Volvo Debuts Cyclist Detection With Full Auto Brake at Geneva Motor Show

Volvo Debuts Cyclist Detection With Full Auto Brake at Geneva Motor Show
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In its continued effort to eradicate accidents, Volvo has debuted a new technology that will recognize cyclists on the road and autonomously apply the brakes if a collision is deemed imminent. Continue Reading...

Volvo Celebrates 85th Anniversary in 1927 ÖV4

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Volvo Celebrates 85th Anniversary in 1927 ÖV4
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April 14, 1927 marked the first mass-produced Volvo ÖV4 model to roll off the Volvo Lundby factory of Göteborg, Sweden. Now, 2012 marks the 85th anniversary of Volvo cars. To celebrate the occasion, Volvo president and CEO Stefan Jacoby will join Volvo Group president and CEO Olof Persson to drive a restored ÖV4 past the… Continue Reading...

Koenigsegg Agera R Pummels Nurburgring Straight At Mind-bending 249.5 MPH – Video

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Standing toe-to-toe with Bugatti Veyron, the Koenigsegg is harder to pronounce, lesser known, and more exclusive, arguably making this small Swedish carmaker the definitive supercar marque, full stop. Continuing to raise the bar, the latest 2013 Koenigsegg Agera R now boasts an output of 1,140-hp. Since last September, Koenigsegg claimed a number of new production… Continue Reading...

Hundreds Of New Saabs Found At New Jersey Port

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Hundreds Of New Saabs Found At New Jersey Port
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Since Saab‘s bankruptcy, multiple automakers and outfits have expressed interest in purchasing the Swedish marque albeit no deals were sealed. As for Saab Cars North America (SCNA), the distribution company continues its fight against an involuntary bankruptcy filing in Delaware by its dealers and is working to move the case to Michigan. In the meantime,… Continue Reading...

Saab 9-3 TTA Race Car Hits the Track – Video

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Saab 9-3 TTA Race Car Hits the Track – Video
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Despite the demise of the Saab automaker, racing team Tidö and Flash Engineering are hard at work developing and performing shakedown tests on their new Saab 9-3 TTA race car that will compete in the Swedish Racing Elite League. Recently, the Saab 9-3 TTA was seen conducting first round testing in France with Swiss driver Fabian… Continue Reading...

Volvo Shows Off The C30 Electric In Very Cold Climate

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Batteries and cold climates often don’t mix well. Anyone who has tried to operate an electric device, like a camera that has been sitting in the cold, will soon find that the batteries have lost their charge. This sort of issue isn’t catastrophic with a small device, just a little inconvenient. The same can’t be… Continue Reading...

Victor Muller and Spyker Rise From Saab’s Ashes

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Victor Muller and Spyker Rise From Saab’s Ashes
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Despite the tragic demise of the Saab brand, former Saab CEO Victor Muller isn’t going to quit just yet. Found wandering around the 2012 Geneva Motor Show during its first press day, Victor Muller announced, “I’m a reborn man!” Victor Muller elaborated upon the proclamation and revealed details to keep Spyker Cars, the Dutch hand-made… Continue Reading...

2013 Koenigsegg Agera R Rich in Carbon Fiber: 2012 Geneva Auto Show

2013 Koenigsegg Agera R Rich in Carbon Fiber: 2012 Geneva Auto Show
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Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg makes really cool cars, there isn’t any arguing about it. The company uses so much carbon fiber in its cars that even the wheels, which are hollow, are made of the stuff on the higher-end Agera R model. Both the Agera and Agera R got a refresh and debuted Tuesday at… Continue Reading...

2013 Volvo V40 Unveiled With Six Engines: 2012 Geneva Auto Show

2013 Volvo V40 Unveiled With Six Engines: 2012 Geneva Auto Show
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The Volvo V40 small hatchback debuted at the Geneva Auto Show yesterday, but as we reported last week, it won’t be heading to the U.S. market. The stylish five-door featured a range of six engines, three gasoline and three diesel. The range-topping T5 gas engine actually gets as much torque as the most powerful diesel option… Continue Reading...

Volvo V40 Not Shipping to the United States

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Volvo V40 Not Shipping to the United States
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The new Volvo V40 might be one of the most attractive hatchbacks that you can’t have. Sorry, but that’s just how it goes. Europeans get the freedom of choice to take a fifth door in elegance, Americans don’t. We have been covering the new Volvo V40’s slow release ahead of the Geneva Motor Show for over two months… Continue Reading...

Volvo Bids to Buy Saab Assets

Volvo Bids to Buy Saab Assets
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Swedish automaker Saab is attracting more interest dead than alive. The officially bankrupt automaker is in the process of liquidating its assets and former rivals are lining up to buy a piece of the much-talked-about but little-bought maker of quirky cars. Recent reports indicated that German automaker BMW was interested in purchasing Saab, but we… Continue Reading...

Saab Dealerships Seek New Manufacturers

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Saab Dealerships Seek New Manufacturers
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Nails just keep dropping in Saab‘s coffin, despite Chinese company Youngman’s attempts to sway the tide otherwise. The latest detail in what’s become a sad saga of failure has to do with dealerships and their reaction to being caught in the fallout. It’s probably easy to forget, but if an automaker goes belly-up, the folks… Continue Reading...
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