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 8:05pm 12/16/14 8:05pm

Why Volvo Thinks It Can Eliminate All Deaths In Its Cars By 2020

Safety is a science-based religion at Volvo – its founders named "humans" the most important part of a car in the early thirties. Their latest project, Vision 2020, set the goal of eliminating death in all of their new cars in five years time. For most companies that would seem utopian nonsense, but this is the… » 12/09/14 12:05pm 12/09/14 12:05pm

Volvo Has A Plan To Bring Itself Back From Zombie State In The U.S.

Ever since Volvo found itself sloughed off from Ford in the wake of the Carpocalypse, it was adrift among the heaving seas of the global auto market. Rescued by China's Geely, it just dusted itself off and is now preparing itself for a US comeback, announcing big investments and an all-new product line. » 11/19/14 2:35pm 11/19/14 2:35pm

Scott McLaughlin Wins V8 Supercars Race In Last Lap

Scott McLaughlin has overtaken Garth Tander to win the V8 Supercars race on Phillip Island in his #33 blue Volvo. Tander ran out of fuel before the final corner, and McLaughlin was able to get past him. Reader and Opponaut Nobody brings us this amazing animated gif of McLaughlin celebrating with burn outs. » 11/16/14 10:02am 11/16/14 10:02am

This Koenigsegg One:1 Vs. Volvo Truck Ad Is Ridiculously Wonderful

When we first saw that a Volvo Truck was going to race a Koenigsegg One:1 last week, you could've definitely colored us excited. The end result is, as most things in life, kind of disappointing. But if you skip the fat infomercial bit in the middle, it's still a fantastic race. » 11/11/14 9:44am 11/11/14 9:44am