In the United States, Volvo's new V90 wagon will be available only by special order; in Canada, it will grace showroom floors.
A mid-life career change can sometimes be dicey, but not for Pat Lau. After 20 years in consumer electronics, he made the switch to auto sales at Volvo Villa in Thornhill, Ont.
Volvo is counting on its more technologically advanced XC60 to match or exceed the success of its predecessor, which is the brand's global best-seller. Orders can be placed in Canada in mid-June.
Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for about 5,000 Volvo models because the seat belt may not adequately restrain passengers in a crash.