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Fun things to do in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region

March 23rd, 2023 by

Looking for fun things to do in Kitchener-Waterloo? We’ve rounded up a few great activities in the region for both families and singles alike. Plus, we’ve added a bonus spot in surrounding St. Jacobs. When you’re lucky enough to live in this part of Southern Ontario, you don’t have to go far for entertainment, you…

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Volvo XC90 named Canada’s Best Large Premium Utility Vehicle for 2023

February 27th, 2023 by
XC90 Recharge T8 AWD, Denim Blue

At Volvo, we’re constantly striving to be a step above our competition and this year, our hard work has paid off again. The XC90 has been awarded the prestigious title of Canada’s Best Large Premium Utility Vehicle for 2023. It’s a recognition that means a lot.   View this post on Instagram A post shared…

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Does the Volvo XC60 have Apple CarPlay and other frequently asked questions

December 30th, 2022 by
OTA 2.2 Apple Carplay

Apple CarPlay is one of the most widely used technology features in current automotive designs. It’s no surprise. The iPhone has cemented itself as a modern day necessity and as such, drivers and passengers alike have come to expect a seamless smartphone experience from their vehicles. CarPlay allows you to safely use your favourite iPhone…

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Introducing the Volvo EX90: Everything you need to know about the all-new electric SUV from Volvo

November 16th, 2022 by
Volvo EX90

Volvo has set aggressive environmental targets by promising to sell only fully electric vehicles by 2030. The all-new EX90 flagship SUV marks a step closer to that reality. “The Volvo EX90 is the start of something new for Volvo Cars in many ways,” says Jim Rowan, Volvo Cars CEO. The Volvo EX90, an all-electric evolution…

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Where to find charging stations for your Volvo EV in Kitchener-Waterloo

September 26th, 2022 by
Volvo C40 Recharge

The adoption of electric vehicles is completely shifting how people move from one place to another and Volvo customers have taken note. The Swedish automaker marked a 63.9% increase in fully-electric or plug-in hybrid powertrain models last year, making up 27% of the company’s total sales for 2021. Those numbers are only expected to grow…

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What is Volvo Polestar Optimization?

August 22nd, 2022 by

Polestar has been leaning on its go-fast speciality to fine tune Volvo vehicles for decades.  Today, the performance division uses its 20+ years of motorsports expertise to offer the Polestar Engineered Optimization program, which allows Volvo owners to upgrade their rides for faster response, improved balance, and even more intuitive driving.  Let’s take a look…

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Comparing the XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge

July 18th, 2022 by
Pure electric Volvo C40 and XC40 Recharge at a charging station

They’re similar, but different. Now, more than ever, drivers are considering the switch to all-electric vehicles as new EV models continue to hit the market. In the interest of this transition to more sustainably-minded vehicles, Volvo has introduced two all-electric vehicles to their lineup, the C40 Recharge and the XC40 Recharge. These exciting new vehicles…

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The Future Of Volvo Is Electric And Not Far Away

June 10th, 2022 by
Volvo C40 Recharge and XC60 Recharge T8

  As of next year, 2023, Volvo will have its full lineup of vehicles in Canada electrified with at least a mild hybrid powertrain option. And as of right now, a new and improved Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrain is available in Canada in the brand’s 90 and 60 Series models, bringing more power, more range,…

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