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Volvo V60 review

Volvo V60 review

Once in a while a new car comes along with relatively little fanfare, yet it’s so good that it literally blows you away. The all-new Volvo V60 is one such vehicle. Obviously it’s not special in a supercar kind of way – it’s just that it does everything it’s meant …

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Revealed: Top 20 iconic cars of film and TV

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE is the most iconic car in screen history, according to a new study by financial services company, Zopa. Inspector Morse’s maroon Jaguar Mk2 followed in second place, with Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger from The Fast and The Furious in third. According to the …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

We get behind the wheel of the Volvo XC40 – the 2018 European Car of the Year. Does it live up to the hype? What is it? The XC40 is the newest and smallest member of Volvo’s SUV family, slotting in below the XC60 and XC90. Priced from £27,905 – …

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New Volvo V60 breaks cover

New Volvo V60

Meet the handsome new Volvo V60 – a new family estate set to arrive in the UK towards the end of 2018. Looking not unlike a smaller scale V90, the new car will start at £31,810 and replace the current (very good) V60 which was launched in 2011. The new …

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Kia and Volvo top brand dependability league

Kia and Volvo collage

The 2017 JD Power UK Vehicle Dependability Study has revealed that Kia and Volvo are the most dependable brands in the UK, with the fewest problems experienced by owners. Each brand was given a PP100 (Problems Per 100 vehicles) score, with Kia and Volvo on 83, Skoda 89 and Suzuki …

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Volvo XC60 review

Volvo XC60

Volvo is on a roll. In the last couple of years the Swedish car maker has launched the acclaimed XC90, S90 and V90, while smaller models are in development. Add to that its headline-grabbing announcement to only sell electric or hybrid cars from 2019 and you have a brand in …

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Volvo’s bold plan to go all electric

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Every Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor, it’s been announced. Håkan Samuelsson, President and Chief Executive of Volvo Cars, made the historic pledge, placing electrification at the core of the Chinese-owned company’s future business. For Volvo, it marks the end of an era of cars that have …

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Jaguar XF – a consumer car champion

Jaguar XF

The acclaimed Jaguar XF has been voted Auto Trader ‘New Car of the Year’. It’s the XF’s ninth major UK award and comes in the same week that the new XF Sportbrake was unveiled. Ditching the traditional ‘expert panel of judges’ and replacing them with 10,000 genuine car owners, the …

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Volvo V90 Cross Country review

Volvo V90 Cross Country review

When it comes to estate cars, Volvo has a rich heritage, and the V90 is the latest in a long line. Not only is it one of the best looking load-luggers on the market, it’s a class act. However, these days it’s not enough to have a regular estate car …

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Volvo celebrates its 90th birthday

Original Volvo

Volvo Cars starts production of its new XC60 mid-size SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden, this month – 90 years after the first-ever Volvo, the ÖV4, saw the light of day on April 14, 1927. A A total of just 275 vehicles were sold in its lifetime, which was modest even in …

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