Stories & Inspiration
How good design creates the perfect environment for creative thinking
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 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.
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.
For the last hundred years, we’ve had a simple view of cars – we drive them, they don’t drive us. But with autonomous drive technology, this is about to change.
Cars and accessories
Løkken - unpack and unwind
This beautiful beach in Denmark might well inspire you to get your activity equipment out of storage.
The quietest place
Here at Volvo Cars, we're continually inspired by the Swedish landscape. Like Muttos - a national park in the far north of the country where the vast, sublime prehistoric forest becomes open to everybody.
Time - your most valuable resource
How can giving people a few extra minutes per day benefit more than just their schedules?