Volvo

Factbox: Automakers get serious about electric cars

(Reuters) - Volkswagen's leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German carmaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.<p>Europe's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) on electric cars, …

Electric Vehicles

Macau WTCC: Rob Huff puts Munnich Citroen on pole with record lap

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Rob Huff grabbed pole for the Macau Guia race with a new World Touring Car Championship …

Motorsport

[Exclusive] Volvo Trucks in talks with Samsung for full-electric trucks: CEO

Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks is in discussion with Samsung to develop future-generation batteries in order to commercialize trucks powered …

Transportation

GOLDMAN SACHS: Self-driving trucks will kill 300,000 jobs per year

• <b>Trucking is a $700 billion industry that is integral to the US economy</b>• <b><br>Companies will spend about $1 billion on autonomous commercial truck systems this year, 10 times the level of spending three years ago, CB insights estimates.</b>• <b><br>Goldman Sachs economists predict that trucking will shed about 300,000</b> …

Transportation

Flying cars could be launched in two years after Volvo parent company bought US tech start-up

Flying cars could take to the skies within two years after a start-up company which designs the futuristic vehicles was snapped up by Volvo's parent …

FAA

Beatles bonanza: Paul's Aston and Ringo's Mini to go under the hammer

Come together, right now... for the ultimate car auction for Beatles fans.<p>Next month's Bonhams Bond Street Sale in London offers the unique …

Ringo Starr

Geely gets into flying cars, completes purchase of Terrafugia | Ars Technica

First Volvo, then Lotus, now... flying cars?<p>One of the most remarkable transformations in the auto industry has been the flourishing of Volvo Cars …

Carscoops

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>Designed to upset the German constabulary, the Volvo V90 is one of the most advanced station wagons on the market and, …

VIDEO: Week One of Volvo 2017/18, Leg 2

Incredible scenes at the start of the second leg in Lisbon, followed by day after day of fast downwind racing, the first few days of Leg 2 of the …

Sailing

The Growing Role Of Automation In E-Commerce

When the dot-com bubble burst over a decade ago, it seemed like the promise and expectations of e-commerce burst with it. In the intervening years however, the digital economy has grown such that those early expectations probably look a bit under-cooked. Nowhere has the impact of e-commerce been …

Entrepreneurship

Volvo Constructs Interiors Made From Ocean Waste

The V90 Ocean Race uses nylon from discarded fishnets<p>Volvo’s new V90 Cross Country Ocean Race wagon is now outfitted with interiors made from ocean …

Oceans

Volvo Ocean Race: In support for their fight against ocean plastics

We have a special revelation from the folks from Volvo, introducing the Volvo Ocean Race Science Program. What is it? As cars work together towards a …

Volvo Ocean Race

"Defector" 1969 Dodge Charger

Here is another beautiful build by Ringbrothers that was unveiled at the Las Vegas SEMA show. The “Defector” 1969 Dodge Charger ($CALL) is an …

Trucks

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country test drive

You gotta hand it to Volvo. Through thick and thin and a switch to Chinese ownership, it hasn’t left its wagon-loving fans in the lurch, even as other brands have come and gone from the segment to find comfort in the sales reports for their SUVs.<p>Its latest is the V90, and it’s Volvo’s largest and …

Trucks

SA’s 11 worst-selling cars (under R500k) of Oct 2017

The monthly Naamsa stats generally make for rather interesting reading. But, naturally, we tend to focus on the best-performing vehicles in terms of …

Trucks

2018 Volvo V90 T6 R Design AWD Photo Gallery

Autos

Volvo V90 T8 Twin Engine review: PHEV wagon tested

<b>We’ve met the Volvo ‘Twin Engine’ before, correct?</b><p>Indeedy, in the likes of the XC90 T8, and the new XC60. ‘Twin Engine’ is just a clever Volvo …

Trucks

Ferrari's new £3m FXX-K Evo is a fighter jet on wheels

This is what the most powerful Ferrari you can buy looks like - and it has more wings than an RAF station. It's called the FXX-K Evo and is more …

Personal Finance (UK)

BRIEF-Eicher Motors says ETB sales up 16 pct in October

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Eicher Motors Ltd EICH.NS :<p>* Oct Eicher trucks and buses total sales of 5,166 vehicles versus 4,449 vehicles last year<p>* Oct Volvo …

2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country Ocean Race Edition Debuts

Limited edition starts at $61,495<p>To celebrate the start of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race, the company is launching the 2018 V90 Cross Country Ocean Race Edition. The limited edition V90 CC features floor mats that are made from recycled fishing nets and will retail for $61,495.<p>Volvo says it will …

Autos

Audi SQ7 (2017) review: Is this sporty Q7 the best SUV you can buy?

The Audi SQ7 combines technology, size – and speed<p>Twenty years ago, SUVs were a strange new thing, but in 2017 there are loads of them. Nowadays, …

Audi

Volvo Cars reveals Special Version of V90 Cross Country to celebrate 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race | Women on Wheels – Cars and motoring for women!

Volvo Cars today reveals a special version of the award-winning V90 Cross Country all-road estate to celebrate the start of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean …

Volvo Ocean Race

2018 Audi Q7 vs. 2018 Volvo XC90: Head to Head

<b>Q7 vs. XC90: Which Midsize Luxury SUV Is Best for You?</b><p>Buyers in the market for a luxury midsize SUV have many choices. U.S. News counts no fewer than …

Trucks

Volvo's Polestar 1 is the car Tesla should be really worried about

While many are getting excited about taking delivery of their Tesla Model 3s, despite once again the company being nowhere near its projected …

Electric Vehicles

Should Tesla Be Worried About Volvo’s Polestar 2 As Model 3 “Production Bottleneck” Continues?

Tesla could be getting some serious competition from Volvo and its first fully electric vehicle, The Polestar 2. Elon Musks premium electric car …

Volvo V60 Polestar: Driven

No longer six cylinders for the fast Volvo wagon, or even five - so how does the V60 Polestar perform with four?

Trucks

Volvo Says Its Latest V60 Polestar Is The Safest Safety Car Ever

It's probably one of the best looking, too.

Motorsport

2018 Volvo S90 T8 AWD Plug-In Hybrid Test | Review

Volvo has recently joined the chorus of carmakers proclaiming electrification to be the future. The small Swedish automaker’s assertion is one of the most emphatic, as it promises that every new Volvo model line launched from 2019 onward will incorporate an electric motor in some capacity. And, …

Trucks

Volvo celebrates strong growth in third quarter

Swedish car maker Volvo, owned by Chinese group Geely, cheered continued strong growth in 2017.

Markets

Volvo’s Polestar-Tuned V60 R-Design Is An Old-School Enthusiast’s Wagon

This past July, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson announced that starting with 2019 models, every Volvo will be electrified in some capacity. I winced. I …

Trucks