Tag: Volvo

2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country Prototype Gets By With Limited Camouflage

Volvo isn’t done testing its updated S90 and V90 family, as our spy photographers spotted this mildly camouflaged V90 Cross Country prototype, trying to pretend there’s nothing different about it. There are changes to the design, make no mistake about it. They are, however, hidden by black tape. When the veils come off, we expect […]

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Volvo Opens Order Books For Electric XC40 Recharge P8 AWD (But Doesn’t Say Where…)

The order books for the all-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD have just been opened in select markets. Which markets are those, you ask? Well, they didn’t say. But Volvo did communicate that tens of thousands of consumers have expressed their interest in the electric SUV while several thousand people have committed to firm orders […]

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Analysts Says Consolidation Within Car Industry Will Continue

Consolidation within the automotive space shows no signs of stopping and according to data and analytics company GlobalData, will continue through 2020. The final quarter of this year has been marked with the huge alliance formed between PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker. The former head of FCA, […]

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2021 Volvo S90 And V90 Spied With Mild Revisions

Volvo took the facelifted S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country out for another round of testing, this time in sub-zero temperatures near the Arctic Circle. The prototypes still hide the changes beneath black tape, yet from the looks of it, we don’t expect any major styling updates. Instead, the designers have concentrated their efforts on […]

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Polestar 2 Tooling Trial Prototypes Roll Off Chinese Plant’s Assembly Line

The Polestar 2 is now one step closer to getting delivered to customers, as the Volvo-owned performance brand has kicked off tooling trial production of the EV. The first Polestar 2 prototypes have started to roll off the assembly line at the Luqiao factory in China in preparation for series production. Tooling trial production is […]

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Digital Keys Are Getting Smarter, Will Provide Access Even If Your Smartphone Is Dead

Digital keys are about to get a lot smarter as the Car Connectivity Consortium is finalizing standards for the next-generation of the technology. Dubbed digital key release 2.0, the specification is slated to be complete late this year and will use a new “scalable architecture to support mass adoption.” The upcoming specification uses NFC (Near […]

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