Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance

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Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Models Define Swedish Performance
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Volvo is not usually known for building lust-worthy performance machines. Generally their products are safe, solid and secure, important attributes to be certain but they’re hardly the stuff dreams are made of. However, the addition of performance-tuned V60 and S60 Polestar models is spicing things up for the Staid Swede. Continue Reading...

Volvo’s Confusing New Trim Levels Explained

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Volvo’s Confusing New Trim Levels Explained
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Luxury automakers like to mess with us. That is the only conclusion we can come up with when looking at various manufacturer’s vehicle nomenclature. Continue Reading...

Volvo’s Drive-E Engines Delivers the Goods with Low CO2 Emissions

Volvo’s Drive-E Engines Delivers the Goods with Low CO2 Emissions
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All automakers are under enormous pressure to deliver the highest fuel economy possible without sacrificing performance. Volvo’s answer to the problem is their new Drive-E lineup of engines. Continue Reading...

Volvo V60 Polestar Spied Testing

Volvo V60 Polestar Spied Testing
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Starting early next year, Volvo will be selling its V60 model in North America and those hoping for more power from the Euro wagon can look forward to a hopped-up Polestar variant. Continue Reading...

Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid Production Begins

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Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid Production Begins
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Volvo has successfully integrated the assembly of the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid on the same production line as several of its regular models. Continue Reading...

Volvo Adds Dual-Clutch Automatic To DRIVe Line

Volvo Adds Dual-Clutch Automatic To DRIVe Line
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Volvo is adding a six-speed dual-clutch automatic to their lineup of fuel-sipping DRIVe cars powered by a 1.6 liter diesel engine. The change is significant because unlike previous automatic transmission offerings by Volvo, the dual-clutch auto boasts the same milage as the six-speed manual. Their DRIVe line of cars, not sold North America, is offered S60, V60, V70 and… Continue Reading...

Heico Sportiv Launches Volvo V60 Tuning Program

Heico Sportiv Launches Volvo V60 Tuning Program
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Heico Sportiv has been Volvo‘s official partner for vehicle individualization since 2008, and their newest creation is their take on Volvo’s V60 wagon. Heico is well known to add sportiness to Volvo’s creations, often times transforming Volvos in a way very few can in a classy and subtle fashion. Their V60 tuning program transforms the… Continue Reading...

Volvo Plans To Produce Three Electric Vehicles

Volvo Plans To Produce Three Electric Vehicles
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Volvo is currently working on developing several green technologies including an electric C30, a flywheel hybrid system and a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid system. This week, Volvo announced that it’s working on a more ambitious project -three unique range-extended electric drive setups. Volvo is working with the Swedish Energy Agency and the European Union to develop this technology…. Continue Reading...

Volvo V60 Plug-in Diesel Hybrid Wagon: Geneva Auto Show Preview

Volvo V60 Plug-in Diesel Hybrid Wagon: Geneva Auto Show Preview
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Volvo has unveiled a plug-in diesel hybrid version of its V60 wagon ahead of the Geneva Auto Show, which promises to do for fuel spending what Atkins did for bread consumption. The diesel hybrid takes Volvo’s 2.4-liter inline-five turbodiesel, pumping out 215 horsepower and 324 lb-ft of torque and adds an electric motor to the… Continue Reading...