Volvo Archive

16 Oct 2015

Volvo To Electrify Every Model By 2019

Editor’s Note: Interestingly, Volvo has been pretty big into using diesel to provide “better fuel economy.” Aside from jumping into the electric bus market, it hasn’t been much of a leader on the electric front. I wonder
30 May 2015

Volvo Electric Bus Gets Cute Short Film About Love

Originally published on EV Obsession. A new short film from Volvo showcasing the many advantages of electric buses — dubbed “Route 55″ — was recently unveiled. For those who don’t know, Volvo is currently involved in the ElectriCity
25 Sep 2014

Volvo Plug-in Hybrid Bus Ready To Roll

Volvo will introduce its 7900 PHEV bus in Hannover, Germany this month, and It uses 60% less fuel and 75% fewer CO2 emissions than a normal diesel bus Volvo Plug-in Hybrid Bus Ready To Roll was originally
30 Aug 2014

Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid Coming — Cuts Fuel Consumption & CO2 Emissions Up To 75%

Volvo’s plug-in 7900 Electric Hybrid bus will be officially launched in September, at the International IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, according to recent reports. The International IAA Commercial Vehicles show will be held from September
31 May 2014

Volvo Providing Hamburger Hochbahn With Electric Buses

If you happen to find yourself in Hamburg towards the end of the year, you may be lucky enough to see one of Volvo’s new electric buses, thanks to a new development partnership between the Swedish car
29 May 2014

Volvo Group Aiming To Test Electric Roads In 2015 In Gothenburg

The Volvo Group is currently in the process of putting together a study to test the potential of electric city roads — specifically with regard to buses that can be charged while in operation — according to
21 May 2014

Electric Motors & Diesel Engines — Future Of Polestar (Volvo Tuning Shop)

Originally published on Gas2. The future of performance isn’t big thirsty V8 engines, but electric motors and turbodiesel motors, at least according to Volvo tuning shop Polestar. Head of Polestar Hans Baath says that electric motors perfectly compliment
21 May 2014

Volvo to Study Potential for Building Electric Roads

In collaboration with the Swedish Transport Administration, the Volvo Group will study the potential for building electric roads, where city buses can be charged from electricity in the road at the same time as the bus is
15 May 2014

Fully Electric Version Of Volvo XC90 SUV In The Works

A fully electric version of Volvo’s soon-to-be-released SUV — the XC90 — is already in the works, according to recent reports. Volvo XC90 While the conventional version of the 2014 XC90 is still yet to make it
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