2019 Volvo XC40 Crossover Full Details: Get Small

The world is in no way short of premium compact SUVs. Still, Volvo believes there’s space at the watering hole for at least one more. The new XC40 launches in the United States in the first quarter of 2018 as the company’s third model line. It also marks the debut for the new Compact Modular […]

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Plug-In Hybrid First Drive: 400 Placid Ponies

Volvo is not known to brag about horsepower. Not that Volvo has anything against horsepower—it wouldn’t have the Polestar performance brand if it did—it’s just that horsepower isn’t an area in which the Swedish firm tends to have much to brag about. Yet chief among the points Volvo has made time and again since introducing […]

Rising Stars: Volvo to Double Output of S60 and V60 Polestars for 2018

The Polestar enhancements to Volvo’s mid-size sedan and wagon,  the S60 and the V60, have proved to be  popular—so much so that Volvo plans to make twice as many for the 2018 model year. Production is increasing to 1500 cars worldwide, although the models again will be a rare sight on U.S. streets, with only […]

Sun Chaser: Volvo Turns XC60 into Retina-Friendly Eclipse Viewing Station

Monday, August 21, 2017, will mark the first time in more than 38 years that parts of the United States will be able to witness a solar eclipse in its totality. Although most eclipse viewers will be relegated to staring at the phenomenon behind ISO-certified 12312-2 sunglasses while standing outside in the hot and humid summer air, Volvo […]

All Dressed Up: Volvo V90 Cross Country Tested!

In the game of automotive masquerade that is the butch-wagon segment, dark-gray textured plastic is the equivalent of a kid’s cowboy hat. It’s the matte-plastic wheel-arch trim (and sometimes bumper-cover decoration) that says to buyers: “I’ve now become something else. Let’s play.” READ MORE ››