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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

Volvo XC40 Recharge helps to extinguish electric cars more efficiently
Volvo XC40 Recharge helps to extinguish electric cars more efficiently

Volvo US donated the all-electric XC40 Recharge to the New York City Fire Department to help develop a post-accident plan involving the safety of battery electric vehicles (EVVs). After an accident, one of the most important tasks of emergency services is to ensure the safety of the driver and passengers of vehicles. While FDNY has… More

Luxembourg buses-hybrids began to travel in Kiev: their pros and cons
Luxembourg buses-hybrids began to travel in Kiev: their pros and cons

Buses with hybrid engines were launched in Kiev. These buses were spotted at the end of June. But then they worked in test mode and did not transport passengers. Now, used Luxembourg buses Volvo 7700 Hybrid run on route No. 150 from Miloslavskaya street to the Industrial overpass. These buses were produced in 2010-2012, they… More

Full names instead of indexes: volvo’s new naming
Full names instead of indexes: volvo’s new naming

The Volvo brand intends to rename its model line, abandoning alphanumeric indexes. According to The Drive, this decision was announced by the head of Volvo Hakan Samuelsson. The head of the Volvo brand, Hakan Samuelsson, noted that proper names are more emotional, and the perception of cars by customers will improve from this. Volvo plans… More

Can a Volvo truck overtake a Scania truck?
Can a Volvo truck overtake a Scania truck?

A video has been published on the foreign YouTube channel carwow, which shows an extremely unusual drag race in which heavy trucks from Volvo and Scania take part. Truck races do exist, but they have a very different meaning in North America and Europe. For example, in the Old Continent, a truck race could mean… More