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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.

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.

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Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in wireless charging

15 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of the truck and construction equipment making Volvo Group, has invested in Momentum Dynamics – a leading company in high power wireless charging of electric vehicles.

Autoliv CFO resigns, off to Veoneer spin-off mid-year

8 Jan 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Both safety systems specialist Autoliv and spin-off Veoneer will have new CFOs mid-year as one jumps from the other.

Veoneer hits record full-year order intake

8 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Veoneer - the company spun off from Autoliv - says it achieved record order intake for the full-year 2018. The total lifetime value of the 2018 orders is estimated at US$5.9bn, corresponding to an average annual order value of more than US$1.2bn. This, it says, represents growth of around 40% compared to 2017 order intake.

Volvo Cars global sales up 12.4% in 2018

4 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018, breaking the 600,000 sales milestone for the first time ever since the company was founded in 1927.

Autoliv expects another EC fine

6 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Autoliv said it was expecting a further fine following the European Commission's investigation of suppliers of occupant safety systems.

Volvo bus EV batteries get second life

5 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

It's not just Nissan dreaming up imaginative ways of re-using EV batteries. So is Volvo Buses.

Volvo Cars sets new yearly sales record

4 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Geely's Volvo Cars reported a new record in global annual sales as 2018 volume rose 13.5% year on year to 582,096 cars for the January-to-November period, compared with 513,055 last year.

Volvo Cars and Baidu team up on e-SAVs

1 Nov 2018 | Dave Leggett

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is the latest OEM to announce an agreement with Baidu to jointly develop shared autonomous vehicles. Volvo says it will work with Baidu on electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for the Chinese market.

Autoliv Q3 2018 sales up 4.1% to US$2.03bn

30 Oct 2018 | Simon Warburton

Autoliv has reported third-quarter consolidated sales growth of 4.1% to US$2.03bn, while quarterly organic sales grew by 6.4%.

Volvo boosts Q3 sales and revenue but operating profit halves

26 Oct 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Geely's Volvo Cars boosted retail sales 14% and revenue 18% year on year in the third quarter but product launch costs, higher tariffs in China and the US and what was described as "licence sales effects" halved operating profit.

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