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The new Volvo C30

The new Volvo C30

The C30 is Volvo’s most playful and spontaneous car model. It appeals to customers who spend most of their time in the city environment and who impose considerable demands on the car’s design, driving properties and personality. The Volvo C30 can be configured in an almost unlimited range of variants […]

2010 Volvo S60 launch delayed until next year

2010 Volvo S60 launch delayed until next year

Volvo has reortedly cancelled the launch of its next-generation S60 sedan, as a result of uncertainty surrounding the company’s future interrupting development of the car. Although presently owned by Ford, Volvo may soon be sold to either Chinese manufacturer Geely, or bought up by a Swedish-led consortium. With its future […]

New Volvo C70 to be launched at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2009

New Volvo C70 to be launched at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2009

At its launch in early 2006, the Volvo C70 broke new ground as the world’s first four seater convertible with a retractable hard top. The new Volco C70 retains the three-piece retractable roof, spacious seating for four adults and class-leading convertible safety standards as the outgoing model. “We have carefully […]

Ford has no plan to keep stake in Volvo

Ford has no plan to keep stake in Volvo

Ford Motor Co. doesn’t intend to keep a stake in Volvo Cars and is aiming to sell the Swedish automaker by the end of the year, said John Fleming, the U.S. company’s top executive in Europe. Maintaining a holding in Volvo is “just not something that’s even being considered,” Fleming […]

Volvo XC 60 R Design

Volvo XC 60 R Design

Volvo has announced first details of the latest car in the R-DESIGN stable – the XC60 R-DESIGN. Showcasing a series of sporty visual features, the R-DESIGN package also adds a specially tuned sports chassis and sharper driving characteristics, enabling customers to enjoy the XC60’s practicality together with more dynamic handling […]

Geely’s Volvo deal may be finalized this month

Geely’s Volvo deal may be finalized this month

Geely’s procurement of Swedish auto giant Volvo is approaching the final stage, the National Business Daily learned from Sweden. Volvo and its owner Ford Motor Company are expected to make the final approval as early as this month. In addition to Geely, which will get the majority of Ford’s stake […]

Volvo: Intelligent cars avoid accidents

Volvo: Intelligent cars avoid accidents

The aim is that tomorrow’s cars should quite simply be able to avoid accidents. Many of today’s cars are already so intelligent that they alert the driver or even step in and brake the car to avoid an accident. Have you ever felt drowsy while driving and almost dozed off […]

Ford in talks with China carmakers on Volvo deal

Ford in talks with China carmakers on Volvo deal

U.S. auto giant Ford Motor remains in talks with several potential buyers for its Sweden-based Volvo Cars unit, including China’s Geely Auto and Beijing Auto, media reported yesterday. “We’ve been in discussion with a number of parties concerning the future of Volvo, and that situation hasn’t changed,” Ford spokesman John […]

Geely really wants to purchase Volvo

Geely really wants to purchase Volvo

According to a very brief article from China Car Times today, Chinese automaker Geely is finally prepared to submit a bid to Ford Motor Company for Volvo. Geely’s alleged offer: $293 million. A couple of weeks ago, sources were circulating a similar rumor, but with a figure of $2 billion […]

Volvo recalls S80 cars in China over wiper fault

Volvo recalls S80 cars in China over wiper fault

Swedish automaker Volvo Car Corp said it started yesterday to recall 3,136 imported S80 sedans in China due to windshield wiper flaws, xinhuanet.com said. In a report to China’s top quality supervisor — the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, Volvo said it had identified a deviation in […]

VOLVO R-DESIGN

VOLVO R-DESIGN

Volvo has strengthened its DRIVe range by combining the DRIVe technologies with its sports-inspired R-DESIGN bodykit to offer C30, S40 and V50 models with low levels of emissions and the highest levels of visual appeal. The new DRIVe R-DESIGN models are available to order now with prices starting at £17,240 […]