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Category Archives: Volvo
For most, high beams are passive. They require the driver’s interaction to go back and forth toggling manually. If a driver forgets, they can blind oncoming traffic very easily. It’s not just annoying. It’s potentially dangerous.
Volvo Car Group and electronics giant Ericsson are poised to advance the technical development of industry-leading innovations for automotive Internet services. Volvo’s expertise in driver behavior and traffic security requirements, along with Ericsson’s consulting and systems integration expertise, will be … Continue reading
Volvo is testing a new quick-charger for electric cars that will cut recharging time to an unbelievable 90 minutes. The quick-charger operates six times faster than today’s on-board devices.
Volvo has announced they will partner with electronic equipment supplier Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to provide the next-generation infotainment system for future Volvo models.
Substantial increases from Chrysler, Nissan and Hyundai-Kia helped the industry to an 8 percent rise for October, compared to the same period a year ago. Charlotte Mitsubishi Dealerships said that total sales of 1,021,185 light vehicles last month bring the annualized … Continue reading
The automaker is recalling 2006-2012 C70s and 2011-2012 S60s that came with the optional accessory spare tire kit. Turns out there’s a misprint on a label, which could lead to improper inflation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration points out … Continue reading
Amid tougher emissions rules in Europe, the United States and China, Volvo is doing away with its five- and six-cylinder engines. Beginning in 2013, the Swedish automaker will offer engines with no more than four cylinders. In a recent interview … Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be nice to commute to work without having to navigate through gridlock like Frogger? Technology being developed by Volvo and other European companies might make that scenario a reality. Recently, Volvo’s “road train” entered real-world testing near Gothenburg, … Continue reading
Volvo’s Flywheel Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) is the automaker’s solution for reducing fuel consumption and recapturing energy that’s normally lost during braking. The system is capable of sending up to 80 additional horsepower to the rear wheels, while curbing … Continue reading