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New Volvo XC40 is named 2018 European Car of the Year

The new Volvo XC40 compact SUV has been named the 2018 European Car of the Year ahead of the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. It is the first win of this award for Volvo Cars. “Winning this award with our

Volvo XC60 wins UK Car of the Year 2018

Volvo’s XC60 has been crowned the overall winner at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018, which are supported by Cox Automotive – whose UK brands include Manheim and Motors.co.uk. After scooping Best Medium Crossover when the category winners

Volvo XC60 is overall safest car in Euro NCAP testing

Volvo Cars’ XC60 has been crowned the best performing large off-roader, and the car with the best overall performance of 2017 in the prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety awards. The XC60 scored a near-perfect 98 per cent

Volvo XC60 wins the 2018 Japan Car of the Year

In a nail-biting vote-counting ceremony that saw the lead change three times between the Volvo XC60, BMW 5-Series and Toyota Camry, the Swedish crossover pulled away in the closing moments to poll 294 votes and clinch the 2018 Japan Car

Volvo/Geely to invest €640m to develop Polestar

Volvo Cars, and its owner, Geely Holding, has just announced they will jointly invest €640 million to support the initial phase of Polestar’s product, brand and industrial development. The investment highlights the financial muscle and industrial and manufacturing expertise Polestar will have access to,

All-new Volvo XC40 premium SUV breaks cover

Volvo Cars is further expanding its line-up of SUVs with the launch of its new XC40 small premium SUV, which will arrive here in January for the new 2018 market. From launch it will be available with the D4 AWD

Volvo Cars and Geely to deepen partnership

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is planning to set up a new joint venture technology company with Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, to share existing and future technology, deepen industrial synergies and provide the economies of scale that

Polestar adds up to 421HP in new Volvo XC60

Polestar, the performance brand of Volvo Cars, has introduced the latest generation powertrain optimisation for the new Volvo XC60. With the Polestar enhancement, the new Volvo XC60 T8 delivers 421 horsepower, matching the optimised XC90 T8 as the most powerful

First china-built Volvo S90 saloons arrive in Europe

Volvo Cars has become the first car maker in the world to export China-made cars to Europe by train via China’s new ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade initiative. The first S90 premium saloons, built at its Daqing plant in China,

Volvo’s big birthday sees arrival of the new XC60

Volvo Cars has started production of its all-new XC60 mid-size SUV in Sweden. The new model left the factory 90 years to the month after the first-ever Volvo, the ÖV4, saw the light of day on 14th April 1927. This

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