News: VOLVO CARS AT TECHNO CLASSICA: ART DECO ON THE MOVE WITH THE VOLVO PV36

Volvo Cars have shared with MotorMartin that they are to be revisiting the Art Deco era at this year’s Techno Classica Essen in Germany, the world’s largest historic car show, with a 1935 Volvo PV36 once owned by one of the company’s founders. Gustaf Larson, one of Volvo Cars’ two founding fathers back in 1927,… Read More News: VOLVO CARS AT TECHNO CLASSICA: ART DECO ON THE MOVE WITH THE VOLVO PV36

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News: VOLVO XC40 SCOOPS PREMIUM CROSSOVER PRIZE AT COMPANY CAR TODAY CCT100 AWARDS

It’s been a good day or two for Volvo as they have recently announced that their Volvo XC40, the first ever premium compact SUV from the Swedish manufacturer, has been praised for its design and efficiency as it scoops yet another award win, at this year’s Company Car Today CCT100 Awards.  For those that don’t… Read More News: VOLVO XC40 SCOOPS PREMIUM CROSSOVER PRIZE AT COMPANY CAR TODAY CCT100 AWARDS

News: VOLVO CARS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE WITH A FIRM EYE ON THE FUTURE

Looking out onto the chaos and noise of the roads today it’s remarkable to see so many Volvo Cars confidently traversing this green and pleasant land of ours, their drivers utilising all of the technology present in their vehicles to allow them to travel paths that others simply cannot reach. Yet when the following news… Read More News: VOLVO CARS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE WITH A FIRM EYE ON THE FUTURE

News: VOLVO NAMED TECH BRAND OF THE YEAR AT FIRST EVER CAR TECH AWARDS

MotorMartin loves the direction that car design and interior technology has been going over the last few years, what with Sat Nav, climate control of many zones, electronic hand brakes, heated seats, voice control, automatic wipers, lights and so on, anyone mention autonomous driving? Of course I’ve only just scratched the surface here as there… Read More News: VOLVO NAMED TECH BRAND OF THE YEAR AT FIRST EVER CAR TECH AWARDS

News: VOLVO CARS REVEALS SPORTY S90 AND V90 R-DESIGN MODELS

In what could well turn out to be a first for MotorMartin, it’s perhaps finally time to accept that Volvo, that most mighty of Swedish manufacturers have finally decided to introduce a little flair and sporting flavour to their lineup and I think you’ll have to agree, they’ve been most successful. Volvo Cars have revealed… Read More News: VOLVO CARS REVEALS SPORTY S90 AND V90 R-DESIGN MODELS

News: 480 ES: THE VOLVO THAT PAVED THE WAY TO THE FUTURE IS TURNING 30

Blimey, you wait for one piece of Volvo news http://motormartin.com/2016/02/23/news-volvo-cars-the-first-car-maker-to-launch-a-car-without-a-key/ and straight away there’s another. So then, it was certainly a surprise when the following news appeared on the desk at MotorMartin Towers just the other morning. Volvo have proudly let it be known that their Volvo 480 ES was the first front-wheel-drive car with… Read More News: 480 ES: THE VOLVO THAT PAVED THE WAY TO THE FUTURE IS TURNING 30

News: VOLVO CARS – THE FIRST CAR MAKER TO LAUNCH A CAR WITHOUT A KEY

Before starting what is, rather surprisingly, MotorMartin’s first piece of Volvo related news, it’s perhaps important to briefly explain where Volvo have come from as a company so that we can understand where they are going to. For those that don’t know, Volvo has been in operation since 1927 and today, Volvo tell us, they… Read More News: VOLVO CARS – THE FIRST CAR MAKER TO LAUNCH A CAR WITHOUT A KEY