Polestar has extended its T6 AWD optimization package from the XC90 flagship to the smaller S60 sedan, V60 wagon, and XC60 crossover, raising output and improving response throughout the powertrain. Continue reading Polestar punchesShow More Summary
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Chinese-owned Volvo Car Group's sales rose 26 percent in November from the same month last year to reach a record high, helped by strong demand for the XC90 and XC60 models in the United States where sales doubled. Show More Summary
Inrix will supply all Volvo vehicles with real-time traffic information on a global basis starting with the 2016 XC60.
Volvo is working hard to revamp its entire lineup, and that began with the introduction of the 2016 XC90. Along with the debut of this SUV came plans to create a fuller line of SUVs that will include the XC90, XC60 and the XC40. We’ve seen the XC40 out testing in a jacked-up version of the V40 wagon, which is not available in the U.S. Show More Summary
The 2016 Volvo XC60 range has been released in Australia, delivering price cuts of more than $4000 on the three most affordable variants. Volvo Australia has cut $4225 from the price of the updated XC60 D4 Kinetic (now $55,765 plus on-road costs), T5 Luxury ($58,765) and D4 Luxury ($60,765), while adding extra equipment to make […]
Audi is taking renewed aim at the BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and newly launched Mercedes-Benz GLC with an all-new second-generation Q5 – and these are the latest pictures of the model in testing. The mid-sized SUV is planned to be unveiled shortly before the start of UK sales during the final quarter of 2016. It will […]
Hyundai is recalling its Elantra and i30 models, sold between November 2009 and April 2010. A power steering issue could see power to the unit lost, unexpectedly increasing the steering effort required from the driver which could result in a loss of control. Show More Summary
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?…