Volvo

Geneva Motor Show on the starting grid 0

One of the motoring calendar’s key events kicks off today as the Geneva Motoring Show gets underway in Switzerland. The exhibition – the largest of its kind in Europe – is where all the top makers get a chance to debut their new concepts, and well as reveal the new production vehicles ahead of their(…)

Sweden’s favourite car isn’t a Volvo 0

For the first time in more than 50 years, the top selling car in Sweden isn’t a Volvo. Instead, the Volkswagen Golf topped the sales charts, figures released by Sweden’s carmakers’ association revealed, with Volvo hanging onto the largest overall market share. In total, 5.9% of new cars bought in the country were VW Golfs.(…)

The Volvo S90 0

Whatever people’s preconceptions of Volvo may be, they certainly have changed for the better over the past few years. The Swedish company are attempting to move into the luxury company and they are/have done so at an alarming rate. The crossover SUV XC90 is a massive hit and we now expect the S90 sedan to(…)

Volvo’s Concept Cars Will Drive Company Forward 0

Volvo have released the concept vehicles which will make up the new range of cars which they believe will change the company for the best. There will be a new direction and these vehicles will not only demonstrate this, but will also fall in line with the company’s new philosophy. Named the 40 series, these(…)

Volvo Are Setting Their Sights High, Very Very High 0

Volvo will be setting their sights high in regards to the amount of electric cars they plan to sell by 2025. They have recently outlined a difficult but not unachievable target of selling one million completely electric or plug-in hybrids by the set date. The Swedish car company have already started on their road to(…)

Volvo is Planning the Biggest Ever Autonomous Driving Test in the UK 0

The Swedish automotive outfit Volvo is planning to undertake the biggest automotive driving test that the UK has ever seen. The project, known as ‘Drive Me London’, looks to unleash a few autonomous cars in London in 2017 and then, in 2018, look to give a free rein to 100 vehicles on London’s roads. The(…)

Volvo and Geely Team-Up for New Brand 0

Please say that you have heard of the car manufacturer Geely? They have produced wonderful cars such as the TX4 and the GC5. So you haven’t heard of them right? Well if you haven’t, Geely are a huge Chinese car manufacturer who bought Volvo in 2010. Volvo and Geely have now teamed up in order(…)

Volvo plans to cheat death by 2020 0

Volvo have announced their ambitious plan to make their cars ‘death proof’ in the next four years… anyone else having flashbacks to that scene in Titanic when they kept calling the ship ‘unsinkable’? Since their 2007 announcement of advancing their technological innovation to improve the safety of their vehicles, Volvo are just one of the(…)

Volvo test new FMX truck by letting a 4-yr-old drive it 0

Ever wondered what would happen if you let a 4-year-old drive a huge truck? Well, wonder no more. Volvo has answered that thought for you. The geniuses in Volvo’s marketing department have created a thoroughly enjoyable and watchable test drive. Meet Sophie, an extremely cute and determined four-year-old about to get her first taste of(…)

Volvo accept liability for future autonomous cars 0

Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson announced this week that his company will take full responsibility in the event that one of its cars crashes whilst in full autonomous mode. The Swedish company has become a leader in autonomous technology, with its new XC90 and future S90 models both featuring semi-autonomous features like adaptive cruise control with(…)