2021 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Engineered review: Best one-car garage?

A brown, diesel-powered wagon with a manual transmission is the quintessential automotive unobtanium in the U.S. because there’s not a single vehicle that checks all of those boxes. In fact, to sell wagons, automakers have added body cladding and raised suspensions to expand their appeal in a crossover-crazed world. Choices for a conventional wagon are […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Bigger battery and more power: Volvo T8 Recharge PHEVs get updated

Volvo has announced a significant update to its T8 plug-in hybrid lineup, which adds more power and improve their all-electric range. This includes a new 18.8-kWh lithium-ion battery replacing the 11.6-kWh unit and a 145-hp electric motor in place of the 87-hp unit in the current cars. As a result, Volvo’s T8 lineup will have […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge review: Scandinavian Goldilocks

These days, crossovers are everything to everyone. They must be practical, roomy, comfortable, and in some cases, sporty and fun to drive. As a result, there are so many to choose from across all segments. The 2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge aims to give you something more than just your average luxury compact crossover. Electrification? […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge gets 15-mile range bump

Hot on the heels of the updated Polestar 2 which got a nice range bump for 2022, its cousin, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge also gets one. Originally EPA-rated at 208 miles, the quirky all-electric crossover now gets 223 miles per charge according to the new 2022 Fuel Economy guide. That’s an increase of 15 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Volvo S90 T8 Recharge review: Distinctly different take on luxury

Luxury cars are all about making statements because they essentially say you’ve made it. However, some consumers refuse to copy others or get something super flashy. If you’re that person and you’re also sensible, the 2021 Volvo S90 T8 Recharge is for you. Unlike the average luxury sedan, this Swedish beauty exudes class and confidence […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volvo donates XC40 Recharge to New York Fire Department for EV safety training

Volvo has donated an XC40 Recharge battery-electric crossover to the New York Fire Department (FDNY) for safety training purposes. With the advent of electric vehicles, firefighters will need to change how they cut a vehicle to extract occupants out of them after an accident. Additionally, most cars like the XC40 are constructed with extensive amounts […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge starts at $59,845, gets 250 kW of complimentary charging

The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge finally has a price and that’s $59,845. Compared to its boxier sibling, the XC40 Recharge, the C40 is $4,760 more but there’s a reason for it: you can only get it in a single fully loaded trim. That means it’ll come standard with a Harman Kardon audio system, 20-inch alloy […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge review: Electrified Scandinavian luxury for the whole family

If you were to look up the definition of a luxury family crossover, chances are you’ll find a photo of the 2021 Volvo XC90 next to it. The current iteration of Volvo’s flagship utility vehicle jump-started its brand revival and redefined its identity. Five years later, the XC90 remains relevant, fresh, and formidable. We have […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge exudes a different aura in the metal

One look at the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge and you may be thinking that it’s just a coupe-ified XC40 Recharge. While that’s partially true, the low-slung crossover exudes a different presence once you see it in the metal. We recently got a chance to spend time with Volvo’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle in Los Angeles […]

by Stefan Ogbac
VolvoCars.OS is Volvo’s new in-house operating system umbrella

Volvo’s upcoming range of battery-electric vehicles will be the first to use the brand’s own operating system. Dubbed VolvoCars.OS, this suite has been developed with faster, more flexible development in mind. This will also allow Volvo to send out more frequent over-the-air updates to vehicles already on the road, enabling cars to get improvements more […]

by Stefan Ogbac