Volvo

Posh, roomy and high-tech: Volvo previews XC90 interior

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
The redesigned Volvo XC90 crossover won't go on sale in the United States until March, but the company has begun taking the cover off the vehicle....
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Volvo's new XC90 to have Tesla-like touchscreen

May 27, 2014 17:22 CET
The new Volvo XC90 will have a large tablet-like touchscreen in the center console to control the premium SUV's in-car features, following a trend that Tesla started with its Model S....
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DIANA T. KURYLKO

Volvo hints at more polished XC90 for 2015

1:34 pm U.S. ET | May 27, 2014
Volvo released images and a video of the interior of the 2015 XC90, and it is decidedly more upscale than the outgoing model....
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Q&A: TALK FROM THE TOP

Volvo sets sights on U.S. with product onslaught

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2014
With new engines, new technologies and new vehicles, Volvo Cars of North America wants to have 1 percent of the U.S. automotive market in five years. That means sales of 150,000 to 160,000 units annually, significantly higher than today. CEO Tony Nicolosi forecasts 2014 sales of 63,000 units....
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Volvo's April sales grow 11%

6:47 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
Volvo Car Group's vehicle sales rose 11 percent year-on-year in April, the tenth consecutive month of growth for the Chinese-owned firm....
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Volvo sales growth continues, boosted by China, Europe

May 5, 2014 10:56 CET
Volvo's vehicle sales rose 10.5 percent year-on-year in April, the tenth consecutive month of growth for the automaker....
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Innovation, safety are winners at PACE Awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
It's difficult to look disruptive dressed in a tuxedo....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Why Volvo CEO believes his automaker is better off than rivals in China

April 8, 2014 06:15 CET
Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says his company's relationship with owner Zhejiang Geely Holding gives it a big advantage over rivals in China....
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Volvo aims for 1 million car sales, chairman tells paper

April 1, 2014 09:16 CET
Volvo targets annual sales of more than 1 million vehicles in the long term, chairman Li Shufu told a Swedish newspaper....
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Volvo plans to boost development spending in expansion push

March 21, 2014 16:33 CET
Volvo plans to boost research and development spending this year as the carmaker prepares to roll out the new XC90 SUV in a reset of the brand....
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Volvo sees growth for all main car markets in 2014

March 21, 2014 11:17 CET
With cost cutting boosting profits last year, Volvo says it is looking forward to all its main markets growing in 2014, especially in China....
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Volvo expects its U.S. sales to rise 5% in 2014

March 21, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo's U.S. sales are off to a poor start in 2014, but CEO Hakan Samuelsson expects volume to pick up in March and April and to increase about 5 percent for the year....
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Volvo expects its U.S. sales to rise 5% in '14

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Volvo's U.S. sales are off to a poor start in 2014, but global CEO Hakan Samuelsson expects volume to pick up in March and April and to increase about 5 percent for the year....
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Volvo's car sales rise 5% in February on China, Europe demand

March 3, 2014 15:19 CET
Volvo's global car sales rose 5 percent in February, the eighth consecutive month of growth for the carmaker. Strong gains in Europe and China helped offset an 18 percent fall in U.S. demand....
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Volvo gives a peek at sleek future wagons

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Volvo has previewed the sleek look of its future station wagons with the Concept Estate....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Ex-VW designer has Volvo on a hot streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Volvo design chief Thomas Ingenlath has been turning heads and winning styling awards since joining the Swedish automaker from VW Group. The question is whether the success will result in an irresistible new XC90....
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NICK GIBBS

Tablet-sized touchscreens ready to go mainstream

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
VW and Volvo will use the Geneva auto show to present their plans to make pinch and swipe gestures as common in the car as they are on an iPad....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Ex-VW designer has Volvo on a hot streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Volvo design chief Thomas Ingenlath has been turning heads and winning styling awards since joining the Swedish automaker from VW Group. The question is whether the success will result in an irresistible new XC90....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Volvo concept previews sleek look of future wagons, simpler interiors

Feb. 27, 2014 09:00 CET
Volvo previewed the sleek look of its future station wagons today with the Concept Estate, which also reveals the automaker's intention to offer simpler interiors. The three-door sports wagon debuts next week at the Geneva auto show....
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CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Speedy Volvos

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Volvo introduced Polestar Performance versions of the V60 wagon, shown, and S60 sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. Production for the United States will be limited to 120 units of each body style out of 500 globally....
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Volvo gets January sales boost from China, Sweden

Feb. 5, 2014 15:13 CET
Volvo's global vehicle sales rose 3 percent in January as strong demand in China and Sweden helped offset another sales drop in the U.S. market....
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Geely, Volvo plan subcompact

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Zhejiang Geely and subsidiary Volvo Car Corp. are developing a subcompact vehicle platform in a Swedish r&d center the partners opened last year, The Wall Street Journal reported....
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Dealers like new course at Volvo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Dealers are cheering the changes at Volvo: new leadership, an altered facilities program and a new marketing focus. The revised facilities program removes the connection to margin that was part of the previous plan, announced in 2013. Dealers pushed back against that plan, and executives canceled it....
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2014 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Subaru Legacy, Kia Soul EV and Chevy's Transit Connect fighter set to debut in Chicago

8:16 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2014
Subaru's redesigned Legacy sedan, Kia's Soul EV, Chevrolet's new Nissan-built small commercial van and two high-performance Volvos highlight the world debuts next week at the Chicago Auto Show.
Kia hopes to lure buyers from the Nissan Leaf sedan, the top-selling electric vehicle, with the larger Soul EV. Kia is targeting a 120-mile range on a single charge from teh vehicle's lithium ion battery pack....
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Volvo, Geely develop subcompact global car

Jan. 27, 2014 18:58 CET
Volvo and its Chinese parent, Zhejiang Geely, have begun development of a subcompact vehicle platform in Sweden. The model would be used by the Geely brand to compete against cars such as the Ford Fiesta, VW Polo, Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris....
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