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Top 10 most economical cars on sale in Australia

Feb 25, 2017

When purchasing a motor car, the most common recurring cost is filling up. As such, there have been many technological advances lately to get the litres consumed per 100km figure (L/100km) down to previously unheard-of...

Volvo sets new global sales record in 2016, profits up 66 per cent

Feb 13, 2017

Volvo has reported its annual sales figures for 2016, setting a new record globally in terms of units shifted and profits made. The Chinese-owned Swedish company sold 534,332 vehicles around the world during 2016, up...

Calls for Uber to stop autonomous testing in California

Dec 18, 2016

California’s Attorney General has called for Uber to forgo further testing of its autonomous vehicles in the state, even threatening legal action, according to reports. Kamala Harris, California’s Attorney General, has said that Uber’s collaboration...

Uber & Volvo start self-driving pilot in San Francisco

Dec 15, 2016

Uber and Volvo have announced the continuation of a collaboration that will see autonomous driving technology tested on the streets of San Francisco. Volvo has released a statement confirming that it is working alongside Uber...

Volvo reports 16th consecutive month in sales growth

Oct 06, 2016

Volvo has seen a growth in sales of just under 10 per cent in the first nine months of 2016, year-to-date, riding on the back of strong Chinese sales and demand for the new XC90....

2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Polestar review (video)

Oct 05, 2016

It’s turbocharged and supercharged, and it is probably one of the best-looking SUVs in the class. Yes, we are talking about a Volvo here. This is the all-new XC90 T6 R-Design, which also happens to...

Volvo teams up with Uber to develop driverless cars

Aug 20, 2016

Uber has taken another step towards its goal to introduce driverless cars for its ride-sharing service, announcing a $300 million partnership with Volvo. The deal will see 100 XC90 SUVs with Volvo’s proprietary autonomous driving...

Volvo posts decent sales increase for first half, profits up 6.7%

Jul 22, 2016

Volvo has reported strong growth for the first half of 2016, with its operating profit margin tripling year-on-year. The Swedish manufacturer has reported strong growth this year, with its income up from the SEK1.66bn reported...

Polestar Volvo XC90 T8 is the most powerful Volvo ever

Jun 14, 2016

Welcome to Volvo’s most powerful production vehicle it has ever made. Interestingly, it’s an SUV. Yep, it’s the Polestar option package for the new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine. The latest XC90 T8 was already...

Super-luxury 4-seat Volvo XC90 Excellence revealed

Feb 29, 2016

Volvo has revealed a unique, ultra-luxurious version of its new XC90, called, rather appropriately, the XC90 Excellence. It makes its debut at the Geneva show. Volvo is calling it the most luxurious car in its...

Polestar working on Volvo’s 2.0L Drive-E engine, around 260kW

Nov 03, 2015

Volvo’s in-house performance division, Polestar, is currently tuning and tweaking the new 2.0-litre Drive-E turbo and supercharged four-cylinder engine. The division is also looking at all models in the showroom to transform into sports versions....

Volvo developing kangaroo detection technology for Australia

Oct 29, 2015

There’s not an Australian out there who doesn’t know how tough it can be to avoid kangaroos when travelling. Fear not. Volvo has announced plans to develop technology that will help detect and avoid collisions...

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