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Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and Apple Inc. (Apple) are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one of the world’s most progressive car companies and the world’s most famous technology company.
Posted: March 3, 2014, 4:00 am
Volvo Car Group will use the Geneva Motor Show to reveal its new in-car control system, which is designed around a large tablet-like touch screen that will simplify and enhance the way drivers operate their cars.
Posted: February 27, 2014, 9:00 am
Volvo Car Group will use the Geneva Motor Show to reveal the third in a series of concept cars – the Concept Estate – that continues the widely admired exterior design language revealed in the first two concepts, but for the first time reveals how the interior of Volvo’s forthcoming models will both look and function.
Posted: February 27, 2014, 9:00 am
In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world’s first delivery of food to the car – a new form of "roam delivery" services. The service, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, allows consumers to have their shopping delivered straight to their car, no matter where they are.
Posted: February 20, 2014, 9:00 am
Volvo Cars, Swedish luxury automobile manufacturer, reveals the “Pure Tension Pavilion” for the first time in the U.S. at Modernism Week in Palm Springs on February 16th.
Posted: February 14, 2014, 3:00 am
The votes are in and the true travel experts have spoken. Volvo Overseas Delivery Program, which offers car buyers the unforgettable experience of picking up their Volvo in Sweden while also saving money, has been named the top program of its kind by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine.
Posted: February 12, 2014, 3:00 am
The Volvo wagon is most definitely back in the U.S., and together with performance and tuning partner Polestar, 2014 also welcomes the quickest factory Volvos to date: The V60 and S60 Polestar.
Posted: February 6, 2014, 3:37 am
Volvo Car Group is amid a major $11 billion strategy to boost the Swedish automaker’s position in the global marketplace. That’s highlighted by development of a new vehicle architecture and engine family that will assure the company’s future is bright and technologically independent of previous ownership.
Posted: January 20, 2014, 3:00 am
The Volvo Concept XC Coupé won two prestigious design awards this week, further raising the excitement around Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new design language. The Concept XC Coupe was awarded the title “Best Concept Car” at the 2014 EyesON Design Awards at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show, while Volvo’s latest concept vehicle also won the award for “Best use of Color, Graphics and Materials”.
Posted: January 15, 2014, 3:00 am
The 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit hosts the world premiere of Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new Concept XC Coupé – the second of three concept cars that showcase the company’s future design direction. The interior of the car is displayed on the stand in the form of a 1:1 scale hanging sculpture, making all the details and functionality of the versatile interior visible to all visitors to the stand.
Posted: January 14, 2014, 1:00 am
Complementing this week's announcement of an updated Sensus Connect, which offers a dynamic portfolio of on-board infotainment and navigation solutions through cloud-based services, Volvo Car Group also announced it would be the first to market a unique user experience with Pandora (NYSE: P), the leading Internet radio service.
Posted: January 9, 2014, 10:50 am
The second of Volvo’s three concept cars is the new Volvo Concept XC Coupé. Inspired by the design of modern sports equipment and demonstrating the safety capabilities of Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture, it is a sophisticated and capable car for people with an active lifestyle.
Posted: January 8, 2014, 9:00 am
With the launch of Sensus Connect, Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) reveals an updated on-board infotainment and navigation solution. Now, Volvo Cars truly offers customers a fully connected experience. The cloud-based services allow drivers to find and pay for parking from their car, discover new restaurants at their destination, stream their favorite music seamlessly and much more.
Posted: January 7, 2014, 10:00 am
Volvo Car Group has established a partnership with the Swedish company POC, which develops high-tech protective gear for gravity sports athletes. The two companies will exchange knowledge to explore new ideas within safety and design.
Posted: January 7, 2014, 9:00 am
Combining the driving dynamics of a luxury sports sedan with the space and utility to support an active lifestyle, the V60 sportswagon is Volvo’s highly anticipated re-entry into the U.S. wagon market. Volvo Cars of North America released pricing for the V60, which starts at $35,300.
Posted: January 2, 2014, 3:00 am
The Volvo S80 sedan has earned a 2014 Top Safety Pick+ accolade from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Previously the Volvo S60, XC60 and XC90 received a 2013 Top Safety Pick+ award, when IIHS extended its scope by integrating the small overlap test in 2012.
Posted: December 19, 2013, 9:00 am
The elegant design possibilities are the most visually evident – but far from the only – advantages of Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The ingenious new architecture also enables the company to reinforce its safety leadership and increase its momentum toward the aim that by 2020, no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo.
Posted: December 12, 2013, 9:00 am
Despite massive improvements in traffic safety, 1.2 million people are still killed in traffic every year. In 2007, this spurred Volvo Cars, as the only automotive manufacturer in the world, to launch a safety vision stating that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020. The company’s vision is that cars should not crash.
