Volvo Buses' new plug-in hybrids will hit the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden this month as part of a field test. The technology will facilitate a reduction in fuel consumption by 75% compared with current diesel buses.
Geely Group's Volvo Cars is ramping up production of its V60 plug-in diesel hybrid by 90% to cope with strong demand across Europe, particularly in Holland, Belgium and Italy.
Filed under: Videos, Crossover, Volvo The image you see above is just about all we know of the new Volvo crossover that will be revealed at 8:30 pm Central European Time on May 17 (2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time). Volvo released three very short video teasers, all with the tagline "Leave The World Behind," all of which feature a member of the now-defunct band Swedish House Mafia - Axwell sits in a boat in the first, Sebastian Ingrosso walks toward cabin in the second and Steve Angello stares at the sea in a third. A microsite, www.leavetheworldbehind.com, accompanies the teasers and it's been said that a short film by Lune will feature the band - Swedish Mafia had a hit in 2009 with the song Leave the World Behind. As for the vehicle, theories are that it could be something between the V40 Cross Country and XC60, the new XC90 or something else entirely. We don't have long to wait, and you can watch both teasers below.Continue reading Volvo teases mysterious new small crossoverVolvo teases mysterious new small crossover originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 May 2013 10:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
(Reuters) - World number seven Louis Oosthuizen may be the highest-ranked player at this week's Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas but the South African says he would happily trade that lofty status for better form. The former British Open champion clinched his sixth European Tour title at the Volvo Golf Champions in his homeland in January but since then he has mainly struggled with his game while competing across the globe. "It's been a bit of a struggle," Oosthuizen told reporters while preparing for Thursday's opening round at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas. ...
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