Volvo Archive

16 Mar 2014

Volvo: Autonomous Cars Are Better Off Using Magnets

Originally published on Gas 2. Self-driving cars are coming, and Volvo thinks the key to autonomous vehicles is the use of magnets, not video cameras or radar devices. It makes sense, but only if Volvo can get
30 Oct 2013

Volvo C30 Electric Can Recharge Wirelessly In 2.5 Hours

Originally published on Gas2. By Christopher DeMorro. Wireless inductive charging could turn one weakness of electric cars into an impressive strength, eliminating not just the need to go to the gas station, but to even plug-in. Volvo
4 Sep 2013

Volvo launches new plug-in hybrid Concept Coupé

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has launched its new Volvo Concept Coupé, which is the first of a series of three plug-in hybrid concept cars created by its new Scalable Product Architecture. CTBR – News
6 Aug 2013

Volvo to launch solar charging station for V60 Plug-in Hybrid

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has outlined plans to launch Pure-Tension Pavilion – a foldable solar charging station. CTBR – News
24 Jun 2013

Volvo Trucks Will Seek DME In Greener Pastures After All

Last week we noted that Volvo Trucks is betting on the fuel DME (dimethyl ether) as a super-clean alternative to diesel, and the company will soon launch a line of vehicles for the US market designed specifically
12 Jun 2013

Volvo Car launches biomethane powered V60 Bi-Fuel car

Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo Car has launched new Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car – a vehicle that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG)/biomethane or gasoline. CTBR – News
10 Jun 2013

Volvo to power heavy-duty trucks with alternative fuel

Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks is planning to use a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its heavy-duty trucks. CTBR – News
8 Jun 2013

Volvo Trucks Takes DME Plunge, Biofuel Or No Biofuel

Volvo Trucks has ambitious plans for dimethyl ether (DME), which is more familiarly known as a propellant for spray-on cosmetics rather than a power juice for big rigs. Yesterday the company announced that it plans to commercialize
23 Jul 2012

Volvo Car Corporation delivers electric vehicles for a pilot in Shanghai

Volvo Car Corporation has delivered 15 of its C30 Electric cars to the City of Shanghai in China as part of the Shanghai International Automotive City (SIAC) Group’s open road test-drive project, EV100 Days. CTBR – News