Articles about Volvo

With 408hp from a two-motor setup, and range of over 402km
This, ladies and dentlemen, is a bit of a milestone moment for Volvo. Not only is the new XC40 Recharge the company's first ever fully-electric car, but it also signifies the start of a serious EV offensive.Volvo has ambitions
This is the future
Volvo and owners Geely are spinning-off their respective engine manufacturing operations into a new standalone business that "will seek to develop next-generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains."Volvo says the move will allow it to better focus on "the development
Talk about high resale value
Yep, you read that headline correctly. This old Volvo FL6 box truck has been painted by Banksy, and as such is now expected to fetch between £1 million (P63.5 million) and £1.5 million (P95.2 million) when it goes under
And more stressful, too
If you often drive with your fur buddy riding shotgun in the front seat, you may want to reconsider. A recent study by Volvo shows that doing so minus the presence of restraints is significantly more unsafe, more distracting, and more stressful
Part of the company’s efforts to achieve its Vision 2020
Volvo has always been known for advocating road safety. In case you didn't know yet, the three-point safety belt that has already saved millions of lives since it was first used by the Swedish carmaker in 1959.Today, Volvo continues
Sometimes, auto mode just doesn’t cut it
Any photographer knows that going full auto and letting the camera do all the work isn't always the best way to go, and this is particularly true with automotive photography. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started on
Volvo will be displaying one of its plug-in hybrids, too
We owe a lot to the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and Baltic (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) countries: They brought us Ikea, Thor, ABBA, and-last but not least-Volvo.In the Philippines, NordCham Philippines promotes and facilitates trade, industry, and
It does look like it can take big hits
There are fewer analogies in the motoring world that work as well as saying something is 'bulletproof.' 'The engine in so-and-so is bulletproof,' or 'the ashtray opening mechanism in this car is bulletproof.' What we have here, is a Volvo
This is a fully autonomous XC90
Volvo and Uber have been in partnership since 2016, when the two companies signed an agreement that would see the carmaker supply the ride-hailing firm with "tens of thousands of autonomous drive-ready cars" over the next few years.Well this
He has quite the portfolio
By now you'll have heard the news: Jag's legendary director of design, Ian Callum, is leaving the company to "focus on personal projects." The 64-year-old Scot is hanging up his H2B after 20 years at the company and
Enough to start a Suzuki dealership
In the span of two weeks, we witnessed the local introduction of four SUVs. Let's dive in and take a quick look at this diverse bunch.First previewed at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show in October 2018, the all-new
Has it really come to this?
If you often find yourself plying Manila's streets in the wee hours of the morning, no doubt you've come across the sight of cars coasting down the road at a snail's pace, trying with all their might to maintain
The Japanese already do this
Volvo cars are some of the safest in the business. This is, after all, a brand that prides itself on safety almost more than anything, and today it shows in how its products are built and the tech inside them.Still, this
From the outfit formerly known as Polestar Racing
Is Cyan Racing not familiar to you? Then maybe its former moniker will ring a bell: Polestar Racing. The motorsport partner to Volvo's iconic performance wing changed its name not too long ago, and its engineers have been busy.Despite the
Four-wheel-drive fastback claims 0-100kph in under 5sec and 500km of range
You probably know a bit about Polestar by now-the racing team that became Volvo's tuning arm, that became a stand-alone electric performance brand in 2017. You might even have gazed longingly at the company's first car, the Polestar
A sexy little Swede
The prices for Volvo's latest Philippine offering, the all-new XC40, have been revealed. If you're looking to buy a brand-new premium crossover this 2019, this should be worth a look. We've seen it in the metal and
KERS in a big, seven-seat Swedish SUV? You’d better believe it
Ladies and gents, feast your eyes on the facelifted Volvo XC90. Looks pretty much exactly the same as the current one, doesn't it? Given how much we love Volvo's design language at the moment, though, that's no bad thing
Winter is here
Which Volvo V60 is this?The fast one, which also happens to be the plug-in hybrid one. It borrows the T8 'twin-engine' powertrain from the bigger Volvo 90-series cars, with which it shares the so-called 'SPA' platform. The
It’s said to be the Chinese carmaker’s most “driver-focused” car to date
Geely is the money behind Volvo, Lynk & Co, and Lotus, among others. It still does cars with its own badge on, though. Cars like the FY11-an SUV-coupe thing in the mold of the BMW X6 and the Mercedes GLE Coupe.
“Do not underestimate how appealing a high seating position is to customers”
It's tough being a hatchback, eh? One day you're soup du jour, the next you're being shunned in favor of fancy new SUV-shaped things. If this troubles you as much as us, please direct your anger toward Volvo,
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