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600-horsepower Volvo P1800 British racer from Hot Wheels
600-horsepower Volvo P1800 British racer from Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels will release a scale model of the Volvo P1800 hardcore coupe. Hot Wheels has been looking for a prototype for a special 1 / 64th scale model over the past few months. After a long search, the company chose a dragster based on the Volvo P1800 coupe, produced from 1961 to 1972. Initially,… More

Volvo hybrids have become more powerful and environmentally friendly

Volvo has unveiled an improved version of the Recharge hybrid powertrain for the 60 and 90 series models. As before, its foundation is a two-liter “four” with combined supercharging. However, the electric motor driving the rear wheels became more powerful, and the traction battery received a third layer of cells and increased the nominal capacity…. More

Volvo XC40 Recharge received an increased power reserve
Volvo XC40 Recharge received an increased power reserve

Now, without additional charging, the car is able to cover up to 360 km, which is 25 km more than before. Swedish company Volvo has revealed the characteristics of the updated electric crossover XC40 Recharge. Due to the update of the software complex, its range of travel has increased from 335 km to 360 km…. More

Volvo recalls 460,000 cars worldwide
Volvo recalls 460,000 cars worldwide

According to published data, Volvo has announced the recall of more than 460,000 older Volvo S60 and Volvo S80 sedans. Malfunctioning airbags on the driver’s side reportedly caused the campaign. Interestingly, the “symptoms” of the malfunction are very similar to those that caused the scandal with the airbags manufactured by the Japanese company Takata, but… More

Volvo sales fell by 30.2%
Volvo sales fell by 30.2%

Representatives of the brand previously stated that such a dynamic is possible, and the second half of the year in terms of sales volumes may turn out to be difficult. According to Reuters, global Volvo sales in September fell by 30.2%. The main reason was the lack of semiconductors – there were potential customers, but… More

Volvo will refuse genuine leather
Volvo will refuse genuine leather

Volvo has decided to completely abandon the use of natural leather – but so far only in the interiors of electric vehicles. The desire to quickly switch to recycled materials is due to both moral and ethical principles and the desire to reduce the carbon footprint. After all, livestock today accounts for 14 percent of… More

Volvo succumbed to trends: the company changes its logo
Volvo succumbed to trends: the company changes its logo

Volvo has begun updating its corporate logo – starting with corporate websites, social media profiles and printed materials, followed by emblems on cars, trucks and buses. The company has abandoned the usual “chrome” ring with a volumetric effect – this design was popular several years ago, but has recently been supplanted by “flat” and minimalistic… More

Geely has updated the stretched XC40
Geely has updated the stretched XC40

The Chinese automaker has presented a restyled version of the Geely Jiaji minivan, in the development of which Volvo engineers participated. The updated Platinum Geely Jiaji has a different radiator grille with thin vertical lines, redesigned bumpers, new optics and other 18-inch alloy wheels. Inside the minivan there was a place for modern multimedia with… More

Presented “charged” crossover Lynk Co 05+
Presented “charged” crossover Lynk Co 05+

The Lynk & Co brand (created by Volvo and Geely) presented the top-end version of the coupe-like Lynk & Co 05+ crossover at the Chengdu Auto Show. On the technical side, the novelty is unified with two other powerful models of the brand (Lynk & Co 03+ and 02 Hatchback), but here the 2.0-liter turbo… More

Volvo and Nissan plants will suspend the production of cars
Volvo and Nissan plants will suspend the production of cars

The main Volvo plant in Sweden (Gothenburg) and the Nissan site in the United States (Tennessee) will suspend production of cars due to a lack of electronic chips. The first will go to idle tonight, and the second will do it next Monday, August 16. In Gothenburg, Sweden, several Volvo models are produced at once,… More