Volvo XC40

Volvo Cars Group passes 600,000-unit milestone for CMA-based vehicles

Aug 07, 2020

Volvo Cars Group has just surpassed production of 600,000 vehicles based on its latest Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) since it was first introduced in 2017, underpinning the XC40 small SUV. The CMA platform was developed...

2019 Volvo XC60

Volvo reports 18.2 per cent global sales drop during Q1, 2020

Apr 06, 2020

Volvo Cars has posted a dramatic drop in sales over the first quarter of this year, largely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that is having a major global impact across almost all industries. Other...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Cars of 2019

Jan 22, 2020

Just as 2020 swings into full stride, we thought we’d take a look back over some of the highlight vehicles of 2019. Think of it as like our ‘car of the year’ awards, with no...

Volvo posts another yearly sales record, up 9.8% in 2019

Jan 08, 2020

Volvo Cars posted its sixth consecutive global yearly sales record in 2019, selling more than 700,000 vehicles for the first time in the company’s 93-year history. The Swedish company, owned by Chinese holding firm Geely,...

Volvo XC40 Recharge revealed, fully electric SUV

Oct 17, 2019

Following a number of teasers, Volvo has now unveiled its new, all-electric XC40 Recharge. It comes in as the brand’s first electric vehicle and the first to kick off the Recharge vehicle line. Based on...

Volvo XC40 electric debuts new Android/Google infotainment system

Oct 10, 2019

Following the initial teaser and confirmation of the Volvo XC40 electric last week, the Swedish company has now released an image of the interior which showcases a brand new touch-screen media interface. Volvo is planning...

Electric Volvo XC40 previewed ahead October 16 debut

Oct 02, 2019

Volvo has sent out some teaser images of its upcoming fully electric XC40 SUV. It will come in as the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. While Volvo’s sub-brand, Polestar, focuses on electrified and hybrid vehicles,...

2019 Volvo XC40 T4 Inscription review (video)

May 31, 2019

Since hitting Australian shores in mid-2018, the Volvo XC40 has been making head waves. The new small SUV from the suave Swedish company has lifted the bar in this segment. Volvo has been struggling to...

Volvo sales up 9.4% for first quarter, operating profit drops 19.3%

Apr 26, 2019

Volvo Cars has posted yet another quarterly sales jump, with global units increasing 9.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019. Net revenue is also up 10.7 per cent compared with the same period...

Fully electric Volvo XC40 variant coming this year

Apr 01, 2019

Volvo is getting ready to unveil a fully electric variant of the Volvo XC40 small SUV by the end of this year, a report has revealed. This is set to coincide with its plans for...

2019 World Car of the Year Awards down to top 3

Mar 10, 2019

It’s getting down to the pointy end now, with the top three finalists now confirmed as we count down to the 2019 World Car of the Year Awards. The final winners will be announced at...

2019 World Car of the Year finalists announced

Feb 07, 2019

The 2019 World Car of the Year finalists have been announced, as judges narrow down on the best cars of the year before the final crowns are handed out during the New York auto show...