Volvo buys Polestar to develop sportier, high performance cars

Volvo Cars, which has recently purchased Swedish race-car maker Polestar, seeks to be able to compete with Mercedes-AMG and BMW's M models. Volvo will be using this name for a bigger... Read more about Volvo buys Polestar to develop sportier, high performance cars


Volvo’s global sales down 1.3% in May 2015 as it ramps up XC90 output

Volvo experienced a 1.3% drop in global sales with only 39,919 vehicles sold in May 2015 because the first deliveries of the new XC90 failed to fully compensate for higher volumes of the... Read more about Volvo’s global sales down 1.3% in May 2015 as it ramps up XC90 output


Volvo’s new U.S. plant to roll out only top-selling models

Volvo’s new factory in the U.S. will only produce vehicles that bring in the most sales in this market. This doesn’t include the recently redesigned XC90 crossover, according to Volvo’s... Read more about Volvo’s new U.S. plant to roll out only top-selling models


Volvo chooses South Carolina as site of its first US plant

Berkeley County, South Carolina, has been chosen as the site where Volvo Cars will have its first plant in the U.S. An investment of $500 million is being made for the Swedish brand to get... Read more about Volvo chooses South Carolina as site of its first US plant


Volvo to develop new compact car family with parent Geely, will be built in Belgium

Volvo will co-develop a new compact car family with parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group that will use a common platform and that will be produced at its plant in Belgium, according to CEO... Read more about Volvo to develop new compact car family with parent Geely, will be built in Belgium


Volvo’s super luxurious XC90 Excellence flagship gets Shanghai debut

Do you want to experience ultimate automobile luxury according to how Volvo defines it? You will know exactly what it is at the upcoming Shanghai International Automobile Show where Volvo... Read more about Volvo’s super luxurious XC90 Excellence flagship gets Shanghai debut


Anders Gustafsson is chief of new EMEA division for Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars has named Anders Gustafsson as chief of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) unit, which will one of three global business regions that the carmaker has created along with... Read more about Anders Gustafsson is chief of new EMEA division for Volvo Cars


Volvo Cars logs 17% jump operating profit in 2014 to $271 million

Volvo Cars posted a 17-percent jump in operating profit in 2014 to SEK2.25 billion ($271 million) from SEK1.92 billion in 2013. The carmaker also logged a 6.3-percent jump in revenue to... Read more about Volvo Cars logs 17% jump operating profit in 2014 to $271 million


Volvo targets to sell 28,800 XC90s in a full year

Volvo is aiming to sell 28,800 units of the redesigned XC90 crossover in a full year. Volvo is launching the XC90 in May and has regarded it as its rebirth. Volvo considers the redesigned... Read more about Volvo targets to sell 28,800 XC90s in a full year


Volvo logs 19th straight month of retail sales surge in January 2015

January marked the 19th consecutive month of retail sales growth at Volvo Cars as the carmaker logged sales surges in Europe, China and the United States. Volvo grew 4.9 percent in Europe... Read more about Volvo logs 19th straight month of retail sales surge in January 2015


Lex Kerssemakers named as new CEO of Volvo Cars North America

Lex Kerssemakers is now the new chief executive of Volvo Cars North America, replacing Tony Nicolosi who was named as president of Volvo Cars Financial Services of the Americas. Volvo also... Read more about Lex Kerssemakers named as new CEO of Volvo Cars North America


NAIAS: 2015 Volvo S60 Inscription comes all the way from China

The 2015 Volvo S60 Inscription is the latest addition in company’s lineup in the United States and was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Based on the S60L... Read more about NAIAS: 2015 Volvo S60 Inscription comes all the way from China


Volvo may open assembly site in the United States

Volvo Car Corp. mulls building an assembly site in the United States and well as importing a "strategic flagship" sedan from China, people privy with the carmaker’s plans told Reuters. The... Read more about Volvo may open assembly site in the United States


Volvo S60 Cross Country revealed ahead of 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo promises to surprise its audience at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show as the Swedish carmaker will bring the S60 Cross Country. A segment first from Volvo Cars, the new S60 Cross Country... Read more about Volvo S60 Cross Country revealed ahead of 2015 Detroit Auto Show


Buyers of MY2015 Volvo get 5-year SiriusXM Traffic and Weather subscription

Customers availing of any MY2015 model fitted with the latest generation of Volvo Sensus Connect will be eligible for a four-year subscription to SiriusXM traffic and weather information.... Read more about Buyers of MY2015 Volvo get 5-year SiriusXM Traffic and Weather subscription


Volvo plans to skip major auto shows in 2015, will still be present in Detroit and Geneva

Volvo will rely more on direct marketing than on auto shows to persuade people to purchase its offerings. As part of its new marketing strategy, Volvo will not participate in all but one... Read more about Volvo plans to skip major auto shows in 2015, will still be present in Detroit and Geneva


Volvo working on a new three-cylinder engine

Volvo is planning to equip its 60-series cars such as the S60 sedan, V60 wagon and the XC60 crossover, with fuel-efficient 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engines capable to... Read more about Volvo working on a new three-cylinder engine


Volvo revamps global marketing strategy to include online sales

Volvo Cars will soon employ online selling as part of its overhaul of its global marketing strategy. Volvo sales chief Alain Visser told Reuters an interview that the carmaker is planning... Read more about Volvo revamps global marketing strategy to include online sales


Volvo opens order book for all-new 2015 XC90

Volvo Car has started taking orders for all-new Volvo XC90 – its first vehicle produced using new in-house designed and built chassis and engines. Interested buyers who have placed orders... Read more about Volvo opens order book for all-new 2015 XC90


Volvo logs 17th consecutive month of retail sales growth in November 2014

Volvo Cars logged its 17th straight month of retail sales growth in November, thanks to gains posted in China and Europe. Leading the charge for Volvo is the XC60 crossover, which was able... Read more about Volvo logs 17th consecutive month of retail sales growth in November 2014


Volvo Concept Coupe will not see a production version, at least for now

Volvo introduced the Concept Coupe ahead at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, paying tribute to the iconic P1800 and showing the upcoming design philosophy. Although we didn’t think of an... Read more about Volvo Concept Coupe will not see a production version, at least for now


Volvo to overhaul entire model range in next 5 years

Volvo Car Group plans to fully revamp its model range in the next five years to turn around its fortunes United States and sell over 100,000 cars annually in the country. The carmaker has... Read more about Volvo to overhaul entire model range in next 5 years


Volvo FH gets I-Shift dual-clutch transmission, challenges Koenigsegg One:1 [w/video]

Although this is no ordinary battle, Fifth Gear’s Tiff Needell in collaboration with Volvo created a duel between an FH truck and a Koenigsegg One:1 also known as world’s first megacar as... Read more about Volvo FH gets I-Shift dual-clutch transmission, challenges Koenigsegg One:1 [w/video]


Volvo starts building XC60 in Chengdu, China

Volvo Cars has commenced building the XC60 SUV at its sites in Chengdu, China, where it currently produces the S60L. The start of XC60 production means additional 500 manufacturing jobs at... Read more about Volvo starts building XC60 in Chengdu, China


2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country makes its debut, will be shown at the 2014 LA Auto Show

Volvo officially revealed the new V60 Cross Country and announced that it will bring its new model at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Compared with the standard V60, the new Cross Country... Read more about 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country makes its debut, will be shown at the 2014 LA Auto Show


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