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Polestar: The 600 Horsepower Netflix Polestar: The 600 Horsepower Netflix
Okay all you German makers of certified Bahn-burners, here we go. This, Volvo’s Polestar, is a shot right across and very close to the bow of Mercedes-AMG, Audi’s S Class, and BMW’s M Series. Volvo wants, no, expects Polestar to get out there and mix it up with those vaunted German brands....
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Geely Holdings, Volvo Invest Heavily In Polestar Geely Holdings, Volvo Invest Heavily In Polestar
Geely Holdings, parent of Volvo Cars, has announced a major investment in Polestar. The first production model was reveled in Shanghai as the announcement came. The $756 million dollar investment will bolster the early phases of Polestar’s product lineup and industrial footprint. “The investment...
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Volvo XC40 Getting Closer To Arrival, More Features Revealed Volvo XC40 Getting Closer To Arrival, More Features Revealed
Volvo – safe, suburban, Swedish – has decided to expand its offerings in the SUV market. There’s gold in them thar hills, and almost any car maker would be stupid to leave the SUV market, and especially the SUV market aimed at wealthy commuters. So Volvo, who once only made large-ish SUVs,...
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Volvo Announces XC90 Production In South Carolina Volvo Announces XC90 Production In South Carolina
The next generation XC90 will be built at Volvo Cars’ new manufacturing plant in Berkeley County, South Carolina beginning in 2021. The announcement brings Volvo’s total U.S. investment in manufacturing to just over 1.1 billion. “The continued expansion of our plant in South Carolina is...
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Volvo XC40 Targets Urban Dwellers, City Commuters Volvo XC40 Targets Urban Dwellers, City Commuters
Volvo’s upcoming new SUV, the XC40, aims at staying in the premium segment while it heads downward, size-wise. SUVs, for all their functionality and popularity, have some hitches in their armor, especially when it comes to in-city usage. Size is obviously what I’m talking about here. Have you...
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Rising Stars: Volvo to Double Output of S60 and V60 Polestars for 2018 Rising Stars: Volvo to Double Output of S60 and V60 Polestars for 2018
- The Polestar enhancements to Volvo’s mid-size sedan and wagon,  the S60 and the V60, have proved to be  popular—so much so that Volvo plans to make twice as many for the 2018 model year. Production is increasing to 1500 cars worldwide, although the models again will be a rare sight on U.S....
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Sun Chaser: Volvo Turns XC60 into Retina-Friendly Eclipse Viewing Station Sun Chaser: Volvo Turns XC60 into Retina-Friendly Eclipse Viewing Station
- Monday, August 21, 2017, will mark the first time in more than 38 years that parts of the United States will be able to witness a solar eclipse in its totality. Although most eclipse viewers will be relegated to staring at the phenomenon behind ISO-certified 12312-2 sunglasses while standing outside...
Sun Chaser: Volvo Turns XC60 into Retina-Friendly Eclipse Viewing Station »
Volvo Electrifying Entire Lineup in 2019, But Gas Isn’t Dead Volvo Electrifying Entire Lineup in 2019, But Gas Isn’t Dead
- Starting in 2019, every new Volvo will incorporate at least one electric motor in the drivetrain, although the news doesn’t spell sudden death for the company’s four-cylinder engines. - President and CEO Håkan Samuelsson says this “marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,”...
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With More Partnerships, Nvidia Solidifies Its Grip on Self-Driving Tech With More Partnerships, Nvidia Solidifies Its Grip on Self-Driving Tech
- From its roots as a provider of graphics processing power for video games, Nvidia has risen to become one of the most important Silicon Valley companies developing technology for self-driving vehicles. This was underscored recently when the company announced further collaborations with two major...
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Wagon Markdown: Volvo Adds Cheaper V90 Cross Country T5 for 2018 Wagon Markdown: Volvo Adds Cheaper V90 Cross Country T5 for 2018
- Volvo’s wagon lineup broadens a bit more for 2018 with the addition of a new base model for the V90 Cross Country. A Cross Country T5 joins the more powerful T6 model that was the sole Cross Country trim offered for the 2017 model year. The T5 still has standard all-wheel drive and drops the price...
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