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  • 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.
    2014/04/15
    • 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.
      2014/04/15
      • 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.
        2014/03/17
        • 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.
          2014/03/12
          • Volvo Cars’ new DRIVE-E

            Drive-E is our all-encompassing approach to sustainable driving.
            2014/03/12
            • 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.
              2014/03/03
              • 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.

                2014/01/16
                • Volvo Concept XC Coupé wins "Best Concept Car" award at 2014 Detroit Motor Show

                  The Volvo Concept XC Coupé won two prestigious design awards this week, further raising the excitement around Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new design language. The Concept XC Coupé was awarded the title “Best Concept Car” at the 2014 EyesON Design Awards at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show, while Volvo’s latest concept vehicle also won the award for “Best use of Color, Graphics and Materials”.
                  2014/01/16
                  • Global rating results confirm Volvo Cars’ leading safety position

                    Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is steadily moving towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. In 2013, top results from independent rating institutes all over the world emphasised that Volvo remains on top when it comes to automotive safety.
                     
                    The most recent rating result is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for the Volvo S80 in the United States. During 2013, sales of Volvo cars equipped with systems for automatic braking also passed the one million mark.
                    2014/01/09
                    • The Volvo Concept XC Coupé - Sophisticated capability and contemporary safety, inspired by modern sports equipment

                      The second of Volvo’s three much-anticipated concept cars is the new Volvo Concept XC Coupé. Inspired by the design of modern sports equipment and demonstrating the safety capabilities of Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture, it is a sophisticated and capable car for people with an active lifestyle.
                       
                      “Those who love gravity sports freely seek new thrills and challenges. To ensure that they make it back in one piece, they prefer high-performance equipment that offers the ultimate sense of freedom and protection,” says Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design of Volvo Car Group.
                      2014/01/08
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