26 August 2014
Volvo PV444 makes 70 year anniversary this year. On 1st of September 1944 an exhibition opened at the newly built Royal Tennis Hall in Stockholm. The exhibition showed what the then newly built company had achieved and what plans to do in the feature. The exhibition covered the entire Volvo range and two new models: PV60 and the PV444, which were later called "Volvo's doves of peace" after the end of Second World War.
PV60 was due to be presented in 1940, but because of the military situation
25 August 2014
Volvo Sensus Connect is company’s connected car platform which will be introduced in North America in all 2015.5 Volvo models. It will be combined with the Volvo On Call telematics solution, and the Volvo On Call smartphone app. With this step Volvo becomes the first manufacturer to offer such a system as standard equipment across the entire model range. Sensus Connect was developed in order to deliver customers the access of infotainment.
The new Volvo models will come equipped with cloud- and app-based servi
14 August 2014
Polestar is now offering a power upgrade for Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid. The super-economical touring car boasts impressive performance and extremely low fuel consumption.
The powertrain includes a 2.4 liter five-cylinder diesel and an electric motor – combined output of 302HP (222 kW) and 670Nm (494 lb-ft) of torque. This is an increase of 16HP (11 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) of torque compared to the normal version. The power is put on the road through a 6-speed automatic gearbox. This is the most powerful
22 July 2014
Volvo XC90 Intellisafe Solutions is designed to make tricky parking situations and maneuvering in tight spaces easier than before. Extended Park Assist Pilot is included in the IntelliSafe support technologies. It offers automatic reversing into a parking bay, entering and exiting a parallel parking spot. Furthermore, this new feature in the 2015 XC90 also displays digitally created bird’s-eye view of the 360° area around the car on the large centre screen. These options turn the potentially stressful parking si
08 July 2014
The gradual reveal of Volvo XC90 continues with additional information revealed by the Swedish automaker. Volvo has announced that its new SUV will offer combination of power and clean operation. It has also disclosed that the vehicle will be launched later this year. It will be an all-wheel drive seven seater, which is to deliver up to 400 horsepower (294 kW) but at the same time, it will also produce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of around 60 g/km on the NEDC driving cycle. This will make the future XC90 the fir
25 June 2014
Volvo has already started production of the new S60 and V60 Polestar in the Torslanda factory plant. The first cars have left on their way to customers around the world.
”We are very happy to see the first ever complete production cars from Polestar be built in the Volvo factory. It is a satisfying result of many hours of work by the people of Polestar and Volvo behind this,” said Henrik Fries, S/V60 Polestar Technical Project Manager.
”We are delighted to see the first cars leave the factory and it
23 June 2014
Brand New Volvo V60 Polestar is going to be officially premiered at the iconic Goodwood Festival of Speed. As we already know, the event will happen between 26th and 29th of June. If we compare it a motorsport garden party, then the festival will definitely be the largest in the world. The unique summer weekend will br
03 June 2014
Volvo has published several videos of the special interior of the all-new 2015 XC90. The flagship SUV is set to make official debut in August, this year. It is scheduled to enter production in Sweden at the Torslanda factory in Gothenburg.
The elegant and stylish cabin boasts a big touchscreen display using Volvo's Sensus interface which promise to be not only intuitive and easy to use, but more it will "keep eyes on the road and hands on the wheel as much as possible" according to Volvo's senior vice presid
27 May 2014
2015 Volvo XC90 was just partially revealed – the company has shown the first interior pictures of the upcoming model. The official premiere of the car will happen in August. In fact, the original XC90 was introduced in 2002 and eventually revolutionized the SUV segment with its combination of space, versatility and safety. As we can conclude from the photos, the XC90 features the most luxurious interior that have ever been designed for a Volvo.
Inside, the design of this SUV is inspired by
22 May 2014
Heico Sportiv has unveiled their latest project based on the Volvo V40 Cross Country. The crossover comes with a lot of styling upgrades and two performance packages.
“With persistent demand from our customers and dealerships, we turned to developing components specifically for the Volvo V40 Cross Country that promote and enhance its features and character,” commented HEICO SPORTIV General Manager, Holger Hedtke.
The tuning company has fitted the model with a Cross Chassis sport su
24 April 2014
Volvo is going to offer V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design, so even the most greedy customers will be satisfied with efficiency. Essentially, with Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design you get not a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”, but a “sheep in wolf’s clothing”.
“We sold almost 8,000 plug-in hybrids in 2013. Adding the R-Design dynamic attributes to the V60 Plug-in Hybrid – the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid - will give its attractiveness another boost. The customer gets segme
17 April 2014
Volvo S60L PPHEV Concept is to debut at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show. PPHEV stands for Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, which means that an electric car, hybrid car and high-performance car are all rolled into one. This offers the driver an excellent combination of dynamic driving pleasure and great fuel economy. The production version of the model is planned to be launched in China early 2015 and will be built locally.
S60L PPHEV features the same electrification technology as the Volvo V60 P