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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on...

Volvo UK specs up seven seat XC90 redesign

Volvo's UK unit is keeping one card up its sleeve when it launches the redesigned XC90 SUV starting in June....

Management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (2)

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Volvo S80 D4

This month marks nine years since the second generation S80 entered production, and by February 2016, its S90 successor will likely have app...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Craig Diem, BWI Group 13 Jan 2015

Matthew Beecham

BWI Group’s MagneRide suspension systems are being increasingly featured in top end cars. In the EU they work on high end integration of chassis components with advanced control and sensory systems to produce vehicles that take safety, ride dynamics and sophistication to a new level. Conversely, BWI also work within the advancing Chinese market that sits in a very different end of the spectrum, where basic safety and control devices like ABS and ESC are just starting to take hold, and where AEB and autonomous driving are concepts reserved for the very top layer of the social elite who can afford to import EU and NA models. Matthew Beecham spoke to Craig Diem, BWI Group, Director – Strategic Planning about how the Group deals with the different challenges that these markets bring.


INTERVIEW: BorgWarner's director of marketing Gunt 8 Jan 2015

Ian Henry

We spoke to Gunter Kraemer about BorgWarner’s recent expansion in the rapidly growing turbocharger market.

Latest News

Volvo Cars eyes cloud connectivity 2 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Geely's Volvo Cars is currently investigating a whole range of connected car services that could be provided thanks to available in-car data and the cloud.


Volvo Cars expects better sales and profit in 2015 26 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) expects sales and profitability to show a clear improvement in 2015, driven by continued growth in China and Europe and a return to growth in the US, according to president and chief executive Håkan Samuelsson.


'No comment' on Volvo India assembly plans 26 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

A Volvo India spokesman attending the XC90 international test drive event in Spain said "there are many stories" when asked about recent reports the automaker was scouting for a contract assembler in the country.


Volvo India eyes contract car assembly – sources 23 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volvo is in discussions with General Motors (GM) India, Hindustan Motors (HM) and Mahindra & Mahindra to see if it can use the manufacturing facilities of one of these companies to assemble some of its models in India, industry sources said.


Volvo Cars to introduce self-driving cars in 2017 23 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Volvo Cars has completed the design and development of self-driving cars.

Latest blogs

Watch Volvo's next XC90 get rolled, and rolled 28 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

We all remember that video of the outgoing XC90 being rolled SEVEN times and no crushing of the roof. To me, it's been the gold standard of safe cars ever since.


An old friend turns 40 28 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

A small but not insignificant milestone slipped by earlier this week, perhaps unnoticed by most industry watchers.

Company research

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Re

AB Volvo (VOLV A) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalDat...

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Volvo Technology Transfer Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Volvo Technology Transfer Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitio

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain

Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain

Medium & Heavy Trucks in Spain industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018)...

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