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volvo's new drive-e powertrain concept delivers more than 450 horsepower

Volvo’s Drive-E Powertrain Concept is delivering unique mix of performance and efficiency. Precisely, this unit is a triple boost 2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine which is potent to produce no less than 450 hp. More interestingly, the 450 hp (331 kW) High Performance Drive-E is based on a set of technologies not usually found in a four cylinder engine. The powerplant utilizes two parallel turbochargers that draw force from electrically powered

volvo lists new details, pricing of xc90

Volvo has shared new details on the upcoming all-new 2015 XC90 model and from what we know the vehicle will be offered in a new trim level structure that includes three trim levels – Momentum, Inscription and R-Design. Momentum provides a well-appointed vehicle designed to meet and exceed the needs of most customers. Inscription is crafted specifically for customers that hold an additional appreciation for craftsmanship, and desire increased comfort with exclusive features. R-Design rounds out the group and d

volvo v40 cross country gets all-wheel drive

Volvo has announced that its V40 Cross Country will get an added capability of All-Wheel Drive (AWD). The Drive-E powertrain with a 245 hppetrol turbo T5 engine is currently being introduced for the V40 Cross Country. This combination of the Drive-E T5 unit with AWD will make the driving experience for customers more adventurous and they will get all the control they need in any road condition. The powertrain of the vehicle also delivers 245 hp (180 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. In addition, the Swedish

2015 volvo xc90 r-design - innovative and sporty

After the revealing of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90, the manufacturer has presented the sporty version – R-Design. The trim level is available across all engine range and will be available to order from October, this year. The first deliveries are expected to start sometime during May, 2015. The exterior boasts a complete aerodynamics package including modified front and rear bumpers, extended wheel arches, different exhaust set up, big alloy wheels and matt silver side mirrors. Other highlights include sil

volvo cars debuts the new 2015 volvo xc90

Volvo Cars has officially unveiled the eagerly expected 2015 Volvo XC90 after months of speculation. As promised before the new SUV delivers world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, power and fuel efficiency, and a superior interior finish – all wrapped in a visually striking design. “This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just launching a car, but re-launching our brand. This day marks a new era for our company. The XC90 paves the way for a portfolio of exci

volvo releases truck that runs on natural gas

The Swedish auto maker Volvo has enhanced its truck range in Europe with the addition of a new version of the Volvo FE that runs entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG). The so-called Volvo FE CNG has been designed for activities that involve short driving cycles with repeated stops such as trash collection or local distribution. In addition to that the new Volvo FE CNG offers exceptional environmental cleanliness as natural gas has very low levels of harmful particles. If produced from biofuels, natural gas c

volvo pv444 model turns 70

Volvo PV444 makes 70 year anniversary this year. On 1st of September 1944 an exhibition opened at the newly built Royal Tennis Hall in Stockholm. The exhibition showed what the then newly built company had achieved and what plans to do in the feature. The exhibition covered the entire Volvo range and two new models: PV60 and the PV444, which were later called "Volvo's doves of peace" after the end of Second World War. PV60 was due to be presented in 1940, but because of the military situation

volvo introduces sensus connect technology

Volvo Sensus Connect is company’s connected car platform which will be introduced in North America in all 2015.5 Volvo models. It will be combined with the Volvo On Call telematics solution, and the Volvo On Call smartphone app. With this step Volvo becomes the first manufacturer to offer such a system as standard equipment across the entire model range. Sensus Connect was developed in order to deliver customers the access of infotainment. The new Volvo models will come equipped with cloud- and app-based servi

polestar volvo v60 d6 plug-in hybrid - more power

Polestar is now offering a power upgrade for Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid. The super-economical touring car boasts impressive performance and extremely low fuel consumption. The powertrain includes a 2.4 liter five-cylinder diesel and an electric motor – combined output of 302HP (222 kW) and 670Nm (494 lb-ft) of torque. This is an increase of 16HP (11 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) of torque compared to the normal version. The power is put on the road through a 6-speed automatic gearbox. This is the most powerful

the new volvo xc90 will be the first car to feature spa technology

The new Volvo XC90 will be the first car in its range that will be built on the new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) modular chassis technology that was developed by Volvo itself. “SPA and the XC90 are firm evidence of our Volvo-by-Volvo strategy. The XC90’s outstanding combination of luxury, space, versatility, efficiency and safety will bring the SUV segment into a new dimension, just as the original XC90 did in 2002,” says Dr P

2015 volvo xc90 to feature intellisafe solutions

Volvo XC90 Intellisafe Solutions is designed to make tricky parking situations and maneuvering in tight spaces easier than before. Extended Park Assist Pilot is included in the IntelliSafe support technologies. It offers automatic reversing into a parking bay, entering and exiting a parallel parking spot. Furthermore, this new feature in the 2015 XC90 also displays digitally created bird’s-eye view of the 360° area around the car on the large centre screen. These options turn the potentially stressful parking si

volvo xc90 to be driven by t8 twin engine

The gradual reveal of Volvo XC90 continues with additional information revealed by the Swedish automaker. Volvo has announced that its new SUV will offer combination of power and clean operation. It has also disclosed that the vehicle will be launched later this year. It will be an all-wheel drive seven seater, which is to deliver up to 400 horsepower (294 kW) but at the same time, it will also produce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of around 60 g/km on the NEDC driving cycle. This will make the future XC90 the fir