2018 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar unveiled

Polestar may not yet have the same level of renown seen with BMW’s M Series, AMG Mercedes or even Nissan’s Nismo, Honda’s Type R or even Ford’s ST and RS performance brands, but the performance arm of Volvo is working hard to get there. The latest models from the brand have just been announced as the 2018 Volvo S60 Polestar and the V60 Polestar. The two models will feature additional aerodynamic components constructed from a lightweight carbon fiber material. The use of the advanced material is designed to increase downforce…

Volvo hits the gas on electric cars with Geely tie-up

Volvo is linking up with other companies owned by its parent Zhejiang Geely as they look to share the burden of developing electric cars. The move came as Volvo – which a fortnight ago said all its new cars from 2019 would be available with an electric drivetrain – reported surging revenues and profits. The Swedish car maker was bought by Chinese billionaire Li Shufu’s Geely holding company in 2010. Acquisitive Mr Li’s stable of businesses now includes Chinese car maker Geely,  electric car business Lynk & Co, Lotus, and…