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Volvo shows off concept to take on airline industry

Autonomous electric vehicle provides alternative to short-haul air travel

With 360c concept, Volvo asks “What if you could have your own first-class cabin that picks you up at home and drops you off at your destination address?” Read More

Future Cars Autonomous Driving Green Cars Sep 17, 2018, 2:30 AM

Volvo introduces its first 3-cylinder engine in XC40

XC40 T3 will not come to North America, but hybrid with same engine will Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Aug 22, 2018, 2:30 AM

Volvo sells out Polestar-engineered S60 via mobile app

20 S60 T8 Polestar Engineered sedans for North America sold in 39 minutes Read More

Auto Technology New Cars Green Cars Jul 1, 2018, 10:30 PM

10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days Read More

Auto Industry Auto Awards Jun 20, 2018, 8:00 AM


Volvo S90 concept adds new senses to luxury mix

S90 Ambience Concept focusses on rear-passenger comfort and well-being Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Luxury Cars Apr 24, 2018, 2:30 AM

Volvo honours wagon heritage with futuristic V60

Power comes from turbocharged 4-cylinder or turbo and supercharged four

New station wagon is based on Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), which it shares with the award-winning XC60, and members of the 90-Series. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Mar 31, 2018, 1:00 AM

Volvo XC60 is World Car of the Year for 2018

Winners in six World Car Award classes were revealed at New York Auto Show

The World Car Awards winners were determined by an international jury of 82 distinguished automotive journalists from 24 countries around the world. Read More

Auto Awards New Cars Auto Shows Mar 28, 2018, 2:00 PM

Volvo to showcase Sir Roger Moore's 1800 S

Famous Saint coupe will be on stage at Techno-Classica Essen in Germany

Not the original car in The Saint television series, the Pearl White 1800 S coupe was bought by Moore in 1967 and used in the series until its finale. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Industry People Mar 5, 2018, 3:30 AM


FIRST DRIVE: Volvo XC40 SUV comes to Canada

Smart and stylish Swede joins the compact luxury SUV stampede for 2019

This all-new Volvo has the makings of a hit, especially with its new ‘Care by Volvo’ program that costs only a ‘subscription fee’ plus gasoline. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Feb 26, 2018, 3:50 PM

All-new Volvo V60 revalidates the station wagon

Handsome new V60 wagon shares its architecture with the Volvo XC60 and S/V90

Few automakers, over their history, have become so closely identified with station wagons as Volvo or come as close to perfecting the form. Read More

New Cars Auto Technology Feb 21, 2018, 1:45 PM

2018 NACTOY award winners – the details

Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator scoop 25th annual awards

The winners were chosen by an independent jury of 59 established automotive journalists from across Canada and the United States. Read More

Auto Awards New Cars Jan 15, 2018, 11:30 AM

Volvo autonomous driving in the family way

Two families sign up for Volvo Drive Me autonomous driving project

As part of the program, Hain and Simonovski families agree to have Volvo engineers monitor everyday use and interaction with autonomous Volvo XC90 SUV. Read More

Autonomous Driving Dec 13, 2017, 9:30 PM


Volvo XC60 Wins Japan’s Car of the Year award

The XC60 beat out the BMW 5 Series and Toyota Camry for Japan’s top auto award

In a monumental battle for the country’s most coveted car trophy, the Volvo XC60 came from behind to capture the Car of the Year Japan award. Read More

Auto Awards New Cars Dec 11, 2017, 6:20 AM

Volvo starts production on XC40 compact SUV

XC40 is Volvo's first entry in growing luxury small utility segment

Compact SUV to be built at Volvo Car Gent, which underwent extensive renovations including expansion of body shop and installation of 363 new robots. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Nov 22, 2017, 9:00 PM

Volvo enriches autonomous car deal with Uber

Volvo to sell tens of thousands of self-driving XC90s for ride-sharing

Uber helped develop the autonomous driving XC90 sport utility vehicle Volvo will be providing, on which Uber will add its self-driving technology. Read More

Autonomous Driving Nov 20, 2017, 9:30 PM

Volvo wants car ownership to be easy as using a phone

Care by Volvo debuts on new XC40 compact SUV then spread to other Volvos

Offered alongside traditional financing options, Care by Volvo charges a flat-rate monthly fee, without need for down payment, maintenance or insurance. Read More

Auto Finance New Cars Auto Shows Sep 24, 2017, 11:10 PM


Polestar improves Volvo S60, V60 performance

Carbon-fibre aerodynamic body components increase downforce by 30%

New aerodynamic package for 2018 includes front splitter, lower body side aprons and rear spoiler extender to enhance grip and high-speed stability. Read More

New Cars Aug 29, 2017, 2:30 AM

Volvo draws inspiration from the city for new XC40

New small premium SUV wil use Volvo's Compact Modular Architecture

Volvo said the new 40-Series (which also includes a small sedan, both derived from the Concept 40) would have all-electric and plug-in hybrid variants. Read More

New Cars Jul 23, 2017, 9:45 PM

Polestar to electrify Volvo XC60

Powertrain optimization turns SUV into most powerful Volvo vehicle ever

Engine performance enhancements improve power and torque in the mid-range and change in transmission shift-points take advantage of the increases. Read More

Green Cars Jul 10, 2017, 10:40 PM

20 models recalled in Canada in June

Nearly 350,000 vehicles named in recalls to address some 20 problems

Audi, BMW, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota and Volvo all require attention to some issues. Read More

Car Safety Jul 4, 2017, 10:30 PM


Volvo bolsters 2018 lineup with new S90 and XC60

New sedan and crossover share Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture and engines

The 2018 Volvo XC60 will arrive in Canadian showrooms in the fall starting at $45,900, while the 2018 S90 will be available in the second half of the year. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Apr 15, 2017, 5:00 AM

Volvo to show off new XC60 in Geneva

Teaser images appear to show a bodystyle similar to the current SUV

Window line has a bit of a swoop up at the trailing edge, and front fenders seem to display a bit more muscularity than more traditionally styled XC90. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Feb 27, 2017, 9:30 PM

Volvo and Uber ramp up driverless car project

Cars will navigate streets of San Francisco with onboard technicians

The XC90 SUVs are built by Volvo and sold to Uber, which installs the necessary software and hardware, including the roof mounted control module. Read More

Autonomous Driving Dec 14, 2016, 9:30 PM

Would you buy a Volvo made in China?

