Volvo reviews

Volvo to launch 100 autonomous cars in 2014, world-first pilot

Dec 03, 2013

The world’s first large-scale autonomous driving pilot scheme will kick off next year, with up to 100 specially-made Volvo cars driving autonomously around the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Volvo Cars has teamed up with the...

Volvo borrows US$800 million from China Development Bank

Nov 26, 2013

In an attempt to try and double vehicle sales to 800,000 per year before 2020, Volvo Cars has borrowed a staggering US$800 million from China Development Bank. A Volvo spokesman said the credit would be...

Volvo Trucks president does own stunt in ‘The Hook’ ad

Sep 15, 2013

It’s not everyday that a company president will get involved in the marketing of a new product, especially not to the extent that he or she risks their own safety to appear in a commercial....

2013 Volvo S60 Polestar review (video) – Australian launch

Jun 24, 2013

When it comes to performance cars, Volvo has almost always stood back and been the quiet achiever, especially in the past few years, with understated, contemporary, fairly powerful yet...

2013 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design review (video)

Apr 29, 2013

For the performance Volvo aficionados, the 2013 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design grasps the complete DNA of what the brand is and what it has become, and rolls it into a hot hatch package that will...

2013 Volvo V40 D4 Kinetic review (video)

Apr 16, 2013

Forget almost everything you know about the brand Volvo. When you step into the new 2013 Volvo V40 D4, you’ll be one very proud Volvo driver. As we touched on in the Australian launch review...

2013 Volvo V40 review – Australian launch

Feb 20, 2013

The term ‘game changer’ gets thrown around a lot, but with the introduction of the all-new 2013 Volvo V40, there’s potential this time the term could be very valid indeed. Filled with cutting-edge technology, standard...

2012 Volvo S60 Polestar limited edition review (video)

Jul 13, 2012

Unlike the Polestar tune you can option on various Volvos from the showroom, the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 Polestar is available as a bespoke, limited edition model that goes a bit further than an engine...

2012 Volvo C30 T5 Polestar review

Jul 05, 2012

Volvo has stepped into the super hot hatch segment with the 2012 Volvo C30 T5 Polestar. The C30 has been around since 2006, but will this performance special reinvigorate the model? 2012 VOLVO C30 T5...

2011 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design review

Sep 01, 2011

Volvo has come a long way in terms of personality and design in the past decade, and as this 2011 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design review proves, Volvo should be treated as a performance car brand...