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Volvo XC60, Honda Civic, Lincoln MKZ, Mazda6: Top Safety Pick Plus

Volvo XC60, Honda Civic, Lincoln MKZ, Mazda6: Top Safety Pick Plus

The 2013 Volvo XC60, Honda Civic, Lincoln MKZ, and Mazda 6 are all among the latest group of new vehicles to get the top nod from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) this week. All four managed to earn top 'good' ratings in frontal, side, and rear impact tests, as well as in the roof... read more

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2011 Volvo XC60

IIHS: Volvo's City Safety Cuts Low-Speed Car Accidents

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is giving praise to an anti-collision system developed by Volvo and used on their XC60 crossover. The IIHS found that... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
Volvo City Safety collision-avoidance system

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... read more July 19, 2011 by  2


 
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 


 
2010 Volvo XC60 AWD 4-door 3.0T w/Moonroof Side Exterior View

About the 2010 Volvo XC 60

The 2010 Volvo XC60 is not one of the cheapest cars on the market today, but it is one of the nicer ones. In fact, it was ranked number 3 on the US News and World... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volvo XC60

2010 Volvo XC60: An All-New Crossover

The 2010 XC60 is an all new crossover from Volvo. It's their newest sport-utility with seating for five. The XC60 looks like a small XC90 and comes in one model in the... read more May 16, 2010 by 


 
Screenshot from Volvo's WhatDrivesEdward.com

Volvo Targets Tweens In Twilight: New Moon

A couple of months ago, we mentioned that Volvo had paid for product placement arranged to have its products placed in The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Now that the movie is... read more October 28, 2009 by  13


 
Volvo safety test driver, 1959

Crash Testing In The Old Days: Volvo Safety Video

Last Thursday was the 50th birthday of the three-point safety harness, invented by Volvo's first safety engineer, Nils Bohlin. After we ran an item to commemorate the event... read more August 17, 2009 by 


 
Volvo XC60 R

Volvo XC60 R-Design: Big Wheels Keep On Turning

The 2010 Volvo XC60 is a handsome, comfortable crossover vehicle--and a highly rated one, scoring an 8.2 in TheCarConnection.com's road test rating. And yet, even though its... read more July 7, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volvo XC60

Pricing: 2010 Volvo XC60 Just Announced

I liked the 2010 Volvo XC60 from the moment I laid eyes on it earlier this year. The XC60 is the Swedish car company's first foray into the compact crossover segment—the... read more June 5, 2009 by 


 
Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept

12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may... read more April 28, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Driven: 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

The best vehicles exude character befitting the vehicle's brand. Character doesn't magically appear by some accidental assemblage of parts. A vehicle's character comes from... read more April 14, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Volvo DRIVe lineup

Volvo DRIVe Lineup Adds XC60, XC70, and S80 for Geneva

Following on its Paris Motor Show intro of a trio of highly efficient diesels dubbed DRIVe, Volvo adds more technology, one engine, and four models to the DRIVe portfolio... read more February 24, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volvo XC60

Quick Drive: 2010 Volvo XC60

Last week, I spent a long day's journey touring Napa wine country behind the leather-wrapped wheel of the 2010 Volvo XC60. Before you get any smart ideas, there was no wine... read more February 6, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Volvo XC60

2010 Volvo XC60 Pricing Starts At $37,200

Volvo announced yesterday its new premium crossover, the 2010 XC60, will be at dealerships this March with a base price of $37,200. This puts it right in line with its... read more January 30, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volvo XC60

2009 Volvo XC60 Preview

The safest car we have ever built – that’s the claim Volvo is making about the new XC60. From a firm that has built its entire reputation on making strong cars, it’s a... read more March 4, 2008 by 


 
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