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Volvo Introduces XC90 Excellence Child Seat Concept

According to Volvo's Global Newsroom, Volvo Cars' design team has completely re-imagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. The move follows the Shanghai reveal of the XC90 Excellence and the Lounge Console Concept, which marked a bold and luxurious step forward for the Swedish car brand.

 
"We started by asking ourselves if we could make life easier for parents and safer for their children when it comes to the child seat experience. We focused on three key benefits - making it easier to get the child into and out of the child seat from an ergonomic…
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Volvo's Solution to Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo Cars has engineered a unique solution to integrate self-driving cars into real world traffic with people in the driver's seat. The 'Drive Me' project, entering its second year, aims to put 100 self-driving cars in the hands of customers around Gothenburg, Sweden by 2017. This public pilot is part of Volvo's long-term plan to achieve sustainable mobility and ensure a crash-free future.

 

One of the main challenges Volvo faced was designing an...

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Volvo Promotes XC90 with Google Cardboard

 

Volvo is using Google Cardboard as a marketing tool for its XC90 crossover, which will go on sale in spring 2015.

In case you have no clue what Google Cardboard is, here's what Google's official website has to say about it.

"Virtual reality has made exciting progress over the past several years. However, developing for VR still requires expensive, specialized hardware. Thinking about how to make VR accessible to more...

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Volvo's Drive Me Project Takes Off

Volvo's groundbreaking project "Drive Me" - featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions - is moving forward rapidly. The first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is performing well.



"The test cars are now able to handle lane following, speed adaption and merging traffic all by themselves. This is an important step towards our aim that the final 'Drive Me' cars will...
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Volvo XC90 First Editions Sell Out in 47 Hours

The First Edition of the all-new Volvo XC90 - 1,927 individually numbered cars only available for sale via digital commerce - sold out in 47 hours after it was released last week. Most of the cars were reserved within one hour from the start of sales. At its peak, 7 cars were sold every minute.

 

"We are very pleased, but not really surprised," said Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service of Volvo...
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Tom Wood Volvo Supports Alex's Lemonade Stand

Autumn is right around the corner, and September is childhood cancer awareness month. One of the great stories in raising funds and awareness of childhood cancer is Alex's Lemonade Stand, of which Volvo is a founding sponsor. We at Tom Wood Volvo are pleased to be able to do our part in supporting this great cause by donating $10 for each new Volvo that we sell.



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Volvo to Launch Thor's Hammer

Volvo's all-new XC90 - which will be launched in two weeks' time in Stockholm - will be the first car in its range to be built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) modular chassis technology developed in-house. SPA has been under in-house development at Volvo for the past four years and is the cornerstone of the company's ongoing transformation plan. It will be introduced with the all-new XC90 and then rolled out across the product range in future.



The benefits of SPA are twofold. First, the flexibility of SPA liberates Volvo's engineers...
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Experience the Volvo Service Advantage Today

We all know that when it comes to buying a vehicle Volvo is a stylish, safe, and dependable choice. But what can you expect after you've made a Volvo your own?



How about a complimentary Service Program with no sign-up required and no cost to you? When it comes to service, only Volvo can deliver the value you deserve. Whether it's our expertly trained technicians, our field-tested Volvo repair methods, or our Volvo Genuine Parts - we want to help you...
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