Stories & Inspiration
The space age
The space age
Electrification is at the heart of Volvo Cars’ vision to combine effortless performance with incredible efficiency. The new S60 T8 Twin Engine, a plug-in hybrid, is the next step forward – a car that’s ready for the future, today.
Cars and accessories
Sweden has thousands of kilometres of coastline. But there’s one place where it's so dramatic and unique – and, in many ways, so uniquely Swedish – that it’s become world-famous. Welcome to the High Coast.
Message in a bottle
It would be pretty boring if we all looked at life in the same way. But with people like glass artist Jesper Jensen around, there’s not much chance of that. Because where others see tomorrow’s trash, Jesper sees a future piece of art.
For more than a decade, Scandinavian-noir has dominated international bestseller lists and captivated TV audiences around the world. We met up with Hans Rosenfeldt, creator of the hit TV series The Bridge, to discuss the darker side of Sweden.
Safety and performance
Crafting the perfect drive
Balance. Poise. Control. These are the key elements of the S60, a car that highlights Volvo Cars’ unique take on driving. We visit a secret test track in Sweden to find out more.
In the driving seat
Volvo Cars senior vice president of design, Robin Page, reveals how minimalist Scandinavian design and Swedish craftsmanship combine in the new S60. The result, he says, is a luxurious interior that’s been designed to put an emphasis on driving.
The Scandinavian model
Oslo’s mix of busy streets and laid-back Scandinavian attitude is the backdrop as we discover what makes the new XC40 the perfect SUV for the city.
Power behind the design
When Scandinavian elegance meets dynamism, the result is the new Volvo S60. Volvo Cars senior vice president of design, Robin Page, explains how he and his team designed a car that celebrates the joy of driving.
Behind the lens: the XC40 in Oslo
The smart, practical XC40 is both enabler and star as we join photographer Sam Christmas on a photo shoot in Oslo