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Garmin’s New Infotainment System Can Help Navigate around Poor Weather, Not Just Traffic Garmin’s New Infotainment System Can Help Navigate around Poor Weather, Not Just Traffic
- Garmin is showing off a new infotainment system at CES with features aimed to make both drivers’ and passengers’ lives simpler and more connected. The prototype (shown above) is in a Volvo, but the company is expected to make it available across the auto industry. - Called a scalable infotainment...
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Automakers Turn to Subscribing to Lure Commitment-Phobic Customers Automakers Turn to Subscribing to Lure Commitment-Phobic Customers
- When was the last time you bought a physical CD or DVD, much less went to Blockbuster? Subscription and digital services such as Netflix and Spotify have all but done away with those physical discs, and they’ve long since put Blockbuster out of business. It’d be a stretch to say car buying and...
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Volvo Expanding On Demand Fuel & Wash Services In Seattle Volvo Expanding On Demand Fuel & Wash Services In Seattle
Volvo’s semi-goofy idea of turning your car into a smartphone loaded with handy apps is moving into the Seattle, Washington area to test things out. This makes sense, not just because there’s a lot of tech-savvy people in Seattle, but another, much more indigenous reason: Scandinavians. Scandinavians...
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Polestar Confirms Launch Markets For Polestar 1 Polestar Confirms Launch Markets For Polestar 1
For those of you late to the party, Polestar is Volvo’s performance brand. Then in October, Polestar became a new and separately branded electric performance car company. The Swedish auto group is now setting up its own dealership structure with interesting delivery methods. In case you have been...
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Swedish Families Help Volvo Develop Autonomous Vehicles Swedish Families Help Volvo Develop Autonomous Vehicles
Swedish families are playing an instrumental role in Volvo’s autonomous vehicle development. The Hains and Simonovskis from Gothenburg, Sweden are already navigating the city in XC90 SUVs as part of Volvo’s Drive Me program. The families are utilizing XC90s equipped with autonomous technology just...
Swedish Families Help Volvo Develop Autonomous Vehicles »
Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works
- European delivery presents a rare win-win proposition that lets buyers pick up their new car directly from the factory, often saving enough in the process to fund a European vacation. The details vary from one manufacturer to another, but the basics are the same: You order the car from your local...
Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works »
Volvo XC40 Production Kicks Off In Belgium Volvo XC40 Production Kicks Off In Belgium
The forthcoming Volvo XC40 is the automaker’s opportunity to redefine the compact SUV segment. It’s an ideal move as compact SUVs continue to find favor with customers; the segment is one of the auto industry’s fastest growing pockets, and Volvo expects the XC40 will generate growth and strong...
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Next Step: Uber and Volvo Teaming to Build Thousands of Driverless Cars Next Step: Uber and Volvo Teaming to Build Thousands of Driverless Cars
- Volvo and Uber will undertake a massive expansion of their partnership involving automated vehicles over the next three years. After spending the past 15 months building prototypes that were subsequently deployed in select cities around the United States with human safety drivers behind the wheel,...
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD Review 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD Review
  Wagons are a hard sell in the United States because of the lingering images of those huge, boxy ones from the 60s with their rear seats facing backwards. We aren’t sure why American automakers ever thought that was a good idea. Volvo has introduced a new V90 wagon for the U.S. market with...
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I’m on a Boat: Volvo Shows V90 Cross Country Ocean Race Edition I’m on a Boat: Volvo Shows V90 Cross Country Ocean Race Edition
- Volvo itself does not manufacture boats, but since 2001, the Swedish company has sponsored a grueling sailing competition called the Volvo Ocean Race. The 2017–2018 edition of this more than eight-month-long, around-the-world, open-water race began recently, and so Volvo has released a special...
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