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Volvo to Bring Mild-Hybrid Technology to its Models

The 48-volt systems will go under the B5 and B6 powertrain badges. It will be offered on the 2022 XC60, S60, S90, and V90 XC. Fuel efficiency ratings improve by roughly 10%. Volvo’s limited product line gives them an enormous amount of flexibility. And...

The Next Volvo XC60 Will Be All-Electric

It is expected by 2024. The Recharge (EV) version will be the only one offered. It will use batteries developed with Volvo’s new partner, Northvolt. Volvo’s making on its promise to deliver only EVs by 2030. Since the announcement barely over a year ago,...

2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Inscription Expression Recharge Review: Plug It In Or Get A T6

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The Volvo XC60 is priced from $48,500 in Canada, $41,700 in the US. The T8 Recharge PHEV trim starts at $66,650 in Canada, $53,500 in the US. This PHEV’s all-electric range is only 31 km or 19 miles. This is the second time in...

Volvo 2021 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

The Volvo XC40 Recharge EV crossover is now on sale. A C40 coupe-like crossover could appear in 2021. Volvo heading towards an EV-only portfolio by 2030. The automotive industry is slowly, but surely shifting to EVs and autonomous vehicles, while stuffing their products with...

Plug-In Hybrids Emit Higher Emissions Than Advertised – Incentives Should Be Cut

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A European climate group is calling for an end to subsidies. The issue is simple: they have an internal combustion engine. Some have disagreed with the premise behind plug-in hybrid vehicles from the onset. The reason stems mostly from the typically limited 40-km EV...

Volvo Recalling Nearly 750,000 Vehicles For Active Safety Braking Issue

All Volvos built from November 2018 are affected. The Automatic Emergency Braking system may not activate as expected. Thankfully, no accidents or emergencies have been reported. Issues like these bring to light how much we’ve come to depend on technologies as well as the...

15 Most Fuel-Efficient Sport Utility Vehicles Sold In Canada

Most fuel-efficient sport utility vehicles in Canada
For those who want an SUV that's both spacious and fuel-efficient, this top 10 is for you. In celebration of Earth Day we take a look at some of the most fuel-efficient sport utility vehicles currently on sale in Canada. Now, we know what you're...

2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar, V60 Polestar Confirmed With 415 Horsepower

Volvo is once again teaming up with Polestar to create sportier, more performance oriented versions of its V60 wagon and XC60 SUV packing a plug-in hybrid engine. Volvo confirmed the arrival of the 2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar and V60 Polestar to its lineup yesterday. They...

Volvo Recall Affects 167,000 New XC60 SUVs

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Volvo has issued a recall concerning their new XC60 compact luxury SUV. The Volvo recall affects 2018 and 2019 Volvo XC60 models. Roughly 167,000 XC60 units were recalled around the world with just under 4,000 units located in Canada. The problem is located in the rear...

NYIAS 2018: The Volvo XC60 Wins World Car of the Year

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Volvo is on a roll. This morning in New York, its new XC60 won the World Car of the Year award, beating out two other SUVs in the form of the Range Rover Velar and the Mazda CX-5. It’s a well-deserved award for one...