Volvo

Volvo global sales jump 15% in July, record year in sight

Aug 05, 2018

Volvo is off to a great start into the second half of this year, with global sales jumping an impressive 15 per cent in July. Year-to-date sales are also up a very healthy 14.5 per...

Mazda CX-8 & Volvo XC40 score 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Jul 18, 2018

The new Mazda CX-8 and Volvo XC40 have been the first vehicles to be tested under ANCAP’s new, most stringent criteria yet, and they both achieved the full five-star safety rating. ANCAP’s latest assessment program...

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Australia during first half of 2018

Jul 05, 2018

The first half of 2018 is over and the car industry is seeing some big changes in vehicle choice and popularity among buyers (see our June 2018 VFACTS report for more). The SUV market is...

2019 Volvo S60 revealed, topped by T8 Polestar Engineered

Jun 21, 2018

Volvo Cars has unveiled the all-new 2019 Volvo S60 overnight, revealing its fresh new look and confirming a range of petrol engine options and advanced safety features. The new S60 builds on the from the...

2019 Volvo S60 previewed one last time, debuts tonight

Jun 20, 2018

Volvo has sent out one last teaser of the 2019 Volvo S60 sedan ahead of its full reveal in less than 24 hours. The latest teaser gives us a decent look at the suave front...

2019 Volvo S60 previewed, debuts ‘Polestar Engineered’ option (video)

Jun 15, 2018

The new, 2019 Volvo S60 will debut next week, and it looks like the range will be topped by a ‘Polestar Engineered’ variant for the first time. A teaser has been sent out on social...

Polestar 1 to make driving debut at Goodwood Festival

Jun 12, 2018

Volvo’s upcoming Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid sports coupe will make its “dynamic” debut (driving debut) at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, giving fans an opportunity to see how the car goes for the...

2019 Volvo S60 will cut diesel option, debuts soon

May 16, 2018

Volvo has confirmed it will be introducing the all-new 2019 Volvo S60 sedan during this second quarter very soon, and it will be the first Volvo not offering a diesel engine option. As many overseas...

2019 Volvo V60 getting cool plaid textile interior trim option

May 04, 2018

If you thought the latest Volvo interiors were very suave and distinctly Swedish, the company has just propelled this notion into the next dimension by offering a very cool plaid interior option for the new...

2018 World Car of the Year award winners announced

Apr 05, 2018

The 2018 World Car of the Year award winners have been announced, with some surprise winners in various categories this year shaking up the market. Taking home the overall World Car of the Year award,...

Volvo XC40 on sale in Australia in April, from $47,990

Mar 26, 2018

Volvo is getting ready to launch the all-new XC40 in Australia next month, with local pricing and initial specs confirmed to get punters excited. The XC40 was first unveiled late last year. It comes in...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 14 – final engine assembly

Mar 23, 2018

So, how’s the Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 project coming along, we hear you ask. Well, it is coming along, but a little slowly we’re afraid. Over the Christmas break and all of that monkey...

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