1966 Volvo poised to su...

I get a fair amount of unsolicited mail everyday. Today as I was deleting I noticed a story that made me smile. Irv Gordon, one of Volvo’s most famous vehicle owners was driving up in Alaska and was preparing to make news. Irv is not well known for any public service or athletic...

Volvo announces new 200...

Volvo has unveiled photos of its new S80 luxury sedan.  This is the second generation of the company’s ground-breaking flagship sedan with its dynamic design, firm focus on premium comfort, smooth driving properties and world-class safety. The new S80 will make its debut at the...

2006 Volvo C30 Concept

The 2006 Volvo C30 Concept, shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, provided consumers with a clear idea of what an upcoming production model C30 will look like. The compact sports coupe features a muscular appearance with a sporty looking aerodynamic body kit and...

Volvo treasure hunt for...

Somewhere in the world, Volvo Car Corporation has sunk real treasure — a chest filled with $50,000 worth of gold doubloons plus a key to a brand new Volvo XC90 — and will soon be taking would-be pirates on a virtual high seas adventure to find it. Volvo’s online treasure...

Volvo C30 gets SEMA tre...

If you want pizzazz, what better place to go than Las Vegas. And that’s exactly what Volvo did to pull the wraps off three Volvo C30s which were handed over to a trio of after-market tuning companies for automotive makeovers. Using the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)...

Volvo C30 Design Concep...

GÖTEBORG (January 4, 2006)  The Volvo C30 Design Concept, a sporty four-seat coupe with a glass tailgate and inspired styling, will make its world debut on the floor of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 8, 2006. The Volvo C30 Design Concept is an...

2007 Volvo S80

Volvo has always focused on the image that it was more concerned with occupant safety than other manufacturers. The 2007 S80 doesn’t abandon this mantra but attempts to blend in a stronger flavour of premium luxury motoring. Back in 1972 my Dad drove a Volvo 144, a big square box...

Ford sells Volvo to Chi...

By Rod Cleaver No longer simply content to “borrow” designs from foreign automakers, the privately run Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to purchase Volvo from Ford’s Premier Automotive Group for a reported US$1.8 billion. The takeover underscores China’s arrival...