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Volvo Crash-Avoidance System Cuts Accidents By About 25%

Volvo Crash-Avoidance System Cuts Accidents By About 25%

There's no question that technology has made auto travel safer -- in fact, gadgets ranging from safety belts to airbags are at least partially responsible for the fact that U.S. highway fatalities have hit record lows. According to a new study, collision-avoidance systems like Volvo's City Safety... read more

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2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2012 Volvo S60 Recalled Again

Last week we brought you news that the Volvo S60 was being recalled for an incompatibility between the Engine Control Module software and the car’s fuel pump. This... read more June 14, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

Volvo Researches ‘Road Train’ Software Technology For Future Hands-Free Driving

An intriguing story out of Fast Company really got us thinking: Could U.S. drivers one day (in the rather distant future) be convinced to join a “road train” and... read more June 14, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Volvo XC60 Adventure

2011 Volvo XC60: A Not-So Quick Drive

Volvos are known for safety, but the Swedish automaker's also trying to build a reputation for its all-weather, all-activity vehicles--the XC range of crossovers. Earlier... read more June 14, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

Recall Alert: 2012 Volvo S60

On June 3, 2011, Volvo issued a recall on upwards of 448 of its 2012 S60. Volvo issued this recall due to an issue in the vehicle’s fuel delivery system. The recall... read more June 11, 2011 by  0


 
Volvo animal detection safety development

Volvo Using Pedestrian Detection System To Spot Animals, Too

There's been a lot of news lately about cars that "talk" to one another: vehicle-to-vehicle technology that could, according to some studies, eliminate roughly 81% of crashes... read more June 10, 2011 by  0


 
2011 MINI Rocketman Concept live photos

Gas Prices, Gas Taxes, MINI Rocketman and Taco Bell: Today's Car News

A production version of the MINI Rocketman concept is coming by 2014, by which time we hope MINI learns how to stage its show cars effectively. [MotorAuthority] Need a family... read more June 8, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2012 Volvo S60: Recall Alert

Consumers who purchased certain 2012 Volvo S60 models (manufactured from November 18, 2010 through May 5, 2011) may be getting a notice from Volvo to bring their cars in to... read more June 8, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2012 Volvo S60: Recall Alert

Volvo has announced the recall of some 7,558 model year 2012 S60 sedans, built between November 18, 2010 and May 5, 2011. The vehicles in question may have engine control... read more June 6, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Volvo XC90 FWD 4-door I6 Angular Front Exterior View

Recall Alert: 2010 - 2011 Volvo XC90

Volvo has issued a recall for up to 350 vehicles. This recall affects 2010 and 2011 Volvo XC90s with a manufacture date between January 29, 2010 and August 16, 2010. The... read more May 20, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Volvo V60 wagon

Volvo Offers Swedish Vacations For Customers (And Sweepstakes Contestants, Too)

Need a vacation? Volvo can help -- whether or not you need a new car, too. First, there's Volvo's longstanding Overseas Delivery Program, which offers shoppers two... read more April 12, 2011 by  0


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

The New Volvo Hates Its Fans (But Loves Its Lawyers)

For years, Volvo was the redheaded stepchild of Ford Motor Company, and even before the recession hit in 2008, Ford had begun looking to find a new home for the Swedish... read more April 4, 2011 by  2


 
Full Auto Brake with Pedestrian Detection  -  2011 Volvo S60

IIHS: Vehicle Pedestrian Detection Could Save Thousands Of Lives

Building better-marked crosswalks and intersections, improving sidewalks, and adding traffic-light countdown timers and clear pedestrian right-of-ways all make a significant... read more April 1, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Volvo S60

2011-2012 Volvo S60 Named Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2011 Volvo S60 its Top Safety Pick award, recognizing its top performance in frontal, side, rear, and rollover... read more March 24, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in... read more January 5, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Volvo S60

Volvo Adds Free Maintenance To Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

Volvo has been one of several luxury brands to offer free maintenance on its new cars. Now Volvo has added a new factory scheduled-maintenance package to its warranty... read more December 14, 2010 by  0


 
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