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Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles

Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles “Volvo’s vision is to produce a seamless transition from the office to the car allowing us to spend less time behind a desk,” says Duggan.“As autonomous driving technology develops, reducing the need for drivers to have their full attention on the road, new concepts are being developed which will allow them to better utilise their time while travelling,” he explains.

Volvo’s next-gen XC60 will turn heads with its Swedish style at the Geneva show

Volvo’s next-gen XC60 will turn heads with its Swedish style at the Geneva show The next chapter in Volvo’s renaissance will begin next week during the Geneva Auto Show.The Swedish company has confirmed it will unveil the second-generation XC60 during this year’s edition of the event.

Will semi-autonomous prevent head-on llisions?

Will semi-autonomous prevent head-on llisions? The new technology is designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or support to help avoid potential collisions.Around 80% of these occurred on the open road and a third of them were head-on collisions,” he explains.

Will semi-autonomous vehicles prevent head-on llisions?

Will semi-autonomous vehicles prevent head-on llisions? The technology automatically steers vehicles out of the path of ongoing coming cars if they are travelling in the wrong lane.The new technology is designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or support to help avoid potential collisions.

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.