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First Drive

The XC90 is bigger, but this crossover is more important.

Volvo's best seller gets better.

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First Ride

Ascents and descents and a banked oval: The XC60 had to do it all.

The XC60 has accounted for 30 percent of Volvo's yearly sales. The new model needs to match that.

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We spoke with Lex Kerssemakers and Thomas Ingenlath in Geneva.

Volvo is far from dead in the US.

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In one video, of a 30 mph rollover test, the car is barely even dented.

All the cameras, radar, and sensors in the world won't do a lick of good when a two-ton projectile unavoidably slams into an immoveable object.

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Geneva

It looks a lot like a little XC90.

Hello, Hammer of Thor headlights.

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The upcoming XC60 will add crash-avoidance steering features.

Volvo, take the wheel!

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Wish your S60, V60, or XC60 had a sportier edge? Volvo is here to help with the new Polestar Performance Parts line.

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Polestar has extended its T6 AWD optimization package from the XC90 flagship to the smaller S60 sedan, V60 wagon, and XC60 crossover, raising output and improving response throughout the powertrain.

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Driver Thought Car Had Pedestrian-Detection System; It Didn't

A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.

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Instead of airing a big-budget ad during the Super Bowl this year, Volvo is launching a giveaway to determine who best deserves a new XC60.

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Every three years, a half dozen or so teams of sailors embark on an epic eight-month, round-the-world sailboat race formerly called the Whitbread Round the World Race and known since 2001 as the Volvo Ocean Race. This year's event started a month ago in Alicante, Spain, and will end next June at the Swedish automaker's hometown of Gothenburg. And to mark the occasion, just as it has in years past, Volvo has launched a special edition of one of its roadgoing models.

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Volvo is getting serious about emerging from the fringes and into the mainstream of the luxury automobile market. But if it's going to challenge the Germans, it's going to need a performance line. And that's just what it's developing with Polestar.

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Product Plan Includes Cross Country Models, But No Coupes

Things have been slow in Gothenburg the past few years, but they're picking up speed. The only new model Volvo has released in the past four years since it was taken over by Geely – that being the V40 introduced in 2012 – started its development when the company was still under Ford's umbrella. But now the Swedish automaker is preparing to launch a volley of new models, and the new XC90 is only the starting point.