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Volvo Excited to See Sixty-Six Percent Earnings Increase


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A double-digit improvement was seen in Volvo’s 2016 earnings and revenue, while a fourth consecutive year for record sales was also predicted at a recent press conference informing the Swedish automaker’s employees of its most recent success.


The arrival of two new models (the XC40 and the second-generation XC60) will surely help maintain the momentum for them to reach their goal.


Operating profit increased 66 percent to to 11.0 billion Swedish crown ($1.24 billion) and revenue increased 10 percent to 180.7 billion crowns, Volvo released. That assisted the improvement of the profit margin from four…

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Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

Keeping a proper maintenance schedule for your vehicle is vital to its long-term performance. Most of the problems we face, such as tire failure and even major engine breakdown, can be at the very least identified and in many cases wholly avoided with an early diagnosis.
Getting your tires checked and rotated in a timely fashion can help you to avoid the unexpected occurrences associated with failing tires. While receiving an oil change is one of the most common maintenance procedures, it is also one of the most vital.
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Conventional or synthetic, it is not about expense

To extend or even to get a reasonable life of the engine of your car, the car’s oil must be changed on a regular basis. This has always been true of cars, but previously, synthetic oil was not mandated in any car type. Nowadays, sometimes synthetic oil is mandated instead of conventional oil. Car oil is about lubrication, and synthetic oil in many cases is a better lubricant than conventional oil, but it is not always necessary.
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New XC40 Model to Launch in Late 2017

Exciting news came from Volvo last week, as the Senior Vice President of Research and Development, Henrik Green, announced that the newest model--XC40--would be launched later this year.

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The compact SUV will be unveiled in the latter half of the year. It’s already been confirmed that the XC40 will be based around the Swedish marque’s CMA architecture. It will have the likes of the BMW X1 and Audi Q3. It aims to capture some of the demand for small crossovers and SUVs.


“There’s a big chance it will be one of the most successful cars in our…

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Volvo Models Score Top Safety Ratings


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It’s going to be hard to beat the Volvo S90 and V90 when it comes to safety. Both have received the coveted Euro Ncap 5 star rating.


While they vary in style, both earned top safety ratings that surpassed every other 2016 rating by Euro Ncap. Their competitors include the Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq, and Volkswagen Tiguan.


The V90 sports a 250-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbo engine with standard safety features that include rear parking…

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Genuine Volvo Parts Make Your Repairs Worthwhile

When you have a superior vehicle like a Volvo, of course you want to roll up your sleeves, pop the hood, and do the work yourself. We're car people, so we get it. But the parts you use determines how worthwhile your repair will be. We can help. Get the genuine Volvo parts you need through the Parts Center at Volvo of San Antonio.

How do genuine Volvo parts make your repair worthwhile? Unlike aftermarket parts, genuine Volvo parts are factory grade quality, and are made specifically for your vehicle.

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Large Animal Detection Technology

 

It’s no secret that Volvo’s technology has been steadily advancing for some time now. In addition to studded winter tires and bright lights, the Swedish carmakers are now incorporating Large Animal Detection into their long list of safety features that will aid driving.

This technology will be able to identify large carbon-based hazards and stop the car before it collides into the object. In the homeland of Volvo, which is located in Sweden…

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Why Routine Maintenance is Important for Your Fuel Efficiency

We hear a lot about routine maintenance, but is it that important? The short answer: yes! To make sure your Volvo is in it for the long haul, you've got to take care of it. But did you know that routine maintenance also helps your fuel efficiency throughout San Antonio?

For example, when dirt and debris build up in your engine it creates friction, which means that your engine runs less efficiently. But when you get routine oil and filter changes, it cleans out your engine. And a clean engine is a fuel efficient engine!

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Volvo’s Approach to Autonomous Vehicles puts People First

Recently, Volvo introduced a family of four from Gothenburg, Sweden, to the Detroit Auto Show. The Hain family are the first people chosen to participate in a real-life autonomous driving research program that will use real cars in real traffic.

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