Volvo

Polestar 1 testing moves to driver experience validation

Dec 07, 2018

Development and fine-tuning of Polestar’s first bespoke model, creatively named the Polestar 1, continues. The latest area of assessment are chassis dynamics and driver experience, following crash testing with its carbon fibre body last month....

Volvo sets global annual sales record already, before December

Dec 05, 2018

Volvo Cars has reported a new record for global sales, selling 582,096 vehicles during the January through November period. This is up 13.5 per cent on the efforts achieved in the same period last year....

Polestar 1 undergoes first crash tests with carbon fibre body

Nov 01, 2018

Polestar has performed its first run of crash tests of the upcoming Polestar 1 hybrid sports car. This is the first time Volvo has analysed the strength of a carbon fibre body under crash test...

First Polestar 1 prototypes go into production in Sweden

Oct 04, 2018

The first prototype versions of the upcoming Polestar 1 have gone into production as they get ready for their road verification processes, including crash tests, weather testing and driving assessments. Volvo’s Polestar brand, which has...

2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country revealed

Sep 26, 2018

Sure to fulfil the increasing demand of SUVs and crossovers, this is the 2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country. It’s back. And this one is all new but it still carries the company’s long-held tradition of...

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design pack revealed, adds cool sporty character

Sep 25, 2018

Volvo has revealed a very stylish and racy R-Design package for its new V60 wagon in Europe. It gives the already suave cargo-carrier a sleeker character and performance undertone. The 2019 Volvo V60 was revealed...

Volvo 360c concept revealed, rival to short-haul flights

Sep 05, 2018

Welcome to the future. This is Volvo’s idea of a vehicle that can pick you up from home and take you on a cross-state journey without needing to get behind the wheel. It’s called the...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 15 – switch to LM7

Sep 03, 2018

We know, we know. It’s dragging on a bit now. But the main thing is we haven’t given up. In fact, we’ve just been toying around with our plans and we think we’ve come up...

2018 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design review (video)

Aug 30, 2018

Finally, the new Volvo XC40 has hit Aussie shores. But, it joins an already flourished small SUV market. To mark the occasion Volvo Australia is offering special ‘Launch Editions’ that come jam-packed with the latest...

Top 10 best electric & hybrid cars coming in 2019-2020

Aug 22, 2018

When the first batch of electric vehicles hit the market, the public – quite rightly – saw them as more regressive rather than progressive. This was no doubt illustrated by lacklustre sales when they first...

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...

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