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  • Volvo C30 Electric - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012, Alicante, Spain

    Volvo C30 Electric – hundred percent driving pleasure with almost zero CO2

    The Volvo C30 Electric is part of Volvo Cars’ ambitious electrification strategy. It is as well-equipped, comfortable, sporty and safe as the standard car – while at the same time offering the driver a range of up to 150 kilometres per charge with almost zero carbon dioxide emissions. Deliveries of the initial batch of 250 cars to selected customers in Europe will begin during the second half of 2011.
    2011-04-01
    • C30
    • Concepts
    • Environment
  • C30 Electric is being tested in winter climate

    The Volvo C30 Electric tested in rough winter conditions

    The Volvo C30 Electric has been exposed to rough winter conditions in order to ensure that the battery-powered car runs smoothly in temperatures as low as -20° Celsius.
    2011-03-28
    • C30
    • Concepts
    • Environment
  • Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid

    The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid – same world-class safety as other Volvo cars

    The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid includes a systematic approach to all safety aspects related to battery power. The basic perspective is that the battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    2011-02-21
    • Safety
    • V60
  • One Tonne Life – house, family, car

    The Lindell family lives "One Tonne Life" with a climate-smart wooden house, an electric car and advanced energy solutions

    With the "One Tonne Life" project, A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars aim to demonstrate what it means in practice for a family to adopt a climate-smart lifestyle.The technology and the solutions that the Lindell family use to live the "One Tonne Life" are already available or will become available in the very near future.
    2011-01-19
    • C30
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
  • First Road train SARTRE

    First demonstration of SARTRE vehicle platooning

    Platooning may be the new way of travelling on motorways in as little as ten years time – and the EU-financed SARTRE project has carried out the first successful demonstration of its technology at the Volvo Proving Ground close to Gothenburg, Sweden.
    2011-01-17
    • Concepts
    • Environment
    • Safety
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
  • Road Train Concept (Illustration with text)

    Tests within the development of safe road train technology soon ready for takeoff

    The exciting EU SARTRE project has now been running for a year. Its purpose is to develop, test and validate technology for vehicles that can themselves in long road trains on motorways. The SARTRE team is currently aiming at carry out the first development tests of a single lead and following vehicle before the end of 2010. Released today is a documentary film describing the first year's work of this multi-partner research initiative.
    2010-11-24
    • Corporate
    • Events/Activities
    • Safety
    • Sustainability
    • Technology
  • Garmin -  portable GPS navigator

    Volvo Cars supports recall of Garmin navigators

    Volvo Cars is recalling Garmin nüvi 760 and 765 navigators for safety reasons. The Garmin product, which has been installed in several Volvo models, may have a defect that causes some battery types to overheat.Volvo Cars' own navigation system, Road Traffic Information (RTI), is not affected by the recall. Only the Garmin navigators are subject to the recall.
    2010-10-28
    • Safety
    • Technology
  • Volvo C30 Electric

    Volvo Cars starts development of fuel cells to extend the electric car's operating range

    Volvo Cars is now taking the next step towards next-generation electric car technology. Backed by research support from the Swedish Energy Agency the company is initiating development of a fuel cell that can extend the electric car's operating range without any carbon dioxide emissions.The aim is to have two prototype chassis based on the Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric ready for testing in everyday traffic in 2012.
    2010-10-27
    • Environment
    • Technology
  • Volvo C30 Electric - Crash Test

    Volvo Cars takes on safety challenges in electric cars

    Volvo Cars' work on electrification technology includes a systematic approach to safety issues related to battery power. The basic perspective is that a battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    2010-10-18
    • Environment
    • Safety
  • ICA and Siemens in 'One Tonne Life' - helping a family reduce its carbon footprint

    ICA and Siemens are now joining 'One Tonne Life' as industry partners - a world-unique test in which a family with children will try to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions to one tonne per person per year. ICA will be responsible for the family's food supply and help the family members to make conscious choices that reduce their carbon footprint via their meals. Siemens will be equipping the household with appliances of the highest quality when it comes to energy and water consumption. Both of the companies will be contributing with information on how the family members can reduce their carbon footprint with regard to food handling, dish washing, laundry and cleaning.
    2010-10-18
    • Environment
    • Sustainability
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