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 Spending 11 Billion On Vehicles And Facilities Over The Next Five Years

Volvo Spending 11 Billion On Vehicles And Facilities Over The Next Five Years
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Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group spent $1.7 billion last year to acquire Volvo from Ford Motor Co.,and now plans to spend as much as $11 billion on Volvo products and facilities over the next five years. Doug Speck, CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, says a growth strategy for the United States will… Continue Reading...

Volvo V70 Returning to America, as a Hybrid?

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Volvo V70 Returning to America, as a Hybrid?
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Volvo enthusiasts and station wagons go together like peanut butter and jam. This desire for Volvo-wagons is especially strong in America, where the brand loyalists keep complaining about the lack of wagons, especially since it was announced awhile back that the sleek new V60 would not make it Stateside. Not to worry, the new CEO… Continue Reading...

Volvo Returns to Pro-Racing in North America

Volvo Returns to Pro-Racing in North America
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Volvo has returned to pro-racing in North America and will field a team of S60 race cars in the 2009 SPEED World Challenge GT series. This is no half-assed effort either as Volvo is working with K-PAX/3R Racing. In past years K-PAX has fielded a team of Porsche GT3 Cup cars that have had tremendous… Continue Reading...