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2020 Volvo XC90 facelift! New reason to go Swede

Volvo Malaysia has just refreshed their best selling large SUV, the 2020 Volvo XC90. The new prices without insurance are: Volvo XC90 T5 - RM 373,888 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Inscription - RM 399,888 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Inscription Plus - RM 409,888 New on the facelift 2020 Volvo XC90 include new wheels, a modern grille and a new exterior colour to choose from. For the T8 engine XC90, the interior sees the only upgrade being a redesigned Orrefors crystal electronic gearshift lever. While


Nov 14, 2019

BMW X5 PHEV vs Volvo XC90 T8 - Which is the better buy?

BMW Malaysia recently unveiled the BMW X5 PHEV, priced from RM 440,745 (without SST). Meanwhile, the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus goes for RM 391,150 (without SST). Volvo XC90 We’ve yet to get our hands on the X5 so we won’t get into driving impressions. Instead, we’ll walk through the spec sheets of the BMW X5 xDrive45e and the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus. Powertrain Underneath the bonnet of the BMW X5 xDrive45e lies a 3.0-litre B58 turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that does 286 PS


Jul 5, 2020

Spied: New Lynk & Co SUV spied testing, SPA platform, Volvo XC90’s twin?

A heavily camouflaged Lynk & Co SUV was spotted on public roads in China. Reports have surfaced that this could be the brand’s flagship luxury SUV. Lynk & Co, the lifestyle automotive brand under Geely Auto Group, have access to Volvo’s technologies. Hence its range of cars all uses Volvo’s platform and powered by Volvo engines. The unnamed SUV is said to be built upon the SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) platform which underpins the Volvo XC90 and XC60. This leads us to believe that this wil

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Apr 26, 2020

Volvo XC90 T5 Formally Enters Malaysian Market - Only Sale For RM 373,888!

Volvo XC90 T5 AWD Momentum, a more affordable entry-level model, has been launched in Malaysia. As the most entry-level model in the XC90 series, the XC90 T5 abandons the previous version T8's hybrid combination and adopts the power configuration of the pure gasoline engine, which further reduces the price to RM373,888 with lower price threshold for customers to purchase. In terms of appearance, XC90 T5 is basically similar to the T8 version, except that the water tank cover has a different colo


Jul 22, 2019

Volvo XC90 Armoured - Genuine Armoured Warrior With 50 mm-thick Glass, Weighs 4.5 Tonnes!

Based on the numerous needs of customers, Volvo spent more than two years designing a new SUV and finally revealed the latest XC90 Armoured which provides a higher level of safeguard for drivers. So how does the Armored Warrior be forged? The design of the Volvo XC90 takes the T6 AWD variant for reference, which is manufactured at the Torslanda factory in Sweden. Volvo particularly designates Trasco Bremena, a German company, to elaborate the armour in higher protection levels. Through the joint


Jul 21, 2019

Volvo XC90's twin Lynk & Co 09 unveiled at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show!

Lynk & Co unveiled a new model at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show known as the Lynk & Co 09. According to the few morsels of information we have, the new model is a SUV based on the Volvo XC90. Also read: New Lynk & Co 02 hatchback officially unveiled; Takes aim at VW Golf GTI Other than that, Lynk & Co has revealed that the 09 will be a PHEV-only car. Based on Lynk & Co’s history with its Volvo cousins, we speculate that the 09 will probably reflect the XC90’s PHEV engine and also come with 3 rows


Apr 19, 2021

PDRM is looking for the driver of Volvo XC90 cruising along motorcycle lane

A video of a Volvo XC90 cruising along the Federal Highway motorcycle lane has gone viral recently. The Royal Malaysian Police force has now announced that they are on the manhunt for the driver of the SUV. The video showed number of motorcycles grouping together behind the massive SUV while riding along the motorcycle lane heading towards Shah Alam. A number of motorcycles were later seen coming to a stop in front of the Volvo and blocking the lane to force the driver to head back to the main r


Jun 24, 2020

Inilah Geely KX11 sebelum anda patut lihat secara rasmi, kembar Volvo XC90!

