FRANKFURT – A 220-hp T5 version looks set to head a strong lineup when the wraps come off Volvo Cars' new S40 at the Frankfurt auto show in September. The new S40—and next year's V50 wagon version – are the first all-new Volvo models developed since Ford Motor Co. bought the Swedish auto maker in 1999. Ford, Mazda Motor Corp. and Volvo all contributed to the creation of Ford's new C1 platform that, at its peak, could total a massive 1.6 million Focus, Mazda3 and S40 variants annually. ...
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