2 hrs ago
Volvo eases pressure for upgrades
Volvo Cars of North America has scrapped a new dealer discount program that paid dealers an extra 2 or 3 percentage points for improving their dealerships.
6 hrs ago
Driving Volvo's Optimized Series VNM 430 regional haul tractor
DUBLIN, Va. When it comes to removing weight from a Class 8 truck, how do you determine the value of a single pound removed? That's one of the questions Volvo sought to answer when optimizing its regional haul tractors for lighter weight.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Gov't attorney calls autonomous cars "premature"
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told legislators that autonomous vehicles aren't ready to operate on public roads, except in test situations.
'Tis the season to get slippery
Winter is an interesting time of year. It gets cold, people spend more time at home watching interesting TV , couples spend more time...together, Christmas happens, and those of weak disposition moan about the weather.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Apple Headed To $700 In 2014, What's Next For The Market
In today's Oxen Group recap, we will be looking at Apple in our daily deeper look.
Volvo to test 100 self-driving cars on Swedish roads [w/video]
Autonomous vehicles are increasingly being tested on public roads around the globe, including Nissan in Japan and Google here in the US, and now Volvo is preparing to test its own self-driving cars on the streets of Sweden.
Volvo Reveals Engine For Its 2014 V8 Supercars Race Car
Volvo plans to enter the competitive world of V8 Supercars, Australia's premier touring car series, in 2014 using a racing version of its S60 sedan .
Volvo car sales rise 6% in November on China, Europe boost
Volvo Cars said that global sales of its vehicles rose 6 percent in November, its fifth straight month of growth, as demand in China remained strong and European deliveries bounced back from a 4 percent drop in October.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Volvo building off-road track at Virginia truck plant to showcase vocational capabilities
DUBLIN, Va. Volvo Trucks North America is constructing a road course and vocational track at its New River Valley Truck Plant, where customers can put new vehicles through their paces with or without a commercial driver's licence .
Mitsubishi's i-MiEV isn't only the weirdest EV, now...
Mitsubishi has, to put it politely, been doing terribly in the United States. And, yes, 'terrible' is the most polite way to put that.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Volvo debuts composite battery-in-body-panel technology
Volvo Car Group has implemented a revolutionary concept for lightweight, structural energy-storage components that would permit automakers to integrally mold battery components within composite auto body-panel laminates.
Volkswagen Golf adds Japan's Car of the Year award
After winning this year's European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards, the Volkswagen Golf has become the first imported car to pick up the third of four major international car trophies the Car of the Year Japan award - the fourth being the North American Car of the Year.
San Francisco Bay Area Volvo 240s Getting Crushed In Depressing...
The California emissions check is so rigorous that many good-running cars are too costly to get into compliance.
Ascent Solara s Flexible Photovoltaic Modules Selected for The Volvo Pure Tension Pavilion Project
The striking pavilion is a portable, solar-powered tensile membrane structure made for the launch of the new Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric car which not only charges the car but also flat-packs to fit in the trunk of the car and assembles easily in less than one hour.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Volvo to launch large-scale autonomous driving project
It's going to happen sooner than we though -- the machines are going to take over.
Government shutdown puts used vehicle prices in tailspin
If you're one of the many folks planning to purchase a new vehicle today -- or any day -- spend some time preparing for your shopping excursion.
The Auto Channel
Winter Tyres Versus Standard Tyres In Volvo's Celebrity Snowdome Showdown
Dec 3, 2013: As temperatures plummet and experts predict a harsh winter for the UK, Volvo Car UK invited 'Made In Chelsea' star and Volvo V40 driver Louise Thompson to demonstrate the effectiveness of winter tyres for driving in snow.
Sensational Line Up of Classes At Teretonga
Leading the way in the event presented by Downer is the ever popular OSCA/Sport Saloons which include some good old fashioned big banger racing cars.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Limited edition Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar unveiled
Volvo's S60 and its V60 variant don't exactly have a reputation for being exciting, but that hasn't prevented the Swedish carmaker from trying to infuse a bit of dash into the line.
Volvo to unload 100 self-driving cars onto city streets
While Google's self-driving car has garnered most of the headlines, a handful of car companies are also working on their own renditions of autonomous vehicles .