Sejak Geely KX11 2021 didedahkan baru-baru ini, perincian dan gambaran yang lebih jelas telahpun tular sebelum jadual debut di Shanghai Auto Show 2021 tidak lama lagi. Imej Geely KX11 yang tertular Dengan sentuhan garis dan wajah yang menyerlah, Geely KX11 yang diasas oleh platform Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) kelihatan seperti campuran Volvo XC90 dan Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. Antara aspek yang buatkan ia nampak sama ialah sentuhan gril selari seperti yang terdapat pada kereta Volvo dan


Feb 5, 2021

Looks like a Volvo XC90? This is the Geely KX11, leaked ahead of launch!

Barely a couple of weeks since the 2021 Geely KX11 was officially revealed, details and clearer images of the brand's upcoming D-segment SUV have been sighted online, months before its 2021 Shanghai Auto Show debut. Leaked images of the Geely KX11 With strong lines and a bolder front fascia, the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) based KX11 somehow reminds one of a muscular Volvo XC90 and Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace mix. Part of the similarity comes from the front fascia - its horizontal grille s


Feb 4, 2021

Volvo Cars Malaysia recalls 1,802 units due to faulty autonomous emergency braking systems

Volvo Cars has issued a recall for a total of 700,000 cars globally after the discovery of a possibly faulty autonomous emergency braking system (AEB). Volvo Cars Malaysia has added that the recall affects 1,802 units of Volvo cars in our country. The issue stems from a software fault. During tests conducted by the Federation of Danish Motors (FDM) on an XC60, Volvo’s internal safety evaluations discovered that the car’s AEB system consistently failed to kick in and brake automatically as it was


Apr 1, 2020

Volvo cars now get 8-Year hybrid battery warranty at no extra charge

From 1 January 2020 onwards, all Volvo plug-in hybrids sold in Malaysia will be covered with an 8-Year warranty for the hybrid batteries with no extra charge. Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) is now the leader in hybrid battery warranty coverage for PHEVs in the premium segment. BMW Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia offer 6-Years/100,000 km warranty for their hybrid battery. According to Marketing and PR Director of VCM, Akhtar Sulaiman, this is their assurance to customers on Volvo’s electrified powe

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Jan 23, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia extends hybrid battery warranty to 8 years or 160,000 km, free of charge

Volvo Car Malaysia has announced an extension of the warranty for its PHEV range to 8 years or 160,000 km (whichever comes first), now covering models registered after 3-December 2015. Earlier this year, the extended warranty was only offered for Volvo cars registered from 1 January 2020 onwards. Volvo Malaysia has now decided to offer the extend warranty for its PHEV range that were purchased since the launch of the Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV on 3 December 2015. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo C


Dec 21, 2020

Volvo ingin fokus kepada model SUV, barisan sedan dan wagon bakal dikurangkan

Volvo, jenama yang terkenal dengan model sedan dan wagon setelah sekian lamanya akan berubah arah dan tunduk kepada trend SUV diseluruh dunia. Selepas pelancaran crossover elektrik sepenuhnya iaitu C40 Recharge, CEO Volvo, Håkan Samuelsson, berkata kepada Autocar bahawa syarikat dari Sweden itu akan memperkenalkan lebih banyak model SUV pada masa hadapan. “Secara tradisional, kita pernah ada sedan, wagon, dan SUV. Sekarang kita menjual sekitar 75% SUV, yang bermaksud kita memerlukan lebih banyak

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Mar 4, 2021

Volvo S60 CKD and S90 facelift delayed for Malaysia due to Covid-19

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) had a fantastic run in 2019 with a sales growth of 36.1%. There were also two model launches namely the Volvo XC60 (fully imported, CBU) and the Volvo XC90 facelift. The company previously announced its plans to introduce the locally-assembled (CKD) S60 T8 as well as the S90 facelift to the Malaysian market in 2020. However, these models will be delayed due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Since the enforcement of Movement Control Order (MCO), all business operations inc

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Mar 31, 2020

Would you like a pre-reg Volvo S60 CBU for RM 22k less or a full price updated S60 CKD at RM 296k?

