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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.

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.

2010 Volvo S80 Review

2010 Volvo S80 Review
Volvo has once-again updated the look and features of its flagship S80 sedan for 2010. But are these changes enough to keep this old platform competitive in a segment that is changing fast?

2009 Volvo XC90 Review

2009 Volvo XC90 Review
Originally rumored to be replaced in 2010, the newXC90 model has been put on hold and Volvo is proving that there’s still life left in the original yet.

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.

2009 Volvo XC70

2009 Volvo XC70
Both impressive to look at and ride in, the safe-as-a-vault XC70 also weighs as much as one, putting a strain on the turbocharged six-cylinder.

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!