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Volvo’s autonomous trucks just picked up their first real-world job

Volvo’s autonomous trucks just picked up their first real-world job

Volvo's Vera electric self-driving trucks are headed to public roads with their first proper job, with the autonomous haulers set to shuttle containers to a Swedish port. Revealed in 2018, Vera is the handiwork of the Volvo Trucks division, a driverless alternative to traditional trucks for short distances of travel.

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Uber and Volvo’s self-driving SUV just hit a huge milestone

Uber and Volvo’s self-driving SUV just hit a huge milestone

Uber has revealed its new autonomous car, a self-driving Volvo SUV that the ride-hailing company says is finally production ready. The reveal comes after controversy around Uber's driverless development, which included a collision in mid-2018 that saw a pedestrian killed by a prototype vehicle.

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The 2020 Volvo V60 and XC60 Polestar Engineered are feistier hybrids

The 2020 Volvo V60 and XC60 Polestar Engineered are feistier hybrids

Polestar may be busy working on its Polestar 2 electric sedan, but that hasn't stopped it rubbing some magic onto the new Volvo V60 and XC60 for a hybrid performance upgrade. Following on from the 2019 Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered, the new hybrid wagon and SUV will each get 415 horsepower to play with.

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Volvo reveals in-car cameras and teen driver safety tech to cut crashes

Volvo reveals in-car cameras and teen driver safety tech to cut crashes

Volvo's decision to limit the top speed of its new cars was only the start of it, with the automaker announcing new smart controls, driver monitoring, and collaboration with the rest of the industry to cut road safety accidents and death. The Swedish firm divided opinion among drivers earlier this month, when it announced it would be capping the maximum speed of its new cars from 2020, limiting them to 112 mph.

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Volvo will limit all cars to 112mph from 2020 to save you from yourself

Volvo will limit all cars to 112mph from 2020 to save you from yourself

Volvo will limit the top speed of all of its cars to 112 mph from 2020, the automaker has announced today, the surprise next step in its Vision 2020 safety scheme. Announced in 2014, Volvo Vision 2020 saw the company target no fatalities or serious injuries in a new Volvo by 2020. Until now, that's meant a suite of active and passive safety features, but now Volvo is taking it further.

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Subtle 2020 Volvo XC90 refresh hides huge electrification change

Subtle 2020 Volvo XC90 refresh hides huge electrification change

Volvo has revealed its refreshed 2020 XC90 SUV, but more important than the gently-massaged design is the new mild hybrid system that the automaker says will spread throughout its range. The second-generation XC90 was the first of Volvo's reinvention vehicles, launching a new design language, new range of engines, and a more luxurious - and distinctly Swedish - experience inside back in 2014.

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country First Drive – The Wagon Agenda

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country First Drive – The Wagon Agenda

It was while going sideways on a frozen lake in the 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country that I began to seriously question the wisdom of giving the American customer what they want. For years now, the answer to that question at car dealerships across the US has been "an SUV, please." That may be what they want, but what they actually need is something very different.

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Polestar 2 Android-powered dashboard revealed – and a surprise

Polestar 2 Android-powered dashboard revealed – and a surprise

Car dashboards are about to get more interesting, with Volvo's electric performance brand Polestar revealing a sneak preview of the Android-based Google HMI that the companies have been collaborating on. Set to grace the touchscreen of the upcoming Polestar 2, the Swedish automaker's all-electric car, the new interface will be among the first to be completely based on Android.

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Polestar 2 teaser provides first glimpse of Tesla Model 3 competitor

Polestar 2 teaser provides first glimpse of Tesla Model 3 competitor

Volvo's Polestar division has released a teaser image of its upcoming Polestar 2 EV, providing only a tantalizing glimpse of the sedan that follows the Polestar 1 coupe. A roster of early information on the car joins the teaser image, teasing 400HP and a 300-mile range, though all of the final specs haven't yet been revealed. The model will enter production shortly after the Polestar 1.

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2019 Volvo V60 pricing confirmed (and we know which we’d choose)

2019 Volvo V60 pricing confirmed (and we know which we’d choose)

Volvo has confirmed pricing for the 2010 Volvo V60, its capable - and handsome - new wagon addition to the 60 Series. Set to arrive in US dealerships next year, the cargo-friendly luxury wagon will be priced from $38,900, the automaker confirmed today.

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2019 Volvo V60 first drive: The wagon’s time has come

2019 Volvo V60 first drive: The wagon’s time has come

America may love SUVs and crossovers but, if Volvo has its way, at least a small portion of those sales will be carved out by the 2019 Volvo V60. Latest in the automaker's all-new 60 series, it follows in the tread-marks of the handsome V90 and V90 Cross Country. Question is, has Volvo done enough to make this wagon a must-have?

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2019 Volvo S60 first drive: A Swedish revelation

2019 Volvo S60 first drive: A Swedish revelation

The 2019 Volvo S60 has a lot to live up to. Following a series of award-winning new models like the XC90, S90, and XC40, it's the third-generation of an enduringly-popular sedan known for being safe, even if not sporty. That omission is something Volvo really wants to change with its 2019 S60 T8 Polestar Engineered, too. It's also the first vehicle off the line at Volvo's new $1.1bn Ridgeville, SC facility, the automaker's first US production line.

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