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Volvo Car Corporation senior vice-president Lex Kerssmakers has confirmed to Australian motoring website GoAuto that the brand will show a new concept car at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show (or NAIAS 2014) which begins on the 13th of January for the media. This would be the second of three announced concepts featuring the new Scandinavian design philosophy penned by designer Thomas Ingenlath who took charge...

The aging Volvo XC90 will get a successor in late 2014. While the SUV has not been caught road testing (Volvo is testing the mechanicals of the car on a hacked XC70 shell), images previewing the SUV’s design were teased during the media presentation of the Volvo Concept Coupe in Gothenburg, Sweden. Based on these presentation images, our design artist, Shoeb, rendered the production-ready 2015...

This year, October 30th and November 15th witnessed two gruesome bus accidents both involving Volvo buses. Another similarity in these accidents was the way it happened: The buses caught fire after hitting a culvert at high speed. A further similarity can be found (though they’re based on media reports) in the fact the drivers of these buses were under-rested. While Volvo have brought their experts...

The Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar will go on sale in July 2014. Volvo has partnered with race car specialist, Polestar, to come up with these performance versions. The cars will be available in Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States as of now and will later move to other markets. Volvo will reveal the final production numbers next year. The cars are based on...

Volvo showed the long wheelbase version of the facelifted 2014 S60 at this year’s Guangzhou Motor Show. The wheelbase of the S60 has been increased by 80 mm to 2,856 mm (for reference, the standard S60 has a 2,776 mm wheelbase). All that extra length goes into the rear, as can be seen by the longer rear doors. Volvo will offer the S60L with a choice of three engines. Starting the range is a...

Volvo India is toying with the idea of introducing the Polestar performance package for the S60, the company revealed to IndianAutosBlog.com this week at the launch of the refreshed 60 Series cars. Volvo currently does not plan to introduce the S60 Polestar which was launched in Australia earlier this year. The Polestar branding is however used to advertise a performance upgrade. Tomas Ernberg, MD,...

Volvo Auto India has launched the updated models of the S60 and the XC60 SUV today. This story covers the 2014 Volvo XC60 SUV. Just like the refreshed S60, the facelifted XC60 too had its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March this year. Notice that the following sentence is a copy/paste from the S60 story  - The front fascia of the new XC60 ditches the split layout of the headlights...

Volvo Auto India has launched the updated models of the S60 and the XC60 SUV today. This story covers the 2014 Volvo S60 sedan. The refreshed S60 had its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March this year, and since then sales have also commenced in places such as Europe and the USA. The front fascia of the new S60 ditches the split layout of the headlights and the new headlight cluster looks...