Tag Archives: Volvo

Volvo’s Now Shifting Its Production Plans Because of Trump’s Trade War With China

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is goofing up production plans for practically every automaker at this point, a list that now includes Volvo, which has canceled plans to export S60 sedans made in the U.S. to China, reports Bloomberg.

Read more…

Meet Tesla’s New Chairwoman

Tesla promotes Robyn Denholm as chairwoman of its board, sedans are screwing over Hyundai and Nissan, China’s growth is stalling and Germany is bullying automakers into refitting diesels. All of that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Nov. 7, 2018.

Read more…

The Volvette V06 Is A 600 Horsepower Volvo Corvette Mashup Mutant

Take one totally trashed 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. Take one, frankly rather nice, 1963 Volvo 122S Amazon. Now get some sort of mad wizard machine like in Jeff Goldblum’s horrifically disgusting The Fly. What you get is this SEMA special, known as the V06.

Read more…

2020 Lynk & Co 01: Driving The SUV You Can Have for a Month at a Time, If You Want

We’ve been talking about Lynk & Co, the new Geely/Volvo venture to sell cars and SUVs and crossovers by not really selling them at all, for a couple of years now. Instead of selling cars, they want to use subscriptions to get you in their stuff instead—a new form of ownership and, if you can stand the buzzword,…

Read more…

Quick Question: Why Can’t I Stop Thinking About Volvo Rebadging a Camaro in the 1970s?

Like many people, there’s a part of my brain that unconsciously stores visually similar things. That’s why we can see faces in bathroom sinks and also why I’ve always thought that the 1969-1975 Volvo 164 looks strangely similar to the 1972 Chevrolet Camaro. I kept thinking about it this morning, so instead of taking…

Read more…

This Polestar 1 Prototype Build Is the Most Relaxing Thing You’ll Watch All Day

Hey, there. Feeling kinda stressed out? Overworked? Under-rested? Girl, saaame. Extremely same. That’s why you should take three and a half minutes out of your busy day to just sit back, relax a bit and watch this Polestar 1 prototype build video. It’ll help you find some inner peace.

Read more…

Consumer Reports Ranks Cadillac’s Super Cruise Above Tesla’s Autopilot, Also Says That Volvo’s Pilot Assist Is Bad

Semi-autonomous features are increasingly prevalent in cars these days but also, as many have argued (including myself) possibly very dangerous. Today, Consumer Reports published their rankings of four of the most widely known semiautonomous systems, finding that Cadillac’s Super Cruise was the best and Volvo’s, well,…

Read more…

The New Volvo V60 Cross Country Is Here to Fulfill Your Off-Roading Dreams

The Volvo V60 is already just about perfect, which means the V60 Cross Country, unveiled today, is probably only going to be better. It sits higher off the ground, all-wheel drive comes standard, and the suspension is tuned for better performance off-road, among other improvements.

Read more…

Volvo’s Latest Autonomous Truck Concept Is Just Motors, Wheels and a Battery

Following the introduction of Volvo’s new electric trucks earlier this year, the automaker has gone a step further and chopped its autonomous truck concept down to the bare essentials with the new Volvo Vera.

Read more…

Volvo Already Made The Perfect Transportation Pod 14 Years Ago

The Volvo Your Concept Car, known as the Volvo YCC, was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2004. It was designed entirely by women. It was so practical and perfect that we’re only just catching up with its low maintenance/low hassle transportation idea today.

Read more…