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Volvo C30 Redefines 'Efficiency'

In parallel with their focus on biofuels and hybrid technology, Volvo has created a unique version of the C30 called simply 'Efficiency' which achieves a claimed fuel consumption below 4.5L/100 km, and CO2 emission below 120g/km. To achieve these astonishing results, Volvo has made many small changes to the standard C30 which all adds up to a big difference in fuel consumption...

New Volvo S60

You know times are changing when Volvo starts making good looking cars! Dear loyal readers, feast your eyes upon one of the best looking Volvos of all time, the all new Volvo S60. Sit still, the images are CG (computer generated artist impressions) and so far Volvo has not confirmed or denied the styling. Volvo Australia spokesman Todd Hallenbeck had no comment for CarAdvice...

Ford might keep Volvo after all?

With the sale of Jaguar and Land Rover expected to finalize by month's end, the attention now points Volvo's way. The blue oval had previously indicated interest is offloading its Swedish brand, but a recent Reuters report tells a different story. A source told Reuters the review of Volvo was still at a very early stage and may not result in a sale...

Volvo R-Design

Although Volvo said goodbye to the R badge some time ago, the need for a sporty image has forced Volvo to bring back a series of "R-Design" packs. AMG owners need not worry though as the R-Design packs are merely cosmetic enhancements. The C30, S40 and V50 will be available in Europe with an R-Design package which will give the models a sportier look...

Volvo Sports: R-Design

The inherited cardboard box-like silhouette of previous Volvo models have struck a major blow on Volvo's image - which is certainly anything but sporty. However recent models have shown promise, and in an effort to distinguish themselves as a sportier brand they have announced an R-Design series of vehicle upgrades...

The New Volvo S60

This is the current 2007 model Volvo S60, yes its not very pretty. However Volvo has been on a crusade to change their image, and along with comes some serious redesigning in the last few years. With the brand new Volvo C30 on the way, the new generation of Volvos can please even Volvo's biggest critics...

Volvo C30 recieves Golden Steering Wheel Award

The Volvo C30 has garnered one of the automotive industry's most prestigious awards - the German Das Goldene Lenkrad (or for us non German speaking folks, the Golden Steering Award). This is the third time that Volvo Car Corporation has won this award. Volvo Cars CEO and President Fredrik Arp accepted the golden steering wheel at a distinguished ceremony in Berlin on November 8...

Volvo XC90 V8

Volvo isn't exactly the first word that comes to your mind when you think of performance, infact, if you had to make a list of car companies and rank them in order of performance, Volvo will probably be down there with the likes of Proton Kia and dare I say, Hyundai. Nevertheless, Volve have released a new beast, the XC90 V8 which pumps out a massive 232kW and 440Nm...

Volvo C30 2007

Volvo hasn't exactly had the best luck selling cars in the last 10 years, perhaps the "Volvo Driving Soccer Mums" stereotype has really put a damper on Volvo's sales, or perhaps the fact that their cars are generally boring, uninspiring and almost embarrassing to be in has something todo with it? Okay I might be over exaggerating here, Volvo isn't too bad, its more the people who buy them that worry me...