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The Importance of Brake Maintenance

 

Where does brake safety rate on your priorities list? At Fields Volvo Northfield, your Volvo dealership serving Chicago, we rank it pretty high. We think you should too.

How do brakes work?

The whole point of the brake system is to slow the car down. The best way to do this is to slow and eventually stop the rotation of the wheels. The only way this works is to apply opposing force to them until…

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Introducing the New 2019 Volvo XC40

 

Earlier this month we teased you with details about the upcoming 2019 Volvo XC40. This week, Fields Volvo Northfield is excited to announce the 2019 Volvo XC40 is arriving next summer at a Volvo dealership near you! This is the smallest SUV offered in the Volvo fleet and was the third SUV of theirs to be introduced. This vehicle will be offered in a variety of body colors and color contrast roofs so that can create a total of 17 colors combinations. But there is so much more to this vehicle! 

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August Volvo Sales Up 4 Percent

 

The Volvo brand recently announced its sales figures for the month of August. During the month they sold a total of 7,994 units which is a 4.1 percent increase over August 2016. Our knowledgable Volvo dealers near Glencoe, IL can tell you which Volvo vehicles were top sellers – you just have to keep reading!

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Here Comes the Volvo XC40

 

Fall is here, and with it comes information on one of the most exciting new Volvo cars on the horizon: the Volvo XC40. This vehicle is focused on staying stylish while driving the city streets with ease. The crazy morning commute and the struggle to find a parking spot are not a concern when you have award-winning safety, connectivity and technology all packed into one. Want to know more about what you can expect from…

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The Volvo XC60 Celebrates The Eclipse

 

We were all very excited about the eclipse that took place on August 21 and we hope you thoroughly enjoyed it. We are sure you heard about the live stream the Volvo brand sponsored with CNN, but the Volvo brand did even more for their customers to make sure they experienced the eclipse safely thanks to some pretty neat technology. 

The Volvo brand wanted to make sure that their consumers were able to enjoy the…

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The Volvo Brand Invests In Technology

 

The Volvo brand is excited to announce that they have entered into a partnership with Geely Holding to create two new entities and work together towards new automotive technology. One of the ventures will be called GV Automobile Technology and the other venture is called LYNK & Co. Want to know more about what will come from this partnership? Keep reading for additional information.

The ownership of GV Automobile Technology will be shared 50/50 between…

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View The Solar Eclipse With Volvo And CNN

 

Image courtesy of CNET

A solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that happens when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, therefore partially blocking the sun from view here on earth. The next one is coming up on August 21. To promote and memorialize this event the Volvo brand has teamed up with CNN to live-stream this once in a lifetime happening. Want to know more? Keep reading for additional information.

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The New Volvo XC60 Takes Photos

 

You've heard about the new Volvo XC60 and the cool new marketing tactics the Volvo brand is utilizing to promote the vehicle. Well, we have a new one for you - the Volvo XC60 takes photos! And its not regular security photos you are used to seeing, although the Volvo brand is using the on-board safety cameras. These photos will be taken by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and artist Barbara Davidson. 

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It's Electric! Volvo Vehicles in 2019

 

The trend for electric vehicles has been gaining momentum for quite a while, but the Volvo brand is kicking it up a notch. From 2019 and beyond all the Volvo brand vehicles will have an electric motor. We will leave behind the internal combustion engine (ICE) and only see electric at the core of our business. Keep reading for additional information. 

For years the Volvo brand has been committed to minimizing the environmental impact its…

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