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Key Factors in the Sales Fleet Transition to EVs and the Connected Car
2018 Volvo XC40 Walkaround

2018 Volvo XC40 Walkaround

Jim Nichols, product and technology communications manager for Volvo Car USA, leads Automotive Fleet on a walk-around of the 2018 Volvo XC40, highlighting its aggressive, youthful design features; powertrain; and smart storage solutions. In addition, Nichols explains the ins and outs of Volvo’s new subscription service, Care by Volvo, highlighting how it works, what happens at the end of term, and how drivers can digitally share the vehicle’s key with a smartphone. Click here for more details about the Care by Volvo subscription program. Read our full coverage at the L.A. Auto Show.

December 8, 2017

Volvo's New XC40 Compact SUV

Volvo's New XC40 Compact SUV

Volvo's 2018 XC40 will be replete with advanced safety features when the compact SUV arrives in the fall. Video courtesy of Volvo and Motorward via YouTube. For more about the Volvo XC40, click here.

September 5, 2017

Uber Grounds Autonomous Fleet

Uber Grounds Autonomous Fleet

While investigating a March 24 crash, Uber has decided to suspend operations of its test fleet of self-driving cars. Video courtesy of ABC15 Arizona. For the full story, click here.

March 26, 2017

Volvo XC60 Steers Out of Trouble

Volvo XC60 Steers Out of Trouble

The 2018 Volvo XC60 SUV will have three new advanced driver safety features offering automatic steering assistance or support when needed. Video courtesy of Volvo via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

February 28, 2017

Volvo's First ‘Drive Me’ Project Car

Volvo's First ‘Drive Me’ Project Car

The automaker produces the first car that will ultimately be used in the customer-focused Drive Me autonomous driving project in Sweden. Video produced by Volvo. For the full story, click here.

September 11, 2016

Volvo's Drive Me Project

Volvo's Drive Me Project

This video takes a closer look at the Swedish automaker's approach to making autonomous vehicles a reality, tapping major contributions from the private and public sectors as well as the academic world.

June 29, 2016

Volvo's Interface for Self-Driving Mode

Volvo's Interface for Self-Driving Mode

Volvo has unveiled its IntelliSafe Auto Pilot user interface, which oversees how the driver transfers control to the car's autonomous driving mode. For the full story, click here.

October 5, 2015

Volvo XC90 Excels in IIHS Crash Tests

Volvo XC90 Excels in IIHS Crash Tests

Here's footage of the Volvo XC90's small overlap front crash test, administered by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For the full story, click here.

September 17, 2015

Sweden's 'Drive Me' Autonomous Driving Project

Sweden's 'Drive Me' Autonomous Driving Project

Drive Me is a large-scale autonomous driving pilot project in which 100 self-driving Volvo cars will use public roads in everyday driving conditions. Test vehicles have been on the road in Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2014. The public pilot is set to start in 2017.

June 18, 2015

Volvo's Threat Detection Tech With a 360-Degree View

Volvo's Threat Detection Tech With a 360-Degree View

As part of the Non-Hit Car and Truck project, Volvo and its research partners have developed a cohesive threat-detection system employing a number of discrete sensors installed around the car. A centralized sensor fusion framework allows different systems -- camera, radar, lidar, GPS, etc. -- to share information efficiently. The collision-avoidance technology constantly analyzes threats around the car and identifies collision-free escape routes in different traffic scenarios. Here's a video explaining the technology's potential. For the full story, click here.

October 8, 2014

2015 Volvo XC90 Debuts Advanced Safety Features

2015 Volvo XC90 Debuts Advanced Safety Features

The 2015 Volvo XC90 SUV features two new safety technologies -- one designed to employ auto brake when turning in front of an oncoming vehicle, the other designed to protect occupants from accidental road departure. Additionally, the vehicle includes a variety of advanced safety features. Volvo's Lotta Jakobsson explains in this video. For the story, click here.

July 23, 2014

Volvo's 'Drive Me' Project Progressing Quickly

Volvo's 'Drive Me' Project Progressing Quickly

Volvo Car Group’s “Drive Me” project – featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions – is progressing quickly, the automaker reports. The first test cars are already traveling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg, and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is performing well. For more information, click here.

May 1, 2014

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