LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Putting a V-8 engine in a vehicle for the first time means Volvo Cars is entering new markets and targeting buyers different from typical safety-conscious Volvo owners. “We’re still the same company, we’re just appealing to wider groups of people,” says John Neu, manager-product development for Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA). That includes consumers who want the power of a V-8 rather than the smaller engines that have been under Volvo hoods until now. (See ...

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