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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid review
4 out of 5

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid review

By 18 August 2014

The main issue with buying an electric car - other than the cost of purchase - is range anxiety. The internal combustion age means we don't tend not to plan when it comes to cars. We just jump in and go. Despite the average person only driving 19 miles... >>

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

By 19 June 2014

Set up a few years back, Polestar is a company all about high performance cars. To date it's created a number of one-off, very high-performance Volvos, one of which made a cameo appearance on Top Gear. That was the tipping point: since then there has... >>

Volvo XC90 starts launch with in-car system details, touchscreen, connected and voice-controlled

Volvo XC90 starts launch with in-car system details, touchscreen, connected and voice-controlled

By 27 May 2014

Volvo is staggering its official launch of the all-new version of the XC90 SUV, beginning with the release of pictures and a few tantalising details of its in-car system. Full specifications and information will be "released at a later date", but the... >>

Volvo self-driving Autopilot cars begin road tests, can merge traffic and adjust speed

Volvo self-driving Autopilot cars begin road tests, can merge traffic and adjust speed

By 6 May 2014

Volvo has started its Drive Me project by sending its first test Autopilot cars around the Swedish city of Gothenburg. The project will eventually feature 100 self-driving cars, which will travel on approximately 50 kilometres of public roads and commuter... >>

Volvo cloud cars can spot road dangers and instantly alert other cars, on the roads in testing now

Volvo cloud cars can spot road dangers and instantly alert other cars, on the roads in testing now

By 20 March 2014

Scandinavian car manufacturer Volvo is currently testing a new system that uses inter-car communications to improve road safety. It shows the potential for cloud-based car systems that could change the way the roads work. Volvo currently has 50 of these cars on... >>

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

By 5 March 2014

Volvo showed its third of three concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show, the Volvo Concept Estate - moving back into the true heartland of the brand. It’s the final concept before the new XC90 arrives at the Paris Motor Show in September. The observant... >>

Hands-on: Apple CarPlay review

Hands-on: Apple CarPlay review

By 5 March 2014

Apple CarPlay is the tech giant's foray into in-car technology, which has been propelled into the public interest at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. And that's exactly where we've had the chance to take a look at it in action. But not at the Cupertino company's... >>

What is Apple CarPlay and when can you get it?

What is Apple CarPlay and when can you get it?

By 3 March 2014

Apple has officially begun its foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space by unveiling a product called CarPlay. It connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling uninterrupted access to and interaction with Apple's ecosystem... >>

UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground

UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground

By 5 December 2013

Britain wants to spearhead the driverless car trend, and has announced a government plan to do so. The legislative and regulatory framework for developing and testing driverless cars on UK roads will be fully examined by the end of 2014 it has been announced.... >>

Volvo's Drive Me project will test 100 self-driving cars on Swedish roads in 2017

Volvo's Drive Me project will test 100 self-driving cars on Swedish roads in 2017

By 2 December 2013

Volvo plans to take on Google's self-driving cars, and it will do so by launching a Swedish pilot project. Describing it as the "world’s first large-scale autonomous driving pilot project", Volvo, a Swedish car company, revealed it would test 100 self-driving... >>