Volvo Cars

31st January 2023

Volvo Turns to BEV Commercial Vehicle Designer

Volvo Cars has turned to a commercial vehicle designer to head up its global design ambitions as it transitions into a BEV manufacturer. The company has appointed Jeremy Offer...


1st September 2022

Volvo Readies Car-Share Service for Europe Roll-Out

Following trials in Sweden, Volvo is formalizing its car-sharing service into a standalone provider company before a further roll-out in Europe. So far, its Swedish offering has seen 250,000...


7th April 2022

Volvo Rolls Out OTA to all New 2023 Cars

All new 2023 specification Volvo cars are now available with over-the-air (OTA) software update capabilities. The technology now comes to the latest XC90, S60 and V60 models, and follows...


4th March 2022

Volvo Takes on Wireless Charging Pilot for Taxis

Volvo is reviving the idea of wireless charging for BEVs running a pilot to test the system in live traffic environments. Planned to run for three years, the pilot...


7th January 2022

Volvo Plans Hands-Free Driverless Tech for California

Volvo plans to roll-out its first fully automated driving function to its next generation BEV vehicles sold in California. Once the system has been verified for use on Californian...


3rd November 2021

Volvo Admits BEVs Need Clean Energy Investment to be ‘Green’

Volvo has said world leaders must make huge investments in clean energy production if they want to see BEVs play a proper role in fighting climate change. That’s because...

1st July 2021

LiDAR Ready Concept Points to Volvo’s AV Future

Volvo has unveiled its latest premium BEV concept in the shape of the Volvo Concept Recharge, it says, sets the template for the next generation automated driving models. This...


Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo CEO
21st November 2018

Volvo’s ‘No Show’ at LA Auto Show

Consumers flocking to the Volvo stand at this year’s LA Auto Show won’t be able to view a single product from the Swedish carmaker. That’s because Volvo is responding...


Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software
12th October 2018

Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software

An automotive technology company has developed an autonomous driving “supercomputer” called ‘Zeus’, using a software stack it developed in collaboration with Volvo Cars. Veoneer, a maker of ADAS and...


Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs
10th October 2018

Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs

New Volvos will feature self-driving and ADAS tech from Nvidia, the automaker has announced. Following Nvidia’s entry into AV simulation, Volvo says from the early 2020s onward, it will...


3rd September 2018

Take the Financial Risk and IoT Can Deliver

Robert Gray investigates the ROI from connecting consumers to the IoT. “If you offer it, they will order it.” Carmakers and Tier 1 suppliers may be subscribing to this...


9th May 2016

Weekly Brief: Google partners with FCA to bring self-driving tech to minivans

Let’s be honest, it’s tough to make a minivan cool. Nothing better encapsulates the descent from the freedom of our youth into the practicality of parenthood than a pair...