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Gesundheit! All Volvo models now allergy-friendly

Ursäkta! It's how you say "Excuse me!" in Swedish, though you might not be hearing it much anymore as Volvo has managed to get Oeko-Tex certification for all of its interior fabrics including the roof lining, floor mats, luggage compartment mats, upholstery, door panels, leather-trimmed steering wheels and seat belts. This means the entire Volvo line-up is now completely allergy friendly and won't make any of your frie

Kia engineers specific smells just for Europeans

While some people love "that new car smell", others are more worried about the health dangers of breathing in the noxious VOCs. Oddly enough, not all noses are created equally. It seems that, like their cars, European sniffers are tuned a bit differently than the schnozes in Korea. Accordingly, before Kia introduces new models into the Europ

Volvo tests other kinds of emissions - New Car Smell - in their cars

You are all familiar with that new car smell, right? Whenever someone gets into a brand new car off the showroom floor, they are bombarded with odors ranging from new plastics to chemicals burning off newly hot parts underhood. While most everyone wants to know that their car is factory-fresh, those smells can truly be harmful... sorta akin to sniffing glue you might say. While some people are more bothered by the odorific... uh, odors than others, the noses of a few testers at Volvo have got yo