According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo will be recalling several thousand of its vehicles due to front and side airbag issues. The announcement was posted on the NHTSA website Friday. But Volvo may not have been timely in reporting the issue. Front and side airbags may not deploy The Read on! →

In a recent ambitious press release, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo announced its goal of  no deaths or serious injuries in its new vehicles after 2020. Further, it anticipates a time when no Volvos are involved in any crashes, period. To that aim, Volvo is working on three new high-tech safety solutions. Volvo take on distracted Read on! →

Volvo, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based automaker owned by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., is reeling from less-than-promising auto sales numbers in North America. Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby has sounded the partnership call. Before an audience at the Automotive News Europe World Congress in Mexico, Jacoby noted Volvo prefers to use a pre-existing North American Read on! →

Volvo is now under new Chinese ownership, but that doesn’t mean that the automaker isn’t fully focused on developing a game plan for big returns in the U.S. Automotive News reports that Volvo will increase television advertising in expectation of a new vehicle sales year at least 25 percent more potent than in 2011. Incentive Read on! →

Volvo Cars North America, an automaker that prides itself on its safety record, has agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to federal safety regulators for not conducting seven separate recalls in a timely manner. Volvo fined for procrastination The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the penalty assessment on its website Tuesday. Since that Read on! →

Volvo has been under the ownership of Chinese automotive company Geely for the past 18 months, but it is considered a foreign company under Chinese law because Volvo is still registered and incorporated in Sweden. The non-local status has led nationalist Chinese officials to discourage the use of Volvo as a fleet vehicle. As a Read on! →

At a time when environmental consciousness, green automotive technologies and fuel efficiency are paramount, Swedish automaker Volvo is paring back engines across its lineup. According to WardsAuto, Volvo’s new engine strategy will be to only produce four cylinder engines for use across its lineup of vehicles. Four cylinders for fuel efficiency Six years ago, Volvo Read on! →

Surprisingly enough, luxury car sales are climbing. The economy may seem dismal, but car sales in general are beginning to increase. One of the few luxury car brands that didn’t post a gain was Volvo. The embattled Swedish car line has seen sales slip. Mercedes Benz has gained the edge overall, finally overtaking Lexus in Read on! →