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Eyes on you: Volvo to offer in-car cameras to monitor drivers

Volvo is prepared to install optional in-car cameras to track drivers come 2020. The brand told Car in a Monday report that the cameras will open up a host of new technology benefits, though it recognizes consumer fears over privacy. Atif Rafiq, Volvo’s chief digital officer, said Volvo will... read more

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Volvo to embed Google in future infotainment system

Volvo's Android-powered infotainment system will debut in Polestar 2

Earlier this year, Volvo announced its next-generation infotainment system will bake in Google and use the Android operating system. Now we know where we'll see the system... read more November 30, 2018 by

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Volvo and self-driving car partner reveal breakthrough lidar

Volvo and its Silicon Valley-based partner Luminar announced a breakthrough lidar system that should help both companies make Level 4 self-driving cars a reality sooner... read more November 28, 2018 by

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Care by Volvo subscription program proves more popular than expected

Care by Volvo jumped off the starting line with a hiccup, but the subscription program has become more popular than executives first expected. Automotive News (subscription... read more November 13, 2018 by

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Dolph Lundgren pumps up Volvo construction equipment

The Volvo commercial vehicles unit has returned with another cheeky advertisement, and this time, Dolph Lundgren is ready to whip some excavators into shape. Lundgren, best... read more November 11, 2018 by

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Volvo certified vehicle program now includes unlimited mileage warranty

Volvo announced its revised Certified by Volvo pre-owned vehicle program on Thursday, and it has a new offer to attract buyers. Each certified pre-owned Volvo will come with... read more November 6, 2018 by

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Volvo will jointly develop self-driving car with Chinese tech giant Baidu

Volvo hit the accelerator Thursday on the further integration of the automotive and tech industries by announcing plans to jointly develop a self-driving car with Chinese... read more November 2, 2018 by

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Volvo will use Nvidia AI chip in next-gen SPA2 platform

Volvo is the latest automaker to announce plans to integrate Nvidia's powerful Drive AGX chips in its cars. Volvo said Wednesday that Nvidia's Drive AGX Xavier chip will be... read more October 10, 2018 by

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country is proof SUVs aren't always necessary

Volvo has a redesigned V60 wagon on sale soon, and just like its predecessor the handsome load lugger has spawned a more rugged V60 Cross Country variant. It isn't due until... read more September 26, 2018 by

2019 Volvo V60 R-Design

Volvo V60 wagon sharpened with R-Design and R-Design Pro upgrades

Volvo's newest V60 wagon is one handsome load lugger. It's a great alternative to the XC60 if you loathe the idea of driving a crossover SUV but still want the added cargo... read more September 25, 2018 by

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Polestar won't sell from traditional dealerships

Polestar said on Thursday it would not sell its cars from traditional dealerships in North America. Instead, the Swedish offshoot of Volvo said it will operate franchised... read more September 20, 2018 by

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Volvo self-driving cars to test on roads in Sweden

Volvo has scored a win with the Swedish Transportation Agency (Transportstyrelsen). The company has been granted permission to test its self-driving cars in the country on... read more September 14, 2018 by

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Volvo Trucks reveals Vera self-driving electric semi concept

Volvo Trucks, the world's number two in heavy-duty trucks, on Wednesday gave its vision of the future of goods transportation. The company, which is a separate entity to... read more September 13, 2018 by

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Volvo IPO put on hold due to trade war concerns

A plan to turn Volvo Cars into a publicly traded company by the end of the year has been put on hold due to concerns the stock price could be hurt by the escalating trade war... read more September 10, 2018 by

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Volvo proposes universal standard for self-driving cars to communicate with other drivers

Volvo shared its vision of future self-driving cars with the 360c concept. The concept vehicle doesn't feature a steering wheel, sports an electric powertrain, and is fully... read more September 5, 2018 by

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Volvo 360c concept: No steering wheel, pedals, engine or human driver needed

Volvo is the latest automaker to provide a vision for the future of private automotive transport, a future where doing the driving will be optional. Volvo's vision comes in... read more September 5, 2018 by


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