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Volvo’s hi-tech gadgets reassure in bad weather

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO XC60 DRIVe SE Lux Start/Stop In appalling driving conditions, some of the latest in-car tech proved its worth. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, explains how the latest cruise control system came into its own. MY time with this Volvo XC60 coincided with a trip across the Pennines […]

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JLS have designs on the youthful XC60-factor

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VOLVO XC60 R-Design DRIVe In R-Design trim, Volvo’s XC60 is the pop-ular choice! Boy band JLS team up with Volvo to promote its latest single. An unlikely combination? KEITH WARD explains all. IS this a case of Volvo’s new Chinese owners chasing the youth market? The car brand traditionally (and […]

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Volvo S80 with 1.6-litre engine – but it works!

As Volvo sets course to win more business customers, editor DAVID HOOPER looks at two interesting models from its new range and suggests that it should be plain sailing for the Swedish carmaker. Volvo’s City Safety system is now fitted as standard on the S80. It is designed to reduce the severity of a low-speed […]

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Volvo S60 looks after you – and other road users

Developed for British roads, Volvo’s S60 encapsulates Swedish style. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, tests Volvo’s safest, most dynamic car to date. Volvo’s S60 is attractively designed by Brit Peter Horbury. SPENDING a lot of time on the road is an ever increasing feature of many people’s working lives, especially as the volume […]

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