7 05, 2020

New Volvos with Lidar Self Driving Technology

By |2020-05-07T11:22:11+10:00May 7th, 2020|Volvo News|0 Comments

Above: RELATED STORY - Tesla Model 3 - self driving car video review Volvo Cars, a global leader in automotive safety, is setting new safety and technology standards by partnering with tech firm Luminar to provide their industry-leading LiDAR and perception technology for Volvo’s next generation cars. The partnership will deliver Volvo’s first fully [...]

14 10, 2018

2018 Volvo XC40 T5 Review

By |2019-06-29T16:20:50+10:00October 14th, 2018|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, SUV, SUV Small, Volvo Reviews|0 Comments

Volvo may have a small range but each new model is a jewel in their crown with another quality offering in the form of the Volvo XC40. The preceding XC60 and XC90 SUVs have won praise and accolades from all quarters and it’d be no surprise if this smaller version follows suit. I really enjoyed my week in the Volvo [...]

1 03, 2017

New Volvo XC60 City Safe gets Steering Assistance

By |2017-03-01T09:51:08+10:00March 1st, 2017|Gay Car News, safety features|0 Comments

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that the new XC60 SUV – which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show – will feature three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. The new safety features are designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or support – when required – [...]

19 06, 2016

Volvo tells govt inquiry self-driving cars could be on sale in NSW by 2021

By |2016-06-19T04:36:58+10:00June 19th, 2016|Gay Car News|0 Comments

Swedish car maker Volvo has told a NSW parliamentary inquiry that self-driving cars could be on sale in NSW within five years if local road laws are changed. Appearing today before the NSW Staysafe Committee’s public inquiry into driverless cars and road safety, Volvo said advances in technology meant that fully autonomous self-driving Volvos could be on sale by 2021, [...]

23 11, 2015

Triple podium for Scott McLaughlin and Volvo at Phillip Island

By |2015-11-23T13:24:14+10:00November 23rd, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Scott McLaughlin claimed a triple podium finish for Volvo Polestar Racing at the Phillip Island Super Sprint. ”It has been an awesome weekend. Our pace has been great and this is really something for us to build on ahead of 2016,” said McLaughlin. McLaughlin qualified on pole position for the second race and was entangled in a fight for [...]

14 09, 2015

AMA and ANCAP call for new technology to be standard features in Australian cars to save lives

By |2015-09-14T12:40:54+10:00September 14th, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Launch of ‘Avoid the crash, Avoid the trauma’ campaign The Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) have joined forces to lobby governments and car industry leaders to embrace new technology – starting with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) – and make it standard in all new cars sold in Australia. AEB is an [...]

13 07, 2015

Scott McLaughlin scores best finish of 2015 at Townsville

By |2015-07-13T11:04:08+10:00July 13th, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Scott McLaughlin claimed his best finish of the 2015 V8 Supercars season in the first race of the Townsville weekend with fourth position for Wilson Security Racing GRM (Volvo Polestar Racing). ”This has been a great start to the weekend, hopefully this is a turning point. It was great seeing the team after the race, all pumped,” said McLaughlin. [...]

13 06, 2015

All-New Volvo XC90 at the Swedish Royal Wedding

By |2015-06-13T16:58:25+10:00June 13th, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Volvo Cars is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by Sweden’s Royal Court to supply 35 All-New Volvo XC90s as courtesy cars on the occasion of the wedding between Prince Carl Philip and Ms. Sofia Hellqvist on June 13, 2015. The royal wedding is one of this summer’s most anticipated events in Sweden and indeed globally. Guests [...]

10 05, 2015

Volvo S60 Polestar: Eat My Dust

By |2017-03-10T14:37:55+10:00May 10th, 2015|Volvo Reviews|0 Comments

    Yes Yes Yes oh Yes: cutting edge safety, supremely comfortable, killer looks Oh dear me no: dreadful satnav, no touch screen   *The photos of the Polestar V60 (wagon) provided by Volvo Car Australia of of the car tested by us. NOTE the number plate. I am completely in love with Volvo, but I am not happy, not [...]