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    1. Best Early Black Friday Automotive Deals

      Image credit: ducu59us / Shutterstock.com Black Friday is just around the corner, but that hasn’t stopped Amazon from launching thousands of deals ahead of time. You can get a jump start on your...
    2. Latest Twin-Charged Volvo Makes 3,000 hp, Currently Cheaper Than Base XC40

      The latest twin-charged Volvo isn’t exactly likely to appeal to environmentally conscious drivers the way the brand’s other turbo and supercharged models does. But that’s ok, because this one takes...
    3. The Last New Saab Ever Offered For Sale Just Fetched $48,300

      Since the discontinuation of the Saab car brand in 2014, there remained one new, unsold example of the Swedish carmaker’s final product: the 9-3. Reportedly built to undergo crash testing, that test...
    4. Want A Wagon That Won’t Depreciate Like A Rock? Buy A Volvo V90

      Automobile depreciation is a fact of life, although some makes and models are worse than others. Fun fact: the average Maserati loses ten percent of its value every time someone looks at it. But if...
    5. Volvo Going High Tech to Monitor Cobalt Sourcing

      Volvo wants to track where its cobalt is coming from, and so it’s going to apply blockchain technology to do it. The automaker calls traceability of raw materials for lithium-ion batteries like...
    6. Volvo Celebrates The Three-Point Seat Belt’s 60th With ‘National Seat Belt Day’

      There are some truly bizarre, obscure holidays out there. National Hug-A-Plumber Day doesn’t have the same cachet as, say, a Christmas or a Halloween, but it’s still a thing. And Volvo Car USA, along...
    7. Volvo USA Posts Best October Sales Since 2004

      Volvo USA has just reported sales up a whopping 20.2 percent for October, which makes this the company’s best October in 15 years. That’s right, with 8,807 vehicles sold last month, that’s the...
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      2020 Polestar 1: First Drive

      Although the 1 is an extremely comely car, it is also a vaguely disappointing one. The quality of its materials, the ethos of its design, and the nature of its power delivery fail to live up to the...
    9. Polestar May Make Another Halo Car, Probably Won’t Be a GT

      Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar’s president, has ambitions for another impressive, exciting, attention-grabbing car, just don’t expect it to be like the Polestar 1. That’s according to a report from...
    10. Someone Is Building That Crazy Polestar 1 From Need For Speed: Heat

      If you haven’t yet seen the cover art for the upcoming racing video game Need For Speed: Heat, it features a crazy-looking modified Polestar 1 shod in bright yellow, with huge fender flares and a...
    11. So Your Phone is your Key, What Happens if it Dies? Volvo’s Thought of That

      Volvo, Polestar, and the rest of the automotive industry are very excited about using smartphones as keys for cars. But what happens if your phone dies? A new patent from Volvo seeks to find a...
    12. Volvo’s Getting a New Android OS to Go With Electric XC40

      When Volvo’s new electric XC40 rolls out, it’s not going to be just the driveline that’s all-new. Volvo is planning a new infotainment system for the new model that it says is “fundamentally...
    13. Volvo Announces Crazy-Ambitious Plan To Slash Lifecycle Carbon Footprint By 40 Percent

      Volvo Cars is looking to place itself in a leadership position among global automakers with regard to carbon emissions. Having already resolved to stop introducing any new gas-only vehicles, and...
    14. Fully Electric Volvo XC40 Recharge Launches At Last

      After weeks of teasing the public with tantalizing details, Volvo Cars has finally pulled the wraps off of its first pure-electric vehicle: the Volvo XC40 Recharge. From here on, “Recharge” will...
    15. Volvo and Geely to Merge Combustion Engine Unit, Freeing Up Volvo to Work on Electrification

      Volvo’s internal combustion design unit is being spun off and combined with Geely’s unit to a form one, new standalone business. This, say the companies, will allow Volvo to focus on the...
    16. Polestar 2 Performance Pack To Cost 6,000 Euro In EU Market

      Electrified performance car-maker Polestar on Tuesday announced more pricing information regarding the forthcoming Polestar 2, revealing that an optional Performance Pack will be available for €6,000...
    17. Good News: The Pure-Electric Volvo XC40 Will Have A ‘Frunk’

      As Volvo Cars marches toward its chosen October 16th reveal date for the new pure-electric Volvo XC40, the automaker is slowly feeding the news media tidbits of information to whet our appetites. The...
    18. Pure-Electric Volvo XC40 To Debut In October

      Volvo will finally pull the wraps off of its first pure-electric production automobile – a battery-powered version of the Volvo XC40 crossover – next month, kickstarting an effort to reach 50% global...
    19. European Pricing Announced for Polestar 2: Starts at 59,000 Euro

      Polestar 2 today officially announced the launch price for its first full-electric, mass market car: the Polestar 2. Unfortunately, the prices were only official for its launch markets, but do give...
    20. Volvo Patents New Head-(Way)-Up Display

      Volvo has just come up with a new head-up display. One that wants you to look up. Way up. Dashboards are cluttered. And they’re getting even more cluttered. With not just displays, controls, and...
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      Driving the Updated 2020 XC90

      The XC90 is being updated for 2020 and Volvo has taken an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach to the update, so you could be forgiven for not having noticed that the above-pictured XC90 has...
    22. First Drive: The XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

      When Volvo announced that it would spin Polestar off into its own sub-brand, the Volvo faithful worried that it might mean no more Polestar versions of Volvos. Fortunately, Volvo has cleverly, if...
    23. Watch Lynk & Co’s 03 Cyan Set a Nurburgring Record Time

      Lynk & Co just put their 03 Cyan around the most famous track in the world. And with 2017 World Touring Car champion Thed Björk behind the wheel, the 528 hp car was able to lap the track in 7...
    24. A Polestar 1 Stars in the First Trailer for Need For Speed Heat

      Need for Speed is coming back on November 8th and the first trailer doesn’t just make the game look like a blast, it features an endlessly modified Polestar 1. Set in the fictional Palm City—which is...
    25. The Airbag You Don’t Want? IIHS Cuts a Popular Safety Device Off at the Knees

      One particular airbag could be doing more harm than good, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After looking at recorded “injuries” in more than 400 small- and...
    26. Volvo Recalls More than Half a Million Cars for Fire Risk

      Volvo is recalling more than 507,000 vehicles powered by its 2.0-liter engine. The recall is being ordered because, in rare cases, a faulty intake manifold may lead to a fire. The brand reports that...
    27. The Coolest Volvo is Also the Best New Beetle

      You’ve probably never heard of it, but one of the coolest branches of the Volvo group is this one. Arquus. Formerly Renault Trucks Defense, they build crazy armored military vehicles. With names like...
    28. Volvo UK Refreshes XC40, Adds New Kit to Compact Crossover

      Volvo UK has just announced a host of updates to the not exactly stale XC40 compact crossover. That includes a new gearbox, more power, new colours, and a few other new options. It starts with the...
    29. Volvo Gets Into Another Kind of Safety with Armored XC90

      Volvo famously makes extremely safe cars, but the Swedes are taking it to the next level with their latest XC90. Not only will it be safe in a crash, it’ll be safe in a war zone. This XC90 is offered...
    30. Volvo USA Is Having Its Best Year Since 2007 As 2019 Sales Are Set to Top 100,000

      Thanks to the increasing popularity of its two most affordable models, 2019 appears to be the year in which Volvo’s U.S. operations will appear firmly and solidly back on track. For the first time...
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