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Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE

Update - Volkswagen subsidiaries Bentley and Lamborghini have also pulled out of the Paris motor show as the German company cuts spending after the 'Dieselgate' saga...

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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country revealed: High-riding Swede bound for Australia
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country revealed: High-riding Swede bound for Australia

The all-new 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country, a high-riding company to the fresh V90 wagon, has been revealed today ahead of Australian sales debut next year. As expected, and in the spirit of the now retired XC70 before it, the V90 CC arrives as a jacked-up variant of the regular V90 but with the requisite assortment of ruggedised features...


Volvo Drive Me autonomous car trial begins in Sweden
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Volvo Drive Me autonomous car trial begins in Sweden

Volvo has officially begun its Drive Me autonomous vehicle public road trial, with the first set of self-driving XC90 SUVs rolling out of Volvo's facilities last week. The Drive Me program is far from the first trial of self-driving cars on public roads...


2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased, here in 2017 - video
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased, here in 2017 - video

The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country has been teased this week in an image and a short video, giving a first glimpse at what the jacked-up wagon will look like. A teaser image tweeted this week shows the car under a sheet near a lake, with only the car’s profile and LED head- and tail-light signatures visible...


Luxury SUV Comparison: eight high-rollers tested
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Luxury SUV Comparison: eight high-rollers tested

When it comes to generously sized premium SUVs, the fun really begins at the $90k-$100k mark. Why? Because at this sweet spot, the choice of people-moving metal on offer is as diverse a melting pot as you’ll likely find at any other price point or broadly encompassing segment. To answer the question of which is the ideal buy, we've put eight of the best to the test...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap

See the full details here. Tegan Lawson at the CarAdvice.com News Desk with a look at what’s making headlines this week. The BMW Z4 is officially done and dusted, the final one has rolled off the production line in Germany. A sport scar, likely called the Z5, that’s being co-developed with Toyota, will likely replace it...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Review: Long-term report two
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2016 Volvo XC90 T6 R-Design Review: Long-term report two

To know you is to like you. But do we like like our Volvo XC90, or just like it?

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Luxury SUV Comparison: Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90
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Luxury SUV Comparison: Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90

For around $100k there's a huge choice of plus-sized premium SUVs on offer. We take eight of the finest on a three-day trek to decide which is the finest luxury family hauler decent money can buy...


Volvo's 1790kW Iron Knight shatters records - video
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Volvo's 1790kW Iron Knight shatters records - video

The fact that truck speed records are even a thing is glorious in itself, but this latest run from Volvo Trucks is straight-up epic. The Swedish manufacturer's load-hauling arm is no stranger to setting records in this field, either, having done so in 2007 with the Wild Viking, 2010 with NH D16, and both 2011 and 2012 with Mean Green...


2018 Volvo S60 rendered
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2018 Volvo S60 rendered

A speculative rendering of the next-generation 2018 Volvo S60 has been revealed online, giving a glimpse of what the Swedish 3 Series fighter could look like. Created by Dutch artist Remco Meulendijk, the render envisions the new S60 as a baby version of the recently-launched S90 large sedan...


Deals on wheels for August 20
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Deals on wheels for August 20

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Nissan Qashqai ST auto — $26,990 drive-away This is a saving of more than $5000...


Volvo and Uber team up to work on autonomous vehicles
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Volvo and Uber team up to work on autonomous vehicles

Overnight Volvo and Uber announced that they will join forces to develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles. According to Volvo, the two companies will "establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles that will be able to incorporate the latest developments in [autonomous driving] technologies, up to and including fully autonomous driverless cars"...


Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Children and cars can be a stressful combination - and it doesn't seem to matter whether you're heading off on a long-distance trip or ducking out for what should be a quick trip to the shops. Some days, being a parent is challenging and anything that makes your day a little easier is much appreciated...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more

Welcome to episode 11 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by senior editor Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Volvo's 'zero fatalities from 2020' mission a vision, not a target
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Volvo's 'zero fatalities from 2020' mission a vision, not a target

Volvo Cars has cleared up any confusion regarding its bold and well-publicised Vision 2020 stretch target that nobody should be killed in one its cars from next decade. Jan Ivarsson, Volvo Cars senior technical advisor for safety, clarified to Australian media in Gothenburg this week that the radical statement embodied by the company from the top down was a vision, but not a target per se...


Volvo reaffirms commitment to full legal responsibility for autonomous vehicles' behaviour
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Volvo reaffirms commitment to full legal responsibility for autonomous vehicles' behaviour

Volvo Cars has reaffirmed its position on one of the thorniest issues surrounding the shift to autonomous vehicles, by stating again that it will take full responsibility for the operation and efficacy of its autopilot technologies. This follows an announcement made in October last year...


2017 Volvo S90 - Walkaround Video Review
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2017 Volvo S90 - Walkaround Video Review

Read the article here. This is the brand-new Volvo S90 sedan, one of the company's new flagship passenger models. This car is designed to take on the Germans; the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and let’s not forget the British Jaguar XF.


2017 Volvo V90 Review
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2017 Volvo V90 Review

Volvo is synonymous with estate cars, but none quite like this. It's the stunning new V90.