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Volvo Cars Will Not Use Gas-Only Engines From 2019

07/05/2017, Volvo has made a “historic” pledge that is going to further promote the adoption of all-electric and hybrid solutions for cars. The company has comitted to fitting all cars with an electric motor in a couple of years. What this means is that...

Kangaroos Are Giving Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars A Hard Time

07/03/2017, One of the keys to making a car that can drive itself autonomously without any incident is for it to be able to detect obstacles in its way and react to them. So far most self-driving cars do not have an issue, although Volvo has recently found out that...

Volvo And NVIDIA Team Up For Self-Driving Cars

06/27/2017, When you think of Volvo, you think of cars. When you think of NVIDIA, you probably think of gaming like in terms of GPU technology and whatnot. So what happens when you combine the two together? A gaming car? Nope, try a self-driving one because that’s...

Audi And Volvo Pick Android As Their In-Car Operating System

05/15/2017, Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible car but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Ahead of the company’s I/O developer conference this week, it has...

First Volvo Electric Car Release Due In 2019, Will Cost $40,000

03/13/2017, Volvo is one of the many companies that’s working on all-electric cars. In just a couple of years, there will be quite a few all-electric cars to choose from and the most important part is that they will be relatively affordable. Not everyone can...

Volvo Puts Real Families In Their Self-Driving Cars

01/09/2017, Just like many other carmakers out there, Volvo is exploring self-driving technology. So far a lot of self-driving tests include engineers who sit behind the wheel as a precaution, but also to record notes and collect data on the car’s behavior so that...

Volvo To Start Equipping Some Of Its Cars With Skype

12/29/2016, Back in the day, cars would basically get you from point A to point B. These days cars are smarter and they come with all kinds of nifty features, such as being more connected to the internet so that we can get more things done while on the road. In fact...

Volvo’s Concierge App Brings Servicing Right To Your Doorstep

11/17/2016, Sending your car for a wash, or doing it yourself, or taking it in to be serviced means having to take time out of your day to do so. If you’re the type that’s way too busy for these kinds of things, not to worry because if you own a Volvo, the...

Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars Will Be Unmarked To Prevent Abuse

10/31/2016, Volvo is one of the many companies working on self-driving cars. It’s due to start testing its self-driving cars in London by 2018. The company today said that when its autonomous cars do take to the road, they will be unmarked so as to prevent...

Volvo Produces First Self-Driving Car For Public Trial

09/12/2016, Volvo has produced the first car that’s going to take part in its Drive Me self-driving public trial. The car has rolled off the production line in Torslanda, Sweden and it’s going to take part in what Volvo describes as the...

Uber And Volvo To Spend $300 Million On Self-Driving Cars

08/18/2016, The world’s largest ridesharing service today announced that it’s teaming up with Volvo on a new $300 million joint venture aimed at developing self-driving cars. Both companies are very interested in the technology and have joined forces in...

Volvo Launches Two-Hour In-Car Delivery Service

05/10/2016, It was back in 2014 that Volvo floated the idea of a new delivery service that would allow delivery personnel to track a user’s vehicle and get access to the trunk using an electronic key to deliver items ordered by the customer directly to the...

Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars Are Headed To London

04/27/2016, Volvo’s self-driving cars are taking a trip to the capital of the United Kingdom. The car manufacturer has confirmed that its Drive Me self-driving car research project is headed to Britain. The program will be conducted alongside similar programs...