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VOLVO S60 V8 SUPERCAR MAKES ITS DEBUT IN SYDNEY

Volvo Polestar Racing unveiled its 650 HP Volvo S60 that will debut in the 2014 V8 Supercars by driving it across the Sydney Harbour Bridge under police escort. “This is a significant day,” said Christian Dahl, owner of Polestar. “Polestar has been Volvo Car Group’s global performance and motorsport partner since 1996, and has campaigned […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 13, 2014

THE PEWANO RACE ENGINE USED IN ENDURANCE RACING

Pewano’s D5 RR race engine, originally developed for Cross Country challenges like the Dakar Rally, has now made its way to the world famous Nürburgring. Heico Sportiv of Germany has in collaboration with Pewano and Volvo, adapted the race engine from our PEWANO XC60 RR to their VOLVO V40. Heico Sportiv will compete in the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 30, 2012

Help the Volvo IT crew at Volvo Ocean Race

How can the Volvo IT crew at the race stay healthy while traveling around the world for nine months? Today, the Volvo IT crew at the Volvo Ocean Race has issued a new challenge on Facebook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdSg8WgdGK8

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday January 14, 2012

DAKAR 2012 BEATEN BUT NOT DEFEATED

BEATEN BUT NOT DEFEATED – THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT Pewano started the 2012 Dakar rally with high intentions. The goal was to bring the Volvo XC60 RR to Lima and the podium within a top ten finish. Sadly enough we never got the opportunity to prove the car and ourselves. Me and the entire team is […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday January 14, 2012

DAKAR 2012: Volvo PEWANO XC60 RR Burn in Flames

The Swedish team Pewano never got the chance to show their full capacity during the world’s toughest race – the 2012 Dakar Rally. Half way into the first special, the violent fire forced Alfie Cox and Jürgen Schröder to abandon the PEWANO XC60 RR.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 4, 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Keep the Oceans Clean

The Volvo Ocean Race is mounting a global campaign to help raise awareness of the increasing volume of pollution that is swirling in our oceans and threatening sea-life across the globe. Scientists estimate in excess of 100 million tonnes of plastic is forming at least five vast floating rubbish dumps across the world’s oceans, including […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 3, 2012

THE UK’S TOUGHEST CAR RALLY SEES SNOW, ICE, FOG, RAIN, HIGH WINDS AND EVEN SUNSHINE

First overall, car 20 – a 1965 Volvo 131 Amazon driven by Roger Bricknall and Ryan Pickering. Snow, rain, fog, ice, high winds and even some sunshine met crews taking part in the 17th annual running of HERO’s Le Jog which set off from Lands End to John O”Groats on Saturday December 10th.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 14, 2011

Volvo Ocean Race Command the Extreme

SERIOUS CONDITIONS AHEAD AS AGULHAS CURRENT COMES INTO PLAY As night fell on the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, the notorious Agulhas current came into play. Thirty-knot winds whipped six-metre waves into a hurling mass, caused by the wind blowing against the direction of the current. And it’s much more difficult when it’s dark.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 14, 2011

Volvo ups the performance stakes with a Polestar kick

Volvo Car South Africa is further adding to its performance credentials with the launch of Polestar performance software available across a wide range of models at all Volvo dealers.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday December 1, 2011

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