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    Featured: Volvo aligning model range into three families
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    Things have been slow in Gothenburg the past few years, but they're picking up speed. The only new model Volvo has released in the past four years since it was taken over by Geely – that being the V40 introduced in 2012 – started its development when the company was still under Ford's ...

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    Study: Size matters for male and female car buyers
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    The No. 1 car purchased by men was the Porsche 911, while the car with the highest percentage of women buyers was the Volvo S40. Some stereotypes are true. Men like V8s. Women like I4s. According to the third annual demographic study by TrueCar.com on the car buying habits of the sexes, men ...

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    Study: These are the 10 new cars with the highest percentage of female ownership
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    If you hear the pejorative "chick car," what comes to mind? Mazda MX-5 Miata? Volvo C70? Would you believe neither made Inside Line's list of 2011 models with the highest percentage of female ownership? No. 1, with 57.9-percent female ownership was the Volvo S40. Considering the female dollar ...

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    Confirmed: Volvo not bringing new V40 to these United States [w/poll]
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    There are some cars we enjoy writing about more than others. Those tend to be the ones with the big horsepower numbers and seldom more than two doors, but the new Volvo V40 that was officially released today stands as an exception, because while it is hardly what you'd call exotic, it did pique ...

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    Official: Volvo drops the full skinny on new V40
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    Few vehicles have received the kind of gradual, bit by bit roll-out that – intentionally or otherwise – the new Volvo V40 has. The Swedish premium hatchback has been the subject of teasers, spy shots and leaks aplenty – including two video clips and a batch of sixteen images ...

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    Breaking: Striking Viking: Volvo V40 slips out on Facebook ahead of Geneva
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    Some automakers try their damnedest to keep their new products under wraps until they're good and ready to show it to the world. (And of those, some succeed more than others.) Others, meanwhile, steadily leak out photos and details – through official channels or back ones – to keep us ...

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    Teased: Volvo confirms new V40 on the way with shadowy look
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    Volvo's V50 wagon may have been discontinued following lackluster sales in the United States (it was phased out after the 2011 model year), but it's an important player in the Swedish brand's global portfolio, where small five-doors remain big business in other markets. To that end, Volvo ...

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    Say 'goodbye' to these cars and trucks for the new year
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    As we prepare to flip our calendars from 2011 to 2012, it's time to say goodbye to a handful of vehicles that are being sent to the Great Parking Lot In The Sky before the 2012 model year completely takes hold. And while we're not exactly upset about having to bid farewell to things like the ...

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    Official: Volvo offering 23-hp upgrade for $1,295
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    Volvo enthusiasts should know the name Polestar well. The performance garage has a long history of tuning Volvos, and was anointed by the factory to run its works touring car program. Based on that success, Polestar launched a radical C30 PCP concept that is tipped to jump-start a new era of ...

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    Report: Volvo S40, V50 discontinued for 2012
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    Recently, we reported that Volvo was considering trimming its model line here in the United States, and according to Kicking Tires, it appears that the S40 sedan and V50 wagon are the first two models to get the axe. Both vehicles are relatively old – the current S40 debuted in 2004, the ...

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    Report: Volvo pondering slimming U.S. model range, adding finance arm
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    According to Automotive News, Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby has stated that the automaker will likely "trim [its] product line" in the United States over the next few years. Jacoby has not revealed exactly what models will be cut, but instead says that the company's core products here in the States ...

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    Video: Suzuki pits Kizashi against unlikely competitors
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    Suzuki Kizashi versus two unlikely competitors – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Suzuki is pitting its Kizashi against a handful of surprising competitors for a series of new television ads The spots are set to begin airing on Christmas day. Who are the surprising competitors? An ...

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    Volvo recalls four models over potential power seat flaw
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    Volvo is recalling a number of models due to faulty seat rails that may allow the passenger to slide the seat too far forward. According to the Swedish automaker, the mechanism was manufactured wrong, and if the passenger is seated too close to the dash, an injury may occur during an accident. ...

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    Report: Volvo mulling sub-S40 sedan, BMW X1 rival
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    Now that Volvo is no longer a part of Ford Motor Company, change is inevitable. The Swedish automaker can no longer rely on Ford to supply low-cost global platforms or new powertrains in the future, so that future may include fewer platforms and better model distinction. AutoWeek reports that Volvo ...

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    Volkswagen New Beetle still number one with the ladies
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    Volkswagen New Beetle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Men, take note: According to a new survey from research firm TrueCar, the Volkswagen New Beetle is (still) the ultimate car for women. Apparently, its combination of cute-as-a-button looks and affordable pricing make the reborn ...

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    Ryca Motors reimagines Suzuki S40 with a sportier flair
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    Ryca Motors CS-1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In case you hadn't noticed, cafe racers are in. In fact, retro in general has been seeing a resurgence of sorts for the last decade or so, and there's a certain intrinsic charm to motorcycles designed to be sportbikes before the term ...

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    Volvo recalling 82,000 S40 and V50 models
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    Volvo has announced a recall of 82,000 vehicles due to a rust problem that can lead to engine stall. The recall affects My 2004 through 2006 5-cylinder gasoline-powered S40 and V50 models. The majority of the problem cars are roaming the streets of the United States, Sweden and Germany as they are ...

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    Volvo planning major lineup changes
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    Automotive News is dishing on Volvo's product lineup plans between now and 2010. The newly released second-generation S80 won't see any major changes, nor will the new 70-series wagons, the C70, or the C30. The S40's going to bid us adieu, as there's price overlap with the S60, and the S60's not ...

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    Volvo aims for BMW
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    As long as BMW doesn't own Volvo, then the Swede is allowed to target the roundel's cars as competitors. Autocar reports that Volvo is shaking up the lowest two rungs on its sedan line to put more space between them, and to better compete with the 3 Series. The smallest sedan, the S40, will be be ...

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    VIDEO: Autoblog tries clutchless shifting but you shouldn't
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    For any self-respecting driver that has a car with a manual transmission, there are two things that cast shame; stalling and grinding. It doesn't matter if you're the only one in the car or if there are no other motorists on the road, the embarrassment associated with these gaffes is omnipresent. ...

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