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    1. Excellent results in the US & Worldwide 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 ...

      Excellent results in the US & Worldwide 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

      I expect the growth to slow down in 2020 though with the lack of new models and the V40 being rationalized. Volvo expects the plug-ins to account for...
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      They should at least offer the Polestar...

      They should at least offer the Polestar Engineered package on the S60 T6 for the US market, making around 340 hp with the chassis and brake upgrades should satisfy the crowd, while being arguably a...
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      First lets review some facts: 1- Volvo is a...

      First lets review some facts:
      1- Volvo is a small manufacturer with relatively little resources, they have chosen to prioritize their investments based on highest return expectations
      2- They have...
    4. I remember this, the plaintiff’s are absolutely...

      I remember this, the plaintiff’s are absolutely right and I believe they will win the case.
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      Did the car not have a warning suggesting a...

      Did the car not have a warning suggesting a battery or start/stop malfunction?
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      Audi sells 3 times as many cars as does Volvo,...

      Audi sells 3 times as many cars as does Volvo, and their ASP is also probably higher, also their operating margin is higher, so basically they have a much higher R&D budget and many more resources...
    7. XC60 suffered a huge drop in September in the US,...

      XC60 suffered a huge drop in September in the US, interesting but disconcerting...
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      Actually what I have shared is valid for plug-in...

      Actually what I have shared is valid for plug-in hybrid drivetrains. Pure EV design from scratch is indeed advantageous however that’s not the reason why Tesla has superior range, it’s about their...
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      The reason for the small battery capacity is due...

      The reason for the small battery capacity is due to the fact that the battery is situated where the propshaft would normally be in a RWD or AWD car. This is intentional and part of the SPA strategy...
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      It is incredible how the Norwegian govt. is...

      It is incredible how the Norwegian govt. is defunding petroleum despite being a big producer of oil for the sake of the environment!

      I understand Tesla has the highest market share for some time...
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      Fully electric xc40 to be unveiled at the end of...

      Fully electric xc40 to be unveiled at the end of 2019 and production start in 2020
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      Volvo should build a proper hatchback or liftback...

      Volvo should build a proper hatchback or liftback to rival the Golf and the Octavia
    13. Interesting, I wonder what Volvo cars’ position...

      Interesting, I wonder what Volvo cars’ position is on this.
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      I think volvo no longer prefers to sell the S90...

      I think volvo no longer prefers to sell the S90 due to tariffs on Chinese products
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      Diesel economy is also not great until the engine...

      Diesel economy is also not great until the engine reaches a certain temperature
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      I recall it being announced by Volvo to be...

      I recall it being announced by Volvo to be released in 2021
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      General consensus is that Tesla is king of...

      General consensus is that Tesla is king of “Auto-drive” aids; however Volvo is working on a far more advanced system which uses Lidar, which Tesla refuses. This system is expected to be available on...
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      I think you should test drive, as mentioned where...

      I think you should test drive, as mentioned where you’re coming from is important as well your tolerance towards firmer suspension, and most crucially what the situation of the roads are like where...
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      Yes and Velar is an XC60 competitor

      Yes and Velar is an XC60 competitor
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      If you put him on ignore how come you can see...

      If you put him on ignore how come you can see this thread?

      Constructive criticism is really nice but this guy is only bashing everything volvo, so I also would like not to read “his” threads...
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      Not entirely true, they cheated because it is...

      Not entirely true, they cheated because it is very difficult and costly to produce cleaner diesels; after the scandal diesels are much cleaner, but they are still not at gasoline levels in terms of...
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      No customer at that price point is looking for...

      No customer at that price point is looking for “old news”, they are looking for the best new toy, and being first and different...I’m not sure if the 2nd or even 3rd year production batches will be...
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      It seems like it is a very well engineered...

      It seems like it is a very well engineered product and desirability is high. Will turn out to be an excellent branding & marketing exercise for Polestar to become known, well done!
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      The argument is not about the XC90 in isolation,...

      The argument is not about the XC90 in isolation, however even it is not a lightweight, the official figure from Volvo Car USA Newsroom states a very different weight than your reference webpage, it...
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      You are obviously wrong about those numbers,...

      You are obviously wrong about those numbers, please state your reference. Every single review or spec I have come across puts Volvo models at a disadvantage to the German competition for weight...
    26. JLR is in deep ****, they should be burning shed...

      JLR is in deep ****, they should be burning shed loads of money with multiple platforms and numerous models, and also multiple engine families. Volvo has been posting moderate profit since several...
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      I think there is a sweet spot regarding battery...

      I think there is a sweet spot regarding battery range and weight, I doubt 180kw is necessary to achieve good range, volvo should focus on making the SPA2 architecture lighter, current SPA cars are...
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      Only relative weakspot is XC60, German rivals...

      Only relative weakspot is XC60, German rivals sell several times more in this segment, otherwise excellent figures!
    29. It has already hit hard, look at the sales...

      It has already hit hard, look at the sales numbers vs. LY and you shall see, and the EBITA ratio has also declined significantly in the last quarter. If it makes financial sense to reshuffle the...
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      Why should it detect a roof box?! Say the trunk...

      Thanks for the answer, I know how the ESP works, but how ESP can detect that it has a cargo box on the roof
      There must be some sensor that gives this information[/QUOTE]
      Why should it detect a roof...
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