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Review: 2010 Volvo XC60 delivers on looks and lux - handling, too. Nav? Not so much.

Volvo has seen better days. Just a few short years ago, the Swedish automaker was the lone bright spot in Ford's European luxury operation, boasting impressive sales and actual profits. Fast-forward to 2009, and the situation couldn't be more different. Sales are downright depressing, revenues are worse, and the automaker has a "For Sale" sign on the front lawn, yet nobody has bothered to show up for the open house. For Volvo to have a legitimate chance of survival, all future products have to be home runs, beginning with the XC60 crossover. The XC60 slots below the XC70 wagon and the... Read More

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    Geneva: Volvo brings an whole new 2014 showroom for Geneva's approval
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    Sometimes it takes smaller automakers a bit longer than the industry average to rotate and freshen their product lineups. Volvo has taken a big swing for the 2014 model year in that regard, and has brought along a full product portfolio of new cars. In the main, this means that the Swedish brand has fast-tracked facelifts for its already-attractive ...

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    Report: Volvo to shake off Ford ties with new platforms, engines
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    It would seem Volvo is finally getting around to throwing all of Ford's things out of the apartment. Automotive News reports the Swedish automaker is preparing to unleash a range of new engines as well as a fresh platform designed entirely in house. The powerplants include an all-new four-cylinder engine set to bow before the end of this year before ...

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    Official: Volvo to release extensive model updates for 2014
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    The 2014 model year is going to see big changes for the Volvo lineup. The biggest news is that the "60 cluster" models (the S60, V60 and XC60) are receiving some substantial updates despite not being all that old, and Volvo is also refreshing the S80, V70 and XC70 models. Of course, the 2014 model year also marks the departure of the C30 and C70 from its ...

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    Spy Shots: Volvo S60, XC60 caught testing with freshened faces
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    Neither the Volvo S60 nor the Volvo XC60 are that old, but the Swedish automaker is wasting no time ensuring that two of its most popular products don't get stagnant on the market, a fate that has befallen some of the other products it offers. Even though these two models helped usher in a new styling direction for Volvo not too long ago, the modest ...

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    Report: 2014 Volvo XC60 scooped before launch
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    A Chinese automotive site has snagged the first spy shots of the updated Volvo XC60, completely uncovered. While the overall profile of the vehicle remains intact, the headlights are heavily revised. Gone are the two-piece units, which featured the separate light strip between the main cluster and the grille. In place now are larger lenses, somewhat ...

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    Report: Volvo latest Euro carmaker to cut production, workers
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    Amidst economic turmoil, the less-than-stellar news continues to develop in Europe. In the context of automobile industry, Belgium appears to be the latest region to feel the effects of the crisis, as Volvo has announced it will reduce production in its Ghent facility in 2013. The Volvo assembly plant currently produces the S60, XC60, C30 and V40 models. ...

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    Video: Jeremy Lin takes 'unexpected' turn in new Volvo ad
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    While there is nothing uncommon about athletes and celebrities showing up in car commercials, it is somewhat surprising when the endorser actually matches up with the product he or she is endorsing. Houston Rockets' point guard Jeremy Lin and the Volvo XC60 can both be labeled smart, underrated and overlooked, which makes them a great pair for Volvo's ...

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    Review: 2012 Volvo XC60 R-Design
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    Will Pumping Up With Polestar Make People Notice? There are injustices in the auto industry, just like in life. Sometimes the right person gets passed over for a job, the best player doesn't get to start or the wrong verdict is reached by a jury. And sometimes a good vehicle just doesn't get bought. That's what is happening with the Volvo XC60, which ...

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    Detroit: XC60 Plug-In Hybrid shows where Volvo is headed
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    Volvo has made it a point to emphasize – surprise – the safety of its plug-in vehicles at recent auto shows. Now, at the Detroit Auto Show, the Swedish automaker has showed off the XC60 Plug-In Gasoline Hybrid Concept, a way to gauge North American reaction to the idea of a plug-in CUV from Volvo. Why? Because this concept is headed to the ...

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    Official: Volvo plugging XC60 hybrid concept in Detroit
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    With the new year in full swing and the Detroit Auto Show now just days away, the new debuts have been rolling in. And here we have Volvo's centerpiece for the rapidly approaching auto expo: the Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept. Based, as you might have guessed, on the production XC60 crossover, this technological concept packs a similar drivetrain to ...