Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Women Buyers

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Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Women Buyers
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Ever wonder just how different men are from women when it comes to picking their vehicle of choice? Here’s a top 10 list of vehicles with the highest proportion of female buyers, provided by Polk via InsideLine. There are a few unexpected models on the list, and a couple of models that, to our surprise,… Continue Reading...

Volvo Searching For New Small Car Partner

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Volvo Searching For New Small Car Partner
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Swedish automaker Volvo is looking to shack up with a new mate in the hopes of making a fresh set of small cars. Their current compact, the C30 (above), is based on technology from former parent company Ford. However, Ford dumped Volvo almost two years ago, passing them off to Chinese Geely Holding Group for $1.8… Continue Reading...

Volvo Mulls Trimming Product Line, Adding Dealer Financing Division

Volvo Mulls Trimming Product Line, Adding Dealer Financing Division
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Like the waistline of its parent country’s bikini models, Volvo is considering trimming down—cutting its product line in half, including its legendary wagons. Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby believes that in America, its core products are the S60, the XC60 and XC90 SUVs. That means no more S40, no goofy-but-unloved C30 hatchback, and perhaps most egregious… Continue Reading...

Volvo Considering Diesels For U.S. Market, Smaller Engines In 2013

Volvo Considering Diesels For U.S. Market, Smaller Engines In 2013
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Despite the American introduction of diesel engines from most major European brands, Volvo remains non-committal to the prospect of diesel powertrains in America. Volvo offers a broad range of diesels in Europe and other markets, but Stefan Jacoby, CEO of Volvo, offered little, stating “We are taking a deep look at whether we will introduce… Continue Reading...

Chinese Government Greenlights Geely-Volvo Sale

Chinese Government Greenlights Geely-Volvo Sale
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China’s Ministry of Commerce and its National Development and Reform Commission has signed off on a deal that will let Chinese carmaker Geely to purchase Volvo from Ford for $1.8 billion. “We have received all approvals required from the central government,” Ning Shuyong a spokesman from Geely, told Reuters. “We are currently working on closing… Continue Reading...

Report: Geely Plans To Sell 150,000 Volvos In China By 2015

Report: Geely Plans To Sell 150,000 Volvos In China By 2015
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China’s Geely is planning on moving 150,000 Volvos in China by 2015, a prediction that could very well come true in the world’s largest car market. According to reports, Geely will manufacture the Volvo XC60 and S60 in China by 2011, while discontinuing production the S40 compact sedan at its Chinese factories. Geely will establish… Continue Reading...

Volvo Recalls C30, V40, S50 With Manual Transmissions, Less Than 550 Cars Recalled

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Volvo Recalls C30, V40, S50 With Manual Transmissions, Less Than 550 Cars Recalled
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File this one under unintentional hilarity. Volvo announced today that they were recalling 2010-2011 C30, S40 and V50 models equipped with manual transmissions. As you might expect, the number is fairly low, but we squealed with delight when we found out that the number was in the triple digits – 536 cars to be exact…. Continue Reading...