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 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...