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Volvo Trucks: The Tower

Volvo Trucks: The Tower

Volvo Trucks celebrates the launch of four new models, the FMX, the FH, the FH16, and the FM by stacking all four of the trucks together then driving them with brand President Roger Alm atop the impressive pile. The behind the scenes video is worth a watch too.

Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo XC40 Recharge

Volvo takes its already fun and stylish XC40 compact crossover, and makes it even more appealing, offering up a fully-electric model with an AWD powertrain, making 408hp, and zooming from 0-to-62 in 4.9 sec. It’s expected to have a range of about 248 mi, and can charge to 80% in 40 minutes on a fast-charger.

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Driving the Polestar 1

Driving the Polestar 1

Polestar’s first car is getting close to production, and a few very lucky humans have gotten behind the wheel of the latest prototype of the 600+hp luxury hybrid coupe. Carfection’s Tim Stevens takes us on a ride in this beautiful and powerful car, and has glowing things to say.

Polestar 2

Polestar 2

A stunning, pure electric car from Volvo’s performance spin-off, the Polestar 2 is a 5-door fastback with dual motors, making 408hp, 487 lb-ft. of torque, going 0-to-62mph in under 5 sec., and a target range up to 275 mi. The 2020 launch edition runs $63K, minus tax breaks.

Volvo Vera Autonomous Truck

Volvo Vera Autonomous Truck

Volvo is working on Vera, a system of autonomous trucks for short-range jobs, such as those needed in ports or logistics facilities. At the heart of the system is an autonomous vehicle that communicates with other units for safety and efficiency.

Volvo 360c Concept

Volvo 360c Concept

“Why fly when you can be driven?” That is the driving question behind Volvo’s electric and autonomous concept car. The 360c is meant as an alternative to short plane trips, letting you work, relax, and even sleep in a spacious cabin while the car drives itself.

Polestar 1

Polestar 1

Volvo’s Polestar spin-off is showing off their first standalone vehicle, a fantastic looking sports coupe powered by a 600 hp hybrid drivetrain with 737 lb-ft. of torque, a lightweight body made from carbon fiber composite and steel, and an Öhlins adaptive suspension.

Volvo XC40 SUV

Volvo XC40 SUV

Volvo aims at the BMW X1, Audi Q2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA with its own compact SUV. The XC40 has many of the safety and infotainment technologies found in Audi’s bigger SUVs. It will also be the first vehicle to be featured in Volvo’s flat-fee leasing service.

The Flying Passenger

The Flying Passenger

To show off the precision and predictability of their powertrains, Volvo Trucks turned one of their big rigs into a tow boat for a paraglider. Watch flyer Guillaume Galvani and driver Louise Marriott work in perfect harmony to pull off this dangerous stunt without a hitch.

2017 Volvo S90 T6 Inscription

2017 Volvo S90 T6 Inscription

Volvo’s premiere sedan is a stunner, with dramatic, yet clean styling inside and out. Available with a 316hp turbo and supercharged engine, soft Nappa leather, aluminum and walnut trim, a cutting-edge tech, and Bowers & Wilkins audio. Full review on 95octane.

2017 Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar

2017 Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar

The normally tame Volvo S60 sedan and V60 wagon get a big boost from Polestar, bumping them to 367hp, reducing weight, and tuning the all-wheel drive and 8-speed gearbox for performance. The Swedish Racing Green paint instantly makes them faster too.

4 Year-Old Drives a Truck

4 Year-Old Drives a Truck

To demonstrate their durability and traction control system, Volvo Trucks put Sophie, a 4 year-old girl behind the wheel of an 18-ton truck, and asked her to drive it through a challenging obstacle course. For safety’s sake, she used a remote control. Thank goodness.

Volvo: Tomorrow’s Intelligent Truck

Volvo: Tomorrow’s Intelligent Truck

Volvo gives us a glimpse of its future haulers, which will act much like our mobile devices. These trucks can automatically download updates in real time, change their internal specs to suit the job or the driver, schedule trips to the mechanic and more.

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Indestructible Volvo

Indestructible Volvo

Some backyard daredevils decided to put to the test the long-held belief that Volvos are some of the safest and most durable cars on the road. Their demolition derby approach is extreme, but the result is unquestionable. This ’94 Volvo 850 appears to be unkillable.

Volvo Lounge Console Concept

Volvo Lounge Console Concept

The Excellence Lounge Console concept for the Volvo XC90 gets rid of the front passenger seat to provide extra leg room and other amenities to the rear passenger. The footrest also has a table, a 17″ monitor, a storage box and more.

Volvo LifePaint

Volvo LifePaint

LifePaint is a washable and temporary spray paint that provides retroreflection, i.e. it reflects light back to its source. It was designed to make cyclists more visible at night, but it can be applied on other objects as well.

Volvo S60 Cross Country

Volvo S60 Cross Country

After pioneering the crossover wagon, Volvo is back with a new niche: the crossover sedan. The all-road version of the S60 has an increased ride height, 18″ to 19″ wheels and will come in 254hp AWD and 190hp FWD variants.

LEGO Technic x Volvo: Making of

LEGO Technic x Volvo: Making of

LEGO and Volvo give us an idea of how much time, effort and resources (and fun!) went into the making of the new LEGO Technic 42030, a remote-controlled replica of the Volvo L350F wheel loader and A25F hauler.

Volvo Valet Prank

Volvo Valet Prank

A valet-in-training at the Casino di San Remo thought he was assigned to handle the vehicles of a luxurious gala’s attendees, but the night was actually all set up for him. Captions available. Watch the behind the scenes here.

Lolvo V60

Lolvo V60

We don’t know if YouTuber PonyHans was able to sell his old wagon, but he was able to sell his marketing skills. Volvo actually hired him to promote the new V60, a sports wagon with beeps, clicks, twerks and floor bibs.

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Volvo Concept Estate

Volvo Concept Estate

A preview of Volvo’s future station wagons, the Concept Estate is what hatchbacks look like when they grow up. It has a sleek silhouette and a luxurious interior covered in wood, wool, leather and copper. More on 95Octane.

Volvo Trucks: The Epic Split

Volvo Trucks: The Epic Split

Volvo Trucks hired Jean-Claude Van Damme to perform an insane split between two of their trucks as they drive backwards down a runway – showing off not only the power of JCVD, but the stability of the trucks and the skill of their drivers.

Hamster Drives a Truck

Hamster Drives a Truck

The guys at Volvo Trucks pull another outlandish stunt, this time putting Charlie the hamster behind the wheel of a 15-metric ton truck, steering the vehicle through precarious turns with nothing more than a carrot as motivation.

Volvo Concept Coupe

Volvo Concept Coupe

Volvo heads in a bold new direction with this sporty 2-seater. Has a plug-in hybrid powertrain with appx. 400hp, and an interior packed with luxe finishes including hand-carved wood inlays and a leather instrument panel. Video here.

Volvo FH Emergency Braking

Volvo FH Emergency Braking

An impressive demo of Volvo Truck’s Collision Warning and Emergency Braking System which is able to alert a driver and automatically stop a truck, preventing rear-end crashes at up to 70km/h.

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept

Volvo S60 Polestar Concept

Polestar Performance amps up the normally tame Volvo S60 with a 508hp turbocharged engine that can propel it from 0 to 62 in 3.9 secs, along with sporty 19-inch wheels and Brembo brakes.

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