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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid confirmed for 2012

Volvo will release the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid in 2012. The new, more fuel-efficient model will be based on the normal Volvo V60 wagon, showcasing a diesel and electric motor setup. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is a joint project developed by Swedish energy specialist Vattenfall AB and Volvo Cars...

2012 Volvo S60, V60 upgraded: New petrol and diesel engines

The 2012 Volvo S60 sedan/V60 wagon ranges have been boosted in Australia with the arrival of two new downsized turbocharged engines and a number of additional features. The first new engine is the 2.0-litre D3 diesel, which produces 120kW of power and 400Nm of torque. In the S60, it returns combined cycle fuel consumption and emissions of 5...

Hyundai Accent, Lexus CT 200h, Toyota Rukus, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 awarded five-star ANCAP safety rating

The Hyundai Accent, Toyota Rukus, Lexus CT 200h, Peugeot 508 and the Volvo V60 have all been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). ANCAP Chair, Lauchlan McIntosh, said it was encouraging to see five-star result becoming the norm for vehicles sold in Australia...

Euro NCAP awards five stars to Lexus CT 200h, Volvo V60, Ford Focus

The European crash testing engineers at NCAP have just released the second quarterly round of crash testing results. Six new cars have been given the top five-star rating, including the new Lexus CT 200h hybrid, the Volvo V60 wagon, the upcoming Ford Focus and the all-electric Nissan LEAF. Other new cars included the Citroen DS4 and the Peugeot 508...

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive

Volvo will enter the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum (May 18-22) in Berlin with no less than three cars, including the first official road test of their advanced V60 Plug-in Hybrid. The Volvo entrants in what is the world’s toughest sustainability rally are the C30 Electric and the V50 DRIVe...

2011 Volvo V60 Sports Wagon launched in Australia

Volvo has just announced the launch of the new Volvo V60 Sports Wagon in Australia. The car slots in between the Volvo S60 sedan and the V70 wagon, presenting a funky, practical and spacious package. As previously reported, Volvo Australia said it would launch the all-new model in Australia some time during the end of the first quarter of this year, and now it's here...

2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed in detail

Volvo has released more information about the Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show and European launch in 2012. According to Volvo, the V60 will become the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid next year, with the Geneva-bound vehicle “virtually production-ready”...

2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid diesel revealed

Volvo Cars has released the first official images and details of its V60 Plug-In Hybrid ahead of the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Set to go on sale in Europe in 2012, Volvo says the V60 Plug-In Hybrid will be a world first, with a diesel engine driving the front wheels and a an electric motor mounted to the rear axle...

Volvo V60 in Production

It has been all of seven months since the all-new Volvo S60 was presented to the world, and already, the wagon version known as the V60 has entered production at the Torslander plant in Sweden. From the photo above (top), it appears to be every bit is attractive as its four-door sibling, but we’ll need to see it in the metal for a proper opinion of the car...

Volvo V60 sports wagon confirmed for Australia in Q1 2011

Volvo has previewed its all new Volvo V60 sports wagon ahead of the 2010 Paris Motor Show in September, boasting coupe-inspired styling, interior versatility and trademark safety features. Volvo Cars President and CEO, Stephen Odell, said the V60 was designed for the S60 customer who wants extra space and flexibility without compromising sporting design and dynamic driving characteristics...

Volvo V60 Stationwagon Spy Photos

Volvo may have been sold to the Chinese but development of new models is strong as ever. Fresh photos of the upcomming Volvo V60 Stationwagon came our way this morning. The prototype was undergoing some testing at an ice-track during a lovely winter day in Sweden. The Volvo V60 will compete head-on with Audi A4 Avant, BMW 3 series Touring and Mercedes C-Class Kombi buyers...