Grey Canada offers its own unique touch in a new Volvo campaign with nary a Jean-Claude Van Damme appearance in sight. To help the Swedish automaker roll out its new XC60 line and promote the SUV’s 60-some “feature innovations,” Grey’s...Show More Summary
Volvo has a problem on its hands. Its new XC90 SUV, which starts at $49,895 (with shipping), is generating plenty of excitement from buyers, but with wait times of up to three months, the Swedish automaker is in danger of losing them to competitors with vehicles ready to roll. To insure these customers don't jump ship, Volvo has partnered with...
A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians. Show More Summary
The video, taken in the Dominican Republic, shows a Volvo XC60 reversing itself, waiting, and then driving back into pedestrians at speed. The horrifying pictures went viral and were presumed to have resulted from a malfunction with the car -- but the car might not have had the ability to recognize a human at all. Show More Summary
An unofficial demonstration of a Volvo XC60’s semi-automated driving functionality in the Dominican Republic ended with the Volvo slamming into a strangely stationary man, who folded forward like a book slamming shut. Volvo essentially blames the owner cheaping out on options. Classy move, Volvo! Read more...
Volvo has a bit of a bad track record with its automatic assistance systems and demonstrations for the press and public. The latest demonstration, involving an XC60 and its self-parking assist feature, ended up with two men getting run over. Fortunately the men are alright, according to Remolacha, which posted the video of the incident from the...
Volvo is planning to update all of its front-wheel-drive models for the 2016 model-year, with all to receive the carmaker’s Drive-E engines. The V40, V60 and V70 (currently unavailable in Australia), along with the S60 and XC60 are all included in the planned update, with both petrol- and diesel-powered units to be Drive-E spec. Show More Summary
When you think of a family Volvo from the past, visions of huge headlights, the styling of a brick and uninspiring driving dynamics come to mind. The new 2015.5 Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV comes with newly redesigned headlights, sleek exterior styling and engaging driving dynamics. Show More Summary
Competes with: BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and Cadillac SRX Looks like: Designers took an angle grinder to the front and rear bumpers Drivetrain: 279-hp, 3.5-liter V-6; six-speed automatic transmission; front- or all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Spring 2015 Acura's compact luxury...
Volvo won’t be among the large number of automakers that you’ll see advertising in this weekend’s Super Bowl XLIX, but if you are a Twitter user, there’s a good chance you will still hear plenty about the Swedish brand during the Big Game. Show More Summary
Instead of airing a big-budget ad during the Super Bowl this year, Volvo is launching a giveaway to determine who best deserves a new XC60. Continue reading Volvo launching XC60 giveaway instead of Super Bowl ad Volvo launching XC60 giveaway instead of Super Bowl ad originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Volvo Interception campaign aims to engage social media without expensive television advertising.
She's a big old unit and no mistake Vulture at the Wheel Why did the nice man from Volvo find me peering at the dashboard with a torch when he came to collect the XC60 I was testing?…
Considering luxury SUVs are big business, the Lexus NX can’t be accused of being rushed to market. It’s more than a decade since Toyota’s luxury division introduced its last new SUV, the GX that is a spruced-up Prado and never sold in Australia. You then have to go back into the 1990s for the (LandCruiser-based) [...]
The 2015.5 Volvo XC60 updates its timeless design with new app-connected dashboard tech. CNET takes a look.
A midyear upgrade to Volvo's midsize XC60 adds new app-connected tech to this already safe premium SUV.
New connected apps and driver assist in Volvo's best-selling vehicle.
Volvo is in midst of a turnaround. Sold by Ford and acquired by Chinese Geely Automobile, Volvo representatives see the company heading on a path similar to Jaguar and Land Rover. With this fresh injection of money, in recent years we...Show More Summary
Life is full of things we have almost done. I’ve almost been to Japan, I’ve almost got a tattoo, and I’ve almost bought a Volvo XC60 – twice. Each of these things has eluded me for various reasons (in the case of the tattoo, we’ll call it ‘common sense’). But getting my hands on Volvo’s [...]
Long before Volvo got into the crossover-utility game with the XC90 and XC60, it was making ruggedized all-wheel-drive wagons. In fact it's been doing so longer than Audi has, and almost as long as Subaru. And now it's returned to that...Show More Summary