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Q&A with University Volvo’s Michael Spinks

Michael Spinks is the Vice President of University Volvo, and has been with our company since 1986.  We asked Michael a few questions about the company so our readers could get to know him and University Volvo a little better.

In your opinion, what makes University Volvo stand out among the competition?

University Volvo is a single point dealership focusing solely on Volvo. We have a lot of long-term employees and all of our managers…

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Buying vs Leasing: Which is best for you?

When the time comes to trade in your old car and hit the road with something new, there are  lot of decisions that have to be made before you sign the final papers and pull off the lot. One of the main decisions is identifying whether purchasing or loaning a vehicle is the right choice for you. At University Volvo, we have excellent deals on vehicles to lease or purchase, and we are here to help address any questions you may have. We have gathered some benefits and some downfalls to each that should help start your decision process.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Test Drive

Making the decision to actively begin the process of buying or leasing a new car is a big deal. Most of the time you have at least a style of car in mind that you would like to find, but would like to try out a few different options before making the final decision. Volvo offers many different options to choose from, from the Volvo S60 Sedan to the Volvo XC60 SUV. 
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5 Places to Service Your Volvo in Charlotte

When your Volvo breaks down or is in need of its regular maintenance, you never want to be left wondering where to go to get things taken care of. We hope this will never be a problem you have again. That’s why we comprised this list of four of the best places in Charlotte to service and repair your Volvo.

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Staying Safe on the Roads of Charlotte this Winter

How to Stay Safe on the Roads in Charlotte This Winter

Although Charlotte does not get the same amount of snow and ice each winter as some of the colder cities in the North, it’s no secret that this winter is predicted to be a bit colder than the last.  When cold weather hits it is important to know how to keep yourself and your car safe on the road. Follow these tips to…

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Why The XC90 is Your Next Choice for Your Family SUV

With so many SUV options to choose from when looking for your next family vehicle, and the constant updates and improvements on each of them, it can be difficult to know which one you should choose.  However, in order to help you come closer to making a decision, we’ve compiled a few reasons why the Volvo XC90 is an ideal choice for you and your family.

This past November, the XC90 was named “Motor…

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Giving the Gift of Hope this Winter

Give the gift of hope. This holiday season, Volvo will raise another million dollars in support Alex’s Lemonade Stand foundation. With your help, every time we sell a car, Alex’s vision will reach another milestone with a contribution to her foundation. Volvo is committed to donating one million dollars to the foundation, one car sale at a time. 

In 2004, eight year old Alex was struggling with cancer and was well on her way to achieving her vision that she could help find a cure by raising a million dollars selling lemonade one cup at a time.  Before…
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One Rodeo, One Volvo: The story behind the 2016 Volvo XC90 AWD Crossover

Some might find it hard to believe that a Swedish crossover utility vehicle (CUV) came to the Truck of Texas rodeo and rode away with not one, but several, top awards. Well, Volvo succeeded in disproving any doubters as the new generation 2016 Volvo XC90 AWD crossover took on seemingly more deserving vehicles and won the top prize – the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) 2015 CUV of Texas award. Read More.


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