Stories & Inspiration
The XC40 – the compact SUV by Volvo Cars
How the Volvo XC40 is the result of Volvo Cars’ unique approach to creativity and innovation
How good design creates the perfect environment for creative thinking
The creativity within
The story of the creative process that led to the creation off the interior of the XC40
A look at the contemporary Swedish music scene and how Volvo has created class-leading audio systems for the XC40
Space to create
A story about how good design makes the most of the available space in the city,highlighting the inventive storage solutions in the V316
The secrets of Volvo Cars’ driving simulator
The virtual world meets the real world in Volvo Cars’ driving simulator, a machine that helps its engineers perfect the way every Volvo responds to your inputs.
The future of food
From the islands of Stockholm to the streets of San Francisco, Sweden’s food culture is becoming a powerful symbol of the country’s spirit of innovation.
Volvo Cars’ safety: a proud heritage
The safety vision that nobody will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020 is the result of a dedication to saving lives that has been passed on from generation to generation of Volvo people since the company was founded in 1927.
The estate car – eternal Volvo pedigree
If you ask car owners all over the world to choose a single word they associate most with an estate car, the answer is: Volvo. No other car manufacturer is as closely associated with this versatile car type.
Bound by sound
1966 was quite a year for music. The Beatles, The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan all released groundbreaking albums that completely transformed the cultural landscape. But while Lennon and McCartney and their contemporaries were busy reinventing the way music was made, a classical music enthusiast called John Bowers was focusing his attention and expertise on reinventing the way we listened to it.