By Nick Aziz
Monday, Mar 6th, 2006 @ 9:35 am
 
Volvo is conducting cold-weather testing of a prototype minivan in northern Sweden, according to Automotive News. The car is reportedly based on the Volvo S80 sedan, Ford Galaxy minivan and Ford S-Max crossover. Recently, we pointed to an editorial suggesting Volvo should build a van to compete with the Mercedes-Benz R-Class and future Volkswagen and BMW offerings.