Volvo's longtime product chief and new head of American operations reveals that the ponderous S60 Cross Country is intended more for developing countries, but will be offered Stateside initially on a limited basis.
The Volvo V60 Cross Country is a soft-roader that offers light capability when the going gets tough, wrapped in swaths of luxury and style. We take one for a spin on the paved and dirt roads of northern California to see what's what.
The new S60 Cross Country is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to expanding Volvo's line of soft-roaders. But just how many more models does Volvo have left to give the rough-and-tumble treatment?
Volvo moves one of its most senior executives into its US headquarters to call the shots not only for the US market, but for all of the Americas, as outgoing US sales chief Tony Nicolosi takes over the financial services department.
The Second Annual One Show Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards celebrated the best commercials and print spots of the year during the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. The winners came from all over the world and a variety of brands, and we collected them all right here. Check out the best of 2014 and see if you agree.
The Volvo XC90 R-Design at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show is covered in some gorgeous satin blue paint to cover its more aggressive front and rear design. However, the interior offers luxurious comfort with a mix of Nubuck and Nappa leather upholstery and upgraded trim. This is the XC90 for the driver who wants a touch of sport from their Swede.
Volvo Cars may have been acquired by a Chinese automaker, but over at its former parent company, the tide of ownership has gone in the opposite direction as the Volvo Group has acquired 45 percent of Dongfeng's truck operations.
Want some of Volvo's Cross Country goodness, but really prefer a sedan with a trunk over a wagon? You're in luck, friend, because that's precisely what the Swedish automaker has in store with the launch of the new S60 Cross Country.
Volvo will demonstrate a new safety innovation at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas next month that enables vehicle-to-cyclist communication to warn both a driver and a bicycle rider about an impending collision. It was developed in partnership with POC, a maker of safety gear for gravity sports athletes, and Ericsson, and works through a smartphone app and the Volvo cloud.