Volvo Car dealer Sisma Auto is having a special pre-reg Volvo car sale. From the Volvo S90 and even imported units of the Volvo S60 T8. These pre-reg cars are part of Sisma Auto’s approved used cars. The attractive deal includes a pre-registered Volvo S90 T5 selling at RM 81,888 less than the price of a new car. The T8 on the other hand would save buyers RM 124,200. Other than that, the Volvo XC40, Volvo XC90 T8+, and the Volvo S60 T8 CBU are also included in the special sale. We know that Volvo


May 18, 2020

Volvo Malaysia drops teaser for all-new S60

Volvo Malaysia released a special teaser for the third generation S60 on their social media platforms and website. The impending return of the S60 was announced earlier this year at the MBM Resources (MBMR), the parent company of Volvo Car dealer Federal Auto. No other details about the car have been released yet but given Volvo Malaysia’s past track records, there is a possibility that the S60 will be launched in Malaysia as fully imported units assembled in the USA with a T6 AWD option and a T


Oct 4, 2019

Volvo plans to drop some sedan and wagon models, focus on SUVs

Volvo is a brand that’s famous for its sedans and wagons, especially the latter. But following the rise in SUV sales, the Swedish brand might be cutting some sedan and wagon models in the future. Following the launch of the C40 Recharge crossover, Volvo’s first pure electric car designed from the ground up, the Swedish firm’s CEO, Håkan Samuelsson, said in an interview with Autocar that the company will focus on introducing more SUVs in the future. Also read: Volvo ramps up electrification with

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Mar 4, 2021

All-new American made 2019 Volvo S60 adds Swedish flavour into a German game

( Model | Gallery ) Here to take on the Germans at their own game of compact executive sedans and after weeks of teasing, the all-new 2019 Volvo S60 is finally launched in Malaysia. Only one variant is available at launch - the T8 R-Design priced at RM 295,888 on-the-road without insurance. For those keen on buying one, better grab it quickly as this USA-made model (limited units) is already priced as a locally-assembled one, which is estimated to arrive in Q2 of 2020. The T8 plug-in hybrid powe


Oct 24, 2019

2021 Volvo XC40: T5 AWD vs Recharge PHEV - What does the extra RM 10k get you?

Earlier today, Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) launched the 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge, essentially a plug-in hybrid version of the regular XC40 T5 AWD. In terms of pricing, the new model is roughly RM 10k more than the non-hybrid version, coming in at RM 241,997. The regular XC40 T5 AWD is priced from RM 231,651. Both prices are inclusive of the Government's Penjana sales tax incentive and are valid till 30-June 2021. Prices Model Price (RM) XC40 T5 AWD 231,651 XC40 T5 Recharge 241,997 So, what does


Feb 26, 2021

TIL: Waze motorcycle mode will show you a different set of instructions!

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has caught up with the driver of the Volvo XC90 that was seen cruising along on the motorcycle lane. Upon questioning, the driver claims that he was only following Waze when he found himself on the motorcycle lane. Before you can ask: no, the driver was not drunk. This was confirmed by Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal. The reason why the driver had forced himself onto the motorcycle lane because his Waze had directed him to it. It turns out tha


Jun 28, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia to launch V60 and S60 later this year

After nearly a decade of absence, the S60 sedan and its wagon twin the V60 will be making a return to Malaysia. This was confirmed earlier this week in an investors’ briefing by MBM Resources (MBMR), the parent company of Volvo Car dealer Federal Auto. No further details were provided but MBMR confirmed that both the S60 and V60 are in the pipeline for a launch later this year. Set to go up against the segment’s traditional stalwarts like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series, the S60 offer


Aug 28, 2019

Volvo S60 T8 vs Mercedes-Benz C300 vs BMW 330i, which is best for you?

The locally assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 T8 has arrived and now it is at level playing field with the Mercedes-Benz C300 and BMW 330i. These are the CKD compact executive sedans that you’re probably looking at if you’re in the market for one, and we’re here to help you find which is perfect for you. Let's get the prices out of the way first. The Volvo S60 T8 is priced between the two at RM 295,888, the Mercedes-Benz C300 is the priciest here at RM 304,888, and the BMW 330i is the least expensive at


May 19, 2020

Geely confirms next gen 2022 Geely Boyue, to use Volvo XC40’s CMA platform

First launched in China in 2016, the Geely Boyue, which is better known to Malaysians as the Proton X70, is now in the fifth year of its model life. A replacement is due soon, at least for China. During a presentation to Geely investors in November, Geely Automobile Holdings Limited shared that it will be announcing at least 4 new models in 2021, among them the second generation Geely Boyue that’s based on the new CMA platform. When will the second generation Geely Boyue be launched? Considering


