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Volvo Ride Pilot autonomous driving feature to launch in California

Volvo Ride Pilot autonomous driving feature to launch in California

Many automotive manufacturers have been working to develop autonomous driving capabilities for their vehicles. The ability for a car to drive itself without supervision from a human is an interesting prospect that many feel will usher in a much safer era for our highways around the country. The benefit of autonomous driving is that the sensors and systems enabling the car to drive itself never get distracted and are always on the lookout for hazards making safety a priority.

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Volvo is integrating YouTube and Google Assistant into its vehicles

Volvo is integrating YouTube and Google Assistant into its vehicles

Volvo is a company that made its name on safety, and like many other automakers, it's currently working on transitioning from traditional vehicles to electric vehicles only. While completing its transition from a mix of EVs and combustion-powered vehicles to pure electric vehicles will take some time, Volvo is looking towards that future and aiming to solve some of the problems it sees arising for owners.

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Volvo wants to make the whole windshield a smart AR display

Volvo wants to make the whole windshield a smart AR display

Over the last several years, there has been a significant push in the automotive industry to prevent distractions that force drivers to look away from the road to operate their vehicle's systems. This drive has ushered in a number of features in modern cars, such as voice control systems for infotainment and other car functions. Increasingly common are head-up displays, that project information like speed and other data in an area of the windshield that the driver can see, without taking their eyes off what's directly ahead.

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Volvo Concept Recharge shows off the future of sustainable cars

Volvo Concept Recharge shows off the future of sustainable cars

Volvo has revealed a new concept car called the Concept Recharge. The automaker says the vehicle is more than a showcase for its future design language and product strategy. It says the car is a manifesto for its future as a company. Volvo is showing steps that can be taken to develop an electric car to reduce the overall carbon footprint of the vehicle.

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Range Assistant app lets Volvo EV owners optimize their driving range

Range Assistant app lets Volvo EV owners optimize their driving range

Volvo has announced that drivers of the company's fully electric XC40 Recharge will soon be able to optimize the driving range for the electric vehicle using the Volvo Range Assistant app. The in-car app launches as part of the latest OTA software update for Volvo vehicles with infotainment systems powered by the Android Automotive OS.

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge First Drive

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge First Drive

I'll confess, at first I was scratching my head over the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge. Volvo's second BEV - and its first to be designed from the outset as solely-electric - may give an old name a new lease on life, but the compact crossover itself isn't a huge departure from the XC40 Recharge already on sale. Or, for that matter, from the Polestar 2.

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Volvo Group collaborates for green steel and hydrogen

Volvo Group collaborates for green steel and hydrogen

When it comes to manufacturing all types of equipment and vehicles, steel is a very common building material. Volvo Group has been working with SSAB and Ovako on a green steel collaboration. The group says that 1.87 million tons of crude steel were produced around the world last year, with 16 percent of that steel used in the transportation sector.

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Volvo recalls over 460,000 cars after airbag explosion blamed for death

Volvo recalls over 460,000 cars after airbag explosion blamed for death

Volvo is recalling more than 460,000 cars world word, over fears that older airbags could prove deadly in the case of a crash. The recall - over half of the vehicles for which were sold in the US - does not concern Volvo's current line-up, but instead older cars with aging safety hardware.

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2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge can drive further per charge

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge can drive further per charge

Last December, we got to spend some time hands-on driving the 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric vehicle. Volvo has now confirmed that the 2022 XC40 Recharge will see changes that gain driving range compared to the 2021 model. Specifically, Volvo says its EPA Combined driving range for the 2022 model is 7.2 percent better than before.

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge US price confirmed with a charging treat

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge US price confirmed with a charging treat

Volvo has priced up its 2022 C40 Recharge for the US, the automaker's second all-electric car, and it's throwing in a public charging perk to take any sting off the sticker. The new C40 Recharge will start at $58,750, Volvo confirmed today, before any US tax credits.

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Volvo is breaking my heart

Volvo is breaking my heart

The secret, super-rare star of Volvo's range, beloved by enthusiasts and more scarce on the streets than a supercar, is coming to an end. The Volvo V90 won't be making it to 2022, at least not in the US, and for wagon fans it's a reminder that tastes change and it can take more than just Swedish style to address that.

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All-electric, this Volvo Concept Recharge teases the shape of SUVs to come

All-electric, this Volvo Concept Recharge teases the shape of SUVs to come

Volvo has revealed its new vision of an all-electric SUV, with the Volvo Concept Recharge teasing just what the Swedish automaker could do once gas engines are out of the equation. Although the Recharge brand is already on the road, now with the XC40 Recharge electric crossover and soon to be joined by the C40 Recharge, combustion engines have still had a lingering impact on their design.

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