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Hello, America! Volvo Cars’ First Factory Has Finally Arrived in the United States

The beloved, safety-driven Scandinavian company Volvo Cars has made its way to the United States of American with its first-ever American car factory based in Ridgeville, South Carolina. Original work began on the new automotive site in 2015, and now--three years later--production can finally begin with distribution expected to begin in spring of 2019.

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Hello, Vera--Introducing Volvo Truck's Self-Driving Vehicle

It has been more than thirty years since the Back to the Future movies were first released, and in that short window of time, it feels as though the fantastical future portrayed in Marty McFly’s fictional world has arrived (at long last!) in the present day--especially as we take a closer look at Volvo’s newest autonomous project, Vera. Vera is the fully-electric, completely autonomous vehicle brainchild borne from the brilliant designers at Volvo Trucks.

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The Future of Autonomous Driving: The Volvo 360c

With significant year-over-year growth and more Volvos on the road every day, Volvo Cars hopes to stay ahead of the automotive industry by placing a strong focus on the future of autonomous driving. Of this hope springs forth the Volvo 360c, a fully-electric, totally-autonomous concept car that aims to maximize time spent traveling on the road. 

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New Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim Safety Features

One reason the all-mew Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim is recognized as the popular luxury SUV on the road is because it is helping to keep motorists safer.

The Adaptive Cruise Control feature in the new Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim is unlike the system you have been used to operating. Once your desired speed has been set, this system continually scans the road for slower vehicles, braking until clear, then automatically resuming your desired speed as scanning resumes. 

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Comfortable Seating in the XC60 Inscription

Whether you're running errands in the city or taking a long road trip out of town, the 2018 XC60 Inscription has the features to keep you comfortable. The popular luxury SUV has carefully crafted seats and optional upgrades to make the most out of your investment.

The seats are covered in leather upholstery. The material is soft on the skin and is treated to last. The seats are contoured for comfort. They feature thick bolsters that hug your body as you drive. You can also adjust the seats to your liking thanks to the powered adjustment system. 

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Volvo Cars Make the Perfect Back to School Companion

Some of the safest vehicles available in today’s market, Volvos make the perfect back to school car for your on-the-go student. From the plush sedans to the powerful SUVs, Volvo aims to relieve parental worries before they even exist. We’ve compiled some of the most important reasons as to why a Volvo should be at the top of your school supply shopping list this fall.

  
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The Right Way to Jump Start Another Car

Before attempting to jump-start another vehicle, be sure to have safety glasses and gloves, a wire brush, and a quality set of jumper cables.

Once the nose of each car is touching, turn off the engine and open both hoods. If there is any corrosion on either battery terminal, now is the time to use the wire brush to create clean contact points.

Take the two red cables and place one on the bad battery first, then the positive end of the good battery last.

Take the two black cables, in reverse order, you will put one on the negative…
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Upgrade Your Volvo's All-Wheel Drive... By Software?

Volvo Cars is back at it again, continuing to revolutionize the way the world thinks about the automobile industry. In what can only be described as futuristic, Volvo has recently introduced a software upgrade--developed by Polestar--that can increase the distribution of torque to the rear wheels of Volvos equipped with all-wheel drive. This optimization software will also improve steering, offer more control when driving around corners, and provide improved traction when driving away in your Volvo.

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The Top Six Reasons to Drive a Volvo S60

he stylish sport sedan that leaves a long-lasting impression, the all-new Volvo S60 is one exhilarating ride you’ll want to show off to your friends and family. In case you need any more convincing, we’ve compiled six of the very best reasons why you should take home a 2019 Volvo S60 today.

 
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