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  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Lynk & Co cars to have OTA in 2017

    2016-10-20T18:16:59Z

    The Lynk & Co 01 will be like "a smartphone on wheels" (Photo: Arjen Bongard) BERLIN -- Volvo Cars and its newly established sister brand Lynk & Co will have the ability to update software in their new cars over the air (OTA) next year, a senior Volvo executive ...

  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    A new brand: Connected but not really global yet

    2016-10-20T00:23:34Z

    The Lynk & Co 01 SUV was unveiled at a Gothenburg media event Wednesday (Photo: Geely) GOTHENBURG -- Western carmakers occasionally launch new global brands. In 2015, Hyundai did so with its Genesis luxury marque and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen turned its DS into a separate near-premium brand. But few Chinese automakers ...

  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    China's Geely launches international volume car brand

    2016-10-20T00:15:55Z

    Connectivity is a key attribute of the new Lynk & Co 01 (Photo: Geely) GOTHENBURG -- China's Geely will next year start selling an upmarket global volume brand called Lynk & Co, saying that its first model, the Lynk & Co 01 compact SUV, will be "the most connected ...

  • volvo.uber.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Autoliv plan autonomous-driving software venture

    2016-09-06T12:17:04Z

    In one of many new alliances, Volvo will also develop driverless cars with Uber (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars and automotive supplier Autoliv plan to jointly develop next-generation autonomous driving software. The two Swedish companies said the planned new venture, which will be headquartered in Gothenburg, will develop advanced driver ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Volvo's Mueller to succeed Hudi as Audi electronics boss

    2016-08-23T15:13:35Z

    Hudi (l) will set up his own consulting business. Mueller will succeed him at Audi (Photo: Audi) Volvo Cars executive Thomas Mueller will succeed Ricky Hudi as head of electrics/electronics at Audi, marking a change in a key position at Volkswagen Group's premium brand. Hudi is leaving Audi at ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Uber cooperate on autonomous cars

    2016-08-22T09:56:50Z

    Volvo is conducting real-life tests with its IntelliSafe Autopilot technology (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars and ride-hailing group Uber plan to jointly develop autonomous-cars technologies. The Swedish premium car maker said the two companies will use a Volvo-built “base vehicle” to which Uber will add its own autonomous driving technology. ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    "It’s very important that we filter which technologies add value for the consumer"

    2016-04-13T13:54:12Z

    The new S90 sedan will help boost Volvo's sales, Annwall says (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Bjoern Annwall joined Volvo Cars as global head of marketing, sales and customer service in October last year. The former McKinsey consultant succeeded industry veteran Alain Visser in a job that involves transforming the Swedish ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
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    CES: Volvo to use Nvidia's deep-learning technology on the road

    2016-01-05T13:36:58Z

    Nvidia CEO Huang shows Drive PX2 at a pre-CES briefing (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars will operate a test fleet of 100 XC90 SUVs equipped with Nvidia's new deep-learning based computing engine. Nvidia said on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show here that the ...

  • google.automotiveIT
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    Study: 20 million autonomous cars by 2025

    2015-12-02T11:18:41Z

    Juniper says Google is the most promising player in driverless cars (Photo: Google) There will be almost 20 million fully autonomous or self-driving vehicles on the world's roads by 2025, according to a new study. The outlook, which adheres to the more optimistic scenarios of some automakers, was presented ...

  • Volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars tests Microsoft's Hololens technology

    2015-11-20T08:43:35Z

    Volvo sees many automotive possibilities for Microsoft's HoloLens technology (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is working with Microsoft to jointly develop next-generation automotive technologies. The cooperation will look at autonomous driving technologies and the use of connected-car data. Volvo and Microsoft this week demonstrated how the use of Microsoft's HoloLens ...