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The first Volvo car rolled off the line in Göteborg, Sweden in 1927 and the first truck followed the next year. Over the decades Volvo became a major vehicle exporter, sending cars, trucks, busses and tractors all over the world. Volvo Car Co. was sold to Ford Motor Company in 1999 for a reported $6.45 billion.

Volvo Sedan Reviews

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design Review

2012 Volvo S60 R-Design Review

Volvo's S60 R-Design looks great, it’s sleek and luxurious inside, handles like a true sports sedan and… it’s from Sweden?
2011 Volvo S60 Review

2011 Volvo S60 Review

Volvo has finally built a genuine competitor to its German rivals and has even managed to keep the brand’s distinct identity intact. The only issue will be attracting buyers to this more engaging Volvo considering the automaker’s decades-old reputation for building solid and safe, and therefore dull, automobiles.
2009 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design

2009 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design

Often overlooked, the turbocharged five-cylinder R-Design Volvo S40 delivers most of what you’d expect from a European sports sedan and while there is no rear-drive option, an excellent AWD setup makes it both surefooted and fun.

Volvo Crossover Reviews

Volvo SUV Reviews

2010 Volvo XC60 First Drive

2010 Volvo XC60 First Drive

The XC60 is a whole new vehicle from Volvo and underneath that sheetmetal there’s a brand new safety idea – City Safety automatic braking for accident avoidance. We even went so far as to test it against a brick wall!

Volvo Luxury Car Reviews

2015 Volvo V60 T5 Drive-E Review

2015 Volvo V60 T5 Drive-E Review

Wagon lovers everywhere are lining the streets in celebration as Volvo brings a proper wagon back to America. But is it any good and, more importantly, will it sell?

Volvo Coupe Reviews

Volvo Convertible Reviews

2013 Volvo C70 Convertible Review

2013 Volvo C70 Convertible Review

With so many luxury convertibles on the market, Ken Glassman outlines the many reasons to consider the Volvo C70… last.

Volvo News View All Volvo News

When Will Chinese Cars be Sold in the US?

When Will Chinese Cars be Sold in the US?
We get gadgets, clothes and even car parts from China, but when will we see a car from China sold on our shores? The answer is “very soon.” Get ready to welcome the made-in-China 2016 Volvo S60L as the first mainstream Chinese car to be sold in the US. Surprised to see a Volvo made... more

2015 Volvo XC90 Dons Sporty R-Design Costume

2015 Volvo XC90 Dons Sporty R-Design Costume
Continuing its attempt to regain relevance and customer attention, Volvo revealed the sportier R-Design variant of its all-new 2015 XC90 crossover today. Like past R-Design Volvo products, the 2015 XC90 doesn’t get anything that actually enhances its performance capability, although the new Drive-E powetrains offer up to 400 hp by matching a four-cylinder engine that... more

New Volvo S90 Targets BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E-Class

New Volvo S90 Targets BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E-Class
Volvo is out to prove it can compete in the luxury segment. The Swedish automaker is confident that its next-generation XC90 is capable of rivaling competitors such as the Audi Q7 and will use the XC90 to influence the new S90 sedan. The model will be built from the ground up to compete with German... more

China-Made Volvo S60L Heading to the US

China-Made Volvo S60L Heading to the US
The first China-made vehicle heading to the U.S. will be… a Volvo. The long-wheelbase Volvo S60L is expected to be the first mainstream China-built vehicle to go on sale in the U.S. and it could happen as soon as next year, according to Volvo Car Group CEO Hakan Samuelsson. Volvo, which is now owned by... more

Volvo Announces Three-Cylinder Engine Family

Volvo Announces Three-Cylinder Engine Family
Volvo will be turning to three-cylinder engines in the future. The Swedish automaker has confirmed that it’s working on a family of 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbo engines once its Drive-E four-cylinder engines have completely rolled out. Currently, Volvo plans to have its four-cylinder engine range in its lineup by 2016, so it is likely that we’ll... more

Volvo Announces Pricing for 2015.5 Lineup

Volvo Announces Pricing for 2015.5 Lineup
Volvo has made numerous changes to its lineup recently, which warranted a pricing update for its 2015.5 model year vehicles. The Swedish automaker has undergone its most significant product refresh in its history in the last year while launching its Drive-E powertrains and the V60 sportswagon. Leading the updates for the 2015.5 model year is... more