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Limited Edition Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Coming Soon

The Volvo wagon is most definitely back in the U.S., and together with performance and tuning partner Polestar, 2014 also welcomes the quickest factory Volvos to date: The V60 and S60 Polestar. Only 120 of the ultra-limited edition sportswagon and sedan will be available in the U.S.



With a host of upgrades, from the chassis all the way through to the exterior, the latest from the Volvo and Polestar partnership represent the best automotive experience that Sweden has to offer. Both models will be on display in the U.S. for the very first time at a special…
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Volvo Turns Functionality and Safety into Emotional Experiences

The Volvo Concept XC Coupé has a strong connection to both an active outdoor lifestyle and Volvo Car Group's aim to offer customers a world-class safety and support package. “Enjoying a car with great power and capabilities, at the same time as you are safe and protected, gives a great feeling of joy and freedom,” says Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars. See what else he has to say about how safety relates to the Volvo brand:
 
Your design direction is based on the core virtues of Scandinavian Design. What’s the connection to Volvo Concept…
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Volvo Toys With Your Emotions

The first scientific experiment of its kind has revealed that beautiful car design can tangibly evoke a powerful range of feelings that are on a par with the most basic of human emotions. The scientific experiment, conducted by Volvo Car Group in collaboration with EEG specialists Myndplay, tested respondents to analyze how the brain reacts emotionally to car design and how design aesthetics actually make us feel.



EEG is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp and measures voltage fluctuations resulting from ionic current flows within the neurons of the brain. The experiment proved that humans react emotionally to…
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Play Volvo Trivia to Win Great Prizes

Daily through 12/20, Volvo USA will pose a question to their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers testing their knowledge of Volvo trivia, history or their latest models. Respondents who answer each question correctly will be entered for a chance to win a great Volvo gift set:
Good luck! While you’re feeling social, visit Tom Wood Volvo on Facebook and Google +!

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Holiday Shopping Made Easy with Tom Wood Gift Cards

Tom Wood Gift Cards are available at all of our Indianapolis dealerships and make a wonderful holiday gift! They are available in any denomination and are redeemable at any Tom Wood location. They can be used toward the purchase of an extended warranty, for a set of tires, a complete vehicle detail, a remote start system, or any other service. See Tom Wood Volvo for details!

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Volvo C70 Bids Farewell in 2013

2013 will be the last year for the Volvo C70 convertible, according to Volvo’s website which states that production will stop after this year. This isn’t too surprising, as the Swedish plant that produces the C70 was scheduled to close in 2013.



The Volvo C70 was originally a two-door coupe and soft-top convertible introduced in the US in 1998. The second generation of the C70, which debuted in 2006, was a hardtop convertible model with a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine.

Rumor has it that Volvo may eventually replace the C70 with a production version of the Volvo…
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Volvo Sensus Connected Touch Connectivity System Wins Design Award

A jury of international designers and design experts has awarded Volvo’s new connectivity system Sensus Connected Touch the prestigious 2013 Red Dot Design Award. Sensus Connected Touch gives the Volvo owner outstanding possibilities, including the world’s first voice-activated Spotify connection integrated in a car.



“Our connectivity solutions are designed to make driving more enjoyable and safe. The Red Dot Design Award confirms that this approach to an intuitive, human-centric user experience fulfils modern car owners’ desire to remain constantly connected also when driving,” says Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Car Group…
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Volvo Experiments with Pure Tension Pavilion for V60 Plug-In Hybrid

After introducing the V60 plug-in hybrid in Italy, Volvo is proud to share the ?Pure Tension Pavilion.? The pavilion ? a spectacular free-standing tensioned membrane structure ? is a rapidly deployable and portable solar charging station for the world-first diesel plug-in hybrid. It is the winning project resulting from a competition for architects and designers held in May and commissioned by Volvo Car Italia. The Pure Tension charging station together with the V60 plug-in hybrid will now be part of a road-show through Italy?s biggest cities.



The Pavilion was shown for the first time at an event in Milan. This May…
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Tom Wood Volvo Service Manager Seeks Bike Donations

Our own Tom Wood Volvo Service Manager Bill Demaree is looking for your help to make a difference in our community!

He has recently become affiliated with the Society of St. Vincent dePaul, a shelter that is looking for people to donate bikes for our local homeless population. These adult bikes, in working or non-working condition, can help them become mobile to find work, shelter, and food. Bill himself has already donated a few bikes, and has found five more to give them just by spreading the word. Do you have any gently used bikes around your house that you…
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