Volvo XC90 Wins Russian "SUV of The Year," We Offer Alternatives

Nobody will argue that the Volvo XC90 is a pretty decent SUV. It's stylish, comfortable, and even comes with a V8 now. But all that doesn't explain why it won "Russian SUV of The Year"...for the third time. Considering the soft nature of the big Volvo, we would have thought the hardened fist of Russian nationalism… »6/11/08 11:20am6/11/08 11:20am

2009 Executive Volvos As Comfy As A Swedish Bordello

We all know that Volvos XC90 and S80 are safe places to be, but check the "executive" box in participating countries and you could also be in for all the creature comforts that being an exec entails. In addition to the pastures worth of hand-sewn bovine and forests of wood inserts you'd expect, the Volvo also gets… »4/10/08 12:45pm4/10/08 12:45pm

Detroit Auto Show: Volvo R-Design XC90 Adds Sporty Style Without Burden of Sporty Performance

Do you drive a Volvo C30, S40, V50 or XC90 and are worried your neighbors don't quite understand you purchased an S40 to show off your commitment to seat-of-your-pants performance? Volvo has the answer in the form of the R-Design line. Vehicles modified with the package get sportier wheels, satin matte-finish grilles,… »1/15/08 9:45am1/15/08 9:45am

Volvo to Make HD Standard in All Almost All Models

Because their customers really want to listen to Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me in High Definition Hybrid Digital, Volvo is going to make HD standard and almost every model. And if you think we're joking about that, we'd note they made the announcement in Boston. The list includes S40 T5, V50 T5, C30, C70, S80, V70, SC70… »11/28/07 10:15am11/28/07 10:15am

Savior Survivor: VW Ups The Ante In The Fight To Provide The Pope's New Whip

Yes, either the Pope didn't like the XC90 that Volvo sent over back in June, or the boys n' girls at Volkswagen are seriously worried over whether or not they'll be reaching the pearly gates. Maybe that's why the German automaker's giving his excellency a brand spankin' new 450 hp Phaeton. We're hoping, for Pope… »10/20/06 11:42am10/20/06 11:42am

Volvo Treasure Hunt Over: Programmer Finds "Dead Man" XC90

To be honest, Volvo's treasure hunt and tie-in with a certain Disney movie sequel starring Johnny Depp lost us after about three minutes. But apparently it's over, and one man, David Hutz, a 30 year-old computer programmer from Herndon, Virginia, has located and unearthed the buried XC90 SUV that 52,000 people had… »8/11/06 10:03am8/11/06 10:03am