Volvo To Cancel Second Gen XC90, No XOXO XC?

The Swedes (who are now more dangerous than ze Germans) over at Auto Motor Sport Sweden have it on some authority that Volvo's XC90 is going to get the axe, despite a planned facelift in 2009. They claim the decision is due to the increased cost needed to keep weight down, absence of new engines/transmissions and the… » 12/17/07 1:45pm 12/17/07 1:45pm

Smallish Swede: More on Volvo's Upcoming Entry Ute

World Car Fans' friends at Automedia say they've got a scoop on Volvo's reportedly upcoming small SUV — reportedly directly from a guy who works at the formerly Boxy-but-Good (name that reference) carmaker. Word is, a concept version called the XC60 (formerly thought to be the XC50) — which may resemble the spec… » 9/13/06 9:59am 9/13/06 9:59am

Practically Fabulous: Volvo to Gain More Flamboyance

Compared to Volvos of yesteryear, today's moose-dodging, people-protecting Swedish Fords are downright loony, with curves in places no one but Simon Templar even knew existed. Now, according to new design chief Steve Mattin, Volvo's models, which he feels are "still a bit restrained," will get more expressive.… » 2/23/06 7:29am 2/23/06 7:29am