Tag: Volvo Cars

The Nordics in Penang: business solutions, brands, production and design

As Penang develops and its economy keeps on growing, Nordic business solutions and brands can meet certain needs, use it for production and cater to consumer demand (such as in the example of H&M and Ikea) The presence in the State of Penang of brands and businesses from the Nordics is being significantly strengthened. Not…

Successful car-sharing Volvo XC40 set for China launch

Delivery of the new car model XC40 to dealers started in January 2018, Volvo Cars’ first entry into the small premium SUV segment. Proving popular among car buyers, with global XC40 orders already exceeding 20,000 units at the end of the month. Following its successful introduction to European and American customers, the XC40 will launch…

Volvo Cars, Geely launch new car brand: Polestar

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker of Sweden, and its Chinese owner Geely Holding has announce they will jointly invest RMB 5 billion (EUR 640 million) in a new standalone electric performance brand called Polestar. This initial investment will support the initial phase of Polestar’s product, brand and industrial development to become a fully consolidated…

Volvo Cars launches experiment Drive Me

Volvo Cars calls it “the world’s most ambitious and advanced public autonomous driving experiment.” On 9 September the Swedish premium car maker officially kicked off ‘Drive Me’, and presented the very first autonomous car that will be used in the project in Gothenburg. The autonomous Volvo XC90 SUV was finalized in Volvo Cars’ special manufacturing…

Autoliv and Volvo Cars set up autonomous driving company

Volvo Cars, the global premium car maker, and Autoliv Inc, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, have on 6 September signed a letter of intent to set up a new jointly-owned company to develop next generation autonomous driving software. The planned new company will have its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, and an initial workforce…

Volvo Cars and Uber start joint autonomous driving cars project

Volvo Cars, the Swedish premium carmaker, and Uber, the world’s leading ride-sharing company, are to join forces to develop next generation autonomous driving cars. The two companies have signed an agreement to establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles that will be able to incorporate the latest developments in AD technologies, up…