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Volvo C70 has room for four, whatever the weather

A sleek coupe or a stylish convertible, Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, says Volvo’s C70 really is a car for all seasons. The Volvo C70 is the perfect touring companion – whatever the weather. HAVING your cake and eating it is a pleasure that eludes us for much of the time, but every […]

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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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Adam Garcia talks about his driving exploits – so far

West End tap dancing star Adam Garcia, a judge on Sky 1’s popular Got To Dance show, reveals nearly all about his motoring career – so far. He is also the brand ambassador for Mune – a new daily immune health shot. What was your first car? How much did you pay? Why did you […]

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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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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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Volvo launches Ocean Race special edition models

Special Edition Volvos pay hommage to Ocean Race adventure. THE Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s most grueling sailing adventures, testing the sailing prowess and human endeavour of its participants and competing in all four corners of the globe. To celebrate the start of the fourth Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Cars have launched three limited […]

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Shogun is a monster – but now a greener one

The Shogun has been around for a year or two, and Motoring Journalist KEITH WARD says Mitsubishi’s monstrous 4×4 is now much greener. A cleaner, more economical engine means the big Shogun is greener than ever. MAKE no mistake – this is a monster.  In old money, more than 16 feet long, well over six […]

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