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Why are Volvo Crossovers Loved by Many?

Volvo has created crossovers that stand out from those produced by other brands, as they are more stylish and have an extensive selection of features. Volvo has a reputation for building vehicles that are highly rated for safety, and this certainly pertains to its crossovers. In addition to having a bit more space than a sedan or coupe, Volvo crossovers are sleek, stylish, and surprisingly not too pricey.

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Volvo Reports On The State of Driver Education

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When it comes to the quality and accessibility of driver education, unfortunately, we have found how the state of good driving has declined in recent years. This information came as a result of a report from Harris Poll for Volvo Cars. Volvo wanted to understand what was happening. As a result, they explored the relationship that Americans have with their cars and what has led to the changing times.

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Volvo will Soon Stop Making Gas-Only Vehicles

Gas Only Vehicles

Volvo has announced that it is planning to wholly discontinue the production of vehicles that run exclusively on gasoline by 2019. This means that all the new vehicles produced this year and onward will be either hybrid vehicles that feature gas combustion engines complemented by small electric motors or all-electric vehicles. This announcement makes Volvo the first major auto manufacturer to focus exclusively on innovation and green energy vehicles. 

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How Does Volvo Lifetime Parts & Labor Warranty Work?

Volvo Lifetime Parts & Labor Warranty

Volvo began to offer its Lifetime Parts & Labor warranty on June 1st, 2015. The warranty is available to any customer who purchases an eligible Volvo replacement part for their vehicle and has it installed by an authorized Volvo dealer. The warranty allows you to be reimbursed for the part, which essentially means that you pay for a repair once and never have to pay for as long as you are covered by the warranty.

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How to Reset Your Service Light in a Volvo?

Reset Your Service Light in a Volvo

Owning a vehicle can be challenging for any consumer. Not only do you need to make sure you drive safely and carefully, but you also need to make sure you have your vehicle serviced at regular intervals. Typically, when it's time for your vehicle to be serviced, the service light will come on. If you notice that your service light comes on at a time when your vehicle doesn't need assistance, however, you might want to turn it off. Fortunately, this is a simple process you can complete right at home. Here's what you need to know…

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What’s the Best Towing Method for FWD Volvo Models?

Flat Tow Volvo Models

Flat, Two-Wheel or Flatbed Towing?

Flat towing a vehicle involves towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. This is considered not the best way to tow a vehicle as all wheels are turning as this method can put strain on the transmission and engine. Although there are ways to minimize this wear and tear - such as putting the transmission in neutral, disconnecting or removing the drive shaft or getting aftermarket drive shaft couplings that allow easy easy drive shaft disconnecting and connecting with a pull of a lever - it’s recommended not to flat tow your FWD…

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Volvo Safety Technology: What is the City Safety with Autobrake?

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Developed by Volvo, the City Safety technology includes the Auto-Brake feature. By using forward-facing radar and optical sensors, this active safety system dramatically lowers the risk of an accident. You might feel strong vibrating pulses in the brake pedal when there's an elevated threat on the road. Visible and audible warnings will also come on in the dashboard and head-up display. 

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