Volvo

3rd October 2019

Volvo Claims 1M Connected Car Milestone

Volvo is claiming to have delivered more than 1M connected vehicles including trucks, buses, and construction equipment. It says customers are reporting data collected through the technology has improved...

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30th September 2019

Weekly Brief: Driverless Dreamers Need to Get a Grip on Reality

This is beginning to sound like a broken record. Another carmaker, another tech company, another multi-billion-dollar partnership for self-driving cars. Last week Hyundai announced that it has teamed up...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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25th September 2019

Volvo to Launch Its First BEV

Volvo has announced the introduction of its first full BEV into its XC40 compact SUV model range next month. While Volvo is the first manufacturer to have electrified its...

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11th September 2019

Volvo First to Offer PHEV on Every Model

Volvo has become the first mass-market carmaker to offer a PHEV powertrain option to every model in its range. The launch of its XC40 T5 Twin Engine completes the...

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23rd August 2019

Geely Keeps Volvo ICE Power Roaring

It’s with some irony that Volvo’s parent company’s racing arm, Cyan Racing, continues to fly the sporting ICE banner for the Swedish carmaker by breaking records at the infamous...

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21st August 2019

Volvo Offers PHEV Powertrain to S60

Volvo has added PHEV power to its S60 premium executive cruiser range with the R-Design Plus model boasting a power output of 385bhp. The T8 Twin Engine, its marketing...

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31st July 2019

Volvo Installs On-Board SIMs in Every New Car

Volvo has pledged to install a SIM card in every new model sold in 42 European markets to boost its connectivity offering. The feature is being introduced on all...

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4th July 2019

Lotus Names Coming BEV Hypercar

Lotus’s forthcoming Type 130 BEV hypercar has been dubbed the Evija which will get a partial unveiling at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The iconic...

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12th June 2019

Year After Phoenix Volvo Claims Production Ready AV

Volvo is claiming it has developed a production-ready autonomous Uber taxi little more than a year after one if its test mules killed a cyclist in Phoenix, Arizona. This...

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3rd June 2019

Volvo Joins Safety Data Exchange Group

Volvo has joined a consortium of carmakers, service providers and national governments exploring the exchange of traffic safety data generated by cars and infrastructure. This pan-European pilot project, run...

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22nd May 2019

5G Verses DSRC Bun Fight Has Long Way To Go

Earlier this month the European Parliament ratified draft rules by the bloc’s executive body, the European Commission to endorse WiFi-based communications standards between connected vehicles. While the technology is...

16th May 2019

Flash Memory Making Bid in Data Storage Wars

Connected and autonomous vehicles of the near future will be running a suite of complex processes and applications that require robust and scalable flash memory solutions. With the swiftly...

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