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It’s Been a Good July (and a Good Year) for Volvo Cars USA

While we don’t like to focus too much on the numbers here at Borton Volvo, sometimes the data are just too good to ignore. Not only did Volvo Cars USA have a wonderful July, but July 2016’s sales growth of 52.8 percent over July 2015 also extends the number of months Volvo Cars USA has shown consecutive double-digit sales growth to thirteen.

 

 

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Is the Country Ready for Autonomous Driving? Survey Says…Meh

 

In a survey conducted recently, Volvo Cars asked folks to respond to some simple statements regarding autonomous driving to gauge the overall opinion of the country toward its imminent arrival. Unsurprisingly, the results were mixed, with folks in New York and California seemingly more ready for autonomous cars than other states like Pennsylvania, Illinois, or Texas. Check below for even more ambiguity!

 

 

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AutoGuide Reviews All-New XC90: Elegant Look Belies Rough-and-Tumble Off-Road Ability

Volvo has reset the table with its all-new XC90, says AutoGuide (AG). The Swedish automaker's large SUV entry harkens back to an earlier Volvo's classic and clean good looks, recast in a more modern silhouette, and now features cutting edge engine technology under the hood. Click "play" in the video clip below to watch AG's full report.

The first major revamp of the Volvo lineup under the new Tata ownership is extraordinarily promising. The look of the new XC90 is simple and elegant, and once again features the iconic grille design in a straight-up, solid-looking appearance...

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The Nordic Model for Self-Driving Cars

Volvo representatives joined up with legislators and academics at the Swedish Parliament to discuss the future of self-driving vehicles. It is part of what they're calling the Nordic Model.

"The Nordic model is very important because when we work on those complex societal issues, we have to have this broad collaboration," says Anna Nilsson-Ehle of Chalmers University, "and I think if we can show how this works it can really be an inspiration for other places in the world."

Debates like this recent one, Volvo believes, are very important.

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All-New 2016 Volvo XC90 Earns Respect of AutoGuide.com Reviewers

Big, beautiful and bad to the bone, the all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 is, in our humble opinion here at Borton Volvo, one of the very best full-size SUVs on the road today.

Yet, what makes it so? The video below -- a review of the XC90 from AutoGuide.com Managing Editor, Jodi Lai -- will explain all:

It's admittedly rather tough to find fault with the X90's drivetrain. Its 2.0-liter four-cylinder is both super- and turbocharged and dishes out a dazzling 316 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. A snappy, eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are served up…

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Edmunds.com Impressed by All-New 2016 Volvo XC90

Here at Borton Volvo, we've all gone a bit gaga for the fully redesigned 2016 Volvo XC90.

We featured the SUV in our previous post.  But that sure as heck won't stop us from continuing that conversation today.  Join our friends at Edmunds.com in the video below, as they offer up their thoughts on this amazing auto:

Beneath the XC90's nose, a most distinctive drivetrain dwells.  This 2.0-liter four-cylinder - both…

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