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Five Deserving Folks won a new Volvo XC60 during Volvo's Superbowl "Inception" TV promotion

Michael Timm of Des Moines, Iowa was nominated by his sister to get reliable transportation so he could kickstart his photojournalistic project traveling the U.S. to document people with language disorders and better understand communication.

Adil Gabousse of Miami FL, was nominated by his wife for  his hard work, love of the Volvo brand and the need to have safe transportation as they start their family.

Caitlin Lowery of Baltimore, Maryland was nominated by…
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2016 Volvo XC90 Named #1 of 18 Midsize Luxury SUVs by U.S.News and World Reports

The redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 offers a powerful engine, a composed ride and has one of the most luxurious and comfortable interiors in the class, reviewers agree.

Powering the fully redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90 is a turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine, which reviewers say is plenty strong and delivers quick acceleration. The new Volvo XC90 T8 is a plug-in hybrid model that comes with the same engine paired to an electric motor, and auto writers…

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Volvo XC90 wins the Yankee Cup Technology Award by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA)

CAMBRIDGE, MA – May 21, 2015

Selected with input from the engineering faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Yankee Cup goes to an automotive feature or system that significantly enhances the motoring experience, whether by making driving safer, more cost-efficient or simply more enjoyable.

The award was presented at NEMPA’s annual meeting and awards dinner, held today on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

"The Volvo XC90 has been a favorite in…

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Control your Volvo car from your Apple Watch

Volvo Cars is set to release an updated version of its ground-breaking Volvo On Call smart app, delivering seamless connectivity with wearables such as the Apple Watch and Android Wear. This will effectively allow Volvo drivers with the Volvo On Call app to control settings, lock/unlock, locate and utilise many other Volvo services from their wrist.

“Volvo On Call is an app that allows you to literally take control over everyday elements in your…

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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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New Volvo Plant to be located in South Carolina

It's Official:  (ROCKLEIGH, NJ – May 11, 2015) Volvo Cars has chosen Berkeley County, South Carolina as the location of its first American factory, investing up to $500 Million in a facility with a capacity to initially produce up to 100,000 cars per year.

The Berkeley County factory, located outside of Charleston, will make latest generation Volvo models for sale in the United States and for export. Construction will begin in early autumn 2015…
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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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