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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

Volvo SUVs Getting Polestar Performance Treatment

Volvo SUVs Getting Polestar Performance Treatment
The Volvo SUV lineup is going to get a lot less boring. Polestar Performance has confirmed that it’s eyeing the Swedish automaker’s SUV models to add to its range of high-performance offerings. Polestar intends to start with the XC60 before moving onto the XC90. The tuning firm is confident that it has built enough credibility... more

Volvo Increasing Production in Preparation for 2015 XC90

Volvo Increasing Production in Preparation for 2015 XC90
Volvo has high hopes for the new XC90 and is banking on its success.  Ahead of the new SUVs market debut, Volvo is adding 1,300 jobs at its Swedish production facility to increase capacity. This is part of an $11 billion investment program into new products and production capacity, which recently increased to 300,000 units annually thanks... more

Volvo Debuting Autonomous Drive Me’ Car in LA

Volvo Debuting Autonomous Drive Me’ Car in LA
Volvo plans to show off how far it has come with its autonomous driving technologies at the upcoming LA Auto Show.  The Swedish automaker and its CEO, Hakan Samuelsson, will headline the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo and will be presenting the company’s Drive Me autonomous vehicle. The concept will showcase autonomous lane... more

Volvo Develops New 360-Degree Camera Technology

Volvo Develops New 360-Degree Camera Technology
A four year project meant to develop new collision avoidance technology is drawing to a close at Volvo and the fruits of that labor have been revealed. The Non-Hit Car and Truck Project has borne Volvo’s new 360° view technology, which offers a full view around the vehicle through the use of a number of technologies. While this... more

Volvo Reveals 450-HP Four-Cylinder Powertrain Concept

Volvo Reveals 450-HP Four-Cylinder Powertrain Concept
Volvo has extracted a massive amount of power from a small engine to show off the capabilities of its new Drive-E powertrains. Called the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept, the engine is a tri-turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes, “no less than 450 hp.” All that jam comes courtesy of two parallel turbochargers that are fed... more

2016 Volvo XC90 Video, First Look

2016 Volvo XC90 Video, First Look
Finally, its time to get up close and personal with the new face of Volvo, the XC90. Having seen its first redesign in almost 14 years, the XC90 needed to be very different than its predecessor. It has high-tech powertrains, an ultra luxurious cabin and gorgeous styling. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter twin-charged (that’s... more