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, also known as Aisin, is a Japanese corporation which develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry.
Alfa Romeo Giulietta is the name of three different automobiles made by Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo.
All-electric range (AER) is the driving range of a vehicle using only power from its electric battery pack to traverse a given driving cycle.
An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a safety anti-skid braking system used on aircraft and on land vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, trucks and buses.
The Audi A3 is a small family/subcompact executive car produced since 1996.
An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.
Automobile safety is the study and practice of design, construction, equipment and regulation to minimize the occurrence and consequences of traffic collisions.
The blind spot monitor is a vehicle-based sensor device that detects other vehicles located to the driver’s side and rear.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
A collision avoidance system is an automobile safety system designed to prevent or reduce the severity of a collision.
A compact car (North America), or small family car in British acceptation, is a classification of cars that are larger than a subcompact car but smaller than a mid-size car, roughly equivalent to the C-segment in Europe.
A concept car (also known for as concept vehicle, show vehicle or prototype) is a car made to showcase new styling and/or new technology.
A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
Dynaudio is a Danish loudspeaker maker, founded in 1977.
E85 is an abbreviation typically referring to an ethanol fuel blend of 85% ethanol fuel and 15% gasoline or other hydrocarbon by volume.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
An electric car is a plug-in electric automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using energy typically stored in rechargeable batteries.
Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction (skidding).
Elevate Cars (previously Evolve Cars, Inc.) is an American manufacturer of aftermarket parts, specifically designed for Volvo Cars, independent of Volvo.
Ener1 is a company developing energy storage technology building compact lithium-ion-powered battery solutions for the transportation, utility grid and industrial electronics markets.
Ethanol, also called alcohol, ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol, and drinking alcohol, is a chemical compound, a simple alcohol with the chemical formula.
Ethanol fuel is ethyl alcohol, the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, used as fuel.
A flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV) or dual-fuel vehicle (colloquially called a flex-fuel vehicle) is an alternative fuel vehicle with an internal combustion engine designed to run on more than one fuel, usually gasoline blended with either ethanol or methanol fuel, and both fuels are stored in the same common tank.
The BC-series manual transmissions are a series of manual transaxles produced by Ford in Europe for its front wheel drive automobiles from 1976 onwards.
The Ford C1 platform (for "compact class") is Ford's global compact car automobile platform.
The Ford DLD engine is an automobile engine family - a group of compact straight-4 Diesel engines developed jointly by Ford of Britain and the automotive-diesel specialist PSA Group (Peugeot/Citroën).
The Ford MTX-75 (M TransaXle), is a 5-speed transmission developed by Ford Motor Company for its larger-engined front wheel drive models.
The Ford PowerShift is a six-speed dual clutch semi-automatic transmission produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Introduced in 1995, the Ford Sigma is a small straight-4 automobile engine sold by Ford Motor Company.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Geartronic is Volvo Cars' name for its manumatic transmission, similar to Porsche's Tiptronic.
Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
In the United States, with regard to automobiles, a glider is a vehicle without a powertrain (especially without an engine).
Gothenburg (abbreviated Gbg; Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
Green Car Journal is a quarterly publication created in 1992 that focuses on green vehicles and environmentally friendly energy and technologies.
The Green Car Vision Award is an annual award granted by the Green Car Journal.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of hybrid vehicle that combines a conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) system with an electric propulsion system (hybrid vehicle drivetrain).
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a U.S. nonprofit organization funded by auto insurers, established in 1959 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
The International Motor Show Germany or simply International Motor Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA - International Automobile Exhibition), is the world's largest motor show.
International Product Development, more commonly known as IPD or IPDUSA, is an automotive aftermarket company that manufactures and sells high-performance upgrade components for Volvo brand automobiles.
The kilowatt hour (symbol kWh, kW⋅h or kW h) is a unit of energy equal to 3.6 megajoules.
