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Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Sees a Future Beyond Selling Cars and Trucks

Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford wants to reinvent mobility. Speaking at the 2017 Automotive News World Congress today, Ford said the company is moving beyond selling cars and trucks to investing heavily in mobility services like ride-sharing, and partnering with cities to solve congestion problems. He said his ultimate goal, beyond making money

Volvo Cars Adds Microsoft’s Skype for Business to its 90 Series cars, Heralding a New Era for In-car Productivity

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that it will introduce Skype for Business, Microsoft’s leading collaborative productivity app, to its new 90 Series cars. Volvo Cars is the first carmaker to launch such an in-car productivity tool. “We’ve all been there. Sitting in the car trying to join a conference call. You either

Volvo Cars and Autoliv join forces in Autonomous Driving

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and Autoliv, the automotive safety technology company, two of the world’s leaders in automotive safety, have agreed to work together on the ground-breaking Drive Me project, the world’s first large-scale autonomous driving (AD) initiative. Drive Me involves 100 self-driving Volvos being used by families and commuters on public roads

Rolls-Royce Launches Dawn

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars globally unveiled its latest new model, the Rolls-Royce Dawn, during an exclusive online launch ‘Digital Dawn,’ featuring company CEO Torsten Muller Otvos. The unveil marks the first time in Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ history that a new model was launched globally online. “Dawn is a beautiful new motor car that offers the most

Volvo Cars acquires control of its China joint ventures for SEK2.2bn

Volvo Cars has taken control of its three joint venture operations in China for SEK2.2bn in order to more accurately reflect its growing presence in the world’s largest car market. Volvo Cars now owns 50 per cent of its China joint ventures alongside Geely Holdings. These joint ventures include its car manufacturing facilities in Chengdu

IAA Cars: ContiTech to Exhibit Environmentally Friendly Innovations

Lower fuel consumption, reduced CO2 emissions, enhanced comfort: the rubber and plastics specialist ContiTech will exhibit innovations for sustainable mobility at IAA Cars 2015 and will also be presenting the latest findings from research into the use of natural rubber from the roots of the dandelion plant for vibration and mounting elements. The highlights in

Volvo Cars Buys 100 percent of Polestar

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has acquired 100 percent of Polestar, the Swedish high performance car company, including the Polestar brand. Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high performance Volvos. Polestar will also in future utilise Volvo’s twin engine electrification technology to develop next generation performance cars. Volvo is