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Spotify And Volvo Team Up For Voice Navigated Music Application

03/06/2013, Back in February, Spotify announced a partnership with Ford in which its app will be part of Ford’s Sync AppLink system. Now it looks like Spotify has teamed up with another car manufacturer, Volvo, and they will be bringing a voice-navigated version of...

Volvo Introducing High Beams That Shade Light To Other Vehicles

03/01/2013, Driving in the middle of the night can already pose enough of a challenge to navigate through as a number of people aren’t even supposed to be driving due to the limited visibility. Driving while a car as large as a yacht behind you with its high...

Volvo Relies On Crowdsourcing For New App

01/29/2013, I am quite sure that many of us are familiar with the concept of approaching the masses or a particular community to come up with a best working solution that is affecting said folks, and Volvo is no different here, having taken the global crowdsourcing...

Volvo Integrating Spotify Into Its Cars, Says Report

12/21/2012, Volvo, the Swedish manufacturer of cars, trucks, buses and construction equipment, may soon integrate Spotify into its future line-up. According to Wired, Thomas M. Müller, the Vice President of Electrical & Electronic Systems Engineering for Volvo,...

Volvo V40 Adaptive Digital Display

11/29/2012, When it comes to vehicle safety, the name Volvo is synonymous. Well, Volvo has come up with the idea of churning out an instrument cluster which is capable of adjusting itself to the driver’s needs. This special combination of merging a couple of...

Volvo’s Mean Green is world’s fastest hybrid truck

05/03/2012, The engineers over at Volvo have proven that big-rigged trucks can also be fast and fuel-efficient. The Mean Green is Volvo’s one-off diesel hybrid truck that has set a world record in speed, being the fastest hybrid truck on the planet. While there...

Volvo S40 comes with pedestrian airbag

03/12/2012, Nobody wants to get knocked down by a moving car – and if drivers are able to gain protection from airbags, how about pedestrians? The Swedish folks who churn out the Volvo S40 had this in mind, introducing the first airbag in the world for...

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

01/04/2012, Gone are the days when SUVs are considered as gas guzzlers – not with the introduction of hybrid technology, that is. The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid concept is the latest idea from the Swedish motoring company. While most of the world will remain...

London takes the wraps off new hybrid double-decker buses

12/23/2011, When you think of iconic aspects of London, you probably think of the black cabs, the London underground, telephone booths and their double-decker buses. Well as it turns out, the double-decker bus will be getting a makeover come 2012 and will become a...

Volvo unveils Concept You vehicle

09/13/2011, Volvo has been known for putting out cars that are sturdy and reliable, with the emphasis being put in the safety of the car’s occupants. Granted they’re probably not as flashy and eye catching in terms of design compared to other cars in its class,...

Volvo to test range extender electric vehicle concepts next year

07/13/2011, As green as electric vehicles (EV) are, the fact of the matter is that the range they can cover is not quite up to par with gasoline powered vehicles, which is why Volvo has decided to produce a few electric test vehicles with range extenders through the...

Volvo C30 Electric comes with bio-ethanol powered heater

03/29/2011, It goes without saying that ambient temperature does impact the performance of the battery in electric vehicles by a significant amount, and therefore such temperature differences will have a major impact in the total range of such electric powered four...

Volvo XC70 get Internet connected Rear Seat Entertainment System

02/12/2010, The 2010 Volvo XC70 is the first automobile in the industry to get an Internet connected Rear Seat Entertainment System, where the entire system will run on the Windows XP operating system, feature Wi-Fi connectivity as well as a 500GB hard drive for...