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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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Volvo Promotes XC90 with Google Cardboard

 

Volvo is using Google Cardboard as a marketing tool for its XC90 crossover, which will go on sale in spring 2015.

In case you have no clue what Google Cardboard is, here's what Google's official website has to say about it.

"Virtual reality has made exciting progress over the past several years. However, developing for VR still requires expensive, specialized hardware. Thinking about how to make VR accessible to more...

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Volvo Develops Inflatable Child Seat Concept

Children's car seats are historically bulky, hard to move and tedious to mount. This is why Volvo Cars has designed a lightweight and inflatable rear-facing child seat concept using groundbreaking technology. The seat is safe, easy to pack and carry, and will enable parents to use it in many situations not practical with the seats on the market today.


 
Lawrence Abele, design manager at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center...
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Apple CarPlay to Debut for Volvo on New XC90

Volvo Cars and Apple Inc. are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one of the world’s most progressive car companies and the world’s most famous technology company. The alliance promises to transform the in-car experience. Called Apple CarPlay, the new service brings all the features and services familiar to iPad, iPhone or iPod users directly into the car via Volvo Cars' large center console touch screen display.



The interaction between Apple’s operating system and Volvo Cars' newly-designed in car software and interface promise to transform the…
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The Concept Estate is Volvo's Future

After unveiling two applauded concept cars in the Concept Coupe and the Concept XC Coupe, Volvo proudly presents the final car in the series. The Concept Estate is a tribute to creativity and an embodiment of Scandinavian luxury. The silhouette is a powerful display of bold proportions, full of grace and confidence.



The Concept Estate shows how the interior of Volvo’s upcoming models will both look and function. The most prominent interior design feature is the simplicity, utilizing exclusive materials and bringing the driver cutting edge technology and authentic craftsmanship in perfect harmony. The traditional selection of buttons and…
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Volvo Pioneers In-Car Delivery Program

In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world’s first delivery of food to the car – a new form of "roam delivery" services. The service, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, allows consumers to have their shopping delivered straight to their car, no matter where they are.



Making deliveries directly to your car is one example of Volvo Cars' exploring the potential of connected cars to create solutions that simplify our everyday lives. The pilot program has also revealed 92 percent of people found it more convenient to receive…
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Limited Edition Volvo V60 and S60 Polestar Coming Soon

The Volvo wagon is most definitely back in the U.S., and together with performance and tuning partner Polestar, 2014 also welcomes the quickest factory Volvos to date: The V60 and S60 Polestar. Only 120 of the ultra-limited edition sportswagon and sedan will be available in the U.S.



With a host of upgrades, from the chassis all the way through to the exterior, the latest from the Volvo and Polestar partnership represent the best automotive experience that Sweden has to offer. Both models will be on display in the U.S. for the very first time at a special…
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Volvo Turns Functionality and Safety into Emotional Experiences

The Volvo Concept XC Coupé has a strong connection to both an active outdoor lifestyle and Volvo Car Group's aim to offer customers a world-class safety and support package. “Enjoying a car with great power and capabilities, at the same time as you are safe and protected, gives a great feeling of joy and freedom,” says Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars. See what else he has to say about how safety relates to the Volvo brand:
 
Your design direction is based on the core virtues of Scandinavian Design. What’s the connection to Volvo Concept…
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