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Strong September pushes Volvo sales ahead 21.9 per cent

Strong September pushes Volvo sales ahead 21.9 per cent TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2003 – Brisk retail traffic, competitive financing and the popularity of all-wheel drive combined to push total sales of new Volvo vehicles to 996 units for September, a 21.9 per cent improvement over the strong performance of September, 2002, Volvo Cars of Canada […]

Volvo Cars Reports Eleventh Consecutive Sales Increase

September up 25.5 percent in the United States Irvine, CA (October 1, 2003) – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. (VCNA) reports 10,453 units sold in the United States for the month, representing the best September on record for Volvo in North America. Sales were 25.5 percent over September of 2002. Volvo has surpassed its […]

Team Inventor pulls out of the Paris-Dakar Rally

Sadly codriver Niels Heede Pedersen and I are already back in Denmark from this years Dakar rally. A broken gearbox ended our rally on the 3 special. It was sad to exit the rally so soon even before we reached the Africa stages where the real action starts. There is lots to be happy about […]

Introduction to the Volvo Club of America

Looking for another way to interact with fellow Volvo enthusiasts? Want to get discounts on parts and accessories for your Cross Country? Want to keep up to date with concerns and information relevant to Volvo owners? If you answered yes to just one of the above questions, then you might want to try the Volvo Club […]

20 Questions with Claes Blomquist

Head Mechanic Inventor Racing Team Thank you kindly for taking the time to write to us Claes. Where is the team based and how did it get its start? It is based on the West Coast of Sweden, in a place called Vårgårda situated 60 km east from Gothenburg. In reviewing your website ( it […]

Our interview with Jonathan Dale, Volvo ACC2 Designer

We recently had the opportunity to interview the designer of the ACC2’s interior, Jonathan Dale. Yes that’s right, the guy responsible for creating the awesome interior of Volvo’s latest Concept Vehicle, and he’s very interested in what we’ve got to say about his work! The ACC2 was conceived as an extreme version of the existing […]

Volvo ACC2

Welcome to the feature section on Volvo’s new Adventure Concept Car, the ACC2. There’s a lot of promise with this latest offering. I’ll be the first to admit that some aspects of the design leave a bit to be desired, but there are a number of intriguing features that I think would be very well […]