Posted: December 2, 2013, 9:00 am
Gordon, the first person to soon drive three million miles in the same car - a 1966 Volvo P1800 - says patience, awareness and tune-ups are keys to safe driving
Posted: June 17, 2013, 3:00 am
Irv Gordon, Record-Breaking Driver of a 1966 Volvo P1800, Aims to Reach Ultimate Driving Milestone
Posted: June 17, 2013, 3:00 am
Volvo Cars and the members of the DJ trio Swedish House Mafia have together created a unique music video based on a brand new version of the Swedish House Mafia's hit song "Leave the World Behind". The video world premieres today at 8.30 pm CET. This song and video will also be the leading theme in Volvo's upcoming global launch campaign of the new Volvo XC60.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 9:00 am
Volvo Car Group is now starting production of the first engine variants in the new, high-efficiency four-cylinder engine family. The development and production take place in-house at Volvo Car Group and form a vital part of the company's strategy for independence.
Posted: May 13, 2013, 9:00 am
Latest test makes Volvo the only luxury manufacturer with two TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicles
Posted: March 7, 2013, 4:05 am
Doug Speck, Senior Vice President Marketing, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Car Group, literally rolled out another Volvo world first in automotive safety at a press conference at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday. He introduced the groundbreaking safety feature - a technology that detects and automatically brakes for cyclists swerving out in front of the car - by entering the stage on a bicycle.
Posted: March 5, 2013, 10:45 am
Volvo will debut a major renewal of its current model lineup at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show next month, amounting to the most extensive development of existing models in the Scandinavian automaker's history. Featured among them are its flagship S80 sedan and XC70 crossover.
Posted: February 19, 2013, 6:01 am
Volvo will debut a major renewal of its S60, XC60 and V60 models at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show next month, amounting to the most extensive development of existing models in the Scandinavian automaker's history. The V60 is not currently available in the United States.
Posted: February 19, 2013, 6:01 am
The Volvo S60 sport sedan can add another award to its list of accolades after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced the winners of their new Top Safety Pick+ awards.
Posted: December 31, 2012, 6:01 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) announced today factory-authorized performance tuning software for several earlier Volvo models is now available at Volvo retailers across the country.
Posted: October 31, 2012, 2:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) will launch the new Volvo Heritage Club on Nov. 1 as a way to recognize and celebrate long-term or high-mileage owners.
Posted: October 25, 2012, 4:00 am
On a recent Saturday morning, Baltimore-area resident Selden Cooper, 66, visited his dealership of 25 years, Lehman Motors Volvo, for a routine oil change in his 1987 Volvo 240 sedan.
Posted: October 18, 2012, 4:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) today announced the launch of a new Pinterest-based promotion, Volvo Joyride. The new campaign is the first for the company on the social media platform and serves as the official launch of their Pinterest channel.
Posted: September 10, 2012, 4:00 am
With the purchase of every new Volvo, $10 will be donated to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Posted: August 30, 2012, 3:00 am
In the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) report the Volvo S60 is one out of two cars earning the best rating in IIHS's new small offset frontal crash test.
Posted: August 15, 2012, 8:00 am
By developing several new high-tech safety solutions, Volvo Car Corporation is taking a major step toward its 2020 goal that nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car.
Posted: July 9, 2012, 9:00 am
Also awarded five individual carline honors for S80, C70, XC70, XC60 and XC90
Posted: March 14, 2012, 3:00 am
The Volvo C30 has been honored with the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership Award. The C30 claimed the top spot in the Entry-Level Luxury Car segment, a testament to its appeal to the young and young at heart with its remarkable value.
Posted: February 8, 2012, 3:00 am
Five Volvo models today were named 2012 Top Safety Pick winners by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a total unsurpassed by any other luxury car brand.
Posted: December 15, 2011, 6:05 am
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) today announced that its 2012 C70 Inscription package – on sale during the first quarter of next year – will retail for $3,900. The C70 Inscription is a modified version of Volvo’s C70 hardtop convertible featuring added horsepower and torque, and unique interior and exterior details.
Posted: December 15, 2011, 3:00 am
Upgrade Now Available for 2011, 2012 XC60, S60 and XC70 T6
Posted: November 28, 2011, 2:00 am
Upgrade for C30, C70 and S40 from model year 2008 and later
Posted: November 7, 2011, 2:00 am
C30 wins Fun to Drive, XC70 is the top Cargo Hauler and XC90 takes the Kid Friendly category
Posted: September 22, 2011, 3:00 am
After its initial release in late December, Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) announces new updates to its popular Volvo On Call® app for iPhone®.
Posted: August 19, 2011, 4:00 am
Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific announced the 2011 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), which reveal the vehicles that most closely match their owners' desires. Volvo was awarded three IVAs this year. The S60 was named the most ideal aspiration luxury car, the C30 the most ideal premium compact car and the XC70 the most ideal luxury crossover SUV.
Posted: August 16, 2011, 3:00 am
A newly published analysis from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) indicates that Volvo XC60s get into fewer low-speed crashes than comparable vehicles thanks to Volvo's City Safety technology, a standard feature on all XC60s.