Volvo plans to export Chinese-made S90 models to North America

Three separate plants will build three different Volvo models in China, which will be developed into a global manufacturing and export hub. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Auto Industry Nov 2, 2016, 1:10 PM


Volvo readies autonomous cars for real-world tests

Drive Me Volvo XC90 rolls off line, destined for consumer testing

Volvo's Autonomous Driving Brain will completely control steering, signalling, braking and acceleration in autonomous driving zones around Gothenburg. Read More

Amazon was Volvo's warrior among sedans

60 years ago, Volvo introduced a car that revolutionized its business

The design was a radical departure (inspired by Italian, British and American designs) from its predecessor PV - a mid-sized sedan with a Beetle look. Read More

Classic Cars Sep 2, 2016, 6:30 AM

New Volvo S90 and V90 get R ratings

Performance enhanced models and visually upgraded inside and out

The advanced sport chassis transforms the new sedan and wagon from everyday utilitarian urban cars into motorsports inspired energetic sports models, Read More

New Cars Jun 22, 2016, 10:30 PM

Wards honours 10 top vehicle interiors

Luxury vehicles hold slim majority in interior excellence

Wards editors evaluated 47 vehicles on aesthetics, design, materials, ergonomics, safety, fit and finish, and effectiveness of machine/user interface. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Apr 18, 2016, 10:30 PM


Volvo makes quickest Polestars yet

S60 sedan, V60 wagon share chassis and engine of new race car

Powered by 2.0-litre supercharged AND turbocharged 4-cylinder engine producing 367 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque, cars reach 100 km/h in about 5 seconds. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Apr 2, 2016, 1:30 PM

Volvo expands parts bin with Polestar parts

Racing inspired functional and cosmetic parts add sportiness to line

The line includes a wide range of enhancements for the S60 sedan, V40 and V60 wagons, and the XC60 sport utility, but that’s just the start of it. Read More

Auto Accesories Auto Industry Mar 7, 2016, 9:30 PM

Volvo jumps on the wagon bandwagon with V90

Volvo’s flagship line also includes the S90 luxury sedan and XC90 SUV

One of the V90’s new features is semi-autonomous driving (Pilot Assist), in addition to Volvo’s signature suite of active safety technologies. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Feb 18, 2016, 5:30 PM

AJAC Car, Utility of the Year down to 3

Civic, Golfs up for Car award; Kia, Mazda, Volvo vie for SUV award

The six finalists were shortlisted from nine “Best New” category winners announced in fall 2015 after four days of back-to-back testing by 71 writers. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Jan 14, 2016, 3:45 AM


Honda Civic, Volvo XC90 win North American honours

Honda Civic is the 2016 North American Car of the Year and the Volvo XC90 is North American Truck

The 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off with announcement of the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners. Read More

Auto Shows Auto Awards New Cars Jan 10, 2016, 10:45 PM

Volvo, Tesla win Gadget of the Year awards

XC90 crossover named Car of the Year; new Model X voted Design of the Year

Stuff magazine’s awards recognize technological excellence in products from audio components to mobile devices, and from toys and games to home environment equipment. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Technology Dec 5, 2015, 5:30 PM

Volvo partners with Microsoft on 3D selling

Technology allows vehicle buyers to virtually configure their cars

HoloLens allows dealers to take showrooms on the road, to customers’ work places or homes, mall kiosks or even small boutiques in busy cityscapes. Read More

Auto Technology Nov 20, 2015, 7:00 PM

Volvo unveils ambitious electrification plans

Twin Engine version expected for new premium sedan for 2016

Swedish company announces plans for plug-in hybrids across entire model range, new stable of small electrified cars and a new dedicated electric car. Read More

Green Cars New Cars Oct 16, 2015, 9:00 AM


Volvo to virtually make more enjoyable cars

Purchase of Vi-Grade chassis simulator should speed up development

Sophisticated simulator lets company conduct extremely early stage development on high-speed stability, balance and drive mode settings by human driver. Read More

Auto Technology Luxury Cars Oct 7, 2015, 8:00 AM

Volvo brings high-performance Polestar brand in-house

Volvo has purchased both the Polestar brand name and the company

The Polestar name will be applied to future high-performance Volvos, similar to BMW's use of the M brand and Mercedes' of AMG. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars Auto Industry Jul 15, 2015, 10:35 AM

Volvo reinvents the child seat

Volvo Excellence Child Seat Concept offers three key benefits

Expanding on a concept car idea, Volvo's design team has completely re-imagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology Future Cars Jul 2, 2015, 1:45 PM

Volvo XC90 'Excellence’ pushes luxury limits

New top-of-the-line Volvo for global market to be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show

The Volvo XC90 'Excellence’ is an elegant and refined, ultra-luxe version of the recently launched XC90 that will be the most luxurious Volvo ever built. Read More

Luxury Cars Auto Shows New Cars Apr 14, 2015, 7:05 AM