Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position. The research, which has been financed in strategic co-operation with the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), is a potential key to the implementation of self-driving vehicles.
Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and Apple Inc. (Apple) are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one of the world’s most progressive car companies and the world’s most famous technology company.
Five historic racing cars and one modern S60 Polestar track car will represent Volvo Cars´ motorsport history at the Techno-Classica expo in Essen, Germany when it opens its doors on 26 March. One of the cars is the PV544 which caught the whole world by surprise in 1965 by winning the Safari Rally with Joginder Singh, “The flying Sikh”, behind the wheel.
Volvo Car Group will use the Geneva Motor Show to reveal the third in a series of concept cars – the Concept Estate – that continues the widely-admired exterior design language revealed in the first two concepts, but for the first time reveals how the interior of Volvo’s forthcoming models will both look and function.
Latest Press Releases
Volvo Car Group tests road magnets for accurate positioning of self-driving carsMar 11, 2014 | ID: 140760
Concept Estate wins multiple ‘Car of the show’ awards in Geneva: Volvo Cars’ third concept car completes the hat-trickMar 10, 2014 | ID: 140850
Volvo Car Group at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show: 2014 will be a year of growth and profitability - CEOMar 04, 2014 | ID: 140728
Introducing the Volvo Concept Estate - interior footageFeb 27, 2014 | ID: 140452
The new in-car experience by Volvo CarsFeb 27, 2014 | ID: 140229
Introducing the Volvo Concept EstateFeb 27, 2014 | ID: 140378