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Volvo Plans Autonomous XC90 You Can ‘Eat, Sleep, Do Whatever’ In By 2021

The system’s current name is Highway Pilot, according to Henrik Green, Volvo’s Senior Vice President of Research & Development. The system will allow you to, “to ‘eat, sleep, work, watch a movie, relax, do whatever,” Green said today, a bold ambition for a company that previously had only said they had planned to be …Read […]

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Polestar Is Going To Make Volvo’s Hybrids More Awesome

Good news if you like hybrids but want them to be fun: Volvo is going to start offering Polestar Engineered editions of their T8 plug-in hybrid S60 and V60 models. This not only brings the performance-oriented Volvo models enthusiasts have wanted to market, but it also proves that there is still light in this world.…Read […]

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This Is Why Care By Volvo Has Been Such A Mess

When we last checked in with Care by Volvo, it was a mess. Members of the much-anticipated Volvo subscription service—which for $600 includes a car, insurance and basic maintenance—reported cars that went undelivered, silence from customer service and one blown deadline after another. But now we know it was because…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why Volvo’s Auto-Braking System Might Have Kept The Self-Driving Uber Crash From Being Fatal

The reason an Uber self-driving car fatally struck a pedestrian in March is coming into sharper focus, thanks to the release of a preliminary report on Thursday from the National Transportation Safety Board. But the agency’s findings raise a notable question: If the car—a Volvo XC90 outfitted with Uber’s own…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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These Crazy Volvo Fans Built The AWD Polestar C30 We Always Deserved

The C30 Polestar concept was everything Volvo’s little fun-hatch should have been, with all-wheel-drive and 405 horsepower. But the car buying public only ever got the front-wheel-drive C30, even when Polestar tuned it up. That is, unless you took matters into your own hands and Frankenstein’d an all-wheel-drive C30…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Will Care By Volvo Be Worth It Despite All The Problems?

Volvo’s new Care by Volvo subscription program is off to a rocky start. This innovative program is an alternative to traditional leasing in that a new XC40, insurance, maintenance, and 24/7 concierge service, among other amenities, are all included for a flat rate starting at $600 a month. And it’s all available at…Read more… Continue […]

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Japanese Automakers Are Just Now Realizing That They Should Start Hiring More Women

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 2018 Volvo S90 Is The Thoughtful Luxury Sedan

The 2018 Volvo S90 will make you feel fancier just by sitting in it. Between its clean Swedish lines and ornamental buttons, you may leave this car wondering why any other luxury car exists. If it’s not as fancy as the Volvo, just take it away. It is unworthy of carrying you. Read more… Continue […]

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