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  • EV bus route launched in Gothenburg, Sweden
    EV bus route launched in Gothenburg, Sweden
    The hometown of Volvo has launched a state-of-the-art electric bus system powered by electricity from wind and solar.The new buses in Gothenburg, Sweden are manufactured by Volvo. In addition to being emission free and powered by sustainable...
  • Volvo gets $87 million in tax incentives from S.C. taxpayers
    Volvo gets additional $87 million in tax incentives from S.C. taxpayers
    In news out late today, South Carolina taxpayers learned they will be on the hook for another $87 million that Gov. Nikki Haley has pledged as tax incentives to lure Volvo to the state. The new Volvo plant is expected to roll out vehicles by 2018...
  • Volvo commits to South Carolina
    Volvo commits to South Carolina
    And the winner is…South Carolina, chosen for the site of Volvo’s new chosen a site of Volvo’s first North American manufacturing plant as the Chinese owned company looks to increase the brand’s strength against GM here....
  • Often overshadowed in its class, Volvo’s S60 sedan a viable alternative
    Often overshadowed in its class, Volvo’s S60 sedan a viable alternative
    The future of Volvo in the U.S. was the subject of some speculation just a few years ago with the Wall Street Journal going so far to suggest that the Chinese-owned Swedish marque follow Suzuki’s lead and pull the plug on its American...
  • 2015 Volvo V60 T5 AWD Cross Country
    2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country road test: A more rugged version of its new wagon
    The new 2015 Volvo V60 has been hailed by the Swedish automaker as the return of its beloved station wagon, but there is more to the story than that.Yes, the mid-size,entry-level wagon is available with 4-, 5- and 6-cylinder engines and the option...
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    Volvo’s huge investment in US plant should lead some to tidy up their resumes
    Volvo is poised to make a huge investment in North America; according to a March 30 article in USA Today. Volvo announced that it would be spending $500 million dollars on a new plant in the US. Though Volvo would only commit to having a &ldquo...
  • Volvo's Drive Me
    Volvo Presents: Self-Driving Cars
    The future holds an impeccable display of magnificent proportions. Rocket suits, heal-all medicines, tiny computers with the power of modern day desktops, and of course - who would forget the self-driving cars?Long before its inception, the idea...
  • 2015.5 Volvo V60 R-Design
    First drive 2015.5 Volvo V60 R-Design: What once was, is once again
    There was a time in America when one could drive down a suburban street and see many things; a milkman, newspapers, and station wagons. None are familiar sights in today’s modern world. Milk can be had in abundance at the corner convenience...
  • 2015 Volvo XC60 SUV
    2015 Volvo XC60 a safety lover's dream
    A longtime leader in car-safety innovation, Volvo has completely outdone itself with the 2015 XC60 premium crossover SUV.Long gone are the boxy Volvo’s I remember from my childhood, now replaced by sophisticated, curvy automobiles that still...
  • Volvo XC60: An SUV for those who like to think — and buy — outside the box
    Volvo XC60: An SUV for those who like to think — and buy — outside the box
    Car buyers tend to fall into one of two groups.There are those who always shop for the “safe” choice, not in the sense of auto safety but more in the lines of buying what everybody else has so as not to risk ridicule for their choice....
  • Six vehicles that will love your back
    Six vehicles that will love your back
    “Oh my aching back!” Now here’s a pretty common phrase uttered particularly by some folks after exiting a car that was a real pain in the back. When searching for that perfect ride, far too often many consumers forget to look for...
  • Volvo starts selling online
    Volvo moves to start selling online
    Volvo is making a bold move by starting to sell cars directly on the Internet. The Chinese-owned Swedish car manufacturer is going to slowly increase its web offerings. The goal is to sooner or later be able to offer every model available for...
  • Volvo XC60
    Volvo offers perfect travel companion
    I am a traveler. And when that dictates a road trip, I am always interested in three main characteristics from a vehicle: safety, reliability and roominess. Recently a 13-hour (each way) adventure to Miami landed me in a mid-year 2015 Volvo XC60...
  • Volvo's 450 hp Drive E powertrain delivers more punch with less turbo drag
    Volvo's 450 hp Drive E powertrain delivers more punch with less turbo drag
    Delighted by the success of its 450 hp Drive E Powertrain last year, Volvo engineers are now striving to make it even better by finding new ways to improve its gas emissions ratings.“We knew that 320 hp in our petrol configuration was just a...
  • Volvo looks to re-brand itself with 2nd generation XC90
    Volvo looks to re-brand itself with 2nd generation XC90
    Volvo not only formally severed any lasting bonds with Ford (which actually sold the brand to China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in 2010), it has re-branded itself with the debut of its the second-generation XC90 SUV. The vehicle hadn&rsquo...
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