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    Volvo S80
    Volvo, Ford, Chrysler recalling thousands
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    The NHTSA says Ford, Volvo and Chrysler are recalling a total of about 300,600 vehicles.Ford gets off relatively light and is bringing in 422 Crown Vics and Mercury Grand Marquis to replace improperly secured windshields.Volvo, however, will install new software to fix speed controls on more than 170,000 cars. Models affected include the 1999-2000 C70 ...

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    Volvo slaps sticker on new S80
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    Volvo has seen fit to finally price the S80, its flagship sedan, for the U.S. market. The S80 3.2 I6 will start at $38,705 and the S80 V8 will begin at $47,350. The 3.2 I6 model features the Scandinavian brand's new in-line six-cylinder engine that develops 235 horsepower and 236 ft-lbs. or torque and is available only in front-wheel drive, while the V8 ...

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    Volvo's profitablity waning
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    In Ford's Premier Auto Group (PAG) one manufacturer has stood alone, sustaining a high degree of prosperity in the past. However, in the last two years, Volvo has seen a decline in its new vehicle sales and judging by figures from the first half of 2006, those numbers seem to be dwindling even more.As far as dollars and cents are concerned, PAG condenses ...

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    Volvo making a passage to India
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    Volvo has announced that it will enter the Indian market starting in Q4 2006. The company cites a bustling Indian economy and a projected increase in new car sales there as the primary reasons behind the decision. The headquarters for the Indian division will be set up in Delhi, and three dealerships will be established in the country later this year. Volvo ...

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    Volvo: Cleaner driving now also available inside your car
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    Most of our stories here at AutoblogGreen are about what our cars do (or don't do) to the environment. Volvo seems to think that how clean it is inside the car is also worth thinking about.  The new Volvo S80 has what Volvo is calling a Clean Zone Interior Package (CZIP) that "creates the healthiest passenger environment possible and the first car with ...

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    Forbes picks 'Safest Cars' for 2006
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    The list-meisters over at Forbes Magazine are at it again, this time short-listing what it says are the safest cars available in 2006. And it is indeed a short list-- just four cars: Acura RL Honda Civic Saab 9-3 Volvo S80 Forbes based its results on vehicles posting high Consumer Reports accident avoidance findings, as well as ...

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    Will Volvo kill the S60?
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    AutoWeek is reporting that Volvo's S60 may be on the chopping block as the company’s new S80 (unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show) has become significantly sportier, and the next S40 (due in 2010) will certainly grow in size. With the new S80 stretching 191 inches tip to tail and the next S40 likely coming in at around 177 inches, company officials are ...

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    Volvo S80's new inline-six a tidy package
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    The new 2007 Volvo S80 will debut with an all-new inline six-cylinder engine designed in-house. The all-aluminum straight six was designed to be as small as possible, nearly the same size as the company’s trademark five-cylinder engines, so that it can be mounted transversely in the S80 and mated to a new six-speed automatic transmission. ...

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    Holy Geneva! 2007 Volvo S80 revealed in advance of Swiss debut
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    Volvo's renaissance started with 1999's S80 flagship sedan, and the turnaround appears to have come full circle with its successor, seen here for the first time without camouflage. In what looks to be yet another premature press photo distribution leak, the good folks who frequent SwedeSpeed have provided us with an advance glimpse into Gothenburg's ...

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    Volvo S80: Countdown to 2007
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    We first reported on Autoblog (primarily with photos) about Volvo's new S80 back in October, but more details on the Swedish-born, Ford-owned company's flagship were reported recently over at the Detroit News.Front and all-wheel drive (AWD) will continued to be offered and a 4.4-liter, V8 engine is being considered for the car, as well as a turbo diesel. ...

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