Volvo XC40 T5 Twin Engine launched in the UK – 262 hp, 2.1 l/100 km, 46 km EV range; price from RM211k

Volvo has officially launched the XC40 T5 Twin Engine in the United Kingdom, which will be priced between 40,905 and 42,305 British pounds (RM211,344 and RM218,505), with first deliveries set to begin from February next year. With the launch, we now have full specifications of the compact SUV’s plug-in hybrid

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered Essentials: Sweden’s plug-in thrill machine

What is it: The 415-horsepower 2020 XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered is the hotrod of Volvo’s SUV lineup. It’s what a Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 is to Mercedes-Benz’s standard, compact GLC300, only the XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered is electrified. Literally. It gets Volvo’s T8 powertrain, which adds an 87-hp electric motor for

REVIEW: The Volvo XC40 T5 Is a Paranoid Android

I first drove Volvo’s all-new-for-2019 XC40 at last December’s 2019 Automobile All-Stars competition. The cheeky subcompact luxury crossover (ours was outfitted with the sporty R-Design package) didn’t make it to the winners’ rostrum, but it impressed a lot of us with a unique combination of practicality, clever design elements, and

Headlights Hold Back 2019 Volvo XC90, S90 From Highest Safety Honor

Volvo’s biggest SUV and sedan — the 2019 XC90 and 2019 S90 — have earned Top Safety Pick awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That extends Volvo’s safety awards for its five 2019 models rated so far to three Top Safety Picks and one Top Safety Pick Plus

2019 Volvo S90, XC60 and X90 gain leather dashboard in Malaysia – only for T8 variants; no change in pricing

Volvo Cars Malaysia (VCM) has given the XC60, XC90 and S90 a minor update, with all three models now benefitting from a full leather dashboard with contrast stitching (referred to as the Tailored Instrument Panel). According to the company, this upgrade was rolled out earlier this year in May, and

BMW vs. Volvo: An Informal Wagon Comparison

The Noordeloos family is a wagon family. As noted in my recent Volvo V60 “How I’d Spec It” story, we’re on our fifth longroof in a row. Sadly, the all-new BMW 3 Series wagon isn’t coming to America, at least for now, so we need to keep our eyes open

Factory Test Driver Promises 600-HP Polestar 1 Won't Just Be About Paper Specs

Volvo’s premium and performance subsidiary Polestar is preparing its first standalone model, the potent Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid grand tourer for production kickoff in mid-2019. Despite the model’s cutting-edge technology being one of its biggest selling points, Polestar’s test driver Joakim Rydholm insists that the model should be a pleasant

Trak autonomous Volvo Vera dapat tugasan pertama dalam dunia sebenar – angkut kontena jarak dekat

Tahun lalu, Volvo Trucks telah menunjukkan satu konsep trak bersendi tanpa pemandu, dipanggil sebagai Vera untuk kegunaan jarak dekat berulang. Kini, melalui satu kerjasama dengan syarikat feri dan lojistik DFDS, trak ini akan digunakan untuk tugasan pertamanya dalam dunia sebenar. Beberapa unit Vera akan digunakan untuk mengangkut kontena barangan dari

Volvo and Uber unveil a production-ready autonomous car

Volvo and Uber have unveiled a jointly developed production-ready autonomous car. Along with built-in safety features, the XC90 SUV uses Uber’s self-driving system. Uber plans to deploy these cars as an autonomous ridesharing service. As part of the safety package, these cars include several back-up systems for steering and braking

1984: Your new Volvo might make it to the year 2000

The Volvo 740 didn’t go on sale in North America until the 1985 model year, so this is an all-240 lineup. Volvo made the brick-shaped 240 from 1974 through 1993, and it remains the most iconic vehicle ever to come straight outta Göteborg. While the platform was showing its age