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Will future models propel Volvo to a million cars a year?

12 Jul 2019 | Glenn Brooks

Volvo is selling ever more cars and SUVs, even in China. Global deliveries for the first half of 2019 saw the brand delivering a record 340,826 vehicle, a year-on-year gain of 7.3 per cent. With many new models due in the early 2020s, a once ambitious sounding goal of one million vehicles a year is beginning to look attainable.


INTERVIEW - Volvo Cars on its electrification strategy

29 Jan 2019 | Chris Wright

We talk to Lex Kerssemakers, Senior Vice President, Volvo Cars, EMEA, about Geely-owned Volvo Cars' electrification strategy.


Estate sales in decline? Nobody told the Volvo V90

5 Nov 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Sometimes, if you continue to evolve a product you've long been famous for, ignore those claiming that people have moved on to different things, you can not only stay successful but become even more so. Worldwide demand for the Volvo V90 is up so far this year - proof that big wagons are far from dead.


Volvo Cars - the future models

10 Jul 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Geely Automotive Holdings continues to be one of the world's most rapidly expanding car makers. After just-auto's recent features looking at the future models of Geely, Geely Emgrand, Terrafugia, Zhi Dou, LEVC, Lynk & Co and Polestar, now comes a gaze into the crystal ball at what awaits Volvo Cars.


Volvo Cars' Polestar - the future models

6 Jul 2018 | Glenn Brooks

The next make in a series which is looking at the current and future models of Geely Automobile Holdings is Polestar. This follows previous features on Geely and Geely Emgrand as well as Lynk & Co. Volvo Car Group refers to Polestar as its "new electric performance brand".


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Autoliv describes second quarter - "challenging conditions"

19 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Takeaway from safety equipment specialist supplier Autoliv's second quarter of 2019: "Navigating through challenging conditions".


Volvo Cars books record first half revenue

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Geely's Volvo Cars has reported record revenue for the first six months of 2019 of SEK130.1bn, up from SEK122.9bn a year ago.


Volvo Group electric trucks to have Samsung batteries

18 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have agreed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for electric trucks.


NEVS using AutoX AD for robotaxi pilot in Europe

15 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Swedish EV manufacturer NEVS and autonomous vehicle start-up AutoX have agreed an exclusive partnership to use AutoX's AD technology for NEVS' new vehicle architecture.


Fuel efficiency enhanced in Volvo Trucks

4 Jul 2019 | Dave Leggett

Volvo Trucks says it is introducing new functions that help drivers save fuel even when cruise control is not activated.


Geely's Volvo Cars claims record H1 sales

3 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Geely owned Volvo Cars said first half 2019 sales of 340,826 cars was both a record for the period and up 7.3% year on year.


Volvo Cars releases armoured cars for people needing heightened protection

26 Jun 2019 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars says it is launching armoured cars for 'people needing heightened protection'.


Clavister and Tieto team on CASE expertise

21 Jun 2019 | Simon Warburton

Cybersecurity solutions provider, Clavister is to collaborate with Tieto, a software R&D service company for telecom and automotive industries operating globally.


Volvo Group and NVIDIA to develop AI platform for trucks

18 Jun 2019 | Dave Leggett

The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines. Volvo says that utilising NVIDIA's end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and in-vehicle computing, the resulting system is designed to safely handle fully autonomous driving on public roads and highways.  


Volvo Trucks puts Vera to work in a Swedish port

13 Jun 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.



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