Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Named 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year

Volvo XC90, Road-Test.orgROCKLEIGH, NJ (January 21, 2016) – The all-new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine, the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid SUV, has been named Green Car Journal’s 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year. Continue reading


Volvo Cars Introduces Twin Engine Technology In World’s Most Powerful And Cleanest SUV

2015 Volvo XC90,, first Volvo designed from the ground up for plug-in/electrification compatibility, the XC90 T8 delivers all the performance of a luxury SUV, but with emission levels that even small hybrid cars struggle to match.

When designing the XC90 T8, Volvo Cars chose not to compromise on performance, driving pleasure, efficiency or even luggage space. By building on the new modular Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform and successful Drive-E petrol powertrain, the company has created a uniquely roomy 7-seater SUV that delivers 400hp/640Nm combined with ultra-low emissions (59g/km) and high fuel efficiency (2.5 l/100km). The fuel economy according to the U.S. driving cycle is 59 MPGe.

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Remember the Jean-Claude Van Damme ad/video for Volvo Trucks from last year? Check out the new one

Remember the Jean-Claude Van Damme ad/video for Volvo Trucks from last year? Well here’s the latest ad from Volvo Trucks – this time it’s more Candid Camera…

A very nervous kid – his first day on the job as a valet – and he get to park a Lamborghini Aventador,  a Shelby Cobra and a … well watch the film

Check out the behind-the-scene video too

Jean-Claude Van Damme video for Volvo Trucks – The MOST watch video on YouTube!

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Volvo Canada to promote child seat safety on Family Day at CIAS

Road-Test.orgTORONTO, ON (Feb. 15, 2014) – Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. will host child seat safety clinics at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto on Monday February 17th. The Swedish automotive manufacturer that has become synonymous with safety, Volvo will have Ontario Provincial Police officers on hand to demonstrate proper installation techniques in the all-new Volvo V60 Sportswagon and answer questions regarding proper fitment and provincial legislation.  

“Customers don’t often consider the safety of their vehicle until after they have been in a serious collision,” says Marc Engelen President and CEO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. “Starting a family is often the catalyst for the decision to purchase a Volvo because safety is elevated to paramount importance.”

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Limited Edition Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar Coming To Canada In 2014

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  • 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds
  • 350 hp at 5,700 rpm
  • 369 lb-ft @ 2,800 rpm
  • Top Speed of  250 km/h

TORONTO, ON (Nov. 26, 2013) – Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is excited to announce the new Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar will be available for sale in Canada in 2014.

The S60 and V60 Polestar will be offered on four different continents in a select group of countries including Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the USA. Additional markets and final production numbers to be revealed next year.

”We are proud to present the S60 and V60 Polestar. A car developed for those who share our passion at Polestar: That driving really matters and that a true driver’s car should enable you to enjoy driving all year, on all roads and in all weather conditions. This is a driver’s car for real life,” said Christian Dahl, CEO of Polestar.

Volvo Cars Returns To Tokyo Motor Show With New Design Language

The Volvo Concept Coupé will be the centre of attention when Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) returns to the Tokyo Motor Show this November, as the company introduces its new design strategy to customers and media around the globe.

Volvo Cars attends the Tokyo Motor Show this year for the first time in seven years, a sign of the growing importance of the Japanese market for Volvo Cars and the company’s strong momentum in the country.

The Volvo Concept Coupé – more..