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Volvo XC90 R-Design adds sports appeal to range

Volvo has released the first official images of the R-Design version of the all-new 2nd generation XC90, aimed at buyers looking for an SUV with a sportier and more aggressive look. The announcement of the R-Design follows Volvo’s release of 1,927 individually-numbered First Edition XC90s, which were offered for sale exclusively online …

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First Edition 2015 Volvo XC90 available online only

Volvo Cars is releasing a limited First Edition of its All-New Volvo XC90, which was launched today in Stockholm. The 1,927 individually-numbered cars celebrate the year Volvo was founded and, for the first time in history, they will only be available for sale via digital commerce at www.volvocars.com. The online …

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All-new 2nd-generation Volvo XC90 unveiled

After months of teasing and speculation, Volvo has finally unwrapped its all-new Volvo XC90 SUV – one of the most important vehicles in the Swedish marque’s lineup. “This is one of the most important days in our history,” said Håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo Car Group. “We are …

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Volvo testing smart sensors for driver attention

Volvo Cars is conducting research into driver sensors in order to create cars that get to know their drivers. Through systems that can recognise and distinguish whether a driver is tired or inattentive, the car of the future can become even safer. Examples of this include technology that can detect …

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Volvo Polestar Racing scores first V8 Supercars victory

Volvo Polestar Racing scored its first V8 Supercars victory in the final race of the Formula 1 weekend in Melbourne. Racing driver Scott McLaughlin crossed the finishing line first in a Volvo S60 Polestar V8 after 12 laps to score Volvo’s first racing victory in Australia since 1999, one second ahead of …

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Volvo Tests Road Magnets for Accurate Positioning of Self-Driving Cars

Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position. The research, which has been financed in strategic co-operation with the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), is a potential key to the implementation of self-driving vehicles. Reliable and highly accurate positioning …

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Volvo to introduce Apple CarPlay in XC90

Volvo Cars and Apple are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers. The alliance promises to transform the in-car experience. Called Apple CarPlay, the new service brings all the features and services familiar to iPad, iPhone or iPod users directly into the car …

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Gorgeous Volvo Concept Estate leaked ahead of debut

Photos of Volvo’s third concept model to be based on the brand’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform has surfaced on the web. The three-door Volvo Concept Estate is an extension of the styling exercise that started with last year’s striking Volvo Coupe Concept. It features a full length glass roof that …

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Volvo S60 2014 V8 Supercar unveiled

Volvo Polestar Racing has unveiled its Volvo S60 race car that will debut in the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship by driving it across the world’s most famous ‘coat-hanger’ – the Sydney Harbour Bridge. After months of speculation, the distinctive Valvoline-liveried Volvo S60 V8 Supercar made its way across the Bridge …

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