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First Drives2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge: Stop Calling Me Polestar!
Ever since Polestar became a standalone brand, there’s been some confusion around Volvo vehicles. Polestar models used to be the performance variants in the Swedish automaker’s portfolio, then the plug-in hybrid options. To make things clearer for potential Volvo customers, the Polestar name will be phased out, and electrified vehicles …
Test Drives2020 Volvo XC90 T8: Swedish Classic With a Green Twist
The Volvo XC90 is a midsize luxury SUV with a unique silhouette and available plug-in hybrid powertrain that maximizes performance and fuel economy. Over the years, it has become the Swedish brand’s flagship vehicle. With the increasing popularity of SUVs in all shapes and sizes, the XC90 is now the …
Test Drives2020 Volvo S60 R-Design: Just Give it a Chance
Sedans have lost a ton of customers to SUVs and crossovers in recent years, but there is still a heated battle going on in the compact luxury segment. Completely transformed for 2019, the Volvo S60 made a real big leap forward with the brand’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), refined styling …
Test Drives2019 Volvo XC40: Still in Seduction Mode
Volvo’s smallest SUV has been on sale for about a year now. We love it enough to have handed it the Best Buy title in its category for the 2019 model year, and it’s a breath of fresh air in its segment—at least from a design perspective. We thought it …
Test Drives2019 Volvo V60 Cross Country: More Fun Than an SUV
Volvo’s Cross Country models have been around since 1997 and they’re a big reason why people are drawn to the Swedish brand. With the new generation of the S60/V60 launched for 2019, we get a completely redesigned and improved version of the adventurous compact wagon. As you know, this type …

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NewsVolvo Canada Invests in Green Power for Earth Day
Volvo Canada wasted no time showing its true colours on Earth Day, announcing a partnership with Bullfrog Power to supply its corporate office in Richmond Hill, Ontario with 100 percent clean electricity. “At Volvo, sustainability is just as important as safety,” said Matt Girgis, managing director at Volvo Canada. “Choosing …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q3
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Small luxury SUVs are pretty popular, though General Motors and Lexus are the only non-European automakers competing in this market segment. Audi Leads the Way For 2021, the Audi Q3 …
NewsVolvo Asked Fans to Imagine the Car Garage of the Future
Automakers are starting to use new techniques and materials to make their vehicles greener and more sustainable. House and building designers have been doing the same for many years now, with LEED certification a token of environmental friendliness. That’s what prompted Volvo Canada to launch The New Garage design challenge.
NewsVolvo XC60 Gets Cleaner Looks, Adds Google for 2022
The current generation of the Volvo XC60 , which dates back to 2018 and won the World Car of the Year award at the time, is getting a mid-cycle update for 2022. Designers have made small changes to the exterior, including the front grille and bumper. The difference is hardly …
NewsVolvo Wants Fewer Sedans and Wagons, More SUVs
If there’s one automaker famous for building wagons, it’s Volvo . You just couldn’t write the story of the Swedish manufacturer without long-roof cars. But times are changing. SUVs and crossovers are all the rage now, and Volvo feels the need to adjust. Without completely abandoning sedans and wagons, the …
News2022 Volvo C40 Unveiled as Coupe-style Electric Crossover
While announcing plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030 and sell vehicles online exclusively, except in Canada where dealerships are going to stay in business, Volvo unveiled its second EV today. Meet the 2022 Volvo C40. This coupe-like crossover is basically a sleeker and sportier variant of …
NewsVolvo to Become Fully Electric by 2030, Sell EVs Online Exclusively
Volvo has announced plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030. By then, the Swedish automaker intends to only sell fully electric vehicles and phase out any model in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. However, the dealerships should remain operating in Canada. Its …
NewsIIHS Announces Top Safety Pick Award Winners for 2021
A clear sign that automakers are making significant improvements in terms of safety, 49 different models have earned a 2021 Top Safety Pick+ award from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), up from just 22 last year. Adding the 41 other models identified as a 2021 Top Safety …

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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 1
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 2001 Volvo V40 2000 Honda S2000 2001 Honda Insight 2001 Mazda Tribute road crown effect of tires 1935 Chevrolet breaking in new engine Jim Kenzie on Firestone tire scandal.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 8
All new 2001 Acura MDX 2001 Volvo S60 2001 Honda S2000 winterizing; 2001 Toyota RAV4 2001 Acura 1.7EL stalling problems Jim Kenzie on sulfur debate.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 18
Volvo Safety Car 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe checking coolant levels Dodge unveils new Ram pick-up the young Bill Gardiner stabilizer link should consumers have access to dealer costs?
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 11
Volvo intros S60 AWD 2002 Jaguar X-Type 2002 Chevy Trailblazer starter motors 2002 Nissan Sentra SER Bill Gardiner on windshield washer products Jim Kenzie on RWD vs AWD.
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 18
Volvo enters SUV segment with XC90 2003 Toyota Matrix fluid levels must be checked regularly pros and cons of 4-wheel steering Jim Kenzie on Mini owners signing no-sell contracts with BMW.
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 25
Behind the scenes at Volvo Safety Centre 2003 Honda Pilot checking the state of your suspension world's largest motorbike collection added weight can handicap your vehicle's performance "Officer" Kenzie talks Highway Traffic Act.
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Motoring TV 2003 Episode 21
Volvo's R cars 2004 Subaru WRX STI should you top up oil levels between regular changes? Lexus RX330 would you believe an engine with 1.6 million kms? stop sign or red light -- why it's important to come to a full stop.