Volvo

Volvo XC60 T8 TwinMotor: The Orphaned Review

While the Germans were busy crafting some unquantifiable they call <i>dynamism</i>, inventing new splintered market segments, and haphazardly penning new …

Trucks

Channel your inner Steve McQueen; Ford confirms new Bullitt Mustang

It's been 50 years since Detective Frank Bullitt chased mob hitmen through the streets of San Francisco in his Highland Green Ford Mustang - and now …

Personal Finance (UK)

Volvo To Offer 2 Pure Electric Versions Of V40, One Likely To Boast 250-Mile Range

Since Volvo now has a complete range of new SUVs from the big XC90 to the little XC40, plus the S90 and V90 at the top of the range, it’s now time …

Electric Vehicles

South Carolina home prices on the rise, but below national jump in rates; price leap to continue in new year

The price of homes across South Carolina continues to rise, but not as much as the price nationally, and a moderate increase is expected in 2018.<p>Home …

Real Estate

China auto sales shrink in December, end year up 1.4 percent

BEIJING (AP) — An industry group says China's auto sales shrank in December and ended 2017 up just 1.4 percent over the previous year as the popularity of SUVs helped to offset contraction in demand for sedans.<p>The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Friday said last month's sales of …

Business

SA’s 13 worst-selling cars (under R500k) of Dec 2017

The monthly Naamsa stats generally make for rather interesting reading. But, naturally, we tend to focus on the best-performing vehicles in terms of …

South Africa

CES 2018: Next-gen Volvo S60 Interior Leaked by Garmin

It’s hard to know, for sure, what you’re looking at when you see a concept video like this one, below, by Garmin. One thing that’s certain, however, …

Nextgen

Foreign Auto Makers Poised to Surpass Detroit in U.S. Car Production

Toyota Motor Corp.’s announcement Wednesday of Alabama as the home for a shared factory with Mazda Motor Corp. highlights a major shift in U.S. vehicle manufacturing: Foreign auto companies soon will build more cars and trucks in America than the Detroit giants.<p>In the first quarter of 2018, foreign …

Business

Anker steps up its car game with the Alexa-enabled Roav Viva

This $49.99 adapter is good for cars with Bluetooth, but bad for voice activation systems<p>Amazon’s Alexa assistant has slowly been making its way into cars in recent years; BMW, Ford, and Nissan are among the automakers adding capabilities to remotely start or lock vehicles, for example. The level …

Gear & Gadgets

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Volvo Ocean Race

Care by Volvo to Make Renting A Car as Easy as A Smartphone Contract

08 January 2018<p>"In a time where consumers are used to transparent flat fees for all sorts of services, the traditional process of buying and owning a …

Transportation

How The Tesla Model 3 Got #MotorTrended and Lost Car of the Year

The Tesla Model 3, which MT called "the most important car of the century" in July, did not win the brand's COTY award in December. Huh?<p>Alex Roy<p>Alex …

Autos

Top 10 Movers And Shakers In Sustainability – 2017

A whole lot of moving and shaking was going on in 2017! Previous years' movers and shakers stepped it up and new people and organizations emerged with innovative strategies to take on environmental issues. Many of 2017's activities were prompted by the unprecedented attacks on science and …

Climate

Did Garmin just reveal the 2020 Volvo S60/V60 interior?

Garmin, the U.S. technology company best known for its navigation systems, plans to showcase an all-new car infotainment system at the 2018 Consumer …

South Carolina

Fourth consecutive year of record sales for Volvo

Swedish car firm Volvo achieved a fourth straight year of record sales in 2017, with the Asia Pacific market leading the charge.

Sweden

Suresh Chettiar Appointed Business Head Of Volvo Buses South Asia

Volvo Bus Corporation has appointed Suresh Chettiar as Business Head of Volvo Buses South Asia & Vice President Volvo Bus Corporation effective …

India

Buy, lease, or … subscribe? Volvo takes a cue from Netflix with Care

One of the biggest decisions motorists need to make when shopping for a new car is whether to buy or lease. Volvo is throwing a third option into the …

Autos

5 New Deals from Volvo Cars Cardiff

Here at Volvo Cars Cardiff, we are proud to offer a personal service and a commitment to customer satisfaction, striving to exceed the expectations …

News (Wales)

China in driving seat toward greener future

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GT<p>The recent announcement that China will ban production of 553 vehicle models that exceed pollution limits as part of …

News (China)

Everything you need to know about micro plastic data collection

by Robin Clegg 2 Jan 14:00 GMT 2 January 2018<p>Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3, Cape Town to Melbourne, day 10, on board Turn the Tide on Plastic © Jeremie …

Sailing

Volvo To Offer All-Electric Versions Of The V40 & XC40

<b>Published on</b> January 1st, 2018 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>January 1st, 2018 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Volvo Cars will launch all-electric versions of the V40 hatchback and the …

Electric Vehicles

BRIEF-Eicher Motors Dec Eicher Trucks And Buses Total Sales Up About 51 Pct

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Eicher Motors Ltd EICH.NS :<p>* DEC EICHER TRUCKS AND BUSES TOTAL SALES OF 5,955 VEHICLES VERSUS 3,946 VEHICLES LAST YEAR<p>* DEC VOLVO …

Transportation

EV roadmap: How the big brands will deliver electric vehicles in the years ahead

Electric vehicles are coming, and the past year has seen a number of big manufacturers roll out their plans for the electric revolution.<p>Although each …

Electric Vehicles

EV Company News For The Month Of December 2017

Global EV sales - November global electric car sales hit a new record up a massive 72% on last year, year to date sales pass the magic 1 million mark.<p>…

Electric Vehicles

The world in brief, December 30th 2017 | Espresso

<b>Alexei Navalny</b> was barred from standing in Russia’s 2018 presidential election—ostensibly because of a criminal conviction. Many see the decision as …

Economics

Volvo Legs 2 & 3 >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Volvo Ocean Race Legs 2 & 3 Feature | World Sailing Show – January 2018<p>Leg 2 & 3 feature of the 2017-2018 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race from …

Sailing

Geely buys big stake in Volvo Trucks

<b>Geely</b> has bought an 8.2 per cent stake in <b>AB Volvo</b>, making it the largest single shareholder in the Swedish truck, construction equipment and …

Autos (Australia)

Geely Holding acquires 8.2% stake in Volvo Trucks - Truck & Bus News

Brent Co / Brent Co | December 29, 2017 14:20<p>Geely Holding adds AB Volvo to list of foreign auto acquisitions for 2017<p>China's auto conglomerate Geely …

Philippines

Geely takes 8.2 pct stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo - Xinhua

HANGZHOU, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has acquired 8.2 percent stake in Swedish truck maker AB Volvo from Cevian …

News (China)

The Chinese Company Behind Volvo's Turnaround Just Put $3 Billion Into Volvo Trucks

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are all of the top …

Sports Cars