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Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo ‘Drive Me’ Autonomous Car Pilot Project Gets Underway In Sweden: Video

While in the U.S. Google is making strides in the development of autonomous cars, overseas major automakers such as Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Volvo are also at an advanced stage and hope to have the technology ready for the mainstream by as early as the end of this decade. Volvo recently launched a... read more

April 30, 2014 by 
 
Racing driver Scott McLaughlin tests the 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar

Volvo V8 Supercars Drivers Check Out The 2015 S60 Polestar: Video

Racing drivers Scott McLaughlin and Robert Dahlgren recently headed to northern Sweden to spend some time in the new 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar. The duo race a unique version of... read more April 2, 2014 by 


 
1966 Ford Mustang paired with Volvo 240DL wagon for unique 'sedan delivery' on eBay

1966 Ford Mustang Meets Volvo Wagon: A Marriage Of Convenience?

If you're asking yourself why anyone would want to graft a Volvo 240DL's wagon roof and hatch onto a Ford Mustang, let us know when you find out. We're asking ourselves the... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Inscription

Volvo Adds Luxury And Engine Choices For 2015 Lineup

Volvo is eager to position its vehicles as being more premium than some may currently view them. To do that, the automaker is offering up a 2015 lineup that features more... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
Volvo S60 KERS engineering prototype

Volvo Gives Update On Flywheel Tech, Eyes 2020 Rollout

About a year ago we brought you the first details on a flywheel-based hybrid system Volvo is developing that could reduce fuel consumption by up to 25 percent. Volvo has... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Estate

Volvo Concept Estate To Spawn V90 Luxury Wagon: Report

Volvo presented a stunning shooting brake concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show that previewed technologies and styling themes the Swedish automaker will apply to its future... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
2010 Volvo C30

Volvo’s CMA Platform To Spawn C30 Replacement, Other Compacts

We’ve heard a lot about Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) over the past year, a modular platform that will underpin all of the Swedish... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
Volvo car-to-car slippery road detection

Volvo's Car-To-Car Tech Pilot Begins In Scandinavia

It's a familiar sight in motor racing: The engine in a car ahead lets go in spectacular fashion, dropping a slick of oil for as long as it takes to get off the circuit. Cars... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
Volvo's driver-sensing technology

Volvo Gets Serious On Driver Sensing Tech

Volvo has always been known for its stance on car safety. Whether that's through headrests, airbags or seatbelts, or simply building cars tougher than the objects they're... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Volvo’s first victory in V8 Supercars

Volvo Secures V8 Supercars Victory After Just Two Rounds

Volvo and its performance partner Polestar has secured their first victory in Australia’s competitive V8 Supercars race series after just two rounds of competition... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
Unlike GPS and camera systems, magnets remain unaffected by weather and physical objects

Volvo Uses Magnets In The Road To Help Steer Autonomous Cars

Like many automakers, Volvo sees autonomous cars as the most significant means of minimizing road accidents as it would eliminate the number one cause of most crashes, human... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Estate  -  2014 Geneva Auto Show live photos

Volvo Concept Estate: 2014 Geneva Motor Show Video And Live Photos

With its stunning Concept Estate that made its debut here at the Geneva Auto Show this week, Volvo pulls out an intriguing set of building blocks: a ‘shooting... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Estate

Volvo Concept Estate Previews Shooting Brake Goodness, New Tesla-Like Interface For Geneva

The new Volvo Concept Estate completes the brand's trio of recent auto show concept cars looking at the future of the brand, and it's one hot luxury shooting brake. But the... read more February 28, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Estate - Image via Stutterheim

Is Volvo’s Third Forward-Looking Concept A Wagon?

Recently Volvo confirmed that it will show its third and final forward-looking concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The first was the Concept Coupe that bowed at the 2013... read more February 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volvo S60 V8 Supercars race car

Volvo And Polestar Reveal S60 Race Car For V8 Supercars: Video

The latest contender for the awesomeness that is Australia’s V8 Supercars touring car series has been revealed, the new S60 racer from Volvo and its motorsport and... read more February 13, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Concept Coupe, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volvo Confirms Third And Final Concept In Series Of Forward-Looking Designs For Geneva

Volvo has confirmed that the third and final concept from its series of forward-looking designs that started with last year’s Concept Coupe will be unveiled at the 2014... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
 

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