IRVINE, CA – Volvo Cars will launch its foray into the world of V-8 engines with its popular XC90 cross/utility vehicle next year. And it likely won’t end there. The XC90’s 4.4L V-8 engine, supplied by Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., has potential for Volvo passenger cars, Volvo Cars of North America CEO Victor Doolan tells Ward’s during an interview at Premier Automotive Group’s headquarters here. “It’s a great engine – and it can obviously find a place in our cars, in the proper range,” he says ...

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