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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Volvo

All time
# Renault Megane
Volvo and Renault recall certain cars after issues identified
A number of Volvo cars and some Renault Meganes are being recalled to fix issues.
# Recall
Over 5,000 Volvo cars in Ireland recalled over engine fire risk
The Swedish carmaker is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide.
# buying advice
Looking for Scandinavian style? How to buy a Volvo for under €20k - and 3 models to see first
The Swedish car maker has a reputation for safety, comfort and strong design. Here’s what to look for.
# this is the end
Going climate neutral: Volvo to phase out traditional engines
The announcement “marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” the company’s CEO said.
# Volvo
New large-scale Volvo showroom opens in Dublin
The new Spirit Motor Group Volvo showroom is located in Sandyford.
# car news
The Volkswagen Tiguan hits Ireland and there's important safety news for parents
All the car-related news you need to know – including the Volkswagen Tiguan, Volvo’s new child seats, Toyota’s car-sharing club and more 162 sale events.
# carna
Missing Galway man found safe and well
A missing persons appeal was issued last week.
# Road Safety
This simple can could help save cyclists' lives
Cyclists: You should all get this.
# Rise of the Machines
Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans
The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.
# Wicklow
Couple stop to help after collision - and have their car stolen
A female passenger received slight injuries during the incident.
# sculpted to perfection
Jean Claude Van Damme performs his epic splits in zero gravity space
Any excuse to listen to Enya.
# special delivery
Volvo wants to deliver all your shopping directly to your car
The roam delivery service will allow couriers one-time access to your car, allowing them to drop off your shopping when you’re not around.
# dollah bills y'all
That incredible Jean Claude Van Damme ad made a lot of money for Volvo
Clearly it was more than a perfect expression of all of the world’s beauty and elegance.
# sponsored by volvo
6 little luxuries you don't have to feel guilty about
Life’s little luxuries – that won’t break the bank.
# Jobswatch
Volvo slashes 2,000 jobs worldwide
The company said the cuts will be mainly in administrative and support roles in its 112,000-strong workforce.
# Investigation
Two arrests and appeal for witnesses over crashed 'blue Volvo car'
Two or three people left the scene of a crash in Galway on Thursday night, Gardaí say.
# Roads
Volvo wants 'no deaths' in its new cars by 2020
Swedish carmarker Volvo is aiming for zero deaths or injuries in its cars as of 2020 due to smart functions in its vehicles.
# Galway City
Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.
# sweeeede
What happens when you put a Volvo engine in a tractor?
Somebody in Sweden has done it, and made a video…
# Volvo Ocean Race
Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race
Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.
# Volvo
McDowell progresses to final of World Match Play Championship
The Northern Irishman was taken to the last hole by Spain’s Rafael Cabrera-Bello.
# Volvo
A good day gets better for McDowell, as he beats Garcia in Spain
Graeme McDowell is into the last four of the Volvo World Match Play Championship.
# Advertising
It worked! Bid placed after used-car sale pitch
But engineer cum used-car salesman Rob O’Rourke is playing hard ball.
# Work Can Wait
Best Used-Car Sales Pitch of the Day
“The Best Car You Will Ever Own. Fact.”
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…
# Road Safety
Volvo develops airbags to protect pedestrians
A world first.