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AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM October 21, 2017

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM October 21, 2017

Auto Lab is also about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas and advice of leading college faculty, authors, and automotive practitioners in a relaxed, conversational interactive format. Listeners can hear the past 18 years of archived Auto Lab shows as simulcast on www.theautochan ... Continue reading

2017 VOLVO V60 AWD CROSS COUNTRY REVIEW BY STEVE PURDY

2017 VOLVO V60 AWD CROSS COUNTRY REVIEW BY STEVE PURDY

The V60 will probably be the last car Volvo produces on this older platform that goes back to Ford-ownership days. The next one, expected in just a few more years, will be on Volvo’s new “scalable” architecture. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

By Maureen McDonald Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel What kind of European sedan would be perfect for a cruise through Palm Beach? My friend and I decided the 2017 Volvo S90 T fits the bill to perfection. The ice blue chariot with white leather seats rolls in regal style with all the late model luxury car ... Continue reading

World Premiere: Volvo Trucks' New LNG Trucks Cut CO2 Emissions by 20 to 100% +VIDEO

World Premiere: Volvo Trucks' New LNG Trucks Cut CO2 Emissions by 20 to 100% +VIDEO

Volvo is now launching trucks that can cut CO2 emissions by 20 to 100 per cent. With a firm focus on new, energy-efficient technology for gas-powered vehicles, Volvo Trucks makes it possible to significantly reduce the climate impact of heavy regional and long-haul transport operations. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

Volvo addresses safety, congestion and emissions in new models

Volvo addresses safety, congestion and emissions in new models

Shaw said Volvo is dedicated to helping people feel even better getting out of a Volvo than when they get in one. Some current Volvo models offer the option of massaging seats that give several different pressure levels for comforting the back in even the most congested situations. ... Continue reading

With Electrification, Volvo Has a Good Story for Investors

With Electrification, Volvo Has a Good Story for Investors

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor Thew Auto Channel The Hague, September 26,2017. Recently, Volvo Cars announced that from 2019 all new models will be hybrid or fully electric. ... Continue reading

Volvo Unveils the All-New XC40 - Completes Global Line-Up for Fast-Growing Premium SUV Segment +VIDEO

Volvo Unveils the All-New XC40 - Completes Global Line-Up for Fast-Growing Premium SUV Segment +VIDEO

Volvo Cars today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of its new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. ... Continue reading

Volvo Receives Largest Ever Order of Fully Electric Buses for Trondheim, Norway

Volvo Receives Largest Ever Order of Fully Electric Buses for Trondheim, Norway

ESKILSTUNA, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2017 -- Public transportation administration company AtB in Trondheim leads the way in the introduction of alternative propulsion technologies. ... Continue reading

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Electric cars were the big news at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV +VIDEO

Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV +VIDEO

Volvo Cars today declares an end to a problem faced daily by drivers around the globe: a lack of suitable and functional storage space inside their car. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

The day I took delivery of this week’s test car, a 2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription, was the day Volvo announced its successor, the second-generation 2018 XC60, at the New York Auto Show. Instant lame duck? Not really, as the `18 won’t be on sale for a while. ... Continue reading

2017 VOLVO S90 Review By Steve Purdy

2017 VOLVO S90 Review By Steve Purdy

First out of the box for the new Volvo was the XC90 crossover that won just about every design award in the business. And, we agree, it is a masterpiece of mid-size crossover competence and aesthetics. ... Continue reading

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2017 --With peak convertible season upon us, Cars.com dug into the data to determine the current state of the ragtop. ... Continue reading

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Of course auto journalists are widely known for taking advantage of freebies such as hotel rooms, test cars, dinners and such. Our confident mused that even if the cars weren’t charging, a few drivers had copped the prime parking spots – available only when charging is active. As long as they were plugged in, no on ... Continue reading

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