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    Volvo Cars launches mobility brand

    2018-07-04T15:33:51Z

    Volvo Cars sees a growing role for mobility services (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars has launched a mobility brand that aims to strengthen the carmaker's new business initiatives. The brand, called M, will use an intuitive app to offer access to cars and services, Volvo said. It will debut in ...

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    Volvo forms high-performance EV unit

    2017-06-22T15:17:20Z

    Volvos upgraded by Polestar compete in the Nuerburgring FIA World Touring Car Championship (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is forming a separate division to build electrified high-performance cars, in a move that underlines how the global automotive industry is readying itself for rapid growth in electric vehicle sales. The Swedish ...

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    Volvo Cars appoints McDonalds exec in CIO-CDO post

    2016-12-01T14:28:15Z

    Atif Rafiq (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars has appointed Atif Rafiq senior vice president IT and chief digital officer effective January 2. The Swedish carmaker said Klas Bendrik, the current CIO, will leave the company. Rafiq, 43, has been the chief digital officer at fast-food chain McDonalds Corporation since ...

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    Volvo Cars appoints Ericsson exec to head electronics

    2016-08-30T11:52:01Z

    Oedgaerd Andersson (Photo: Lindholmen Science Park) Volvo Cars has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson to succeed Thomas Mueller as vice president electrics, electronics and chassis. Andersson will start in her new job October 1. Andersson, who worked at telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson for almost 20 years, will bring highly relevant expertise ...

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    CES: Volvo, Ericsson develop "intelligent" media streaming

    2016-01-05T02:29:54Z

    Volvo believes that autonomous cars require better connectivity technology (Photo: Volvo) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars and technology company Ericsson are developing intelligent, high-bandwidth streaming capabilities for cars, the Swedish automotive group said. On the eve of the CES consumer electronics show, Volvo said the technology will be important ...

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    Volvo Cars CIO gets promotion

    2015-03-23T11:18:10Z

    Volvo CIO Bendrik will report directly to CEO Hakan Samuelsson (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars CIO Klas Bendrik has been promoted to a new senior vice president position, as the Swedish carmaker acknowledges the growing importance of IT across its model lineup. The move underlines "the key role technology will ...

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    AT&T to provide connectivity to Volvo Cars in N. America

    2014-04-18T17:17:53Z

    Volvo's 2015 models will feature high-speed AT&T connectivity (Photo: Volvo Cars) AT&T has signed a multi-year agreement to provide connectivity to Volvo Cars in North America. The US Â communications group said that, starting this summer, its "Single SIM" mobile communications platform would be available to buyers of Volvo's ...

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    Ericsson to manage Volvo's connected car ecosystem

    2012-12-26T12:52:55Z

    Volvo wants to take a leading position in car connectivity (Photo: Volvo) Ericsson will help Volvo Cars speed up the roll-out of new connected car services, as the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker plans to boost its competitiveness in the global premium car market. Volvo said in a press release it ...