Posts Tagged: "volvo"

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The Volvo XC90’s New Interior Is Luxurious

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Volvo’s reputation is largely built on putting out what amount to tanks. Most Volvos will roll until the wheels rust off, but they’re not exactly noted for luxury beyond that, and their 4X4 the XC90 was no exception. Fortunately, though, Volvo has decided to try a little harder with an...

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Volvo Debuts The Inflatable Car Seat

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If you’re a parent, you are in for, among other things, a lot of hard labor. You will lift lots of surprisingly heavy things, sling heavy things over your shoulder… and lift in and out, in and out, the car seat, which gets old even if it’s a Batman car...

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Volvo Has Just Created The Future Of The Electric Car

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Volvo has a reputation for building tanks that masquerade as cars. It generally takes emissions standards or a wrecking ball to get a Volvo off the road for good, they’re that reliable. And Volvo seems out to improve that reputation by changing the way electric cars work. The Problem With...

Volvo’s auto-braking detection system adds cyclists to the mix

Volvo’s Auto-Braking Detection Brakes for Cyclists

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Volvo has already introduced pedestrian airbags and an automated braking system that avoids hitting pedestrians, and now they’ve enhanced their detection system to detect cyclists riding near by. The new system is being called the “Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with full auto brake,” and it is basically a software upgrade to...

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Volvo S60 Polestar Concept (video)

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Volvo is getting sportier thanks to Polestar and the new Volvo S60 Polestar Concept they’ve developed. As Volvo’s official motorsport and performance partner, Polestar helped the automaker develop a car that combines Volvo’s comfortable driving experience with a high level of power and handling, providing a bit more performance to...

Volvo V40 is the first car to feature pedestrian airbags

Volvo V40 Will Feature Pedestrian Airbags

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Volvo is looking out for not only its drivers, but also pedestrians with some new, innovative technology they’re adding to one of their new rides. The car manufacturer has released its all-new V40 vehicle at the 2012 Geneva Motor show and it’s packed with high-tech features like an exterior pedestrian...

Volvo unveils XC60 plug-in hybrid concept

Volvo’s XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

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Volvo decided against a svelte plug-in hybrid when coming up with its XC60 and opted for a more boxy SUV type as the base for its newest concept. It gutted its XC60 and used a turbocharged gas 4-cylinder engine that pushes out 280hp up-front, and also used a 70hp electric...

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Volvo Makes HD Radio Standard On All Models…Almost

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Volvo will be the first automaker to offer HD radio as standard equipment.  The technology will be available on all 2009 models except for one.  This means more channels, CD quality sound for FM listeners and FM quality sound for AM listeners. Additionally, on screen info will include track and...