Volvos With CarPlay 2019

Apple Carplay Logo -

2016 – 2019 XC90 2017 – 2019 S90 2017 – 2019 V90 2018 – 2019 XC60 2019 V60 2019 XC40 I’m a huge fan of CarPlay. It makes Volvo and other car manufacturers’ built-in operating systems look and act like the 1960s. If you’re not bought into Apple’s ecosystem and have an Android phone, try […]

Volvos with CarPlay 2018

Volvos With Carplay

Need a list of Volvos with CarPlay? Be careful what you buy! Not all new Volvos have CarPlay. I’ve been using CarPlay for a year, and I love it. I’d have a difficult time going back to a car without it, in fact. I like it so much I started a CarPlay information and news […]

A Sneak Peek at the 2019 Volvo V40

V40 sneak peek - rear

Welcome back from holiday break! If your spirits are the type that go up with exciting Volvo news, you won’t have such a hard time this week. What we have here is the upcoming, all-new V40. You can say “CMA V40” if you like, because it’s built on Volvo’s fantastic new small car platform, CMA, […]

The Volvo Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) Platform

Comparison of the SPA and CMA Platforms

Our goal here at MVS is to provide you with as much information as possible about the mechanical underpinnings of the Volvos you drive. Everything from how to fix that sticky thermostat to what kind of reliability you can expect from that shiny new XC90. And, there are few things more relevant to the repairs and […]

Volvo’s First EV Said to go 250 Miles (!), Cost Sub-$40k

According to Automotive News, Volvo’s first EV will have a 250-mile range. If you follow the auto industry, and electric vehicle (EV) segment specifically, you know this is absurdly generous range, especially for a first EV model from a company. Volvo Car USA CEO Lex Kerssemakers told the publication that for the US market, 250 […]