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Uber will purchase 24,000 XC90 SUVs from Volvo to form a fleet of driverless cars


Uber will purchase 24,000 XC90 SUVs between 2019 and 2021 from Volvo to form a fleet of driverless cars. Volvo Cars has signed a framework agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles are developed on Volvo …

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Zenuity and Ericsson partner to create safer driving conditions through cloud based technology


Zenuity is collaborating with Ericsson to launch Zenuity Connected Cloud. Zenuity is an automotive software development joint venture between Autoliv and Volvo Car  focused on Advanced Driver Assistance Support (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) systems. This new platform will utilize Ericsson’s technology infrastructure to provide a suite of vehicle-connected services …

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Volvo XC40 has a number of advanced safety features


Volvo is bringing a new standard of safety and user experience to the small SUV premium segment with the launch of the new Volvo XC40. It is being claimed that the car has been developed around the challenges of modern city life, the car aims to make the daily urban …

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HERE enables over-the-air map updates for Volvo cars


Volvo Cars and Here technologies have entered into a long term agreement on over-the-air (OTA) map updates. Selected models like Volvo XC90, Volvo S90, Volvo V90, Volvo V90 Cross Country, as well as the new XC60 premium SUV will get updates delivered via Volvo cloud to connected models fitted with …

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Volvo to make only electric and hybrid cars from 2019


Volvo has made an important announcement, the carmaker from 2019 onward will make only electric cars. Every car launched by the company from 2019 onward will have an electric motor, this marks the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE). The company has said that …

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Kangaroos cause confusion to Volvo’s self-driving cars

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Volvo while testing its self-driving cars in Australia has been witnessing a unique problem, according to reports. The car’s animal detection system has failed to recognize kangaroos. The detection system has come across many animals and can detect animals like deer, elk, caribou, moose etc. But kangaroos have proved to …

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Volvo, Autoliv and Nvidia come together for developing software for self-driving cars


Volvo Cars and Autoliv are teaming up with NVIDIA to develop advanced systems and software for AI self-driving cars. The three companies will work together along with Zenuity to develop next-generation self-driving car technologies and will create systems that can utilize deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, to recognize objects …

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Volvo to turn Polestar into a standalone performance electric car brand

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Volvo Cars has announced that Polestar, its performance car arm, is to become a new separately-branded electrified global high-performance car company, marking the latest stage in Volvo’s ongoing transformation. Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer at Polestar. He will be …

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Volvo and Google partner to develop in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android


Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google to develop the next generation of its in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years. The partnership promises to revolutionise how …

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Zenuity, a new entrant in the growing global market for autonomous driving software systems


Zenuity, the joint venture between Autoliv and Volvo Cars, starts its operations today. Zenuity is a new entrant in the growing global market for autonomous driving software systems. It marks the first time a premium car maker has joined forces with a tier one supplier to develop leading advanced driver …

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