Volvo Says It's Pulling Out Of Motorsports, Everyone Cry Now

Volvo, the last bastion of Swedenism in the automotive landscape, was holding the line in motorsports, with entries in the Swedish Touring Car Championship and Australian V8 Supercars. And now Volvo just said that they won't be continuing after the contracts run out, and they're pulling out of racing entirely. » 12/16/14 5:45pm 12/16/14 5:45pm

Volvo To Announce V8 Supercar Program Soon...?

Not 24 hours since the first rumblings of a surprising-but-unlikely Volvo V8 Supercar program surfaced publicly, it's become clear that a confirmation of such a program is imminent. In fact, it could happen as soon as later this month. » 6/07/13 3:57am 6/07/13 3:57am

2009 Saab 9-3 Racer Readies For Swedish Battle

Recently absent from the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC), Saab will be entering the 2009 season with this specially prepped Saab 9-3 » 9/26/08 5:00pm 9/26/08 5:00pm. Going up against the likes of the , the Saab conforms to the series' S2000 specification with a 2.0-liter engine that runs on bio-ethanol fuel. That four-banger has been bolted…

Volvo C30 Is Mean Green Racing Machine

Those Swedish hippies are at it again. For 2008, Volvo is racing in the Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) with a C30 hatch that runs on bioethanol fuel. And to make sure everyone knows it, they've painted psychedelic flowers "GREEN RACING" all over it. Allegedly, the car is based on a standard production C30,… » 3/06/08 9:20am 3/06/08 9:20am