Tag: Volvo XC90

Volvo’s First EV-Only Plant Will Be In America

Volvo is transitioning into an electric-only brand and it appears their U.S. plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina will play an important role. Speaking to Automotive News, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson confirmed the Ridgeville plant will become their first factory to only produce electric vehicles. While the plant currently builds the S60, it will add the Polestar 3 […]

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Volvo’s Upcoming Electric SUV Will Feature Over-The-Air Driver-Assist Updates For Improved Safety

Volvo’s upcoming fully electric SUV will have LiDAR sensors and an AI-driven supercomputer as standard, the company announced today. The technology is aimed at improving safety technology for the vehicle. The improvement won’t be a one-time deal, though. Volvo says that the new technology will form the basis of an ever-evolving suite of safety technology […]

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Some Volvos Might Blow A Fuse, Recall Issued For 85,000 Cars And SUVs

Volvo is recalling more than 85,000 vehicles in the United States due to a fuel pump issue. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal that the 15A fuse to the low-pressure fuel pump might blow when the engine control module demands the shut off of the fuel delivery module due to electrical […]

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Audi, Ford, VW And Lucid Ran EV Commercials During Elon Musk’s SNL Appearance

Elon Musk’s hosting gig on Saturday Night Live was always going to attract attention. Interestingly enough, Tesla’s rivals seized the opportunity to run commercials for their own electric vehicles during the show. During the first 30 minutes of the show, commercials were aired for the Audi e-tron, Ford Mustang Mach-E, VW ID.4, and Lucid Air. […]

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Volvo XC90 To Be Used By Didi’s Autonomous Vehicle Test Fleet

Volvo will provide Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing with XC90 SUVs for the company’s autonomous driving test fleet. The Swedish car manufacturer has confirmed it will supply DiDi Autonomous Driving with XC90s complete with all necessary backup systems for functions including steering and and braking will work with DiDi to integrate the software and hardware […]

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Despite What Euro NCAP Says, The Dacia Sandero Could Be One Of The Safest Cars On Sale, And Here’s Why

Let me preface this with a brief disclaimer: I by no means am trying to downplay the countless safety innovations, both active and passive, that have been developed over the years. There’s no doubt that modern cars, at least those sold in the western world, are safer than ever, be it when presented with the […]

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Volvo To Use The Latest And Greatest Chips From Nvidia Starting From Next-Gen XC90

Volvo will use Nvidia’s latest generation of chips to enable more autonomous driving functions in its future vehicles. The Swedish car manufacturer will use Nvidia’s latest Drive Orin system that has more processing power than Nvidia chips that Volvo vehicles currently use. The next-generation XC90 will be the first new vehicle to use the Drive […]

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