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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".

ANALYSIS - XC60 D5 and future Volvos

10 Apr 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Volvo Cars has an XL sized hit on its hands with the new XC60. In the first three months of 2018, deliveries reached 38,241 units, making this the company's best seller ahead of the XC90 and helping VCC to set a fresh record for worldwide sales in Q1.

ANALYSIS - Volvo V90 Cross Country

10 Jul 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Will people in the US take to the V90 CC? That's the key question for a model which replaces the XC70, a car that Audi went after with the A6 allroad, and now Mercedes-Benz wants in on the action too.

Last night a PR saved Volvo's life

6 Jul 2017 | Calum MacRae

Ever since Euro NCAP came into being, thus forcing all of its competitors to have five-star rated cars in an impact as a price of entry to the vehicle market, Volvo has been scratching around for a new USP.

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Volvo gets 'go' for Swedish autonomous tests

17 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo will begin testing self-driving vehicles in the Gothenburg area of Sweden, according to local media reports.

Volvo Trucks presents autonomous solution for freight

13 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Volvo Trucks is presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that it says can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. The long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a complement to today's offerings.

Volvo Cars IPO plan postponed

10 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Plans for a public listing of Volvo Cars by owner Geely have been postponed amid automotive sector uncertainties and depressed share prices for automotive stocks.

Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson extends contract to 2022

10 Sep 2018 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has extended the contract of chief executive and president Hakan Samuelsson by another two years to 2022. It says the extension provides the company with 'management continuity as it continues to transform itself into a global and diversified mobility service provider'.

German Tesla challenge starts in Stockholm

3 Sep 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Mercedes' launch of the EQC electric SUV tomorrow (4 September) marks the start of European return fire against Tesla in the luxury electric segment.

Scania resumes V8 engine production after supplier strike

23 Aug 2018 | Simon Warburton

Scania has started reducing its backlog of truck, industrial and marine engine orders built up after a delivery and order stop caused by a lengthy strike at one of the manufacturer's main casting suppliers.

Polestar software delivers more rear-wheel torque to Volvos

15 Aug 2018 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has introduced a new Polestar-developed software upgrade that it says increases torque distribution to the rear wheels of Volvo cars equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), for 'more dynamic driving'.

Volvo Cars global sales up 15% in July 2018

3 Aug 2018 | Dave Leggett

Volvo Cars global sales were up 15% in July, compared with the same month last year.

Volvo Cars reports record operating profit in Q2

19 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported its highest ever quarterly operating profit of SEK 4.2 billion (USD470m) for the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 28.6 per cent compared with the same period last year, driven by a strong increase in global retail sales.

Volvo shifts production of XC60 to avoid US tariffs

19 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is planning to shift US-bound production of its XC60 to avoid US import tariffs on care made in China.

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