No actual moose were harmed. For the uninitiated, the moose test is designed to test how well a car can evade a suddenly appearing obstacle. Think of a child running into the road, or a car backing up unexpectedly. At its core, it’s an evasive maneuver test. It’s a great indicator of well a driver can maintain control of a vehicle if he or she has to take evasive maneuvers to avoid, well, a moose. The track uses cones in an “S” shape to indicate the driver's lane and the oncoming lane. In two separate videos from km77.com, we see the Volvo XC40 and BMW X2 attempt to pass the test without killing too many cones. … [Read more...] about Watch A Volvo XC40 And BMW X2 Duel In The Dreaded Moose Test
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Apart from electrifying its flagship model, Volvo has also announced that the next XC90 will get Level 4 autonomous driving technology before. This should allow hands-free and eyes-free driving, which of course will be an option for Volvo customers. It will also depend on future regulations, if and when this technology would become legal globally. … [Read more...] about Next-Gen Volvo XC90 To Get Electric Version In 2022
With the money you're saving, you could buy a Honda Civic Si Coupe. It’s the age-old problem dealers have to face: a new model year is right around the corner, but there is still some leftover inventory that needs to be moved as soon as possible. To clear out stock, automakers decide to apply some serious discounts now and then in an attempt to get rid of the remaining cars and make room for the new ones carrying the higher model year. Volvo is among the car manufacturers that have decided to go down that route, and it’s doing it in a big way. … [Read more...] about 2017 Volvo XC90 Gets $23,500 Discount, But There’s A Catch
2017 XC90 reviewed: 2017 Volvo XC90 Review: Just don’t pick the PHEV The information is confirmed by new order guide, and the automaker’s online configurator, and was brought to our attention by CarsDirect. The added seating for seven comes at no additional costs for all available models and is effective at dealers now. … [Read more...] about Volvo XC90 Gets Standard Three-Row Layout In The U.S.
In the video, the Mercedes X-Class was able to easily avoid the cones (and keep all four wheels on the ground) with a maximum approaching speed of 43 miles per hour (69 kilometers per hour). To compare, other mainstream pickup trucks like the Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi L200 did a tad better, both able to do 44 mph (71 kph) without hitting any cones. … [Read more...] about Mercedes X-Class Undergoes Dreaded Moose Test