Volvo

7th February 2019

MaaS Set to Get Rolling in Stockholm

At the beginning of 2019, a commercial mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) operation will launch in the Swedish capital Stockholm offering households five mobility modes – public transport, car-sharing, rental cars, taxis...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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6th February 2019

Aston Martin Lagonda EV SUV to Break Cover

Aston Martin is following Jaguar Land Rover’s lead in revealing an all-terrain fully electric SUV at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Under its relaunched luxury brand Lagonda, the carmaker...

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1st February 2019

Geely Nabs JLR Design Guru For UK EV Plans

Flying in the face of the UK’s Brexit woes, EV focused Chinese manufacturer Geely is beefing up its design studio in the country with the signing of a former...

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20th December 2018

Volkswagen Acquires Volvo’s Telematics Subsidiary

Volkswagen is buying Volvo’s telematics subsidiary, WirelessCar, aiming to expand its push into the connected fleet market. The automaker hopes the deal will conclude within the first half of...

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11th December 2018

EU Gears Up For Billion Dollar Climate Fine For VW

Most carmakers are still sailing a course into swingeing punitive fines by the European Union for missing their CO₂ emissions targets with Volkswagen topping the list. That’s the assessment...

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29th November 2018

Volvo, Ericsson Ink New Five-Year Deal on Connected Car Services

The two Swedish business giants are teaming up to offer Volvo owners a host of connected telematics, infotainment and navigation services with help from Ericsson.

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28th November 2018

Volvo Claims Most Advanced LiDAR Tech

Volvo claims the LiDAR autonomous sensing technology it showcased at the LA Auto Show is the world’s most advanced system yet developed. The carmaker, in league with LiDAR specialist...

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26th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Turkey Day Traffic Trauma Ahead of LA Auto Show

Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation, turkey legs, hot gravy, family reunions and, of course, the great American tradition of sitting in traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. This...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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9th November 2018

Autonomous Trucking Seen as Boosting Safety, Reducing Costs

Autonomous trucks are on the way, but many global transport companies feel the high cost of investment is a deterrent to adoption, a survey finds.

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8th November 2018

Volvo Developing Electric Truck Charging Infrastructure

Volvo is developing electric truck charging infrastructure with an EV charging tech maker. Volvo Trucks is collaborating with Greenlots on chargers for trucks operating out of Southern Californian warehouses. The...

5th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Baidu Sets Off Robo-Taxi Race in China

The race to roll out robo-taxis in the US makes for great theater. Waymo is on the doorstep. General Motors’ Cruise is nipping at its heels. Uber just announced...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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2nd November 2018

Volvo, Baidu Partner for Chinese AVs

Volvo is partnering with Chinese tech giant Baidu to develop and mass-produce electric autonomous vehicles for that country. The company claims this makes it the first non-Chinese automaker “to...

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