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    Report: Volvo wants to sell cars online, skip most auto shows
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    Volvo is completely rethinking its marketing strategy with an approach that it calls the Volvo Way to Market. The revised plan means an increase in the company's advertising budget overall and a totally different way to allocate those funds. The most dramatic shift is the Swedish automaker's ...

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    Official: Volvo gets to work on new three-cylinder engine
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    Volvo is in the midst not only of a complete product line overhaul, but also a powertrain revolution as well. It introduced its new generation of Drive-E four-cylinder engines last year, and with the Twin Engine version in the new XC90, has shown just how much it can make from so little. But now ...

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    Official: Ward's announces 10 Best Engines 2015
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    Ward's Auto has named its 10 Best Engines for 2015, covering a range of powerplants from impressive and economic fuel-sippers to amazing and powerful fire-breathers. "We spend a lot of time reading the powertrain tea leaves throughout the auto industry, and we're proud that this year's list is a ...

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    Official: Volvo XC90 T8 hybrid runs 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds, will use 4L/100km*
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    Volvo has shown us the new XC90. It's even shown us its new every-trick-in-the-book twin-charged hybrid powertrain. It just hasn't shown the two together... that is, until now. Although the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain prototype it showcased a couple of months ago was rated as high as 450 ...

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    Report: Volvo coupe project on hold
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    Did you like the Concept Coupe that Volvo unveiled last year? We did, too, but we shouldn't expect it to reach production. At least not yet. According to Volvo designer Anders Gunnarson in speaking to Auto Express, the idea of producing a coupe has many fans within the Swedish automaker, but ...

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    Video: Volvo's 'ditch test' of the new XC90 makes for radical stunt video
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    One of the safety features on Volvo's new XC90 is called Run Off Road Protection, which detects when the car leaves the tarmac at high speed and prepares the cabin and occupants for an impact. After detection, the system retracts the seat belts while a spine protection element between the seat ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country rides in tall and rugged
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    Long before Volvo got into the crossover-utility game with the XC90 and XC60, it was making ruggedized all-wheel-drive wagons. In fact it's been doing so longer than Audi has, and almost as long as Subaru. And now it's returned to that tradition with the debut of its new V60 Cross Country on the ...

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    Video: How does a massive Volvo truck compare to a Koenigsegg on a track?
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    Volvo Trucks thinks that its latest FH semi truck has a little sports car DNA mixed in with the ability to haul heavy loads thanks to its novel dual-clutch gearbox. And the company's marketing department certainly has an intriguing strategy to get the word out about the big rig's sporty traits. ...

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    Report: Volvo celebrates 20 years of sleeper wagons with 850 T-5R and V60 Polestar
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    I must have been around Bar Mitzvah age when I was in the back of my parents' car on the highway as we passed a truck full of Volvo 850 T-5R wagons – half of them in black, half in banana yellow. It was one of the coolest things I'd ever seen: a whole gaggle of sleeper power wagons that ...

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    Official: Volvo reveals V60 Cross Country ahead of LA
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    Volvo is bringing a model to the Los Angeles Auto Show that isn't afraid to get a little dirty. The Swedish automaker will finally unveil its V60 Cross Country crossover, and it has confirmed that the model will be available in North American markets shortly. The Cross Country takes Volvo's ...

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