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Volvo plans to test self-driving cars in China

Up to 100 self-driving cars are set to be given a test run on the roads of China. Volvo is planning to run an experiment, in which local drivers

Up to 100 self-driving cars are set to be given a test run on the roads of China. Volvo is planning to run an experiment, in which local drivers

Sport

All female Team SCA prove their worth at close of Volvo Ocean Race

Among those crossing the finish line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, are the first all female team in 12 years. Team SCA

Among those crossing the finish line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, are the first all female team in 12 years. Team SCA

Sport

Volvo Ocean Race: Crews set sail in final leg

The seven-boat fleet of the Volvo Ocean race set sail for the ninth and final leg of the demanding round the world challenge on Tuesday. The crews

The seven-boat fleet of the Volvo Ocean race set sail for the ninth and final leg of the demanding round the world challenge on Tuesday. The crews

Sport

All women crew of team SCA triumph in Auckland

There was delight in Auckland for the all women crew of team SCA. They clinched a win in the Volvo Ocean in-port race in the New Zealand harbour. The

There was delight in Auckland for the all women crew of team SCA. They clinched a win in the Volvo Ocean in-port race in the New Zealand harbour. The

Business

Volvo set to sell online

A new Volvo car will soon just be a click away. The Swedish carmaker has outlined its global marketing strategy with plans to introduce web sales and

A new Volvo car will soon just be a click away. The Swedish carmaker has outlined its global marketing strategy with plans to introduce web sales and

Sport

Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet reach half-way point of second leg

The leading boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have reached the half-way point of the second leg from Cape town to Abu Dhabi. After one week of racing

The leading boats in the Volvo Ocean Race have reached the half-way point of the second leg from Cape town to Abu Dhabi. After one week of racing

Science_technology

A driverless future

Swedish car-maker Volvo is testing a prototype, self-driving car on public roads, ahead of a large scale pilot programme which will see one hundred

Swedish car-maker Volvo is testing a prototype, self-driving car on public roads, ahead of a large scale pilot programme which will see one hundred

Business

Sony and Volvo to cut more jobs

Big names in the electronics and transport world are making major job cuts. Sony is reducing its payroll by 5,000 – just over three percent of

Big names in the electronics and transport world are making major job cuts. Sony is reducing its payroll by 5,000 – just over three percent of

Business

Swedish jobs slashed as Volvo and Electrolux cut costs

The world second largest lorry maker Volvo is to cut 2,000 jobs. It is all part of a plan announced in September which is designed to generate annual

The world second largest lorry maker Volvo is to cut 2,000 jobs. It is all part of a plan announced in September which is designed to generate annual

Business

Volvo enjoys a trucking good spring

Volvo has posted a surprise jump in first-quarter orders and said it is going to step up production thanks to a more stable market. The statement

Volvo has posted a surprise jump in first-quarter orders and said it is going to step up production thanks to a more stable market. The statement

Business

Renault ends Volvo link, shares rise

French carmaker Renault was the second best performer on the Cac40 on Thursday after it said it was selling off its stake in the Swedish

French carmaker Renault was the second best performer on the Cac40 on Thursday after it said it was selling off its stake in the Swedish

Business

Volvo trucking on

Sweden’s Volvo was able to limit its losses on Wednesday in Stockholm as Europe’s stock markets rebounded later in the session. Shares of the

Sweden’s Volvo was able to limit its losses on Wednesday in Stockholm as Europe’s stock markets rebounded later in the session. Shares of the

News

Driverless cars take to the roads

It is being billed as a glimpse of the future – a convoy of self-driving cars has been tested on public roads. Volvo and British technology company

It is being billed as a glimpse of the future – a convoy of self-driving cars has been tested on public roads. Volvo and British technology company

Sport

Volvo Ocean Race: Groupama lead

Front-runners Groupama produced a superb display to reach Cape Horn ahead of Puma on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Only Franck Cammas’

Front-runners Groupama produced a superb display to reach Cape Horn ahead of Puma on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. Only Franck Cammas’

Science_technology

The future is: hands-free driving

Several European engineering firms are collaborating on new technology that would allow cars to drive you, rather than the other way round. The

Several European engineering firms are collaborating on new technology that would allow cars to drive you, rather than the other way round. The

Business

Volvo plans expansion to meet increasing demand

Volvo Cars has announced expansion plans, including hiring 1,200 new workers. The Swedish carmaker – which was bought by China’s Geely from Ford

Volvo Cars has announced expansion plans, including hiring 1,200 new workers. The Swedish carmaker – which was bought by China’s Geely from Ford

Business

Volvo upbeat on sales recovery

Volvo has rolled out stronger-than-expected earnings and said sales growth for its trucks should remain in double digits in both Europe and North

Volvo has rolled out stronger-than-expected earnings and said sales growth for its trucks should remain in double digits in both Europe and North

Business

Renault sells Volvo shares to cut debt

Renault shares jumped to a nine-month high after the French carmaker sold most of its stake in Swedish lorry maker Volvo for just over three billion

Renault shares jumped to a nine-month high after the French carmaker sold most of its stake in Swedish lorry maker Volvo for just over three billion

Business

UK goes after suspected truckmaker's cartel

Leading truckmakers including Scania, Volvo, Man and Daimler are being probed by the UK office of Fair Trading into alleged cartel activity. Shares

Leading truckmakers including Scania, Volvo, Man and Daimler are being probed by the UK office of Fair Trading into alleged cartel activity. Shares

Business

Volvo puts the hammer down as sales jump

Swedish truckmaker Volvo has seen deliveries soar by 62 percent year-on-year last month. The world number two saw sales rise by 94 percent in Europe

Swedish truckmaker Volvo has seen deliveries soar by 62 percent year-on-year last month. The world number two saw sales rise by 94 percent in Europe

Business

Volvo truck sales pick up

Volvo delivered forecast-beating second-quarter earnings, due to a pick up in demand for trucks as well as cost cuts and growth in its construction

Volvo delivered forecast-beating second-quarter earnings, due to a pick up in demand for trucks as well as cost cuts and growth in its construction

Science_technology

A car sees a pedestrian, and...

When Volvo presented their latest model back in May, the demonstration didn’t quite go as planned. The car should have stopped automatically when it

When Volvo presented their latest model back in May, the demonstration didn’t quite go as planned. The car should have stopped automatically when it

Business

Recovery boosts Volvo truck sales

Volvo’s shipments of trucks were up by 44 percent in May compared with the same month last year. The world’s second biggest lorry maker said the

Volvo’s shipments of trucks were up by 44 percent in May compared with the same month last year. The world’s second biggest lorry maker said the

Business

Geely's deals on Volvo wheels

The future of Volvo’s car production should still have its heart in Europe, according to the Chinese company that has just agreed to buy the buy the

The future of Volvo’s car production should still have its heart in Europe, according to the Chinese company that has just agreed to buy the buy the