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Håkan Samuelsson

Volvo Appoints New CEO, Stefan Jacoby Leaves Company

Volvo announced today that current board member Håkan Samuelsson will take over as president and CEO, effective immediately. Samuelsson replaces Stefan Jacoby, who was on sick leave following a mild stroke suffered last month. Jacoby, who was set to return later this month, has been running... read more

October 19, 2012 by 
 
SARTRE self-driving cars during testing

Volvo Paves Way For Car-To-Car Communications With Signing Of MoU

Volvo is paving the way for the implementation of Car-2-Car and Car-2-Object communication systems in its own vehicles with the signing today of a Memorandum of Understanding... read more October 1, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo V40 Cross Country

2013 Volvo V40 Cross Country Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Volvo has unveiled the crossover version of its stylish V40 hatch, which it is calling the V40 Cross Country. The latest addition to the automaker’s lineup will be on... read more September 19, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving road train testing on Spanish highway

Volvo Concludes SARTRE Autonomous Car Research, Looks To Implementation

Europe’s SARTRE (SAfe Road TRains for the Environment) project, first established in 2009, has come to an end, with the results proving positive for all those involved... read more September 17, 2012 by 


 
Volvo shows us what mobile service should look like

Volvo Pulls More Crazy Stunts Involving Its Semi Trucks: Videos

We generally don’t cover trucks on Motor Authority, even cutting-edge, futuristic ones like the new Volvo FH. Volvo has done a great job of creating a buzz about its... read more September 12, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo V40 R-Design

2013 Volvo V40 R-Design Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Following the debut of Volvo’s new V40 luxury hatch at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the Swedish automaker is now expanding the range with a sporty R-Design... read more September 12, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo C30 Polestar Limited Edition

2013 Volvo C30 Polestar Limited Edition Announced

If you like the Volvo C30’s looks but aren’t sold by its performance, step away from the lutefisk, as we’ve got some good news for you. For 2013, the... read more September 11, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo S80

2013 Volvo S80, XC70 Models Recalled For TPMS Programming Flaw

Volvo is recalling some 300 model year 2013 S80 sedans and XC70 wagons to correct a software error in the Central Electronic Module relating to the Tire Pressure Monitoring... read more September 4, 2012 by 


 
2012 Volvo S60 undergoing IIHS' new frontal crash test

Risk Of Injury In A New Volvo Drops 50 Percent Since 2000

Safety sells cars, especially when shoppers are looking for a new family vehicle. No other automaker has done as much to market safety as Volvo, probably since safety has... read more August 24, 2012 by 


 
2012 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo Considering MINI Rival

Volvo’s entry-level C30 has been in production since 2006 and will soon be in need of renewal. Though the Swedish automaker has just unveiled a five-door version dubbed... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
Faith Dickey walks a line strung between two moving Volvo trucks

Woman Walks Rope Between Two Moving Volvo Semi Trucks: Video

To be completely honest, we don't really care that Volvo is launching a new line of freight-hauling trucks, or that they're called FH. What we care about is this crazy... read more August 16, 2012 by 


 
2012 Volvo S60 undergoing IIHS' new frontal crash test

IIHS Toughens Frontal Crash Tests, Acura And Volvo Come Out On Top

Getting a perfect score in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) round of crash tests just got that much harder, with the agency introducing a tough new... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD

2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD: First Drive

When you think about luxury sports sedans, the Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C Class, and BMW 3-Series all come to mind.. But Volvo says the S60 should also be a contender in that... read more July 24, 2012 by 


 
2011 Volvo S80

2011-2013 Volvo S80 Recalled For Faulty Transmission

Volvo has issued a recall on its aging sedan flagship, the S80, due to a potential fault with the car’s automatic transmission. The recall is for Volvo S80 sedans from... read more July 13, 2012 by 


 
Testing of Volvo's safety technology

Volvo Outlines Three Upcoming Safety Technologies

Volvo has a well-established reputation of building some of the safest cars in the world but the firm believes it can improve on its own standards by reaching the ultimate... read more July 10, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo V40

Volvo Seeks Partner To Build Cars In North America

Volvo concedes that to be a success in North America it will need a local manufacturing base. Having witnessed the success of premium European marques such as BMW and... read more June 22, 2012 by 


 
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