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Volvo plans to debut a 2019 all-electric vehicle with a 250-mile range

Volvo plans to debut a 2019 all-electric vehicle with a 250-mile range Speaking to reporters from Automotive News at the Geneva International Motor Show, Volvo Car USA CEO Lex Kerssemakers said Volvo intends to debut its first all-electric U.He further stated we can expect the first electrified Volvo to appear as a 2019 model with a base price between $35,000 and $40,000.

Volvo's Tesla killer to arrive in 2019 with a 250-mile range

Volvo's Tesla killer to arrive in 2019 with a 250-mile range Developing an entirely new vehicle and bringing it to market in less than two years is a daunting task.However, Kerssemakers said Volvo's modular platforms will make it possible.

Roll with it: Volvo and UberEats want to bring you dinner in the backseat of an XC90

Roll with it: Volvo and UberEats want to bring you dinner in the backseat of an XC90 The hottest new restaurant in Japan?It’s called the “All-Star Restaurant,” and Autoblog describes it as “a rolling buffet of the best the city has to offer.

Volvo’s electric vehicle will fight Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt EV for buyers

Volvo’s electric vehicle will fight Tesla’s Model 3 and Chevy’s Bolt EV for buyers Chevrolet’s new Bolt EV has made a big splash, earning numerous accolades and awards.However, with Tesla working on its entry-level Model 3 and Nissan preparing a new Leaf, the Bolt’s uniqueness may be short-lived.

Volvo and Google to build smart cars together

Volvo and Google to build smart cars together Two of the world's largest tech companies, Volvo and Google are looking to incorporate Android into their cars with a wide range of apps and services.The mission established by the partnership is to revolutionise how Volvo customers engage and interact with their cars.

First Drive Review: 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV Steers You Away From Trouble

First Drive Review: 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV Steers You Away From Trouble The 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV adds a new layer of safety technology called Steering Assist, which steers the car out of the way of trouble on the highway and in town.As with other premium automakers, however, Volvo puts some desirable driver and safety assists in $1,000-$2,000 options packs.

Volvo regnised for safety expertise in autonomous vehicles

Volvo regnised for safety expertise in autonomous vehicles Two Volvo safety experts have received recognition for their contribution to improving safety and reducing fatalities - including strategies for the company's autonomous cars.The US-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recognised Volvo senior manager Per Lenhoff and technical expert in traffic safety data analysis Magdalena Lindman for their contribution to enhanced traffic safety.

Self-driving cars can handle anything, except kangaroos

Self-driving cars can handle anything, except kangaroos What can't they handle?The cars can deal with roaming deer, elk, and caribou, but can't process kangaroos because of the animals' "unique method of movement," or hopping.

Volvo vows to go all-electric by 2019

Volvo vows to go all-electric by 2019 The Chinese-owned, Swedish car maker has announced Wednesday that "every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor.The lineup will be a combo of "mild hybrids," plug-in hybrids and fully electric cars.

Volvo Will Only Build Hybrids and EVs Starting In 2019

Volvo Will Only Build Hybrids and EVs Starting In 2019 By 2019, that’s all they’re going to put on the road.Starting in 2019, Volvo will no longer utilize gas or diesel-only engines in its vehicles.

Volvo: All Our New Car Models Will Have Electric Motors in 2019

Volvo: All Our New Car Models Will Have Electric Motors in 2019 It now says it wants to sell 1 million electrified cars by 2025.Air pollution is a serious problem in dozens of China’s cities, and electrified vehicles are seen as part of the solution.

Volvo pledges to do away with all nventional mbustion engines by 2019

Volvo pledges to do away with all nventional mbustion engines by 2019 Thus, a century after the invention of the internal combustion engine, electrification is paving the way for a new chapter in automotive history.Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo chief executive says, “This is about the customer, people increasingly demand electrified cars and we want to respond to our customers’ current and future needs.

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real The first truly hands-off, self-driving cars will be here within five years.A couple automakers say they’ll have higher-level autonomous cars for sale late this year or next.

Here’s the world’s first photo exhibition shot entirely by a Volvo (Paid content by Volvo )

Here’s the world’s first photo exhibition shot entirely by a Volvo (Paid content by Volvo ) Barbara Davidson is a world famous prize-winning photographer who put her artistic vision in the hands of car company — Volvo.Since then, the car has only become safer through the intricate on-board safety cameras inside the new Volvo XC60.

Time to power up: Kiwi roads are bustling with 4,000 electric vehicles

Time to power up: Kiwi roads are bustling with 4,000 electric vehicles There are now more than 4,000 EV’s on NZ roads.Bridges saying, “Currently, around 200 EVs are registered monthly with a total of 4,027 EV’s now registered in New Zealand.

Future Volvo cars aim to adapt to the lifestyle of nsumers

Future Volvo cars aim to adapt to the lifestyle of nsumers Coby Duggan, Volvo NZ general manager says, “One of the key out-takes from the research was a better understanding of the universal issues faced by drivers when it came to storing items associated with today’s lifestyle.” “The underlying issue is a lack of suitable and functional storage space inside their car.

Review: Volvo's 2018 Lineup Brings Style and 400-hp Hybrid Engines

Review: Volvo's 2018 Lineup Brings Style and 400-hp Hybrid Engines The base Volvo S90 with the T5 engine starts at $49,095 including shipping, undercutting the base price of the 5 Series and E-Class (the Audi A6 starts $545 cheaper).There’s the Mercedes-Benz E-Class wagon, the Jaguary XF Sportbrake (this fall/winter), and now the Volvo V90, sibling to the S90 but without the lengthened chassis.

Volvo’s new semi-autonomous XC40 is set to change the way Kiwis drive

Volvo’s new semi-autonomous XC40 is set to change the way Kiwis drive The new compact SUV will introduce the latest in semi-autonomous safety technology into one of the country’s fastest growing new vehicle segments when it launches next year.Coby Duggan, Volvo NZ general manager says that the XC40 will proactively help drivers pedestrians, cyclists and other road users deal with the complex challenges presented by urban living.

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025 The BMW Group is becoming more and more a “tech company” – and we are in an excellent position to move forward with the ACES.We will be increasing the share of electrified models across all brands and model series.