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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 …
First Drives2019 Volvo V60: The World’s only PHEV Wagon
Following recent updates to the S60, Volvo has modernized the V60 wagon. We were invited to drive the vehicle in its home country of Sweden. Wagons have been part of the Volvo tradition for decades, but the V60’s segment is waning with few players left on the field. There’s the …
Test Drives2018 Volvo S90 T8 eAWD: Excellence by Design
Although Swedish automaker Volvo is known for its wagons and—more recently—its SUVs, it also produces sedans that are just as gorgeous and technologically advanced, such as the midsize S90. The latest generation has been on sale for a few years now, and since 2018, it’s only available in Canada in …
Test Drives2019 Volvo XC40: Icing on the Cake
The subcompact luxury SUV segment reminds me of carrot cake. Nobody is reinventing anything, but rather recycling an old idea presented in a better-looking shape. If you’re going to sell carrot cake, you’d better have a solid recipe if you plan on outselling your competition. Volvo, with its XC40, has …
First Drives2019 Volvo S60 and V60: Scandinavian Sport
SANTA MONICA, California – While the latest crop of Volvo cars and SUVs have struck styling, comfort, safety and technology home runs, we’re still yearning for a performance-oriented machine from the brand. Volvo claims its 2019 S60/V60 sports sedan and wagon are here to fit the bill. Now in its …

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NewsVolvo, Audi Both Withdraw From the Montreal Auto Show
Volvo and Audi have just taken their names off the list of automakers planning to attend the 2020 Montreal Auto Show in January. According to a report by Driving , the two European companies have decided to follow the lead of Mercedes-Benz , which announced last month that it is …
New ModelsFully-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge Unveiled with 320 Km of Range
Volvo today introduced the XC40 Recharge, its first-ever fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge vehicle line. Instead of creating a whole new product, the Swedish automaker decided to build on its latest star, the XC40 small crossover. And unlike the plug-in hybrid …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridVolvo XC40 T5 Plug-in Hybrid Specs are Announced
Volvo has just announced details and specifications for the upcoming XC40 T5 Twin Engine, the plug-in hybrid variant of its entry-level crossover. With this addition, Volvo becomes the only manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid options across its entire product range. It also marks the first application of its hybrid technology …
NewsThe Most Appealing Brands and Models in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power today released its 2019 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study and found out that customers are increasingly satisfied with their new vehicles, mostly due to improvements in infotainment systems and increased availability of advanced driver-assist technologies. The study measures owners’ emotional attachment and level of excitement with …
News“Surprising” New Volvo SUVs Could be on the Way, CEO Says
Volvo is no different from the rest of the SUV-obsessed auto industry. Despite the fact that these vehicles accounted for 61 percent of the brand’s global sales in the first half of 2019 (up 10 percent from a year ago, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said in a recent interview with a …
ElectricAll-Electric Volvo XC40 to be Unveiled Later in 2019
The first battery-powered model to be sold under the Volvo brand will be unveiled before the end of this year, namely a fully electric version of the XC40 compact crossover. The information was first reported by Automotive News following a recent safety event in Sweden. The electric XC40 will go …
NewsVolvo Makes Three Big Moves to Achieve Zero Fatalities by 2020
Volvo is one the most safety-focused car companies out there and it has just taken further steps to help not only drivers but the entire auto industry, too—emphasizing once again its bold vision of zero traffic fatalities in Volvo cars from 2020 and beyond. In the first of three major …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Volvo XC40
Are you looking for a subcompact luxury SUV, but can’t quite make up your mind on which one to choose? That’s why every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in every vehicle category, including small upscale utility vehicles. This year, it’s the Volvo XC40 that grabs the Best …

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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?
2002
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.
2002
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.
2002
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.
2003
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.
2004
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 17
Volvo V50 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT Convertible 1971 Chevelle SS 454 getting the most out of your wiper blades is platform-sharing good or bad?