Tag: Volvo

Volvo’s first-ever 3-cylinder engine is launched

Volvo’s first-ever 3-cylinder engine is launched

Volvo Cars today launched its new 3-cylinder Drive-E powertrain in the XC40, the company’s first entry into the compact SUV segment. The new powertrain is the first 3-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history. The petrol engine, which has a 1.5-litre displacement and direct injection, was developed in-house using the […]

Volvo Car Malaysia unveils new XC60 from RM298,888

Volvo Car Malaysia unveils new XC60 from RM298,888

Volvo Car Malaysia has introduced the successor to its premium mid-sized SUV in Malaysia with the official launch of the new Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine, fully imported from Sweden. The new generation XC60 replaces the original model which has sold nearly a million units globally and represents the Volvo’s […]

Changing times in the Malaysian car industry

Changing times in the Malaysian car industry

In most countries, the car business has evolved in similar ways with a small company introducing the brand to the market by becoming the local distributor. When the volumes are small, the manufacturer does not get involved much other than giving various forms of support to help the business grow. […]

Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine – second locally-assembled PHEV

Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine – second locally-assembled PHEV

Volvo was the first carmaker to respond to the Malaysian government’s call to assemble vehicle locally in the 1960s. The company, together with Federal Auto, its local distributor, built the first assembly plant in the country (a fact which some government officials don’t seem to know) in 1967 in Shah […]

The all-new Volvo XC40 is launched (w/VIDEO)

The all-new Volvo XC40 is launched (w/VIDEO)

Volvo Cars has finally launched its new XC40 small premium SUV, joining the increasingly crowded segment that is seeing more and more customers. The addition of the XC40 means that, for the first time in its history, Volvo has three globally available SUVs in what is the fastest growing segment […]

Not all news is current nor factual

Not all news is current nor factual

In this age of social media like Facebook and instant messaging services like Whatsapp, news spreads very quickly. Almost the moment something is said or happens, thousands can know about it. That’s the wonderful part about the internet and digital age – instant dissemination of information to the masses. But […]