Volvo

19th January 2023

Volvo Piles Funds into Autonomous Truck Tech Company

Volvo has invested into a Canadian technology company specializing in developing systems for autonomous trucks. Its investment wing, Volvo Group Venture Capital, is putting money into Waabi Innovation, highlighting...

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16th January 2023

Volvo Brings Back RWD for Latest BEVs

Volvo is returning to its roots by launching new rear-wheel drive models to its line-up for the first time in 25 years. The automaker switched from rear-wheel drivetrains that...

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13th January 2023

Connected Autonomous Vehicles will Evolve the Digital Economy

With a growing data influx from connected and autonomous vehicles, automakers their partners and third-party organisations are  looking to develop connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) as a key platform for...

By Graham Jarvis

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2nd January 2023

Volvo Doubles Down on Autonomous Tech

Volvo is doubling down on driverless technology by announcing it has taken 100% ownership of its autonomous driving software development subsidiary Zenseact. The move, reported by Reuters, is almost...

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14th December 2022

Trucking Facing Bumpy Road to Alternative Fuel Power

In a world where EV passenger cars are increasingly common, we still aren’t seeing many heavy trucks powered by anything but good old-fashioned diesel. This leaves an impression that...

By Eric Volkman

5th December 2022

Weekly Brief: Better Late than Never for Tesla BEV Truck

Tesla delivered its first batch of semi-trucks to PepsiCo, marking the start of what it hopes to be a new era for the trucking industry. PepsiCo ordered a fleet...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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10th November 2022

UK Start-Up to Lock Horns with Hydrogen Truck Makers

A UK start-up is planning to take on the large truck-maker brands eyeing the hydrogen powertrain market with the launch of its own market-ready truck. Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS),...

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17th October 2022

Weekly Brief: Polestar Targets Mass Sales with its First SUV

Polestar unveiled the new all-electric Polestar 3, the company’s first SUV and best chance yet to achieve global mainstream success. Polestar is one of the many EV start-ups that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th October 2022

Volvo’s Upcoming BEV to Feature Bi-Directional Charging

Volvo is taking a leaf (pardon the pun) out of Nissan’s BEV playbook by telling us in its drip-drip launch of the EX90 that it will boast bi-directional charging...

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4th October 2022

The Need to ‘Green’ Electric Vehicles

Many people hold the perception that electric vehicles are greener and, in some respects, cheaper to run than their internal combustion engine diesel and gasoline counterparts. However, the reality...

By Graham Jarvis

3rd October 2022

Weekly Brief: Porsche IPO Proves its Premium Allure

General consensus suggests that it’s a terrible time for an IPO, what with a worldwide energy crisis, war in Ukraine, record inflation and soaring interest rates. Yet, Porsche went...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th September 2022

Polestar’s Performance SUV Readies for Debut

Polestar has released its first official image of its SUV ahead of the global debut next month in Copenhagen, Denmark. Polestar 3 claims to be a design-led electric performance...

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