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Junkyard Find: 2005 Volvo S60 With Five-speed Manual Transmission

<img data-attachment-id="1730244" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/08/junkyard-find-2005-volvo-s60-with-five-speed-manual-transmission/26-2005-volvo-s60-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/26-2005-Volvo-S60-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.4","credit":"","camera":"SM-G960U1","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1591618410","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.0030674846625767","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2005 Volvo S60 in Colorado junkyard, RH front view" data-image-description=" 2005 Volvo S60 in Colorado junkyard, RH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/26-2005-Volvo-S60-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/26-2005-Volvo-S60-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1730244″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/26-2005-Volvo-S60-in-Colorado-junkyard-Photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”2005 Volvo S60 in Colorado junkyard, RH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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Is Volvo Working On An All-Electric P1800 Coupe Restomod?

It looks like Volvo is testing a new version of the classic P1800, as a camouflaged prototype was spotted outside the company’s Hällered Proving Ground near Gothenburg, Sweden. The prototype was spotted by a Volvo fan who instantly noticed that something weird is going on with this particular P1800 Coupe – apart from the full-body […]

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Maybe Next Year: Volvo Pushes Back Sales Targets to 2021

Volvo Cars will be unable to reach its global volume target of 800,000 vehicles this year. Considering everything that has — or hasn’t — happened in 2020, any automaker that ends the period moving more metal than they did in 2019 should probably have a statue erected in front of their headquarters celebrating a major […]

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On Again, Off Again: Volvo Aims to Get South Carolina Plant Back in Gear, but Something’s Missing

Is there a U.S. assembly plant that’s not currently producing a utility vehicle that doesn’t need one? Perhaps, but that doesn’t describe Volvo Cars’ Ridgeville, South Carolina facility, which builds the new-for-2019 S60 sedan. A still-shiny plant situated near Charleston’s busy harbor that only opened a year prior to the S60’s launch, the facility shuttered […]

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