prototype First Drive

A different kind of alternative powertrain<p>Since the invention of the wheel, we’ve discovered a fair number of ways to move a vehicle mounted with several of them. By far the most commercially successful is the internal combustion engine, but science keeps telling us it could be supplanted someday. …

Volvo Unveils Portable Solar Charging Station That Fits In The Trunk Of Your Car

Volvo, Sweden’s largest car manufacturer, is planning to unveil a foldable solar charging station that can be broken down and stored in the truck of a car.<p>The so-called “Pure-Tension Pavilion” was developed by Synthesis Design + Architecture, a design firm based in Los Angeles, CA, for Volvo’s …

Spotify and Volvo Partner for Voice-Activated, In-Car Music System

Volvo has teamed up with Spotify to launch a voice-activated, in-car music system for its cars.<p>The system, called the Sensus Connected Touch, will …

Volvo Unveils New Safety System that Automatically Brakes for Cyclists and Pedestrians

Volvo is positioning itself at the head of the class when it comes to developing high-tech safety features that will protect not only car drivers, …

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New Volvo Engine Family Includes 302-HP Twin-Charged I-4

Volvo officially announced it was going with an all-four-cylinder lineup at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Now, the Swedish brand has released more specifics on its future powertrain offerings, which will include gasoline and diesel I-4s exclusively.<p>Volvo originally named its next-gen engine range …

Obliterate Letterman: LS1-Powered 1997 Volvo V90

This 1997 Volvo V90 wagon has been given an LS1 V8 conversion with a 6-speed manual transmission. The Converse Ford 5.0 V8 swaps were cutting edge in …

The Volvo P1800 is the best spy car you've probably forgotten about

James Bond is the ultimate superspy. He has the coolest toys, hottest women, and the best one liners. But his taste in cars is liable to get him killed. I mean, rocking around in an Aston is going to draw attention, isn't it? So why not try a Volvo? A Volvo P1800, to be precise.<p>I say this because …

Volvo Details Next-Generation Drive-E Engine Family

Volvo is in the midst of a major lineup overhaul that will include new engines, a new modular platform, and an even larger envelope of safety and convenience technology. While the new platform and a host of new tech are still under development, Volvo fans at last have something fresh to chew on, in …

Pagani debuts first US-spec Huayra at the Quail

When our own Matt Davis drove the gob-smacking Pagani Huayra in the fall of last year, he mentioned that the supercar would finally be available to upper-crust American customers sometime this summer. True to its word, Pagani has arrived at The Quail this year with a car wrought in bare carbon …

Ford won't build us a new GT, so Galpin Auto Sports has created the 1,024-horsepower GTR1. Is this a fitting tribute to the GT? More -> http://bit.ly/1dhzxEI