Volvo Truck’s CEO believes that the European truck market has bottomed, but that recovery will be slow.Read more
Recently, sharp-eyed citizens in Copenhagen have had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the upcoming, sporty Volvo S60 – which won’t be introduced to the world until next year.Read more
Pricelist for facelifted versions of Volvo’s C30 and C70Read more
VE Commercial Vehicles, the Indian joint venture between Eicher Motors and Volvo, on Monday said it sold 2,558 Eicher branded trucks and buses in September, compared with 1,865 units a year ago, a rise of 37.15%.Read more
A new consortium led by Ford veteran Michael Dingman is reported to be challenging Chinese carmaker Geely to buy Volvo from Ford.Read more
How do we get an engine to sound impressive? Acoustic design for cars is becoming increasingly important. With a brand-new acoustic laboratory, Volvo Cars’ sound experts can make further progress in the area of engine noise. Volvo cars are to have a unique Scandinavian sound.Read more
Two car drivers approach the same intersection.
The 40-year old moves head and eyes rapidly, looking for potential dangers.
The 80-year old positions the car carefully, but the stiffer neck and narrower field of view make this routine situation more challenging than for the younger driver.
One of Volvo Cars’ important safety targets is to design new technology that helps the growing number of elderly drivers to continue to drive safely.
“DRIVe Towards Zero” is Volvo Cars’ vision for developing cars entirely free from harmful exhaust emissions and environment-impacting carbon dioxide.Read more
Ford plans to sell Volvo Cars are progressing, CEO Alan Mulally said on Friday on the sidelines of a car plant ground-breaking event in China.Read more
Volvo will launch a plug-in hybrid in 2012 and said pure electric power from the battery would cover the daily transport needs of 75% of European drivers.Read more
In the quest for the ultimate vision of an accident free traffic environment, Volvo Car Corporation’s short-term target is that no one will be killed or injured in a new Volvo car by 2020.Read more
Goldman Sach has invested US$334m in China’s Geely Automobile whose parent company is considering a bid to buy Volvo from Ford.Read more
Volvo is currently conducting advanced analysis and research to ensure any future electric powered cars meet the extremely high safety standards Volvo imposes on all its cars products irrespective of car type, fuel or power source. Advanced monitoring of battery status and by enclosing the battery and protecting it effectively in a collision, results in a comprehensive safety package.Read more
A Goldman Sachs private equity fund is investing about USD250m in Geely in a move that could free up capital for a Geely bid for Volvo Cars, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.Read more
Fore! Here is Volvo Cars’ first production car ever to run on electricity. What is more, it’s pretty capable off-road.Read more
Volvo is evaluating a battery electric-powered version of its entry-level C30 model but said its main focus in on plug-in hybrids.Read more
Following the recent announcement of the 99g/km Volvo C30 1.6D DRIVe and the plans to introduce a plug-in hybrid in 2012, Volvo is also evaluating the viability of an entirely electric-powered C30 known as a BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle).Read more
The new Volvo C30 DRIVe was presented at the car show in Frankfurt on Tuesday. Featuring Start/Stop technology, the latest version of the Volvo C30 DRIVe uses just 3.8 litres of diesel per 100 km.Read more
The popular R-DESIGN specification is set to give the new Volvo C30 SportsCoupe more than just visual appeal with the introduction of the new Sports Chassis as standard.Read more