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Volvo Philippines strengthens its advocacy for road safety as it launches the ‘Safe Roads by Volvo’ program. By partnering with schools, Volvo PH aims to raise road safety awareness especially among school children, their parents or guardians, and other people in and around school premises. Volvo PH has been an …

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Volvo Cars reports a record revenue for the first six months of 2019 of SEK130.1 (Swedish Krona) billion, up from SEK122.9 billion year-on-year and buoyed by the best first half-year sales performance in the company’s history. For the first six months, sales amounted to a record 340,286 cars, a year-on-year …

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Swedish carmaker Volvo is recalling a total of 507,000 vehicles worldwide because of a plastic component in the engine that may melt and deform under intense heat, a spokesman from the company said. The company, which is owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., said that under extreme conditions, …

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Volvo Cars, a leader in automotive safety, and Uber, the leading ride-hailing firm, have presented a jointly-developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies. Uber and Volvo Cars entered a joint engineering agreement in 2016 and have since developed several …

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Volvo Cars has teamed up with cycling helmet manufacturer POC to create the world’s first crash tests designed to see how bike helmets perform against cars. With the groundbreaking new research project, both companies hope to develop better safety measures to further protect cyclists from accidents on the road. The …

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Volvo Cars has released the upgraded and newly-developed electrified powertrain options, to be made available across its entire model range going forward. In its statement, the Swedish carmaker has upgraded the current T8 and T6 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrains. This as it confirmed that it will introduce plug-in options …

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Volvo S60

If you’re looking to buy a Volvo car soon, we’ll give you one good reason why you should do it now, or at the very least, this year in 2019.  That’s because as part of the company’s Vision 2020 program, “which aims for no one to be killed or seriously …

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Volvo XC40

Scandinavian Motors Corporation, the authorized importer of premium Swedish marque Volvo Cars, has unveiled the all-new Volvo XC40 to welcome the summer in the Philippines. Powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine mated to an eight-speed geartronic automatic transmission, the new Volvo XC40 can deliver 252 hp and 350 Nm …

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2020 Volvo XC90

Volvo Cars has updated the Volvo XC90 midsize luxury crossover, led by and a newly-developed fuel-saving engine option that marks the next step in the company’s ambitious electrification strategy. For the first time, Volvo is offering an advanced kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) in its vehicles starting with the XC90. …

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Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018, breaking the 600,000 sales milestone for the first time ever since the company was founded in 1927. The company’s sales rose 12.4 percent to 642,253 cars in 2018, compared with the same period the year before. This is the fifth …

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Volvo Cars and Baidu is teaming up to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous cars for the Chinese market. The two companies entered into a strategic partnership to accelerate the pace of mass producing electric and autonomous cars. Baidu, a Chinese internet search provider, will work together with Volvo to …

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Volvo XC60

The all-new Volvo XC60 SUV–now available in the Philippines–features three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. The new safety features are designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or support–when required–to help avoid potential collisions. Volvo believes that these new features …

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Volvo is arguably a brand known for designing cars and trucks that are equipped with safety features and smart technology. As such, the Swedish automaker wants to live up with this statement by introducing a safety tech dubbed as Connected Safety. Connected Safety is a cloud-based service that enables Volvo …

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Volvo XC60

Recently-named World Car of the Year 2018 at the New York Auto Show, the new Volvo XC60 midsize SUV can now be seen in Volvo showrooms and pop-up stores nationwide. “We initially could only bring in limited volumes of the XC60 due to high international demand. But we now have …

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Volvo S60

Volvo Cars has launched the all-new S60 midsize executive sedan, and for the first time, it will not only be made in the company’s first manufacturing plant in the United States but it will also be the first Volvo model to not be sold with a diesel engine as part …

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