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Volvo Moving Toward Full Electrification

For anybody who ever watched "The Jetsons" or "Back to the Future," it certainly seemed like the future of automobiles would involve flying cars and non-terrestrial highways, but now that we essentially are living the future, it's clear that flying cars aren't where this industry is headed. Rather, it's moving toward electrification and autonomy, and it's doing so at warp speed.

In fact, by the 2019 model year, every new Volvo…
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Summer Maintenance At Tom Wood Volvo

Indianapolis, IN is a beautiful city in the summertime. It's a beautiful city in the wintertime, frankly, but the cold, ice, and snow make it a whole lot harder to get around. Now that road conditions aren't an issue, we find ourselves deep into road trip season, but for any of our Indianapolis Volvo customers considering such a trip, we recommend getting a little bit of summer maintenance done beforehand.

First of all…
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Why Genuine Volvo Parts Matter

 

When we look at a new Volvo XC60 or Volvo S90, we see the vehicle as a whole, but any mechanic or service technician can tell you that if even one integral part is broken, installed incorrectly, or not working properly, that gorgeous "whole" of a car isn't going to be of much use to you.

The parts that Volvo engineers design to make these automobiles work all are integral, from the largest of…
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Volvo Drive-E Technology Marries Efficiency with Performance

While there aren't a lot of models featuring them just yet, the Volvo Drive-E powertrains are expected to completely revolutionize the way that Indianapolis, IN customers view the environmental friendliness of Volvo automobiles. Everything from the materials used in Volvo autos to the manufacturing process to the vehicles themselves have green tech in mind, and the 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid is a terrific example of the strides this Drive-E technology…
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Volvo Teams Up with Google for Infotainment

To date, just about every automaker in the industry has made the move to make both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available as optional operating systems in their current batch of automobiles, but premium car maker Volvo is taking it one step further for drivers looking for even closer integration with an industry leader in technology.

While Android Auto is a nice feature, this closer partnership actually puts Google in charge of developing…
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Great Volvo Road Trips from Indianapolis, IN

Anybody who has lived in Indianapolis, IN long enough knows that there is plenty to do right here in the city, but that shouldn't stop folks from exploring the rest of the state of Indiana. The reality is that the new or pre-owned Volvo vehicles you purchased right here at Tom Wood Volvo are good for a whole lot more than just in-town visits. Part of their appeal is their value as road trip…
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Enjoy Parking Sensors on New Volvo Models

Usually, parking is pretty easy. Most Indianapolis Volvo drivers can slide into a standard parking spot without even really having to think about it, but it's the fact that most people don't think while paring that leads to so many parking-lot fender benders, to say nothing of the difficulty attached to parallel parking.

Volvo engineers have helped to ebb some of those difficulties by coming up with advanced parking sensors that help guide…
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The History of the Volvo V40

The first Volvo automobile was built in 1927 in Sweden, which probably explains why few companies inspire as much pride in the Swedish people as Volvo Cars. Over the decades, there have been a number of truly excellent automobiles to have rolled off of Volvo assembly lines, but because of the innovation that comes with time, the current stable of models shares little with those other models outside of the brand name.

In the 1960s…
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2017 Volvo XC60 Great for Dog Owners



There really are two types of dog owners in the world: those who love their pups to experience adventure (and the filth that comes with it) on a daily basis, and those who own dogs that are more pampered and who better enjoy the calm and quiet of an indoors existence. The 2017 Volvo XC60 is the perfect automobile for that second kind of dog, as Carfax named it one of the industry's most…
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Volvo Models Named Top Safety Picks

 

Volvo automobiles are a lot of things—attractive, reliable, technologically-advanced—but one of the features that today's customers in Indianapolis, IN seem to place very high on their lists of must-haves is safety. The more we learn about the nature of cars and how prevalent distracted driving has become, safety is more important now than it ever has been. Thankfully, the technology continues to get better, and new and pre-owned Volvo models are fully…
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