Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Makes 350 HP, Gets 50 MPG: Detroit Auto Show Preview

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Makes 350 HP, Gets 50 MPG: Detroit Auto Show Preview
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The V60 gas/electric Plug-in Hybrid will sport an electric motor producing 70 hp, along with a four-cylinder gasoline engine, resulting in a total power output of 350 hp. Continue Reading...

Volvo Introduces Start/Stop Technology for Automatic Transmissions

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Volvo Introduces Start/Stop Technology for Automatic Transmissions
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The technology will be incorporated on Volvo’s Euro market D3 2.0-liter turbo-diesel five-cylinder engine, and teamed with the company’s six-speed automatic is expected to reduce fuel consumption by around 0.4 liters per 100 km (3 mpg US). Continue Reading...

Saab Deal With Volvo Apparently A No Go

Saab Deal With Volvo Apparently A No Go
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However, Volvo has now gone on the record, stating that no such talks have taken place. In the meantime, Saab CEO Victor Mueller, is continuing to look for other sources to tap into for capital, including Chinese automakers. Continue Reading...

Volvo Recruits Up To 1200 New People

Volvo Recruits Up To 1200 New People
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It’s rare to hear about a recruitment drive these days, but Volvo Car Corporation is in the process of hiring up to 1200 new people over the next 12 months. Most of the new hiring will be in the company’s Research & Development arm, as Volvo pushes forward with advanced powertrain technology in an effort… Continue Reading...