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Volvo Unveils the 2019 S60 Sedan

Volvo recently unveiled the new 2019 S60 sedan showing off a sleek model, one featuring lustrous sheet metal covering the carmaker’s modern platform. The S60 will include the same technology offered in the V60, S90 and XC90. The 2019 sedan is also set to advance the company’s goal of offering electrical versions of its 2019 lineup.The S60 will be the first Volvo to be manufactured on U

Volvo Scaling Back Its Autonomous Car Experiment

It is quite possible that Volvo has overpromised on their Drive Me Program. Originally slated to begin in 2017, this audacious project involved the delivering of self-driving cars in Sweden to everyday drivers. Not only has Volvo scaled back the number of cars involved but they have pushed the date off until 2021.Volvo first revealed Drive Me in 2015 saying it would deliver 100 ofits XC90 SUVs to

Volvo's Drive Me Project: Selling the Autonomous Car?

In 2012, Volvo announcedits innovative Drive Me project, helping to place autonomous vehicles in the hands of potential consumers. Early on, Volvo proclaimed that the manufacturer would have 100 self-driving cars on the road, however, the updated goal is to have 100 people enrolled in the Drive Me program by the end of 2021.The initial phase of this project will involve consumers testing Level 2 v

Details on the 2019 Volvo Polestar 1

Volvo’s new line of luxury performance electric cars was introduced in late 2017 with the Polestar 1. This is one of three vehicles Volvo plans to bring to market in its new line. With its 4-cylinder Drive-E hybrid engine, this impressive vehicle touts a 600bhp and 1,000nM of torque. The Polestar 1 currently has the longest full electric range of all hybrid vehicles available and can go up t

2018 Cars We Are Looking Forward To

2017 was a great year for cars. With 2018 just around the corner, here are three interesting models that we are looking forward to seeing and testing out in the new year. Lexus LS The 2018 Lexus LS is a thing of beauty. The luxury sedan has a horsepower of 416, can go from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.6 seconds, and estimates about 28 miles per gallon when highway driving. Lexus made sure to make the

Volvo and Uber Team Up to Create Self Driving Fleet of Cars

Volvo and Uber announced that they have teamed up and will be releasing a self-driving fleet of cars in 2019. Together the two companies have invested over $300 million dollars to develop and test the cars. The goal is to make driverless taxis the new normal in the future. Uber has ordered over 24,000 XC90 SUVs from Volvo. The SUV will be integrated with the self-driving sensors and software that

Volvo Introduces First Family Safety Tests with Autonomous Cars

Though most automakers have been busy establishing new vehicles and working on showmanship practices, Volvo has been focusing on revealing new plans for their autonomous vehicle testing. Recently, the automaker has said that they were proud to introduce the Hain family, who will be the first family of consumers chosen by the major brand to participate in some of the first scheduled real-world auto

Volvo 90 Series Vehicles Slotted to Receive Safety Changes

Safety is always a prime concern for auto manufacturers. Every year, new safety features are rolled out for vehicles, designed to not only help drivers deal with the damage that could occur in the event of an accident, but also maintain better visibility conditions in order to avoid the accident in the first place. For many automakers, their dedication to safety is a passion that helps limit poten

5 Fuel Efficient SUVs

An SUV is a great car for those that need extra storage space or just a bigger vehicle. Often times, an SUV is much safer than a regular sedan and great for family trips as well. In the past, an SUV would guzzle as much gas as a pickup truck. With carmakers now making their vehicles more economical, there are some SUVs available on the market that get better gas mileage than regular cars. We&rsquo

Sales Rise of the Lesser Knowns

While most have been focusing on all of the deficits, what is most impressive to me are the automakers that have surpassed their own sales projections. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Volkswagen Auto Group (VW AG) Volvo Car Group, Hyundai and Kia have all gotten more sales than even they expected. It should be mentioned, that recalls have been a ubiquitous presence in the automotive industry sin