By Chupsie Medina
For their upcoming 60th wedding anniversary celebration, my dad Benny had to treat himself and his wife Toying to a new Volvo. This time, it was the new V40, which had just arrived at the recently-opened Centris showroom on Edsa near Quezon Avenue.
The All-New Volvo V40, a modern expressive car, with characteristics from larger Volvos wrapped in a sleek, compact package, is now in the Philippines. This 5-door, 5-seater luxury hatchback combines trendsetting design with class-leading driving dynamics.
By Jong R. Arcano
People who believe that Volvo’s corporate image of safety is grossly overused might have to think again. There is no rival to safety when pitching a car sale, and Volvo will always be proud of this legacy of protecting its owners, and which no doubt is also one of the biggest reasons why it [...]
By Tessa R. Salazar
Everyone who drives a Volvo would have had a feel of what the Scandinavian carmaker’s headquarters are like.
By Aida Sevilla Mendoza
Since Volvo Car was purchased by China’s Geely Holdings Group from Ford Motor Co. in 2010, it will soon be China-centered, right? Wrong. On the contrary, Volvo will continue operating as a strong, independent carmaker with a multibillion-dollar program ongoing in its plants in Sweden and Ghent, Belgium, to develop a new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) and Volvo Engine Architecture (VEA) that will cover most of Volvo’s next-generation cars.