2016 Volvo XC90

Jan 17th
Success in one endeavor doesn’t necessarily predict the same in another. From a statistical perspective, the more times you win, the more inevitable failure becomes. Because except for John Paciorek, who played exactly one game for Houston in 1963, nobody bats a thousand. And the more unrelated the subsequent mission, the greater the chance of stumbling. Such as: turning a…
2016 Volvo XC90

Jan 8th
Once upon a time, it seemed as if Sweden and Volvo were destined to rule the world. In 1975, Björn Borg was emerging as the world’s dominant tennis player, ABBA had already won the Eurovision Song Contest and was climbing the charts, IKEA’s relentless expansion was underway, and Volvo’s new 240-series was the industry’s most sensible shoebox. The 240 was…
2016 Volvo XC90

Dec 14th
The financial crisis might be receding into memory, but the lingering effects continue. Volvo, for one, was deeply affected by the downturn, as Ford jettisoned it during the depths of that American company’s problems. The Swedish automaker ended up being purchased by Geely, the up and coming Chinese company, and after several years of management churn, Volvo now seems to…