Tag : Volvo

Volvo introduces new ‘Recharge’ brand for EV line-up

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Volvo is introducing a Recharge sub-brand for its fully electric and plug-in hybrid models as it also announces ambitious new climate plans.

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars following engine fire risk

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Investigations by Volvo Cars has identified that in very rare cases, the plastic engine intake manifold may melt and deform on certain models.

Volvo Cars names chief financial officer

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Volvo Cars has appointed Carla De Geyseleer as its new chief financial officer, effective 1 October.

Volvo unveils production-ready autonomous XC90 for Uber

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Volvo and Uber have unveiled a fully autonomous production XC90 that could be used to provide autonomous ridesharing services in the future.

Volvo joins safety data sharing pilot project

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In the interest of safer roads for all, Volvo Cars has joined forces with other car makers, service providers and national governments in a ground-breaking, pan-European pilot project to share traffic safety data generated …

Polestar 2 to start production in China early 2020

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Polestar has confirmed its Polestar 2 electric five-door fastback will start production from early 2020 in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province.

Volvo invests in mobile rapid charging

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Volvo Cars has invested in charging point company FreeWire Technologies, which has developed a cheaper and less labour-intensive solution for installing rapid chargers for electric vehicles.

Manufacturer Profile: Volvo

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How Volvo has transformed itself under Geely management.

Volvo plans for 50% EV sales by 2025

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Volvo has set out plans to position itself as a leading player in the global automotive business by 2025 – including generating half its annual sales from fully electric vehicles.

Volvo increases XC40 production

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Volvo is ramping up production for the new XC40, citing “overwhelming demand” for its first-ever compact SUV.

Volvo begins phasing out diesel engines

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Volvo will not fit a diesel engine to the new S60 saloon, with all subsequent launches also due to only be available with electric or progressively more hybridised petrol engines.

Volvo plans 50% of sales to be electric

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Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company has announced.

Amazon introduces in-car delivery for GM and Volvo customers

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Amazon Prime customers in various US cities can now receive parcels direct to the boot of their GM or Volvo models.

Volvo’s Polestar reveals first markets for debut plug-in hybrid

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Volvo’s spin-off performance subsidiary has announced the first six markets for its Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid.

Volvo helps foundations for self-driving Uber taxis

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Volvo Cars has signed a non-exclusive framework with Uber to sell “tens of thousands” of vehicles with the hardware for autonomous driving on board, enabling the private hire firm to develop its own self-driving …

Volvo’s Polestar reveals plug-in hybrid with 150km EV range

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Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance subsidiary, has revealed a 600hp plug-in hybrid coupe with a fully-electric range of 150km, due to go into production in mid-2019.

Volvo goes live with global news hub for fleets

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Volvo has launched a new dedicated hub to provide global fleet managers with its latest news as well as content on the wider global fleet market.

Volvo unveils XC40 crossover

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Volvo has revealed its rival for the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, the XC40 premium crossover targeting significant volume growth in one of Europe’s largest segments.

Volvo takes steps towards electric future with Geely tie-up

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Volvo is to set up a new technology joint venture with Chinese car group Geely to accelerate plans to develop cars fully or partly based on electric motors.

Volvo to launch five fully electric cars between 2019 and 2021

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Volvo’s line-up will gain five fully electric cars – including two high-performance models – by 2021 in line with its plans to use electric motors in all cars from 2019. The new all-electric line-up …

First Drive: Volvo XC60

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John Challen gets behind the wheel of the latest Swedish SUV.

Volvo to launch high-performance EV sub-brand

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Polestar, the performance arm of Volvo Cars, is to be repositioned as a standalone manufacturer of high-performance electric vehicles, its parent company has announced.

Spotlight: Volvo XC60

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Nine years after the original XC60 was introduced, Volvo has high hopes for its replacement. John Challen takes a look around the mid-size SUV.

Volvo and Google to build Android-based infotainment system

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Volvo is partnering with Google to develop an Android-based infotainment and connectivity solution for launch within two years.

Volvo to launch first electric car in 2019

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Volvo’s first electric car will be built in China and sold globally from 2019.

Hans Hygrell appointed global used car director at Volvo Cars

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Hans Hygrell is to take up the position of global used car director at Volvo Cars from 1 April.

All-new Volvo XC60 revealed

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Volvo has taken the wraps off its new XC60 mid-size SUV, revealing a car heavily influenced by the larger XC90 model.

Swedish police deploy Volvo V90

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Police forces in Sweden are to become the first across the globe to take delivery of the Volvo V90 estate for emergency vehicle use.

Volvo’s global fleet customers given chance to interactively explore new S90

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Volvo has provided its global fleet customers with the chance to interactively exploring the new S90 and its technologies in 3D.

Volvo trials concierge service for XC90 and S90 drivers

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A new concierge service that would take care of servicing, cleaning and refuelling for XC90 and S90 drivers is being trialled by Volvo.