Volvo

2008 Volvo C30 | new car review

The smallest and the newest addition to the Volvo line-up in the region, the C30 is definitely big on guts. Be it in the styling front or the way the hatchback is packaged, it is the kind of a car that will feel at home in the hands of a…

2007 Volvo S60 | new car review

The 2007 Volvo S60 has its sights firmly set on sharpening its already sporty profile. The optional front spoiler has been redesigned to get a more pronounced and protruding contour at the bottom. On some variants the entire front spoiler, including the sills and rear lower bumper, are colour coordinated…

2007 Volvo XC90 | new car review

The Volvo XC90 was launched in early 2002 as the first purpose-built SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) to come from Volvo Cars. It is also Volvo’s first seven-seat car since the 1940s. It has electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive, giving it the capacity to forge ahead on very poor roads, but is…

2008 Volvo S80 | new car review

Easily the best-looking Volvo in more than a generation, Volvo’s flagship S80 is luxurious, roomy and safe. Volvo designed the S80 to compete against the best on offer from the competition from all corners of the globe, which includes BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Jaguar, Infiniti, and Lexus, to name but a…

2007 Volvo XC70 | new car review

The Volvo XC70 is a station wagon with a difference! Featuring electronically controlled All-Wheel Drive, it has the ability to make its way on very poor roads, even when towing a horse-box or boat trailer. The XC clearly stands for ‘Cross Country’ but the XC70 is a very different vehicle…

2008 Volvo V70 | new car review

The estate range is the quintessence of this sober Volvo identity. Sporty to look at, spacious for the family – that’s the essence of Volvo’s V70. Currently in its third generation, the new V70 was unveiled by Volvo last year. Though it looks similar to last year’s model, the five-door…

BMW considering Volvo acquisition

BMW considering Volvo acquisition

After successfully selling its Aston Martin brand to an investor group, Ford is considering the sale of another one of its key properties – Volvo – in order to raise capital. The news comes from Sweden’s Goteborgs Posten newspaper, which claims BMW is still strongly considering buying Volvo. News that…

2007 Volvo S80 V8 | road test

Easily the best-looking Volvo in more than a generation, Volvo’s flagship S80 is luxurious, roomy and safe. New for 2007 is the fitment of a V8 powerplant up front and all-wheel-drive. Inside as well as out, the S80 is welcoming, attractive and understated. Volvo designed the S80 to compete against…

Volvo advanced safety innovation wins safety and technology award

Volvo advanced safety innovation wins safety and technology award

London – Volvo’s advanced safety innovation, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), the first system of its kind to be introduced to help avoid the risks of accidents caused by blind spots, has won the Safety and Technology Award 2006. BLIS uses an intelligent digital camera system incorporated into both door…

Volvo opens accident research centre in china

Volvo opens accident research centre in china

Shanghai – As part of its ongoing commitment to reducing the number of road accidents and casualties, Volvo is setting up a joint Traffic Accident Research Centre in China which it hopes will help contribute to road safety in the world’s most populated country. Volvo’s in-house traffic accident research function…