Volvo Cars has recently welcomed two exciting new additions to its global design team, with Claudia Braun and Thomas Stovicek joining the company’s design operations.
Volvo Cars, the prestige car maker, will work together with Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company, to jointly develop next generation automotive technologies.
The two companies today revealed how Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first fully untethered holographic computer, might be used in future to redefine how customers first encounter and explore a car, as well as how cars might be bought and sold in future. Areas of future collaboration between the two companies could include autonomous driving technologies and [...]
20,000 roo collisions each year cost $75 million Swedish car maker Volvo Cars plans to develop technology that can detect kangaroos to avoid collisions moves a step closer this week with local testing involving real kangaroos to begin in the Australian Capital Territory. A team of Volvo Cars safety engineers arrived from Sweden this week to study and film the [...]
Volvo Cars has announced one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies in which plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. It will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. As part of this new strategy, the Swedish car company said it expects electrified [...]
Volvo Cars has acquired 100 per cent of Polestar, the Swedish high performance car company, including the Polestar brand. Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high performance Volvos. Polestar will also in future utilise Volvo’s twin engine electrification technology to develop next generation performance cars. Volvo is the largest manufacturer of plug in hybrid cars [...]
press release Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic – with ordinary people in the driver’s seat. “We are entering uncharted territory in the field of autonomous driving,” says Dr Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research and Development of Volvo Car Group. “Taking the exciting step to [...]
Volvo Car Group keeps on moving towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. In 2013, top results from independent rating institutes all over the world emphasised that the company remains on top when it comes to automotive safety. The most recent rating result is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for [...]