Volvo's entry car, S60, gets more power, plus fuel economy

...powerful turbo engines, the 2015½ Volvo S60 is a distinctive European premium...the third year in a row.The S60 is Volvo's entry-level model, with the lowest starting retail price of any Volvo. The starting price, including destination...

Sailors rescued after abandoning grounded boat during Volvo Ocean Race

...Mauritius in the Indian Ocean during the Volvo Ocean Race.The sailors will stay on the...with the bow pointing out to sea.The Volvo Ocean 65 sloops have watertight bulkheads...consecutive runner-up finishes in the Volvo Ocean Race, with PUMA Ocean Racing in...


...chancesIn Alicante, Spain, a case of flu on board Team Brunel threatened to derail its hopes of victory in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race after it took the lead Sunday in the middle of the Pacific Ocean en route from China to New Zealand.While the six-strong...

Ford buys Volvo's car business

...Ford Motor Co. is buying the far smaller Volvo car division in a $6.45 billion deal...that directly compete with one another. Volvo will retain its commercial truck and engine...Scania. The deal still must be approved by Volvo shareholders, which could pose a problem...

Geely to buy Volvo from Ford for $1.8 billion

...deal Sunday to buy Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo Cars unit for $1.8 billion, representing...S. automaker has been trying to sell Volvo since late 2008 to focus its resources...Booth on Sunday at a news conference at Volvo Cars headquarters in Goteborg, on Sweden's...

Mitsubishi Motors announces alliance with Volvo

...Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Sweden's Volvo AB are forging stronger ties in an effort...Under the agreement announced Friday, Volvo will buy a 5 percent stake in Mitsubishi...Mitsubishi will buy up to 5 percent of Volvo by the end of 2002. The Japanese automaker...

Volvo shareholders OK buyout

...s $6.5 billion buyout of the car division of Volvo moved an important step forward Monday with the approval of Volvo shareholders. The vote came following questions from shareholders on Volvo's future strategy, particularly what the company...

Volvo Trucks, Mail Boxes Etc. make big bets on lone commercials

...commercial din. Super Bowl advertising rookie Volvo Trucks of North America and encore performer...decided. What's more, companies like Volvo end up spending at least twice as much...is only a small segment of consumers. Volvo has collected more than 12,000 entries...

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Geely invests more in Volvo

...the $1.8 billion purchase price for Volvo Cars to make the Swedish company profitable...of $2.7 billion for its takeover of Volvo, with money beyond the purchase price...rest would come from Geely.In studying Volvo, Geely found the company's biggest problem...

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Volvo's new owner has plans for luxury make

...Automobile Holdings said its parent and Volvo Car signed a technology transfer deal allowing...the president and chief executive of Volvo.Under the agreement, Zhejiang Geely...company."That would not compete with Volvo, which is a luxury brand," he added...