Volvo's Collision Avoidance System Fails, Result Is A S60 Swedish Pancake

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Human error is likely to blame for new safety system failure Volvo has been touting its collision avoidance system on the new 2011 S60, but there is one problem, in a recent test the system didn’t work. With no driver on board, the S60 slammed into the back of a truck. Evidently the failure was […]

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All-New 2011 Volvo S60 – A jaywalker's best friend

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Eight engine options and new safety tech round out the new S60 Volvo has lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding the new S60 and we how have details on the finalized specs of the car. If you read our last article about the new 2011 S60, there will be few surprises. Earlier this week, the […]

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Volvo Releases Teaser Video for the 2011 S60

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A Volvo drifting in the desert! Really? Volvo has released an exciting new teaser video showing off the all-new 2011 S60 a month ahead of its public unveiling. The advertisement shows the new Swedish car blasting down the highway and drifting in the desert with dramatic music blaring in the background. Much of the new […]

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Win a XC60 and save face entering Volvo's Twilight: New Moon contest

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By Adrienne Gruben Here are a few terms that our reviewers used to describe the Volvo XC60 earlier this year: “safe,” “sexy,” “usable combination of horsepower and torque,” but apparently they forgot to say, “might protect you from getting your face ripped off.” Like with its release of a Volvo-themed video game, the company is […]

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Volvo's Three-Point Safety Belts Celebrate 50 Years

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Yesterday was a major holiday in the history of automotive safety–it was the 50th anniversary of the most important automobile safety device ever invented: the three-point safety belt, Volvo says. Invented by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1958 and patented in 1959, the device has saved more than 1 million lives and is now standard […]

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Gamers rejoice. Volvo releases their new video game. Free.

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By Adrienne Gruben Hot Moms with crushes on their tennis coaches. Professors with NPR tote bags.  This is what I think of when I hear the word Volvo.  But like Madonna and her new adolescent boyfriend, Volvo is retooling its image and possibly skewing to a younger set.  Volvo, in conjunction with SimBin (maker of […]

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2010 Volvo XC60 Review – Safety in a sexy package

Expert Reviews Volvo

Well, Volvo is loudly proclaiming that their new performance, luxury crossover is the safest vehicle on the road today, and they put it in stylish package that will have you rethinking the buttoned-down image of Volvo.

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Ford Wants to Unload Volvo

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Needing cash fast, Ford wants to unload Volvo. The first move is to show that the car line is making money. Who is going to purchase a company that’s losing money? Sales are down by almost half, which will most likely scare away even the most speculative investors. Volvo is a popular car with families, […]

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Volvo XC60 City Safety System Report

Expert Reviews Volvo

The big safety news in the new Volvo XC60 is City Safety – a unique safety feature that can help the driver avoid or reduce the damage of low-speed impacts that are common in city traffic and bumper-to-bumper traffic. If the car is about to strike the vehicle in front and the driver does not […]

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Volvo's New Twin-Turbo Diesel For The S80 D5

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Lots and lots of diesel news these days … and this time, it’s Volvo’s turn. In this case, the Scandy company best known for cars as safe as bank vaults, is rolling out a new twin-turbo oil burner for their S80 sedan. It’s a 2.4-liter, five-cylinder engine putting out 205-horsepower and around 310 lb-ft of […]

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