Volvo Ocean Race Edition Debuts In Geneva


Volvo is celebrating the upcoming 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race via the introduction of a special edition car – the fifth generation Volvo Ocean Race Edition. It will include the V40, V40 Cross Country, V60 and XC60 models, and will be officially unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. At the show, the company will also introduce the V70 and XC70 Editions. … Continue reading

Volvo Concept XC Coupe Revealed


Volvo Concept XC Coupe has jus been unveiled. Its design is inspired by that of modern sports equipment and therefore the car is perfect for people with an active lifestyle and who love extreme sports. Concept XC Coupe also demonstrates vital elements of the Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). These include confident stance, proportions and the most prominent design signatures.… Continue reading

Volvo Concept XC Coupe


In September, the Volvo Concept Coupé was launched to critical acclaim and many awards, and represented the world’s first insight into Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new design direction under Senior Vice President of Design, Thomas Ingenlath. It also showed one interpretation of how the proportions and versatility of Volvo Cars’ new Scalable Product Architecture, that will underpin all medium and large cars in the company’s future, could look.… Continue reading

New Volvo XC70 D5 AWD Receives Top Marks From Swedish Police


Following the development of a special, new chassis for police cars, Volvo Cars is now actively targeting a significant increase of its sales of police cars around the globe. The qualities of the new chassis were recently underlined when the Swedish Police designated the 2014 Volvo XC70 D5 AWD as the best car in its fleet after exhaustive tests, with an overall score of nine out of ten.… Continue reading

The New Volvo Drive-e Powertrain Family – World-Leading Engine Output Versus Co2 Emissions


Volvo Car Group’s new two-litre, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family can truly be considered as offering customers a world-class blend of drivability and low CO2 emissions. The D4 with 181 horsepower and manual gearbox is the first diesel car with this level of power output in the premium D-segment with CO2 emissions under 100 g/km.… Continue reading

Tristar Worldwide Puts the Volvo V60 plug-in Hybrid on Trial


Chauffeur company Tristar Worldwide has taken delivery of three Volvo V60 plug-in hybrids to trial as part of the Energy Saving Trust’s Plugged-In Fleet Initiative (PIFI).

The vehicles will be with Tristar for six to eight months covering over 20,000 miles each. Initially placed with key decision makers at Tristar, the vehicles will then be rolled out to chauffeurs to fully assess the operational benefits of a Plug-in Hybrid.… Continue reading