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Volvo unveils new VNL series

Volvo unveils new VNL series

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the new Volvo VNL series. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come. The company claims that the new series will meet the needs of long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity,

First China-Built Volvo S90 Saloons Arrive In Europe Via Ground-Breaking Rail Link

Volvo Cars has become the first car maker in the world to export China-made cars to Europe by train via China’s new ‘One Belt, One Road’ trade initiative. The first S90 premium saloons, built at its Daqing plant in China, will arrive at a distribution centre in Zeebrugge, Belgium this week. The cars have been

Volvo Cars, Google to build Android NextGen Connected Cars

Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years.

Volvo Group Innovation Summit to Focus on Transport in Smart Cities of the Future

With a focus on ‘Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future’, Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017. Moderated by Richard Westcott, the BBC’s transport correspondent, the event will gather leading people from government, major transport systems, industry bodies and manufacturing to examine the role that

The First Volvo XC60 Rolls Off The Production Line In Torslanda

Production of Volvo Cars’ new XC60 mid-size SUV started today at the company’s Torslanda plant in Sweden. The first customer-bound car, a T5 AWD Inscription in Crystal White, rolled off the production line just before lunch time. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the

Volvo Receives Order for Eight Electric Buses to Harrogate in the UK

The Harrogate Bus Company, owned by Transdev Blazefield, buys eight electric buses from Volvo. The vehicles will operate in Harrogate, 90 km northeast of Manchester. The project was unveiled at an event on February 3 where Volvo’s fully electric bus from Gothenburg was demonstrated. When the vehicles enter service in 2018, the project will be

Bauma Conexpo India Builds On India’s Construction Industry Boom

The fourth edition of the Bauma Conexpo India, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, was a clear indication of the positive developments in the Indian construction and allied industries. It was also noticed for the profile and number of participants. The expo had 647 exhibitors from

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

GKN supplies innovative eAxle to plug-in hybrid Volvo S90

GKN Automotive and Volvo Cars are continuing their successful driveline development partnership with the new Volvo S90 plug-in hybrid. By producing an eAxle system that fits in the same space as a standard rear drive module, GKN innovation enables Volvo Cars to offer customers a plug-in hybrid as a simple, high-performance upgrade. GKN Automotive President