11th November 2019

Cars Need to Be Individual Cyber-Fortresses

Carmakers should make vehicles as individual cyber-fortresses and ditch the idea of trying to secure a whole network. That’s the opinion of Richard Hayton, chief technology officer from connected car security company Trustonic....


6th November 2019

Volvo Trusts to Block Chain for Sustainability Tracking

Volvo is placing its trust in blockchain technology to ensure its batteries use ingredients from sustainable sources. It plans to use the digital system most commonly associated with crypto-currency...


21st October 2019

Polestar Back to Roots as Volvo Tune Shop

Its good to see Polestar is maintaining its role as the tuning shop for the Volvo brand despite being billed as the standalone BEV automaker. That’s because under the...


17th October 2019

Volvo Publishes Powertrain Details of Its First BEV

Volvo has released details of the BEV powertrain for its fully electric version of the Volvo XC40, the first battery-only vehicle in its range. The Volvo XC40 Recharge, a...


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...


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...

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...