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
A gateway car into the world of EVs
You're not looking hard enough. Like a Porsche 911, the XC40 Recharge T5 has a filler flap in the front wing. Though this is on the left, and it's an electric socket. The fuel filler is on the right rear
Along with other tweaks
Ladies and gentlemen of the Internet, please stand for the newly facelifted Volvo V90 and V90 Cross Country wagons and the updated S90 sedan. All three have been given a radical redesign from the ground up-nah, just kidding. It's just
The brand wants governments to take action
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 1.35 million individuals lose their lives to traffic accidents every year. That's a troubling figure, but even more concerning is that data shows the risk of death by traffic is over three
Which is your pick?
The very best kind of car in the world is a wagon. Call it what you will: estate, dad chariot, weekender, sportwagon, or shooting brake, but the fact of the matter is that the second a manufacturer adds a big, open area
It’s good enough for most people
Click...click...click......click...click-sorry, got a little carried away playing with the suspension settings on this Volvo S60. Or rather, the Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered T8 Twin Engine, which nobody in their right minds would ever say twice.Sure, it
The two companies recently signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding
When it comes to building heavy-duty trucks, two brands come to mind: Isuzu and Volvo. These two manufacturers have established for themselves quite the global reputation in producing not just sturdy light commercial vehicles but reliable commercial trucks as well.Now,
We try out the Tesla Model 3’s rival and Polestar’s first EV
You ought to be familiar with Polestar by now-the race team that went on to tune Volvo's road cars, was bought by the company in 2015 and eventually transformed into a standalone electric performance-car brand. Its first car, the
Hybrid versions of the S90, XC90 are available, too
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware that car manufacturers have been busy trying to kick start the Philippine hybrid revolution the past few months.Hyundai, Toyota, and even Geely have already introduced their respective hybrid offerings
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
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