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Volvo SUV drives across glass bridge to prove its safety

The world's longest and highest glass bridge was put to the test yet again in a public safety demonstration in preparation for its grand opening.

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Volvo XC90 T8 marketing stunt plugs in with free electricity

Known for its clever adverts, Volvo gets its juices flowing with a little help from others.

Volvo's new "Highway Robbery" advert shows the Swedish carmaker pilfering some free electricity from passing cars.

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Volvo S90 has 50/50 chance to get luxury Excellence trim in China

When you sit inside the XC90's back/front seats, it's easy to imagine a sedan version.

With half of the S90s in China likely to be chauffeured, we think it's a no-brainer for Volvo to offer it with the Excellence trim.

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2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Volvo Sensus

A Tablet-Sized, Beautiful Infotainment Experience

Think of Volvo's Sensus infotainment system as taking a tablet experience and planting it right into the center console.

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Volvo teases still more luxurious XC90 for Shanghai

Volvo is teasing an even more opulent version of the XC90 for the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. It appears to go beyond even the Excellence version and replaces the front passenger seat with something called the Lounge Console.

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Volvo's XC90 'ditch test' makes for radical video

One of the safety features on Volvo's new XC90 is called Run Off Road Protection, which detects when the car leaves the tarmac at high speed and prepares the cabin and occupants for an impact. After detection, the system retracts the seat belts while a spine protection element between the seat and the seat frame helps cushion the blow for passengers, the airbags are activated in case of a forceful frontal impact and release pin is sprung that re

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2015 Volvo XC90 proves Sweden's auto industry is alive and well [w/video]

The most important new Volvo in quite some time has made its first auto show appearance, with the second-generation XC90 debuting at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Volvo offers up more details on 2015 XC90 and its new infotainment system

We have more details on the 2015 Volvo XC90 and the all-new, touch-heavy infotainment system that will debut with it. An expansion of the Sensus system, as we've shown you before, we now know the new system won't only sport a large, vertically oriented touchscreen, but a head-up display and the ability to manage the systems via wheel-mounte

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Volvo's oldest model earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award [w/video]

Volvo ought to be tooting its horn over this one. The XC90, an SUV that has essentially been on sale for over 10 years, just captured a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The TSP+ is a new title, reserved for cars that earn "Good" or "Acceptable" ratings o

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Volvo details new drive assist features for next XC90 and future models [w/video]

Volvo wants us to know what kinds of new technology will be under the sheetmetal of the offerings that will sit on its Scalable Platform Architecture, the first of which will be included on the 2015 Volvo XC90 arriving at the end of next year. The silicon-chip onslaught starts with detection and auto braking for vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and large animals. The company's animal detection tech no

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Volvo demos autonomous self-parking car concept

A number of companies are developing autonomous vehicle technology – Google and Audi come to mind – but Volvo is applying its work in the area to a particular usage case: parking. The Swedish automaker has the tec

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Small plane gives Volvo buzz cut on landing

Frank and Heather Laudo got a surprise recently as they drove by the Northwest Regional Airport in Roanoke, Texas. The couple's Volvo XC90 was struck by a small aircraft coming in for a landing. Student pilot William Davis clipped the roof of the crossover with his plane's fixed landing gear, shattering glass in the vehicle and sending the plane sliding into a field. Davis' wife captured the wh

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