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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 goes on safari to help cars avoid animals

A new system to detect wild animals is under development at Volvo. VOLVO is developing a system which will alert drivers and automatically apply the vehicle’s brakes if there is an animal in the road. Expected to be launched in a few years’ time, it uses the same technology as the Pedestrian Detection with Full […]

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Schizo Volvo’s split personality is an interesting mix

Volvo’s V60 with its powerful D5 engine has a split personality according to motoring writer KEITH WARD, who gets to know both sides of its character. The Volvo V60 has with the excellent D5 engine has a split personality. THIS is a car with a split personality, a schizo Volvo. Amble around town in the […]

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