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    Volvo V70
    Official: Volvo V70 and XC70 and Ocean Race special editions wash ashore ahead of Geneva
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    Volvo will unveil the third in its series of new concepts to the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, but it will also bring a flotilla of special editions to the Swiss show. The V70 and XC70 are getting limited-edition models called simply Edition, and the V40, V40 Cross Country, V60 and XC60 will have Volvo Ocean Race Editions. The Edition models outfit the cars ...

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    Geneva: Volvo brings a whole new 2014 showroom for Geneva's approval
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    Sometimes it takes smaller automakers a bit longer than the industry average to rotate and freshen their product lineups. Volvo has taken a big swing for the 2014 model year in that regard, and has brought along a full product portfolio of new cars. In the main, this means that the Swedish brand has fast-tracked facelifts for its already-attractive ...

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    Volvo V70
    Volvo adding stop-start tech to automatic trans-equipped vehicles
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    Volvo is methodically adding stop-start technology to its vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission over in Europe. The stop-start tech, which initially is only available on vehicles with the 2.0-liter D3 turbodiesel engine, cuts CO2 emission by approximately ten grams per kilometer and reduces fuel consumption by 0.4 liter per 100 ...

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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 will be the S60 sedan, as well as the XC60 and XC90 ...

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    Official: Volvo announces new S80 Executive and V70 R-Design
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    Hot on the heels of the upgraded S60 and XC60 R-Design models, Volvo has announced two new editions of its top-of-the-line sedan and station wagon. First up is the S80 Executive, which enhances the Swedish flagship's interior with such touches as ventilated, massaging leather seats, an analog clock, plush carpeting and leather on the door panels and ...

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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 will soon go from three platforms to two by adding some new ...

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    Volvo V70
    Heico Volvo V70 T6 R-Design hauls more than kids, but carries massive pricetag
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    A Volvo wagon from a tuner can't help but sound exciting to us. Externally, the Volvo V70 T6 R-Design by Heico Sportiv delivers what you'd expect for an exclusive Euro express, carrying an eye-watering €70,193 price tag (that's more than $86,000 USD). Metallic sapphire black is the only color available for the limited-edition run of 100 cars. Ride ...

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    Volvo V70
    Volvo V70 axed in favor of front-drive XC70, S80 V8 going away?
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    It's a refrain that two-box enthusiasts have to be tired of hearing, but proper station wagons apparently remain a really hard sell in America. The latest casualty appears to be segment-stalwart Volvo, which, according to a leaked dealer document from an AB tipster (click here to view), is apparently giving up on its V70 estate in the U.S. As noted in a ...

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    Volvo V70
    Volvo launches S80 and V70 DRIVe editions, bringing 119 g/km CO2 to saloon and estate levels
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    A little over two years ago, Volvo introduced four-cylinder engines to the V70 and S80 models. This year, with new clean diesel powerplants, the two models also get the company's DRIVe badging and now emit just under 120 grams of CO2 per kilometer – one gram under that level, to be exact. The 119 figure is available in either model, but which trim ...

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    Volvo introduces new direct injected, turbocharged 2.0-liter GTDi
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    Direct injection and turbocharging go together like peanut butter and jelly. Abbot and Costello. Brett Favre and protracted retirement negotiations. And it's easy to understand why, considering that very few of us seem willing to give up performance in the name of fuel efficiency and these two technologies combined squeeze both extra ponies and extra ...

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    Volvo V70
    Volvo introduces new direct injected, turbocharged 2.0-liter GTDi
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    Direct injection and turbocharging go together like peanut butter and jelly. Abbot and Costello. Brett Favre and protracted retirement negotiations. And it's easy to understand why. Few of us seem willing to give up performance in the name of fuel efficiency and the combined efforts of these two technologies squeeze both extra ponies and extra mileage ...

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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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    Volvo V70
    Ener1 to supply batteries for Volvo PHEV, what about Th!nk?
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    Volvo is building several plug-in hybrid prototypes of its V70 station wagon to begin field tests this fall in Europe. The cars are using lithium ion battery packs that will be supplied by Indiana-based Ener1. The 11.3 kWh packs will provide 31 miles of electric driving range through the rear wheels. Once the batteries reach the depletion point, the ...

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    Volvo V70
    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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    Volvo V70
    Volvo announces diesel plug-in hybrid for 2012 [w/video]
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    Volvo and Vattenfall have just made an announcement that should hurry the Swedish car maker along the hybrid highway. The two companies have partnered to develop a plug-in diesel hybrid that is expected to begin series production in 2012 with the first three demonstration vehicles to be completed this summer. Volvo, of course, will supply the cars, while ...

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    Volvo V70
    Volvo and Vattenfall team up to develop plug-in hybrid [w/video]
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    Volvo and Vattenfall have just made an announcement that should hurry the Swedish car maker along the hybrid highway. The two companies have partnered to develop a plug-in diesel hybrid that should begin series production in 2012 with the first 3 demonstration vehicles to be completed this summer. Volvo, of course, will supply the cars while the energy ...

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    Volvo V70
    Rendered Speculation: Volvo's Vs could get new roofline
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    One of the last bastions of contentment for wagon lovers may be over as reports indicate that Volvo is considering abandoning the classic long and low shape for something a bit more modern. Of course, that means a higher roof-line, ground clearance and seating position, along with a slightly trimmed footprint. In fact, the Swedish automaker seriously ...

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    Volvo V70
    Wagons Ho! Volvo V70 gets R-Design treatment
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    Click above for more high-res pics of the Volvo V70 R-DesignOnce upon a time, there was a subtle wagon called the V70R who's meek outward appearance belied the snortiest turbo 5-cylinder Volvo has ever put in a production car. All-wheel-drive helped the power get to the ground instead of immolating the front tires, and the R sat atop the V70 trim-level ...

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    Volvo V70
    Bats and Boats - Special edition Volvos for Bo' Sox fans and sailors alike
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    New England is Volvo Country. It's also home territory for the loved and loathed Red Sox. There's plenty of cars plastered with "B" stickers, license plates and trinkum. Long a sponsor of Red Sox baseball, Volvo's rolled out a special edition of its stubby C30. The Kammback hatch comes with a factory-fitted Team logo stuck to the glass of the rear hatch, ...

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