Tag: Volvo

Volvo’s Subscription Service May Breach California’s Franchise Law

<img data-attachment-id="1681978" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog.jpeg" data-orig-size="1350,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volvo grille loog" data-image-description=" volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681978″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog.jpeg 1350w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It’s no secret that Volvo dealers aren’t keen on the factory subscription plan. Last December, the California […]

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Volvo Recalls 507,000 Diesel Vehicles Globally

<img data-attachment-id="1682400" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255.jpg" data-orig-size="784,538" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volvo logo" data-image-description=" Twin Design/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-450×309.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682400″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”419″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-610×419.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-450×309.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-768×527.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255-120×82.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_272953358-e1563827878255.jpg 784w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volvo Cars is recalling 507,000 vehicles worldwide over a bum engine component that it claims could lead to […]

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Piston Slap: Goodwill Repair, Goodwill Replace Again? (PART II)

Caroline Writes: Good day Sajeev: I was blessed to find your information on line.  I am experiencing the exact issues mentioned on your site regarding my 2013 Volvo S60. Do you have any advice regarding the best way to handle this matter? Here are the details: November 2015, I purchased a used 2013 Volvo S60 […]

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Volvo Needs to Cut Costs by $214 Million, Profit Declines in First Half of 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1681978" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog.jpeg" data-orig-size="1350,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volvo grille loog" data-image-description=" volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681978″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/volvo-grille-loog.jpeg 1350w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volvo is planning on reducing fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish kronor. That sounds like a lot, […]

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2019 Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design Review – One Sweet Swede

2019 Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder (316 horsepower @ 5,700 rpm; 295 lb-ft @ 2,200-5,400 rpm) Eight-speed automatic, all-wheel drive 21 city / 32 highway / 25 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 11.1 city, 7.3 highway, 9.4 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $40,300 (U.S) / $52,400 (Canada) As Tested: $55,490 […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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Volvo USA Is Having Its Best Year Since 2007 As 2019 Sales Are Set to Top 100,000

<img data-attachment-id="1679164" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Full car range","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Full car range","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Volvo Cars USA full lineup" data-image-description=" Image: Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679164 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg” alt=”2019 Volvo Cars USA full lineup – Image: Volvo” width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Thanks […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1678240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg" data-orig-size="630,420" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1998 Opel Monterey" data-image-description=" Image Opel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678240 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Opel-monterey-14.jpg 630w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the Wednesday QOTD last week, we began our considerations of the truck and SUV models from the […]

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How Nvidia and Volvo plan to drive the autonomous truck industry

Nvidia and Volvo Group announced a plan to collaborate on self-driving trucks in multiple commercial truck industries. Speaking at Volvo Group’s Gothenburg, Sweden headquarters on a press call, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said the deal will help transform the multi-hundred-billion-dollar commercial truck industry and improve safety for construction workers. The companies did not share financial […]

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Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads

Volvo has announced a commercial first for its electric autonomous trucks. The Swedish automotive titan has partnered with ferry and logistics giant DFDS to use Volvo Trucks’ autonomous, electric vehicles to transport goods between a logistics hub and a port in Sweden. By way of a quick recap, Volvo has been ramping up its autonomous […]

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Emphasis on Safety: Uber, Volvo Launch Next Generation of Autonomous SUVs

<img data-attachment-id="1677402" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-e1560363547868.jpg" data-orig-size="3525,2649" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving" data-image-description=" Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677402″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/254701_Volvo_Cars_and_Uber_present_production_vehicle_ready_for_self-driving-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Uber Advanced Technologies unveiled the next generation of […]

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2019 Volvo V90 Cross Country T6 AWD Review – Plush Wagon, Plus a Little Extra

<img data-attachment-id="1676976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1554113498","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"66","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Volvo V90 CC front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676976 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Volvo V90 CC front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-V90-CC-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 Volvo […]

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The DeanBeat: The building blocks of better AR/VR at Augmented World Expo

Most of the tech at the Augmented World Expo 2019 event wasn’t about games. But it was still intriguing for me to see the technologies that are coming together that will lead to the next-generation augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality technologies. Some people have given up on these technologies as the path toward […]

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Volvo to Implement ‘Mixed-reality’ Development Tool

<img data-attachment-id="1675662" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-e1559153796630.jpg" data-orig-size="4110,2740" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Volvo Cars and Varjo launch world-first mixed reality application for car development","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car" data-image-description=" volvo cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675662″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> Like all automakers, Volvo is keen to promote itself as a cutting-edge manufacturer, and now has a new tool in its arsenal to […]

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Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets

Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to enable safe driving with an augmented reality headset that you could eventually wear while driving. It can give you visual alerts, using computer graphics to highlight hazards ahead of you on the road. Volvo is using Varjo’s XR-1 developer edition headset, which is like a VR headset […]

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