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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".

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.

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Volvo reshuffles executive deck

14 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Geely's Volvo Cars is restructuring its executive management team to place technological developments and digitalisation at the core of the company's future strategy, focus on its core global business and adapt to new ways of interacting with customers.

Koenigsegg Jesko has 1,500Nm and eight clutches

8 Mar 2019 | Glenn Brooks

The Jesko, a so-called 'megacar' revealed by Koenigsegg at the Geneva motor show, has a self-developed transmission which can cope with 1,500Nm of torque.

Autoliv appoints Magnus Jarlgren as EVP Operations

8 Mar 2019 | Simon Warburton

Autoliv has appointed Magnus Jarlegren as EVP Operations and member of Autoliv's Executive Management Team.

EC fines Autoliv EUR179m

5 Mar 2019 | Simon Warburton

Autoliv says the European Commission (EC) has completed the previously communicated investigation regarding suppliers of occupant safety systems.

Autoliv names new EVP operations

4 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Autoliv has named Magnus Jarlegren as executive vice president operations and member of the safety equipment specialist's executive management team. He takes up his new position by August 2019.

Volvo Cars invests in Zum, ride-sharing service for children

4 Mar 2019 | Dave Leggett

Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in Zum, a fast-growing on-demand ride-sharing service for children, via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, its venture capital investment arm.

Volvo Cars launching new hybrid powertrains

25 Feb 2019 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars said it had taken "a significant step towards its electrification goals" with the release of upgraded and newly developed electrified powertrain options, to be made available across its entire model range in the future.

Volvo Cars freshens XC90, adds fuel-saving electrification

25 Feb 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Cars has unveiled a refreshed version of its flagship XC90, adding a newly developed fuel-saving engine option that is the next step in the automaker's electrification strategy.

Scania ambitious on meeting EU CO2 standards

22 Feb 2019 | Dave Leggett

Scania says it sees the agreement between the European Parliament and the EU council on CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles as a tool to reach the Paris climate objectives

Scania and Nobina to trial autonomous electric buses in Sweden

21 Feb 2019 | Dave Leggett

Scania and Nobina, the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries, will collaborate to commence trials of autonomous buses on regular routes in the Stockholm area.

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