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    Volvo recalls over 140K 2001-2005 and 2010 MY vehicles over fuel system issues
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    Vehicles manufactured by Volvo are the subject of two different recalls newly announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). The recalls, both involving problems with fuel systems, cover more than 140,000 vehicles manufactured within the past decade. The first recall is directed at 136,100 2001-2005 model year S60, S80, V70, XC70, ...

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    Volvo's DRIVe vehicles go from UK to Italy on one tank, win award, drive virtual Facebook miles
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    Volvo's DRIVe range, which have lower CO2 emissions compared to standard models, have managed to win the person responsible for the range, Ulf Nordström, Talentia's "Intrapreneur of the Year" award. What's so good about these vehicles? Well, Volvo recently showed off how frugal they are by having European journalists drive the two new diesel DRVEe ...

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    Nearly 12,000 Volvo S80, XC60, and XC70 models recalled over stall concerns
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    A software glitch is responsible for 11,993 Volvo models being recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The campaign includes model year 2008-2010 S80 models, 2010 S60 models, 2009-2010 XC70 models, and the 2010 XC60, all running faulty software in their central electronic modules (CEM). According to NHTSA, the signal from ...

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    Volvo mulling S80 R-Design?
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    Volvo has transitioned from R-badged cars delivering increased performance to R-Design vehicles carrying more visual horsepower, but no additional underhood muscle. Volvo's R-Design models are well-trimmed and attractive, and Volvo wants to see if there's interest in an S80 wearing more athletic trappings. A tentative step toward a full-blown R-Design S80 ...

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    Swedish heatwave prompts recall of thousands of flex fuel Volvos
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    After receiving hundreds of complaints from Swedish drivers who have been left stranded by the side of the road, Volvo has recalled 8,500 of its V70 and S80 Flexifuel vehicles. Apparently the rigorous environmental testing the car maker employs does not extend to heatwaves like the one Sweden happens to be caught in the grips of...wait a sec. Heatwave? ...

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    Geneva Preview: Volvo readies updated S80 for Swiss debut
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    Amidst the turmoil surrounding the future of Volvo, the Swedish automaker is plugging away on refreshing its current line-up and offering an updated range of start-stop-equipped models. Joining the new DRIVE models at the Geneva Motor Show will be a reworked version of the automaker's flagship, the 2010 Volvo S80 sedan.The exterior benefits from a new ...

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    Volvo announces new 2.4L 5-cylinder diesel for S80
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    Over in Europe, Volvo's top end model - the S80 - will be getting a new engine option this year in the form of a new 2.4L five cylinder diesel. This engine replaces an existing one with the same displacement and configuration. The new engine has an aluminum block and cylinder head and most of the latest in diesel technology. Fuel is delivered directly to ...

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    Volvo unveils long-wheelbase S80L for Chinese market
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    Just like the long-wheelbase Audi A4L that debuted in China yesterday, Volvo has just rolled out a longer S80 with an extended wheelbase designed to suit Chinese premium car buyers' tastes. Unlike the Audi, we have a profile shot to show the extra length of the Volvo S80L. Volvo entered the Chinese market with its locally built S40 in 2006. Now it has made ...

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    Attractive in aluminum: Heico Sportiv S80 shines at 2007 SEMA show
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    Click above image for a high resolution gallery of photos German Volvo tuner Heico Sportiv brought the goods to the 2007 SEMA Show with its S80 T6 HPC Concept. The car has been more than a year in the making and features a 7-layer "aluminum effect" paint job that looks absolutely stunning in person and pretty darn good in pics, too. This Swedish beauty also ...

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    Volvo doubles award money for Hometown Heroes
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    Volvo has one of the coolest contests going right now: the Volvo for Life campaign. The grand prize winner gets a brand new, Swedish-built, rolling tribute to safety every three years for the rest of his or her life. In our book, the coolest part of the contest is how one actually wins the prize. Friends and family nominate potential winners based on their ...

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    E85-swilling Heico Sportiv Volvo S80 High Performance
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    Click image for high-res gallery With SEMA right around the corner, it's high time Autoblog is flooded by audacious performance tuners' creations showing more bling than 50 Cent. The German aftermarket gurus at Heico Sportiv passed up plenty of sweet German hardware in favor of the Swedish Volvo S80, and the end result is far cooler than anything you can ...

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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 much larger than the S40. The C30's going to serve as the ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2007 Volvo S80 V8 AWD
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    Click the image to view the high-resolution gallery Even before safety was such a critical part of the buying process, Volvo had pushed the envelope by offering cutting-edge technology and cold, hard steel to protect its vehicles' occupants. Today, everything from luxury BMWs to basic Hyundais have five star crash protection, but Volvo is doing what it ...

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    Volvo installs 4-cyl engines in V70 and S80
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    Volvo has announced that both the V70 station wagon and the S80 large sedan will include new 4-cylinder powertrains to offer cleaner options in the range. The two powertrains are already installed in other Volvo models, such as the S40 and V50. One is gasoline, the other is a diesel. Let's start with the gasoline engine: A 2.0 liter aluminium engine which ...

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    IIHS tests reveals that money doesn't always buy safety
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    Click the image above for a gallery of all the IIHS contenders.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released its most recent round of crash tests, rating everything from the Kia Amanti to the BMW 5-series in one fell swoop. With a focus set on more luxury-oriented vehicles, the IIHS tested six new models to destruction, and walked away with ...

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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 made over from a 4-door sedan into a 5-door hatchback along ...

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    Volvo S80, Scion xB score 'good' on IIHS crash tests
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    "Good" is such a broad term. When we go looking at crash test data, "good" is not the word that grabs us by the earlobes and says "Hey! I'll save your tail!" "Good" indicates a level of competence perhaps elevated from average levels of acheivement, but the word doesn't connote stellar performance upon first glance. When you realize that "good" is where the ...

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    Volvo adds T6 Turbo AWD to S80 line
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    click above image to view high-res pics of the 2008 Volvo S80 T6 Turbo AWDVolvo has given the S80 line a little more power and traction with the introduction of the T6 Turbo AWD edition. The T6 utilizes a twin-scroll turbo unit to provide the extra power, and the velvety-smooth 3.2L inline six has been down-sized to 3.0L due to a narrower cylinder bore and ...

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    Whiplash a serious problem with many vehicles, says IIHS
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in Arlington, Va. has just concluded testing on some 75 vehicles' head restraint systems and after performing a simulated rear-end impact of 20 MPH, only 22 of the systems received the top score of "good."At the head of the class was Audi's A4, S4 and A6, along with the Chevy Cobalt, Ford Five Hundred ...

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    Super recyclable new Volvo S80 arriving Down Under
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    Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the Volvo S80.Volvo is coming off a bumper year for sales in Australia when shipments were up 37 percent. But the Swedish automaker isn't ready relax yet. Volvo has just released is the new flagship S80 luxury sedan, available with either a Yamaha designed and built 4.4-litre V8 petrol, a 3.2-litre ...

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