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  • Drive Me - Volvo Car Group's first self-driving cars tested on public roads in Gothenburg

    Volvo Car Group's groundbreaking project 'Drive Me' - featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions - is moving forward rapidly. The first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is performing well.
    • Volvo Car Torslanda celebrates the past 50 years by looking ahead

      As Volvo Car Torslanda celebrates its 50th anniversary on April 24, the plant is in the midst of its biggest renewal process ever.

      The celebration of 50 years of production at Volvo Car Torslanda is being combined with the inauguration of a new body plant. The new bodybuilding facility is part of the investment in SPA (Scalable Product Architecture), which forms the basis for scalable and flexible development and production of forthcoming models.

      • Volvo Car SA announces top Dealers for 2013

        Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) paid tribute to its dealer network at the 2013 Volvo Dealer of the Year (DOTY) at a luxurious awards event last week. The event took place at a Private Nature Reserve in the famed Boekenhoutskloof area – the perfect backdrop for this exclusive event.
        • Volvo unveils the revolutionary Inflatable Child Seat Concept and explores the future of child protection

          Children's car seats are historically bulky, hard to move and tedious to install. This is why Volvo Cars has designed a lightweight and inflatable rearward-faced child seat concept using groundbreaking technology. The seat is safe, easy to pack and carry and will enable parents to use it in many situations not practical with the seats on the market today.
          • Volvo Car Group celebrates 50 years of dedication to child safety

             Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) dedication to protecting the smallest and most vulnerable car occupants celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2014. Volvo's ground-breaking child safety work started when the company developed the world's first rear-facing child seat prototype in a PV544 in 1964 - and the latest innovation is an Inflatable Child Seat Concept that is easily tucked away in a small bag when not in use.
            • Volvo Cars conducts research into driver sensors in order to create cars that get to know their drivers

              Through systems that can recognise and distinguish whether a driver is tired or inattentive, the car of the future can become even safer. Examples of this include technology that detects closed eyes or what the driver is looking at.
              • Volvo Cars’ third concept car completes the hat-trick

                Volvo Cars has won a coveted ‘hat-trick’ of awards after the new Volvo Concept Estate was named ‘Car of the Show’ by several international media.
                • Volvo Cars’ new DRIVE-E

                  Drive-E is our all-encompassing approach to sustainable driving.
                  • Volvo Car Group to unveil Volvo Concept Estate at Geneva Motor Show

                    Volvo Car Group will use the Geneva Motor Show to reveal the third in a series of concept cars – the Volvo Concept Estate – that continues the widely-admired exterior design language revealed in the first two concepts. In the Volvo Concept Estate also offers the first look at how the interior of Volvo’s forthcoming models will both look and function.
                    • 2014 a year of growth for Volvo Cars

                      Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) will in 2014 introduce new technologies, a series of industry-leading innovations as well as launch the much-anticipated all-new Volvo XC90 as the full effects of Volvo’s EUR 11 billion-four-year-transformation-plan now starts to bear fruit.

                      2014 will be a year of growth, said Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO of Volvo Cars, at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show. He said the company was “back in the black” and that 2014 would be characterised by a continued strong performance in China alongside a recovery and growth in volume in the US – Volvo Car’s two largest markets globally.

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