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Volvo Ghenting Started on Batteries at New Plant

posted by on 5 March 2020 in News Volvo News

Volvo has just announced the startup of its latest and brand-new battery assembly line. The Belgian factory is part of the same manufacturing plant that will build the XC40 Recharge P8, the first fully-electric Volvo, starting later this year. “I am pleased to celebrate this momentous occasion with our employees here in Ghent,” said Geert […] More…

Geely is Building Satellites for Autonomous Cars

posted by on 4 March 2020 in Volvo News

Volvo’s parent company Geely is investing more than $325 million in satellite manufacturing to provide more accurate data for self-driving cars. The investment will allow Geely to build a plant in China, reports Automotive News Europe. The company plans to produce 500 satellites per year by 2025. By then, it expects its cars will have […] More…

Watch Volvo Truck’s President Ride a 50 Foot Tall Tower of Volvo Trucks

posted by on 3 March 2020 in Volvo News

There are times when trying to condense everything that has happened in a video into a headline is difficult. So much is going on in this video that it’s kind of hard to describe in a single thought. Volvo Trucks is updating four of its trucks (important ones, apparently) and they wanted to find a […] More…

Luxurious Land Yacht Bound for Volvo Stable

posted by on 2 March 2020 in News Volvo News

Volvo’s not whispering in anyone’s ear, but Volvo dealers surely are. That’s how we’ve learned that Volvo Cars plans to insert two new vehicles at the top and near the bottom of its current lineup. According to dealers, a range-topping XC100 will soon take its place atop the model ladder, with a coupe-like crossover slotted […] More…

Polestar Shows New Precept Concept with Sustainable Insides, New Android Infotainment

posted by on 25 February 2020 in News Polestar News

Polestar has just shown its latest concept. The company calls it a manifesto, showing the electric automaker’s hopes, dreams, and plans. The Precept is an electric sedan with the future car styling we crave and the high-tech add-ons to go with it. This one starts on the inside, where it showcases the efforts of Polestar […] More…

Polestar Repreviews the Precept Prototype

posted by on 24 February 2020 in Polestar News

Polestar will be taking the wraps off of a new concept vehicle tomorrow and to get us excited they’ve released another teaser image. Joining a first teaser image of the car that is being called “Precept,” this image shows fewer lights but is ironically better illuminated. Showing an overhead view of the hood, the image […] More…

Volvo Updates S90 and V90, Mildly Hybridizes all Trims

posted by on 21 February 2020 in Volvo News

Every S and V90 will have at least a small amount hybridization. Along with the 48-volt hybrid system, the cars will look different and sound better. The latter change is thanks to a new Bowers and Wilkins hi-fi system that will “mimic the sound of your favourite jazz club,” according to Volvo. The improvements include […] More…

Precept Concept to Preview New Prototype, Promises Polestar

posted by on 19 February 2020 in News Polestar News

Hark! Over yonder social media horizon breaks a new Polestar concept! We won’t be able to see it fully until February 25, but we do know that it will be called the Precept. And that’s about all we know at this moment–though the Volvo family’s head and taillights are visible–since the preview is little more […] More…

Polestar Wants You to Catch Up with The Good Place While You Charge

posted by on 18 February 2020 in News Polestar News

Sick of having to avoid conversations with people who know about the ending to your favourite show? Well, worry no more, because Polestar’s infotainment system will let you stream shows while you charge. The news is part of a series of tidbits dropped by the company before the Polestar 2, the first car on the […] More…

Merger in the Works for Volvo, Parent Company?

posted by on 10 February 2020 in News Volvo News

Volvo Cars, cast off by a struggling Ford and subsequently picked up by an expansionist Geely 10 years ago, might forge closer ties with its Chinese parent. The relationship could become a marriage. On Monday, Geely said the two companies have begun talks on turning the two entities into a combined automaker. In a joint […] More…