Dec 8, 2020

Volvo’s designation explained, from T4 to T8, plus the new P8

The brand spanking new Volvo S60 was just launched in Malaysia last week, and it is only available in one variant - T8 R Design plug-in hybrid. When the XC90 and the XC60 was launched, both came in the same T8 plug-in hybrid variant with the T5 variant joining the range some time post-launch. As for the S90 and V90, they were the reverse with T5 and T6 variants arriving first and the T8 version joining later. Though Volvo Malaysia has since stopped selling the V90 here. So what do these Ts and n


Oct 29, 2019

Volvo Car Group has sold more than 600,000 CMA platform cars since launch

First introduced in 2017 as part of Volvo Car Group’s goal to produce a highly-flexible vehicle platform, the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform now underpins 600,000 vehicles worldwide since July 2020. The number is achieved in less than 3 years! The CMA platform was co-developed by Volvo Cars and Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely) after Geely acquired the Swedish brand in August 2010. Thanks to its modular design, Geely is able to share the platform across other affiliated car brands like


Aug 4, 2020

Geely’s Expanding Cosmos grille first appeared on the Volvo Concept Universe in 2011

One defining design element on modern Geely cars is its ‘Expanding Cosmos’ grille. Here’s a little trivia, the multi-ring grille actually first appeared on the Volvo Concept Universe in 2011. The Volvo Concept Universe was presented at the 2011 Shanghai International Motor Show, their first major debut after Geely acquired them in 2009, and it previews the Swedish premium carmaker’s purportedly next flagship sedan. It wasn’t until 2017 when Volvo presented their S90 sedan. The S90 shares a numbe

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May 2, 2020

Volvo Car Group telah menjual lebih dari 600,000 kereta dengan platform CMA sejak dilancarkan

Pertama kali diperkenalkan pada tahun 2017 sebagai sebahagian daripada matlamat Volvo Car Group untuk menghasilkan platform kenderaan yang sangat fleksibel, platform Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) kini telah menyokong 600,000 kenderaan di seluruh dunia sejak Julai 2020. Jumlah ini dicapai dalam masa kurang dari 3 tahun! Platform CMA telah dikembangkan bersama oleh Volvo Cars dan Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely) setelah Geely memperoleh jenama Sweden ini pada bulan Ogos 2010. Berkat reka bentuk


Aug 6, 2020

Diintip: Satu lagi SUV Geely! Adakah ini akan jadi Proton X90 di Malaysia?

Sebelum ini, kami ada mengaitkan Geely Haoyue 7 tempat duduk yang dilancarkan pada Jun lepas barangkali akan dijadikan Proton X90. Ditambah pula dengan perancangan Geely untuk membangunkan kereta Proton di atas platform CMA, kami rasakan yang SUV ini, yang juga dibina atas platform yang sama di China, mempunyai peluang lebih tinggi untuk dijadikan sebagai Proton X90 kalau ia datang ke Malaysia nanti. Diberi kod nama KX11, SUV yang disamarkan dalam gambar di atas dengan jelasnya menunjukkan yang


Sep 2, 2020

Proton bakal guna platform Geely-Volvo! Bukan platform yang dibangunkan sendiri?

Baru-baru ini, terdapat ura-ura yang mengatakan bahawa Proton sedang membangunkan platform mereka sendiri. Khabar angin tersebut memetik kata-kata Ketua Pereka Proton iaitu Azlan Othman. Namun begitu, lain pula ceritanya dengan laman web berita Reuters. Reuters telah melaporkan bahawa Proton bakal menggunakan platform Geely yang dibina dengan kerjasama Volvo. Terdapat 2 platform kereta yang dibina Geely hasil daripada usaha sama dengan Volvo. Yang pertama sekali adalah Compact Modular Architectu


Aug 10, 2020

Elderly driver fined for driving in motorcycle lane

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has confirmed they have issued a fine to the driver of a Mercedes-Benz caught on video driving on the motorcycle lane. The incident first came to PDRM’s attention when the video of the car on the motorcycle lane went viral. Kajang district police chief, Asst Comm Mohd. Zaid Hassan told Kosmo the incident happened at 10.55 am involved a 78-year-old senior citizen. The driver was on his way to Kuala Lumpur from Balakong when he caught on camera cruising in the mot


Mar 22, 2021