A lithium-ion battery or Li-ion battery (abbreviated as LIB) is a type of rechargeable battery in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during discharge and back when charging.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
Mini (stylised as MINI) is a British automotive marque, owned by BMW since 2000, and used by them for a range of small cars.
Motor Trend is an American automobile magazine.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is an annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center, usually in January.
A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in American English) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.
Polestar is the official Volvo Cars performance company and brand, based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Robert Dahlgren (born 1 December 1979 in Skellefteå) is a Swedish auto racing driver who currently competes for the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship.
The Scandinavian Touring Car Championship (STCC) is a touring car racing series based in Scandinavia.
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) of the automobile aftermarket was formed in 1963 by Roy Richter, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand, Jr., Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock, Jr. and now consists of 6,383 companies worldwide, bringing together aftermarket manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), media, car dealers, specialty equipment distributors, installers, retailers and restoration specialists.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Side Impact Protection System (SIPS) is a system in an automobile to protect against injury in a side collision, developed by Volvo Cars.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
In automobiles, a start-stop system or stop-start system automatically shuts down and restarts the internal combustion engine to reduce the amount of time the engine spends idling, thereby reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
The straight-five engine or inline-five engine is an internal combustion engine with five cylinders aligned in one row or plane, sharing a single engine block and crankcase.
Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) was a touring car racing series based in Sweden, but also with rounds in Norway.
The Twilight Saga is a series of five romance fantasy films from Summit Entertainment based on the four novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.
A traction control system (TCS), also known as ASR (from lit), is typically (but not necessarily) a secondary function of the electronic stability control (ESC) on production motor vehicles, designed to prevent loss of traction of driven road wheels.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The Volvo 480 is a compact car that was produced in Born, Netherlands, by Volvo from 1986 to 1995.
The Volvo C70 is a two-door, four-passenger compact manufactured and marketed by Volvo Cars from 1996 to 2013 across two generations.
Volvo Car Gent (until 2007 known as Volvo Cars Europe Industry N.V.) is an automobile manufacturer located in the port district of Ghent in western Belgium.
Volvo Cars (Volvo personvagnar), stylized as VOLVO in the logo, is a Swedish vehicle manufacturer established in 1927.
The Volvo D5 is a type of turbocharged diesel engine developed by Volvo Cars for use in its passenger cars.
The Volvo Modular Engine is a family of straight-four, straight-five, and straight-six automobile piston engines that was produced by Volvo Cars in Skövde, Sweden from 1990 until 2016.
The Volvo P1800 is a 2+2, front-engine, rear-drive sports car manufactured and marketed by Volvo Cars between 1961-1973.
The Volvo R marque represents the high-performance division of cars produced by Volvo.
The Volvo S40 is a premium compact car marketed and produced by the Swedish manufacturer Volvo Cars from 1995 to 2012 across two generations.
The Volvo Safety Concept Car (SCC) is an ESV concept car which was first shown at the 2001 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.The SCC incorporates the rear hatch design from Volvo P1800ES and the glass hatch from Volvo 480ES.
The Volvo V40 is a small family car manufactured and marketed by Volvo Cars since 2012.
For the sedan variant of the car, see Volvo S40. Volvo Cars introduced the Volvo V50 at the 2003 Bologna Motor Show as the station wagon version of the Volvo S40 small family car — manufacturing both models at their facility in Ghent, Belgium.
The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.
Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) is a system to protect against automotive whiplash injuries introduced by Volvo in 1998.
The 2006 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) took place from 30 September to 15 October 2006, in Paris expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France.
The 2010 Paris Motor Show took place from 2 October to 17 October 2010, in Paris expo Porte de Versailles.
The 2011 FIA WTCC Race of Belgium (formally the 2011 FIA WTCC Monroe Race of Belgium) was the second round of the 2011 World Touring Car Championship season.
The 2011 Pirelli World Challenge season was the 21st season of the Sports Car Club of America's World Challenge series.
The 2011 World Touring Car Championship season was the eighth season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, and the seventh since its 2005 return.
The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul.