Tag: Volvo

Volvo has all new heavy-duty electric trucks launching soon

Volvo has recently announced that it will begin selling all electric “heavy-duty” trucks next year with large mass production starting the following year. Volvo already has some smaller more urban focused trucks with the Volvo FE Electric and EF Electric models which are designed to complete shorter journeys. These two models went on sale last year. Volvo is also planning on much longer range trucks, to launch “in this decade” […]

New models from Volvo are now limited to 112mph

Volvo has always been committed to vehicle safety, its crash tests and overall vehicle structure has been and is one of the company’s notable features and now to start another commitment to road safety, Volvo will now start limiting every new car to 112mph. This isn’t a new announcement, Volvo announced this last year and cars have started to be limited from this year onwards. This limit isn’t set in […]

Volvo has said that, after lockdown it expects less demand for combustion cars

A few days ago, at a Financial Times conference the boss of Volvo spoke about buyer demand what that means for Volvo at the moment and when lockdown ends. Håkan Samuelsson said that current demand is down at the moment in Europe, but it has increased slightly over in China. Samuelsson also said it would be “naive” to expect new car buyers to come back to car dealers and go and […]

Volvo goes hybrid only on the S90 saloon

Today, Volvo in the UK has updated the lineup for the S90 saloon, some trim levels have been removed and also you can no longer buy the S90 in combustion only form, instead the car is now only available as a hybrid. The larger V90 estate, which is built upon the S90 remains with the same engine options as before. In terms of trim changes, Volvo has dropped all the […]

Volvo’s Polestar has created a XC60 with 421bhp

With the recent news of Volvo’s decision to turn full electric by 2019, we weren’t expecting them to release a SUV with over 400bhp, but Polestar has done just that this week. XC60 The Volvo XC60 doesnt escape without some electric internals, this is a full hybrid SUV but it happens to have 421bhp. Polestar is what AMG is to Mercedes, an in house tuning skunkworks producing more powerful variants […]

Volvo commits to an all electric line up by 2019

For a while now, Tesla has really been the only major car manufacturer producing high quality electric vehicles, with notable leading features, such as the ever popular Autopilot, impressive 0-60 times and large touch screen to control everything on the cars. Well, that may soon change with the recent announcement from Volvo and its plans for the future. Tesla As mentioned above, Tesla is currently dominating the electric car market, […]

Volvo will be testing self-driving cars in public next year

It’s well known by now that Volvo lead the industry in car safety and how the car reacts when it crashes into something, but also the company has been developing self driving cars for a while now but Volvo has never tested the tech on the public and on roads used by everyone, only with engineers behind the wheel. Next year, Volvo will be letting the cars loose on the […]

Volvo will accept liability for any accidents with self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are the future and a large number of car company’s are getting in on the game to make a car that can drive by it’s self. The one company that is doing it in such expanse that it makes headlines is Google and out of the very few and minor accidents that its cars have had are at fault with a human controlled car which has put some […]