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Volvo Video BLOG

Improve the Fuel Efficiency of Your Volvo: Part 2

Our last post shared some ways you can improve the fuel efficiency of your Volvo. Well, we here at Volvo Cars Marin are back with some more fuel efficient tips for Madera drivers:

  • When you follow a vehicle closely, you find yourself braking and reaccelerating more often with their speed changes. Every time you reaccelerate, your engine uses more fuel. Increase your following distance to give yourself more space to coast when they slow down, and then you won't need to reaccelerate as much.
  • Your engine is the least efficient when it's cold.
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Improve the Fuel Efficiency of Your Volvo: Part 1

As we go about our daily drives, fuel efficiency is definitely something we all keep in mind. Volvo Cars Marin would like to offer Madera drivers some tips to make their drives a little more fuel efficient. Try some of these with your Volvo:

  • Extra weight from luggage means extra power is needed from your engine. Try limiting yourself to only what you need for your trip.
  • Strapping luggage to the roof can cut down your highway efficiency by as much as 10 mpg. Buy an aerodynamic roof top cargo box to help.
  • The faster you go on the highway…
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Volvo Joins Climate Savers Program and Agrees to Dramatically Lower Carbon Emissions

Nobody appreciates the green lifestyle like we do in the San Francisco area. Ecology-minded drivers flock to our Corte Madera showroom to shop new Volvo hybrids for their combination of luxury and fuel efficiency.

Did you know Volvo is doing much more for the environment than simply adding hybrid powertrains to its lineup?

Volvo Group is the only automaker in the world to join the Climate Savers program run by...

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Have an Adventure in Style with the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country

You love the elegance and sophistication of new Volvo vehicles. You crave that feeling of comfortable security, knowing that the latest in safety technology is protecting you even in the busiest San Francisco traffic.

You also have the heart of an explorer, and need a vehicle that can keep up.

The new Volvo V90 Cross Country is arriving at Volvo Cars Marin later this fall. With two decades of experience making all-weather Cross Country models, Volvo has created their most advanced one yet. To make the luxurious V90 worthy of the Cross Country name, it gets:

  • Driving modes, including Off-Road…
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Volvo Announces September 2016 Sales

Recently, Volvo announced an increase in sales for the month of September, showing that these Swedish masterpieces still have a place in American culture.

 

 

 

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Last month, the automaker sold a total of 5,615 vehicles, an increase of 1.6% from September 2015. Additionally, Volvo has seen a 26.2% year-over-year increase solidifying its place in the automotive arena.

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Volvo to Help Develop Autonomous Vehicles

Recently, Volvo announced a partnership with Autoliv, a leader in automotive safety systems, to focus on developing and producing autonomous driving software.

 

 

 

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Both companies plan to merge and set up headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, utilizing employees from both sides at its new office.

 

The joint-venture will develop advanced driver assistance systems that are scheduled for a 2019 release and autonomous drive systems available set to release in 2021.

 
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Volvo’s Approach to Child Safety in Vehicles

When it comes to buying a car, safety should be a no brainer. That’s why people around the world have turned to Volvo vehicles for years and years, because of their superior standards for safety, expert Swedish engineering, and special attention to detail. Today, we at Volvo Cars Marin wanted to bring a particular aspect of safety to the forefront: child safety seats. They’re very important but often go undiscussed.

 

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Volvo Surveys U.S. Drivers on Autonomous Cars, Gets Mixed Results

Autonomous driving—it’s just around the proverbial corner from us, and with that fact looming on the horizon, Volvo Cars conducted an enormous online survey to gauge opinions about the varying attitudes toward autonomous cars. You may or may not be surprised to learn that our home state of California was among the most ready for the arrival of autonomous driving, but some of the other states weren’t so keen.

 

 

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All-New 2017 S90 is a Welcome Addition to the Volvo Family

We've all heard the old adage about goodbyes. About, how, "when one door closes, another opens." Sure, there's merit to it. But, in the end, we at Volvo Cars Marin can't help but feel that farewells are most often a somber affair.

Such is not the case, however, when it comes to the retirement of the S80, one of the most revered rides on Volvo's roster. Fortunately, this full-size luxury sedan's found itself a highly capable replacement in the spanking-new 2017 Volvo S90.

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Volvo Shows Off New Compact Architecture

The new Volvo flagship range--consisting of the S90, XC90, and V90--don't just represent the latest generation of top-shelf offerings from our preferred automaker, but the new direction for the brand. Now, the Swedish automaker is giving us some insight into what to expect from the smallest members of the family: the 40 series.

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