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Buick Regal rises to #2 spot in latest issue of Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports now rates, the newly revamped 2014 Buick Regal just 1 point behind the BMW 328i among "upscale" sports sedans after declaring its new 2.0-liter, 259-hp, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine makes powertrain's performance tops in performance and handling and more fuel efficient, as well as praising its "easy-to-use" infortainment system.

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Related Topix: Buick, Coupe, Hybrid, Buick Regal, Sedan, BMW, BMW 328i, Volvo S60, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti, Audi A4, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Lexus, Lexus Is

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Jalopnik

The Ten Best Vehicles To Live In

You like the comforts of a house, but need the mobility that a house just can't offer? These ten vehicles here might just be the solution you were looking for.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volvo 240, Sedan, Buick Roadmaster, Buick, Recreational Vehicle, Tioga, Motorcycles, BMW Motorcycle, Autos

Seeking Alpha

Tesla: What About The Model X?

The Model X allows for a big-car lifestyle without the pain at the pump. This CUV could be a bigger game changer than most analysts and traders expect.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model X, SUV, Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Tesla Motors, Startups, Wagon, Hybrid, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi, Volvo V60

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Auto Channel

Volvo XC90: All-new XC90 Intellisafe Solutions

July 22, 2014: Automatic bay parking as well as parallel parking The driver gets a bird's-eye view from above the car Designed around modern car buyers' expectations of smart functionality, the all-new Volvo XC90 features a set of innovative solutions that make tricky parking situations and manoeuvring in tight spaces easy.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, SUV

Automotive News

Buick Regal, Volvo S60 join Consumer Reports' list of top upscale, sports sedans

The Buick Regal, refreshed with a revamped powertrain for 2014, now ranks among the top upscale sports sedans tested by Consumer Reports , just behind the BMW 328i but high enough to easily top the magazine's road test scores for the Cadillac ATS and CTS sedans.

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Related Topix: Volvo S60, Buick, Coupe, Hybrid, Buick Regal, Sedan, BMW, BMW 328i, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Mercedes Benz S550, Mercedes-Benz

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Volvo Ordered to Pay EPA Penalties Over Non-Trucking Engines

Volvo Group, the parent of Volvo Trucks North America, has been ordered to pay penalties and interest of approximately $74.1 million to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding emission compliance of the company's marine diesel engines.

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Related Topix: Volvo Volvo Truck, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Truckers

KickingTires

2015 Volvo XC60 Review

"To be good, a small luxury SUV needs to be a family car, a utility vehicle and a commuter car, and the reworked 2015 Volvo XC60 does all that.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC60, SUV

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Herald Gazette

Volvo XC90 - AWD/AOC Drive Coupler Problem

Buying or own a used Volvo with 70K-120K miles? Make sure the All Wheel Drive System is working, in fact, this may be something that you want your servicing shop or dealer to check the next time your Volvo is in for service.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, SUV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Automobile Magazine

2015 Volvo V60 T5 - Nostalgia in Nashville

When I was growing up in Nashville, TN, Volvo was one of the first brands that made a significant impression on me.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volvo V60, Nashville, TN

Autoblog

Official: Volvo details specs for XC90 Plug-in Hybrid SUV

All Volvo wants you to know about the XC90 Plug-in Hybrid SUV set to debut later this year is that it's powerful and clean.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, SUV, Toyota, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Hatchback

MotorAuthority

V40 Polestar To Be The Next Fast Volvo?

Swedish tuning firm Polestar needs very little introduction. It takes sensible Volvos, paints them an eye-searing shade of blue, and makes them very brisk indeed.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volvo V40, Volvo V60, Volvo XC90, SUV, Volvo S60, Sedan, Coupe, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Times

COOK: Changes not needed on the 2015 Acura RDX

A loyal customer base, sure, but this Acura also has excellent fuel economy and leg room for back seat passengers that can't be beat by the Audi Q5, Volvo XC60 or the BMW X3.

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Related Topix: Acura, SUV, Acura RDX, Hybrid, Audi Q5, Audi, Volvo XC60, BMW X3, BMW

The Indianapolis Star

Autos: Cars with family-friendly featuresAutos: Cars with...

Autos: Cars with family-friendly features Cadillac's 2015 SRX Crossover has sensors that tell the driver when rear belts are unbuckled.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Cadillac SRX, SUV, Volvo XC90

Mobile Marketer

Volvo, Weather Channel forecast deluge of hits from iPad app

Volvo is teaming up with The Weather Channel to promote its XC60 crossover and reach consumers with its first iPad-application use of branded creative that appears in the background of content on the channel's iPad app.

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Related Topix: The Weather Channel, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Volvo XC60, SUV, Weather

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Los Angeles Times

BMW to replace air bags on 3-series cars

BMW has issued a voluntary recall for airbag problems on some of its 3-series automobiles built between 2000 and 2006, like this 3-series wagon.

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Related Topix: Hatchback, Volvo C30, Kelley Blue Book, Publishing, Media, Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen, Volkswagen, Autos

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Automotive News

Acura claims a sales honor with MDX

It's certainly a nice SUV, we won't argue that. Acura released a statement late last week stating that the MDX is not only outselling all other luxury SUVs with three rows of seating so far in 2014 -- sales of 30,664 sales in the first six months, up 68 percent over last year -- but that it has cemented its position as the all-time leader.

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Related Topix: Acura, SUV, Acura MDX, Lincoln Navigator, Lincoln, Land Rover, Land Rover LR3, Cadillac, BMW, Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade, BMW X5, Volvo XC90

Mon Jul 14, 2014

MediaPost

Volvo To Use The Weather Channel's New 'Branded Backgrounds' App Technique

The Weather Channel has created a new branding technique for its re-launched iPad app called "Branded Backgrounds," and Volvo Cars will be the first marketer to utilize it in a campaign that breaks on Tuesday for its XC60 Crossover model.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC60, SUV, The Weather Channel, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Weather

Autoblog

Toyota design leader Dezi Nagaya moving to Yamaha

If you want to know who's been responsible for injecting some attitude into Toyota's designs in recent years, look to Akihiro Nagaya.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Lexus LFA, Lexus, Motorcycles, Scooters, Volvo XC90, SUV, Ford, Ford Taurus SHO

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Indian Drives

Volvo XC90 Ends Production

Volvo is about to get the new-gen XC90 in the coming days, but before the new one arrives the company discontinues the old ones.

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Related Topix: Volvo XC90, SUV, Wagon, Volvo XC

Bangkok Post

Uniquely Green

It's 2014, so it's facelift time for the CT hatchback from Lexus. The premium rival for the BMW 1-series, Mercedes-Benz A-class and Volvo V40 receives some interior and exterior cosmetic tweaks, plus a lightly modified rear suspension.

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Related Topix: Facelifts, Wagon, Volvo V40, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

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