The brand is also shifting its focus to online sales
Loyal Volvo customers might have some adjusting to do if they plan on sticking with the brand in the future.The Swedish car manufacturer has announced that it is fully transitioning into an electric car manufacturer, and that all its offerings will
Beyond its safety innovations, the brand has a fun side, too
Volvo started building cars in 1927-company founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson saw that foreign cars weren't able to cope with the snowy climes of their native Sweden, and wanted to build something safe enough to stay on the road.
What would you like to see these two industry giants come up with?
About this time last year, talks about Geely and Volvo's merger surfaced in cyberspace. It would result in the creation of a new entity consisting of the two industry giants, similar to how Stellantis was formed. Unfortunately, it appears that the
30kph crashes are more dangerous than they seem
We know the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) initial implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act hasn't exactly been smooth sailing, so we understand the resistance to its new requirements, especially with regard to some items in the implementing
It’s a matter of life and death
All right, ignore the lackluster implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act and look at the bigger picture for a moment: Kids really should be sitting in child seats when riding in cars. It's just, simply put, safer.You
Did you know Merc could have gone with a four-pointed star?
Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer merged to form the Auto Union in 1932, the circles representing each of the four manufacturers coming together. There's a great story behind the Audi name-August Horch founded his eponymous car company in 1899, quitting
The two will build a gasoline engine built specifically for hybrid applications
It's been clear for years now that electrification is the future for the automotive industry. In fact, several manufacturers have now set their sights on achieving fully electric and carbon-neutral lineups in the next decade or so.Mercedes-Benz parent
These 30-meter drops can supposedly simulate actual crash damages better
Sometimes you have to make a sacrifice for the greater good. Take Volvo, which has started DROPPING brand-new cars from a height of 30 meters to help emergency services practice rescuing people from badly crashed, modern cars. Volvo says dropping cars "
That’s a pretty big discount
Planning to gift yourself a nice new ride this holiday season? You might want to check out a Volvo showroom near you because the company is has slashed as much as P1.5 million off some of its products.From now until
Volvo sure is busy
A very interesting new patent filed by Volvo might one day blur the line between left- and right-hand drive cars for good.If this patent filing is to be believed, the Swedish car manufacturer is looking into building vehicles with interchangeable
Take note of the health and safety protocols before visiting
During the early days of COVID-19 lockdown, Volvo put out a simple message: "Right now, the safest place to be isn't in a Volvo." Simple and effective. Volvo Philippines even rolled out its Online Concierge a few months ago in
Using a synthetic fiber-based filter and ionization
For obvious reasons, we're now paying much more attention to how we can keep the air we breathe...well, a source of life, not debilitating illness.In cars, for instance, we could well be seeing cabin air-purification systems shift from
It’s a little crazy and we dig that about it
Goodness, where to begin. This is a Volvo P1800 from the '60s, refined, restored and upgraded by touring car outfit Cyan Racing. It is a car built to commemorate Cyan's first ever world touring car championship win in a Volvo.It
Do you agree?
If you've been inside a Volvo, you'll know the Swedish car manufacturer makes some of the techiest rides in the business. Everything, from its products' massive inoftainment screens to life-saving safety features, and even semi-autonomous capabilities scream future-
And it mostly succeeds
The Volvo XC60 sits right at the heart of the big-selling midsize crossover crowd. It's handsome and luxurious, and it wraps you in a safety blanket as comprehensive as the Swedish welfare state.It's not distracted by off-road
In case your other RC breaks down
A fair warning before you continue: If you have a penchant for pulling the trigger on questionable, albeit pretty cool, purchases with nary a thought about the state of your finances, stop reading now. This thing could set your bank account back
Hurray for cleaner air
Good news, Volvo T8 plug-in hybrid owners: Volvo Philippines is now offering free home installation of its Wallbox device for convenient charging of your cars during the COVID-19 pandemic.The Wallbox is a charging station that can be mounted near
Something tells us this service will catch on
Volvo isn't just about building safe cars. In the Philippines, the brand has been busy coming up with ways to make the ownership and car buying experience safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, too.Volvo Philippines has announced that it is
Still pretty fast if you ask us
Do you dream of owning a Volvo? If yes, we sure hope you don't have any plans of driving past 180kph. This isn't just because, well, going past the speed limit isn't safe-it's also because the Scandinavian
All the specifics will be determined in the coming months
There have been multiple shutdowns and suspensions of operations across the globe since the COVID-19 pandemic took over, and inevitably, countless employees-including those from the automotive industry-have lost their jobs in the wake of it all.Volvo is one
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