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Volvo XC90 Named Mid-Size Luxury SUV of Texas

 


The Texas Auto Writiers Association (TAWA ) recently named the Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as “Mid-Size Luxury SUV of Texas.  The 32 year old media association has also  recognized Volvo SUVs in previous years. 

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2020 Volvo V90 Wins Residual Value Award

 


For the second year in a row the Volvo V90 has won the ALG Residual Value Award for the Premium Full Size Segment.  According to automotive authority, ALG, the new 2020 Volvo V90 wagon retains its value better than other cars in its class.  

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Introducing Volvo Recharge

Volvo recently announced plans to release a fully electric car every year, over the next five years, with a goal of 50% all-electric Volvo cars being sold globally by 2025. Volvo also plans to make all remaining Volvo models hybrids. New all-electric Volvo cars will inherit the name “Recharge” to identify them as plug-in electric hybrid models.

The upcoming Volvo XC40 Recharge will be the first of these new electric Volvos to hit the market…

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New Infotainment System for Electric Volvo XC40

 

Volvo is teaming up with Google to integrate a new infotainment system powered by Android, with the Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Google Play Store built-in. This new system will allow real-time updates to services such as Google Maps, Google Assistant and automotive apps. The new, fully electric Volvo XC40 will be the first to receive this new software. 

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2019 Volvo V90 - Houston Dealer Review


 


The 2019 Volvo V90 is built on Volvo’s  Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) as are all 90 and 60 Series Volvo cars.  This new model reflects classic Volvo styling cues, including “Thor’s Hammer” designed headlights and a new grille with the…

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Certified Volvo Vehicles Get Complimentary On-Call Service

   


If you own or purchase a Certified by Volvo vehicle model year 2015.5 or newer your vehicle now qualifies for the Volvo On Call service.  This complimentary one year subscription avails Volvo’s connected vehicle mobile app, supporting in-car wi-fi and time-saving connected services designed to make life easier and more enjoyable for Volvo owners.


If you own or purchase a Certified by Volvo vehicle model year 2015.5 or newer your vehicle now qualifies for the Volvo On Call service.  This complimentary one year subscription avails Volvo’s connected vehicle mobile app, supporting in-car wi-fi and time-saving connected…

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Go For A Ride? Doggy Car Ride Safety Study


Pet owners who enjoy driving with their furry companions are taking unnecessary risks that endanger their safety and the safety of their pets.  A new study from Volvo Car USA and The Harris Poll revealed that allowing pets to roam unrestrained while driving led to significantly more unsafe driving behaviors,

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