Latest Volvo car news

Volvo planning XC90 with Level 4 autonomy by 2021
Volvo planning XC90 with Level 4 autonomy by 2021 By Max Langridge

Volvo's Senior VP of Research and Development Henrik Green has told Jalopnik that the company is currently developing a Level 4 autonomous driving system for the XC90, which it plans to launch in 2021. Self-driving cars: Autonomous driving levels explained... Read more

Volvo's first all-electric car will be this sleek and sexy hatchback
Volvo's first all-electric car will be this sleek and sexy hatchback By Max Langridge

Volvo has revealed its first all-electric car after confirming last year that it will be making the move to all-electric power in 2019.The new car will be a production version of a 40.2 concept the Swedish car company unveiled in 2017. The recently released... Read more

Volvo's Polestar performance division is releasing its first car, the Polestar 1
Volvo's Polestar performance division is releasing its first car, the Polestar 1 By Max Langridge

Polestar, the performance company used by Volvo to soup up its cars, has announced it is splitting off as a standalone performance electric car brand. Polestar has said it will produce three cars from a new factory in China (due to be completed in mid-2018),... Read more

Volvo is making the move to all-electric from 2019
Volvo is making the move to all-electric from 2019 By Max Langridge

Volvo Cars has announced that all of the cars in its lineup will have an electric motor from 2019, and will subsequently become the first car manufacturer to completely ditch internal combustion engines. Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving... Read more

Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021
Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021 By Elyse Betters

Volvo has been working on driverless cars for a while, but now it has a new strategy to get those cars on the road within four years.The Swedish carmaker is teaming up Nvidia, which plans to supply computing power to Volvo's initiative, as well as Autoliv,... Read more

Volvo and Audi will use Android as the base OS of its upcoming cars
Volvo and Audi will use Android as the base OS of its upcoming cars By Elyse Betters

Forget Android Auto, Volvo and Audi want its upcoming cars to run Android as their base operating system.Google has announced a partnership with Volvo and Audi that will bring it one step closer to making Android an operating system for cars. Volvo and... Read more

Volvo electric car targets 250 miles, mass-market pricing, 2019 launch
Volvo electric car targets 250 miles, mass-market pricing, 2019 launch By Chris Hall

Volvo is no stranger to technology. The car maker's autonomous plans have been well documented, running hand-in-hand with the company's desire to ensure that there are no deaths on the road that lay at the fault of a Volvo car. Safety is synonymous with... Read more

Volvo's new concierge service lets you remotely fuel and move your car
Volvo's new concierge service lets you remotely fuel and move your car By Elyse Betters

Volvo has created a luxe concierge service for its customers.What does that mean? Well, it's like an ecosystem aimed at giving Volvo drivers access to third-party service providers. With it, you can remotely fuel your car, wash your car, service your... Read more

You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017
You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017 By Luke Edwards

Self-driving cars are going to hit the roads sooner than expected, with the UK helping lead the way. This time next year you could be on the same roads as cars that are driving themselves, thanks to new Volvo plans.Volvo has announced that it will be... Read more

Volvo says goodbye to car keys, use your phone’s Bluetooth to unlock instead
Volvo says goodbye to car keys, use your phone’s Bluetooth to unlock instead By Luke Edwards

Volvo is taking steps to become the first car manufacturer to sell a car without a key. You'll still be able to get in using an app and your smartphone's Bluetooth.Volvo says it will begin rolling out cars without keys this year. Should a buyer want a... Read more

Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car
Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car By Luke Edwards

Christmas is coming and with it the inevitable battles at the shops to get presents. Volvo is trying something new to help out.Thanks to Volvo cars being accessible via digital locks, it's going to be possible for owners to leave their cars and have items... Read more

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes
Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes By Stuart Miles

A spray-on reflective paint to help make cyclists more noticeable on the roads has been developed, and by a car company no less.That's right, cyclists worried about being seen at night by drivers will soon be able to turn their bike and themselves into... Read more

Volvo wants to connect cyclists and cars together through helmet tech to prevent accidents
Volvo wants to connect cyclists and cars together through helmet tech to prevent accidents By Rik Henderson

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has previously demonstrated in-car cyclist collision detection systems to help prevent accidents on the road. Now it's about to publicly show a piece of technology for bike riders that could further improve safety.With... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins reveals all the details of the Volvo XC90 sound system
Bowers & Wilkins reveals all the details of the Volvo XC90 sound system By Chris Hall

Volvo unveiled the new XC90 in Stockholm this week, decked out with a Bowers & Wilkins sound system, amongst a whole host of other technologies, making for an exciting SUV.B&W have fleshed out some of the details of the system. We already knew that it... Read more

Volvo announces brand new XC90 limited First Edition, available online only
Volvo announces brand new XC90 limited First Edition, available online only By Chris Hall

To celebrate the launch of the new Volvo XC90, the company has announced a limited First Edition of the new SUV that will only be available to order online.There will be 1,927 models of the new XC90, each carrying a individually numbered treadplates and... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 Luke Edwards

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... Read more

First iOS in the Car integration to come next week: Ferrari, Volvo and Mercedes
First iOS in the Car integration to come next week: Ferrari, Volvo and Mercedes By Jake Smith

Apple will formally unveil its iOS in the Car initiative next week at the Geneva Motor Show, after showing glimpses of the infotainment software in the past, according to the Financial Times.The publication says Apple has partnered with Ferrari, Volvo,... Read more

Volvo Ocean Race: The app that lets you track the action
Volvo Ocean Race: The app that lets you track the action By Pocket-lint Promotion

Transport yourself to the heart of the world's premier crewed yacht race with the Volvo Ocean Race for iPhone and iPad.The new free app from Volvo Ocean Race lets you - among a host of other things - track the positions of the competing yachts as they... Read more

Volvo Ocean Race: Volvo Open 70 boat design explained
Volvo Ocean Race: Volvo Open 70 boat design explained By Pocket-lint Promotion

What goes into making the boats that take part in the Volvo Ocean Race? Plenty, it turns out. And season after season, much work goes into making sure the vessels are ultra-competitive.In reviewing the rules that govern the design and construction of... Read more

Volvo Ocean Race: The logistics of putting on a world boat race
Volvo Ocean Race: The logistics of putting on a world boat race By Pocket-lint Promotion

While there's no doubt that the Volvo Ocean Race takes considerable effort to compete in and keep running smoothly, the hard work starts months before the first race itself. For starters, the event’s massive consignment of accompanying equipment needs... Read more

Volvo Ocean Race: Five tips for sailing fitness
Volvo Ocean Race: Five tips for sailing fitness By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Volvo Ocean Race is harsh on the boats, tough on the shore team and physically, unbelievably brutal on the race crew. All teams know that being in the best shape possible will be critical to victory.When vital seconds can mean the difference between... Read more

Volvo Concept You puts a touchscreen at your fingertips
Volvo Concept You puts a touchscreen at your fingertips By Chris Hall

Volvo has shown off its latest concept car, the Concept You, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Floating seats and 21-inch wheels aside, it’s the tablet-like interface that we’re more interested in."Smartphones and smart pads have brought mobile infotainment... Read more

A day in the life of a crash test dummy at the Volvo Car Safety Centre
A day in the life of a crash test dummy at the Volvo Car Safety Centre By Stuart Miles

We take road safety for granted most of the time, expecting the cars we drive to protect us on the way to work, a visit to our parents or merely to a quick trip to the supermarket, but before the car even gets on the road it has pass a number of stringent... Read more