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Orange County Register Reports on the new XC90

Having been raised in the ’70s with a pumpkin orange Volvo wagon as the family car, I have a soft spot for the Swedish automaker. Never mind that my most vivid recollection is vomiting in the back seat during a summer road trip to Mount Rushmore. There was just something about the novelty of Volvo that appealed.

When Volvo announced it was updating its XC90 SUV, I was intrigued. Might Volvo give me a reason…

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Volvo XC90 named ‘Company Car of the Year 2015’ in Germany

Volvo Cars’ flagship XC90 has been awarded the title of Company Car of the Year 2015 in the category Large SUV in Germany – beating German luxury car manufacturers on their home turf a full month before the official market launch.

The Company Car of the Year awards, run by fleet industry magazine FIRMENAUTO and the inspection experts at DEKRA are based on the votes of 270 German fleet managers. The XC90 was honored with the…

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Volvo Cars earns 2015 Engine of the Year Award from Digital Trends for T6 Drive-E powertrain

The “Car of the Year” awards highlight those technologies and brands that the editorial team at Digital Trends feels best deliver significance and impact to their respective industries. Judging for 2015 Engine of the Year award included dozens of in-car reviews, test analysis, and debates, with the T6 Drive-E making the final round along with the Bentley W12 and the Dodge HEMI Hellcat. 



“After a battery of tests, lengthy discussions, and an inspection of what…
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