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    The Volvo XC60 CUV is Smart in More Ways Than One

    Since 2010, Volvo has been overhauling their lineup of vehicles, flush with cash after being acquired by Chinese firm Zhejiang Geely. With renewed focus on safety and luxury, they’ve done great work with the redesigned XC90 SUV and the completely new S90 sedan. This year sees the culmination of a ground-up redesign of the XC60 CUV, a more compact […]

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    Volvo Plans to Abandon All Gas-Only Cars by 2019

    The march toward mainstream electric cars has started to pick up, especially with more affordable all-electric options from Tesla, Chevrolet, and Nissan all on the market. The momentum is only going to pick up from here, with a lot of energy coming from European carmakers. The EU has ambitious climate goals for 2020, and that’s […]

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    Whether You Like It Or Not, Self-driving Ubers Are Coming This Year

    Sounds like autonomous cars are coming sooner than we thought. This week, Volvo and Uber announced that they have formed a multi-million dollar partnership that will see Uber start to amass a fleet of autonomous cars by purchasing them from Volvo. And, believe it or not, they’re going to be on the road as soon as […]

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    Taking the 2017 Volvo S90 for a Test Drive

    Volvo Cars’ renewed push into luxury since their acquisition by Zhejiang Geely has been going very well — a nice cash infusion can do wonders for a team that still knows a thing or two about making great vehicles. The good times are still rolling this year — the 2017 Volvo S90, like the XC90 we tried […]

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    Volvo Has Made the Most Luxurious Baby Car Seat Ever

    Ever since Volvo Cars was purchased by the China-owned Zhejiang Geely group from Ford, they’ve put a much heavier emphasis on luxury. That emphasis was on full display when they announced the XC90 Excellence luxury SUV last year, a vehicle built for chauffeurs. It was a treat for anyone in the backseat (which only has […]

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    Volvo XC90 Test Drive and First Impressions

    Chinese-owned Swedish car maker is hoping to spice things up this year with the 2016 XC90, the next in their line of mid-size luxury crossover family SUVs.   The 2016 XC90 is mostly riding on its bevy of safety features, which we’ll get to later, but it’s worth noting that some models of the crossover […]

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    Ericsson Makes Charging the Electric Car Friendlier on the Wallet

    Thanks to a joint effort from Ericsson (not the bygone Sony Ericsson, just Ericsson), Volvo, Göteborg Energi, and Viktoria Institute, owners of electric cars might be able to breathe a little easier in the future. The new mobile technology from Ericsson adds more mobile connectivity to electric cars, allowing them to communicate in real-time with electric […]