MVS Newsletter May 2019
Polestar picks UK For New Development CenterBrexit doesn’t scare Volvo.
Volvo’s Head of R&D Talks Touchy Safety SubjectsVolvo’s head of R&D talks about the touchy subjects of in-car cameras and 112 MPH maximum speed limit coming in 2021 models. Never before has safety been so controversial. Right? Strange days.
Rich Actor Loves And Buys $750 VolvosJohn Rhys-Davies talks running Volvos and why he chooses 1990s-and-older Volvos over exotic sports cars and anything under the sun he can afford.
Autoweek looks at Old VolvosAutoweek looks at 1) a Volvo Amazon junkyard find and 2) their May, 1983 review of the Volvo 760 Turbodiesel.
Cozy Family Story of Owning VolvosIs it me, or does Volvo have a lock on this sort of car ownership story? Just a warm family story of owning, and passing down to their teen drivers their family Volvos.
Polestar 2 Getting Tons of Attention for This FeaturePolestar 2 Android Auto system is getting major attention from auto industry writers and the public.
MVS Comings and Goings
Spring ’19 Moderator Donation DriveIt’s on now. Closes Wednesday!
Multiple Ongoing Restoration ProjectsWe’ve got several ongoing Volvo projects — daily driver type cars, not to be garage queens:
$10k S80 Challenge
Marco’s V70 Journey
WhatAmIDoing’s 1999 S70 Rescue
Kallekula’s 2001 Wagon Relapse
2005 XC90 T6 Executive Project
Did I miss any? Get at me and I’ll put it in June’s newsletter.
Thanks LeadersMVS Volvo Forum Thanks Leaders are the top members who have been thanked for their posts. This isn’t a race, but it’s good to recognize those who take the time to write awesome help posts.
Volvo Findings still finding VolvosVolvo Findings — This is a good thread to follow if you’re going to buy a Volvo. It’s like a slow drip of Volvo buying Best Practices.
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