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  1. Volvo small Cuv in 2018

    European Competition
    Volvo Will Debut Compact SUV in 2018 Automotive News Europe Johan Dillen October 13, 2015 GHENT, Belgium -- Volvo will debut its compact SUV, expected to be called the XC40, in early 2018, sources told Automotive News Europe. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said a compact SUV is a priority for the...
  2. Volvo "90-series"

    European Competition
    Just this weekend the first test mule for the Volvo S90 was spotted in Amsterdam. This is a very big deal for Volvo as it's replacing the beyond aging S80. It's expected to ride on Volvo's new modular platform and will likely borrow the drivetrains from the new XC90 meaning a 318hp 2.0 4...
  3. Man Injured during Volvo's Pedestrian Detection System Demo

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    This Guy Forgot To Enable Volvo's Pedestrian Detection System During Safety Feature's Demo… Carscoops | May 23, 2015 No matter what car manufacturers will invent in order to maximize road safety and minimize accident hazards, there will always be a little tiny variable to spoil everything...
  4. Volvo's 2016 XC90 R-Design Makes North American Debut

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    Volvo's 2016 XC90 R-Design Makes North American Debut in a Cool Matte-Blue Shade The silky blue color on the outside is an eye-catcher and works well with the R Design Package that customizes the new XC90's look with matte silver trim elements, a more aggressive bodykit featuring larger air...
  5. Volvo to introduce a cyclist anti-collision warning system at CES [video]

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    [SIZE=5]Volvo to introduce a cyclist anti-collision warning system at CES http://www.worldcarfans.com/114121986183/volvo-to-introduce-a-cyclist-anti-collision-warning-system
  6. Volvo Develops 360-Degree Collision Avoidance Sensor System

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    Volvo Develops 360-Degree Collision Avoidance Sensor System Volvo has long been a leader in developing safety technology, and the latest features will help the automaker reach its goal of zero fatal accidents by 2020. The company's new 360-degree view technology helps to locate collision-free...
  7. Volvo exec hints at new coupes & convertibles

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    Volvo exec hints at new coupes & convertibles Volvo's Senior Vice President of Research and Development has revealed the company will eventually return to building coupes and convertibles. Speaking to Motoring, Peter Mertens said the company is currently focused on redesigning their existing...
  8. Volvo details R-Design package for 2015 XC90

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    Volvo details R-Design package for 2015 XC90 Volvo has fully detailed the R-Design appearance package that will be available on the all-new 2015 XC90. Visually, the R-Design package adds a trim-specific radiator grille with horizontal slats, a discreet lip spoiler on the front bumper, flat...
  9. 2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design leaked?

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    2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design leaked? The image was posted by a member of swedespeed forums and depicts what appears to be an official digital render showcased during a private presentation. The man blocking the view is none other than Volvo's head of design Thomas Ingenlath who was probably...
  10. Volvo XC90 is a hit, 1,927 First Editions sold in 47 hours

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    Volvo XC90 is a hit, 1,927 First Editions sold in 47 hours The 2015 Volvo XC90 is off to a strong start as the company has announced that all 1,927 First Editions have been sold. The sale kicked off on Wednesday and most of the special editions were reserved within one hour. Volvo goes on to...
  11. Leaked: 2015 Volvo XC90 [Update]

    Competition News
    Leaked: 2015 Volvo XC90 [Update] A new batch of leaked images has fully revealed Volvo's all-new 2015 XC90 crossover mere hours ahead of it scheduled debut. The XC90 inaugurates Volvo's next design language that was previewed by a series of show cars including the Concept Estate introduced...
  12. Volvo to overhaul entire lineup by 2017?

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    Volvo to overhaul entire lineup by 2017? A report coming out of Australia indicates Volvo will renew its entire lineup by the year 2017 in a bid to boost sales in key markets all around the world. The Swedish firm's model expansion will kick off next October when it introduces the all-new 2015...
  13. Volvo details Scalable Product Architecture for 2015 XC90

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    Volvo details Scalable Product Architecture for 2015 XC90 The second generation XC90 will be the first Volvo model to ride on the newly developed SPA chassis and will enable a lower curb weight and a more even weight distribution. Around 90 percent of all components are brand new, including...
  14. Volvo reveals 400-hp twin-charged PHEV power for new XC90 [UPDATE] - Autoblog

    European Competition
    Volvo reveals 400-hp twin-charged PHEV power for new XC90 [UPDATE] - Autoblog By Noah Joseph Posted Jul 8th 2014 UPDATE: An earlier version of this post indicated that the larger of the conventional diesel engines was a five-cylinder. However all three powertrains announced for the upcoming new...
  15. Geely & Volvo wants to become the new Audi & Volkswagen

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    Geely & Volvo wants to become the new Audi & Volkswagen Geely Chairman Li Sufu has revealed his desire to turn Geely and Volvo into the next Volkswagen and Audi. Speaking to member of the Chinese media, Sufu highlighted the fact that the two companies will soon be sharing research, development...
  16. 2015 Volvo XC 90's interior: this is luxury

    European Competition
    Volvo revealed the next XC 90's interior: the luxury word come to my mind when i see the pics. Premium quality materials, real wood, aluminum, leather and chrome. This car exudes luxury and upscale sensation. That big (really big!) touch screen replace almost all knobs and buttons in the dash...
  17. Volvo moving upscale to boost profits

    Competition News
    Volvo moving upscale to boost profits Leftlanenews By Ronan Glon Sunday, May 18th, 2014 China-based Volvo parent company Geely has announced the Swedish automaker will move up a notch on the market in order to go head-to-head against well-known players like Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. "We...
  18. Volvo Concept Estate to spawn V90 luxury wagon, joining CUV and coupe

    European Competition
    Volvo Concept Estate to spawn V90 luxury wagon, joining CUV and coupe The Volvo Concept Estate garnered Autoblog's Editors' Choice award as our team's favorite reveal at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month for its sleek take on Scandinavian design, and now it looks like we might...
  19. Geneva 2014: Volvo Concept Estate

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    Volvo Concept Estate leaks out early By Michael Gauthier WCF Several pictures of the Volvo Concept Estate have leaked to the web ahead of an official announcement tomorrow. Essentially a shooting brake version of the Concept Coupe, the Concept Estate has an elegant exterior with flowing lines...
  20. Next-Generation Volvo XC90 Set for Fall Debut, U.S. Launch Next Spring

    European Competition
    Next-Generation Volvo XC90 Set for Fall Debut, U.S. Launch Next Spring The replacement for Volvo’s aging seven-passenger XC90 crossover is poised to go on sale in the U.S. in late March of 2015, according to Volvo Cars North America’s president and CEO Tony Nicolosi. Previous guesstimations...
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