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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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Volvo plans 560 mile EVs from mid-decade: Electric roadmap

Volvo plans 560 mile EVs from mid-decade: Electric roadmap

Volvo expects its electric vehicles to get close to double the range with its third-generation 800V battery architecture, though that's unlikely to arrive until the middle of the decade the automaker says. Before that, Volvo plans to transition to its second-gen EV platform, beginning with the new Volvo XC90 SUV which is expected to debut in 2022 along with a bevy of new electric and autonomous features.

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Volvo reveals its new EV brain – and an unexpected promise

Volvo reveals its new EV brain – and an unexpected promise

Volvo has big EV and autonomous vehicle plans, and it's bringing software development in-house to deliver it sooner rather than later. The automaker revealed VolvoCars.OS today, its own operating system that will power a new generation of electric vehicles that offer unsupervised self-driving features on certain roads.

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New Volvo XC90 all-electric SUV will start an autonomous roadmap

New Volvo XC90 all-electric SUV will start an autonomous roadmap

Volvo is readying an all-electric luxury SUV, with the successor to the XC90 combining an EV drivetrain with a new autonomous driving system. It's expected to be the first model to be based on Volvo's new SPA2 platform, an instrumental part of the automaker's shift to full electrification.

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A new EV “gigafactory” is coming, but Tesla isn’t building it

A new EV “gigafactory” is coming, but Tesla isn’t building it

If electric vehicles are to gain the sort of traction automakers have in mind, they'll need plenty of batteries, and plans for a new "gigafactory" for EV cells could help deliver that. Volvo is inking a deal with Swedish battery specialist Northvolt for more sustainable power cells, earmarked for future Volvo and Polestar cars and SUVs.

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Volvo looks to transition to fossil-free steel as part of its green efforts

Volvo looks to transition to fossil-free steel as part of its green efforts

Volvo confirmed in March that it was committed to producing only electric vehicles by 2030 and to move to an online-only sales strategy in the same timeframe. The automaker is now doubling down on going green with the announcement that it is the first automaker to explore fossil-free steel with a Swedish steel manufacturer called SSAB. Volvo is the first automaker to work with SSAB and its HYBRIT initiative.

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2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country Review: Compelling Confidence

2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country Review: Compelling Confidence

It takes a certain type of person to buy a 2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country. I'm not entirely sure if it's a matter of self-assurance, or the sort of rationality and awareness that some of us need a decade of therapy to get close to, but in a sea of SUVs this almost-wagon has a quiet confidence it's hard to ignore.

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