Volvo distributed this press photograph some time in the mid 2000s. It is supposedly for their XC70, but it looks to me more like a flying car.
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Episode #284 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Chris, Dan and Zach chat about Mazda and Fiat collaborating on the next MX-5 Miata and Spyder, Consumer Reports' test of eco-trim compacts, the Aston Martin AM310 and BMW Zagato Coupe that debuted at Villa d'Este, and the suspension of Dany Bahar from Lotus over alleged misconduct. Your questions and comments power the end of the 'cast, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. We've embedded our Q&A module after the jump for you to scroll through and follow along, too. Thanks for listening!
Autoblog Podcast #284:
- Fiat and Mazda shacking up on a roadster
- Consumer Reports eco-model test
- Aston Martin AM310 and BMW Zagato Coupe from Villa d'Este
- Dany Bahar suspended from Lotus
In the Autoblog Garage:
2012 Volvo XC70 T6 Polestar
2012 Nissan Quest
2013 Acura RDX
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Volvo fuel shutoff recall models - Click above for high-res image gallery
Volvo and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration have announced that the Swedish automaker will recall some 6,046 vehicles from the 2011 model year due to a possible flaw in the engine control module. According to NHTSA, a fuel shut-off parameter in the software is too sensitive, and under certain conditions, the engine may stall. Volvo is concerned that the problem may lead to an accident. A total of four models are covered in the recall, including the 2011 S60 and S80 sedans along with the XC60 and XC70 softroaders.
Volvo is scheduled to begin the recall on or before December 10, and owners will have their vehicle's software updated free of charge to fix the problem. Concerned drivers may contact Volvo directly at 1.800.458.1552 or at email@example.com.
Gallery: Volvo Fuel Cut-Off Recall
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