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Volvo CEO Announces Best is Yet to Come

Today, Volvo issued a press release announcing that it has no plans to slow the pace of expansion, despite major recent successes. President and CEO Hakan Samuelsson expressed pride in the company's increased profit margin but pointed out that there was still a progress to be made.

“Volvo’s transformation is nowhere near complete. The company’s revitalization has been effective so far, but work remains to be done and we are entirely focused on the future.," Samuelsson said. "The next stage in Volvo’s expansion will be even more exciting than the first...
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Get and Inside Look at the Volvo XC90's 2016 Model Makeover

When it came to the redesign of its flagship SUV, the Volvo XC90, our beloved Swedish brand seemingly swung for the fences. No doubt about it, this big-bodied beast is quite the beauty.

Sure to be the recipient of immense commercial success and critical acclaim, this whip is one to watch. Learn all about it from AutoGuide.com Managing Editor, Jodi Lai, in the clip below:

Comprised of three unique trims, there's a little something for everyone within the XC90 catalog. And it all starts with its brilliant base iteration, the Momentum.

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Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound Rounds Out Volvo S90's Luxury Package

Volvo puts a great deal of thought in how to adapt to changing ideas of luxury. One thing that is clear is that a luxury experience is about finding what makes people happy, and pleasing the senses.

In crafting the new Volvo S90, Volvo has worked to create visually appealing exteriors and interiors. Supple leather, solid wood, and a silky-smooth ride quality appease your tactile senses.

What about aural enjoyment?

We're talking about what goes into your ears. If you're like most Hawthorne, NJ drivers, you can't stomach a morning commute without your favorite music or radio…

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Volvo Car USA Closes Out 2015 Up 24 Percent for the Year

Volvo Car USA, LLC (VCUSA) sold more than 9,300 vehicles in the United States this past December. It was an increase of 89.9 percent over December 2014, and nicely capped a successful year that saw VCUSA beat last year's annual sales numbers by 24.3 percent. VC60 led all models with 3,510 vehicles sold, beating last year's December numbers by 68.8 percent. The new VC90, in its inaugural year followed closely in second, selling 3,135 vehicles for the month...

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Five Volvo Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Designation

With Volvo's Vision 2020 initiative, which aims to completely eliminate fatalities and serious injuries by the end of the decade, the company has reaffirmed their long-established commitment to safety. And with a suite of safety features, including world first technologies such as Intersection Auto Brake and Run Off Road Protection, Volvo continues to be a pioneer, setting high standards for automakers across the industry.

It's because of this dedication to safety that all five Volvo vehicles...

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How Will Volvo Adapt to the Changing Face of Luxury?

Long a staple in the "workhorse" class of vehicles, Volvo was once known for their boxy, pure-utilitarian designs, supreme safety standards far ahead of their time, and robust reliability.

Volvo is still a champion of safety, touting the goal of "no one killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020," but the company has been working hard in the past few decades retooling itself into a luxury brand.

Last month, Volvo's Vice President of Interior Design joined a panel on the evolution of luxury, past, present, and future, to get a sense of what luxury used to…

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Take Advantage of the Volvo Wonder of Winter Event!

If you purchase or lease a 2016 Volvo during the Volvo Wonder of Winter Event, Volvo will take care of the first three payments! Plus, your purchase will help support the Alex’s Lemonade Stand foundation. Volvo is committed to donating one million dollars to the foundation, which you can learn more about below.

 

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Volvo S90 Will Offer Refinement that Can Only Come From Virtual Reality

Have you ever tried a driving simulation? It's sort of like driving a real car, but not quite. You've never driven a simulation quite like this one, though. There are only three VI-Grade chassis simulators of this quality in the world, and Volvo has one of them.

Installation of this new simulator completed on October 7th at Volvo Car Corporation in Sweden. It is a brand new dynamic platform that simulates not just high-quality graphics, but chassis movements as well, allowing the automaker to adjust vehicle dynamics and ride quality.

Why go through so much effort?

 

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How to Get Self-Driving Cars on the Road

As we discussed last month, self-driving cars make roads safer for everyone.

In fact, as Volvo representative Erik Coelingh laments, around 32,000 people die in traffic collisions every year in the United States. It's a huge number, and many of those accidents were caused by human error.

Thus, autonomous vehicles are a matter of saving lives.

In order to see them in action on real-world streets, in real traffic situations, automakers and policymakers must work hand-in-hand.

Without collaboration between the auto industry and the government, laws regulating self-driving cars

 

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Self-Driving Cars and Safety For All

Volvo is developing a self-driving car that will be released onto the streets on Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. This is the first step toward a safer future for the roads.

Let's be honest, nobody likes public transportation. That's why you're looking for a car. But the one nice thing about it, is you can read, or catch up on emails on your smart phone, or play Candy Crush. You can do a lot of things when you don't have to focus on the road.

A self-driving car is the best of both worlds. Your own personal…

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