Posted: July 19, 2011, 6:10 am
Thomas Broberg and Erik Coelingh from Volvo Car Corporation have received an award from NHTSA, the American traffic safety administration, for significant contributions to automotive safety. "It shows that the safety work we do at Volvo Car Corporation is appreciated. We're really proud of that," say Thomas Broberg and Erik Coelingh.
Posted: June 15, 2011, 9:00 am
At its awards dinner at the MIT Faculty Club, the New England Motor Press Association honored Volvo with this year's Yankee Cup Technology Award for the unique safety enhancements available on its automobiles.
Posted: May 27, 2011, 3:00 am
Named "Most Dependable" By ICOTY Jury
Posted: April 21, 2011, 4:00 am
The 2012 Volvo S60 R-Design sport sedan and XC60 R-Design crossover will get significant horsepower and torque increases when they go on sale late this summer, the company announced today at the New York International Auto Show.
Posted: April 20, 2011, 2:00 am
At the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2011, Volvo Car Corporation visualises a masterpiece of Scandinavian Design for car buyers with exquisite tastes. The Concept Universe is a large, luxurious sedan with a new human-centric design language that honours the beautiful lines of classic Volvo models.
Posted: April 19, 2011, 3:00 am
Volvo XC90 was named best Luxury SUV by Northwest Automotive Press Association at its recently held 2011 Mudfest event.
Posted: April 4, 2011, 3:00 am
Latest addition joins the 2011 S80, C30, XC60 and XC90
Posted: March 25, 2011, 2:00 am
Vincentric’s 7th annual Best Value in America awards were released today, with Toyota, Volvo, and GMC winning the inaugural brand value awards for Passenger Cars, Luxury Vehicles, and Trucks respectively.
Posted: March 16, 2011, 8:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) has partnered with The Andy Pilgrim Foundation to fight distracted driving through a newly released educational DVD, "The Driving Zone 2."
Posted: March 9, 2011, 7:00 am
Volvo earned 68 points in the annual ranking of all automakers for 2011.
Posted: March 1, 2011, 9:00 am
The Volvo XC90 has been named a "Best Bet" by The Car Book for the fourth consecutive year.
Posted: February 28, 2011, 3:00 am
Englewood, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2011) – Randy Pobst, four-time World Challenge GT champion, and new teammate Alex Figge will each drive a K-PAX Volvo S60 in the 2011 World Challenge GT series, but they won't be the only drivers racing Volvos this year.
Posted: February 25, 2011, 12:00 pm
K-PAX Racing, the World Challenge GT Manufacturers' and Drivers' champion in 2010, will return to defend its titles in 2011 with two new Volvo S60s that reflect the car's recent redesign.
Posted: February 14, 2011, 3:00 am
The Volvo C30 was awarded the IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year (BOVY) award in its Premium Sporty/Coupe class. The Volvo XC90 3.2 also received a BOVY award in the Luxury Crossover/Wagon class.
Posted: February 8, 2011, 3:00 am
With the "One Ton Life" project, A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars aim to demonstrate what it means in practice for a family to adopt a climate-smart lifestyle.The technology and the solutions that the Lindell family use to live the "One Ton Life" are already available or will become available in the very near future.
Posted: January 19, 2011, 9:00 am
The Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design arrives in Detroit as the ultimate expression of the S60 sport sedan. On display at the North American International Auto Show January 10 - 23, 2011, the S60 R-Design is set to arrive in Volvo retailers during the second quarter of 2011.
Posted: January 10, 2011, 3:00 am
Crash-tested C30 Electric on display - Volvo first to show the world how a safe electric car looks after a collision
Posted: January 10, 2011, 3:00 am
By displaying a crashed Volvo C30 Electric in its stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will take a unique, very visual approach to future safety.
Posted: January 9, 2011, 3:00 am
Industry-Leading Two-Year Warranty on Parts, Labor Included
Posted: December 21, 2010, 3:00 am
In time for holiday travel, Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) is introducing the free Volvo On Call® application for iPhone®, which gives users expanded access to its roadside assistance program anywhere, anytime.
Posted: December 17, 2010, 3:00 am
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), announced the addition of Protection Plus+, a factory scheduled maintenance package, to its already robust Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) warranty program. IntelliChoiceTM recently named Volvo's the "best Premium Certified Pre-Owned program for 2011," marking the fourth consecutive year the CPO program has been awarded this honor.
Posted: December 14, 2010, 7:00 am
Volvo's hot new S60 sport sedan continues to impress the pundits with the announcement of its powerful T6 engine being lauded as one of Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2011.
Posted: December 7, 2010, 6:00 am
As of the end of November 2010, the Volvo XC60 can be specified with the new Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake safety system. At the same time, the XC60 gets the new infotainment system that has been introduced in the Volvo S60 sport sedan.
Posted: November 23, 2010, 8:00 am
Imagine a vehicle lighter than a Formula 1 racing car...
Posted: November 17, 2010, 3:00 am

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