Tag: Volvo

Analysts Says Consolidation Within Car Industry Will Continue

Consolidation within the automotive space shows no signs of stopping and according to data and analytics company GlobalData, will continue through 2020. The final quarter of this year has been marked with the huge alliance formed between PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker. The former head of FCA, […]

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2021 Volvo S90 And V90 Spied With Mild Revisions

Volvo took the facelifted S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country out for another round of testing, this time in sub-zero temperatures near the Arctic Circle. The prototypes still hide the changes beneath black tape, yet from the looks of it, we don’t expect any major styling updates. Instead, the designers have concentrated their efforts on […]

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Polestar 2 Tooling Trial Prototypes Roll Off Chinese Plant’s Assembly Line

The Polestar 2 is now one step closer to getting delivered to customers, as the Volvo-owned performance brand has kicked off tooling trial production of the EV. The first Polestar 2 prototypes have started to roll off the assembly line at the Luqiao factory in China in preparation for series production. Tooling trial production is […]

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Digital Keys Are Getting Smarter, Will Provide Access Even If Your Smartphone Is Dead

Digital keys are about to get a lot smarter as the Car Connectivity Consortium is finalizing standards for the next-generation of the technology. Dubbed digital key release 2.0, the specification is slated to be complete late this year and will use a new “scalable architecture to support mass adoption.” The upcoming specification uses NFC (Near […]

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Volvo Offers One Year Of Free Charges To UK Plug-In Hybrid Buyers

Volvo UK will offer a year of free charging to buyers of its plug-in hybrid models as part of its Take Charge campaign. The offer is available to every plug-in hybrid version of the current Volvo lineup, aiming to encourage customers to drive as much as possible on electric power alone and reduce their tailpipe […]

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Volvo Becomes First Carmaker To Use Blockchain Tech For Keeping Track Of Battery Materials

Volvo has become the first carmaker to use blockchain technology in order to trace the cobalt used in their batteries. According to them, the traceability of raw materials used to produce lithium ion batteries is a big challenge when it comes to sustainability. The use of blockchain technology is said to significantly boost transparency of […]

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