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  • Volvo.automotiveIT
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    At Volvo, a full EV by 2019

    2015-10-15T15:55:00Z

    Volvo will build plug-in hybrid versions of all its models (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars, responding to growing anti-diesel sentiment, said it will build a full electric car that will be on sale by 2019. The Swedish car brand also said it expects that, in two years, one of ...

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    Volvo appoints new sales boss; Visser moves to Geely

    2015-09-30T11:07:09Z

    Alain Visser (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars has appointed Bjorn Anwall, a McKinsey management consultant, to head its global sales and marketing. Anwall replaces Alain Visser, who is taking on a similar sales role at China's Geely, the parent company of Volvo. Visser said in a press release that ...

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    Autoliv joins Volvo's Drive Me autonomous driving project

    2015-09-30T09:10:28Z

    New technologies will let people safely do other things while the car does the driving (Photo: Volvo) Swedish supplier Autoliv has joined the "Drive Me" autonomous driving project started by Volvo Cars. Drive Me, initiated by Volvo Cars in December 2013, involves 100 self-driving Volvos that use public roads ...

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    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “ ...

  • automotiveIT Congress
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    automotiveIT Congress marks progress on road to connectivity

    2014-07-08T16:53:38Z

    The congress featured a panel discussion on big data in the auto industry (Photo: Sylvia Steinbach) LONDON -- The auto industry is coming to grips with the broad implications of connectivity, but it will be a while before carmakers and drivers will start reaping the full benefits of new ...

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    Volvo Cars tests self-driving vehicles around Gothenburg

    2014-04-29T10:32:06Z

    Volvo says autonomous driving must be part of a broader mobility solution (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars said it is happy with the test results of a fleet of self-driving vehicles that is gaining experience around the city of Gothenburg. "The test cars are now able to handle lane ...

  • automotiveIT Congress London
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    Audi, JLR, Qoros, Genivi executives to speak at automotiveIT International Congress

    2014-04-04T13:30:17Z

    With the speaker lineup almost complete, the automotiveIT International Congress is set to cover topics ranging from connected retail and the role of big data analysis to open-source infotainment and other key trends in 21 st century mobility. The latest additions to the program include Maurits Aalberse, director of ...

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    Apple launches "CarPlay" for Mercedes, Ferrari, Volvo

    2014-03-03T12:03:16Z

    Apple's CarPlay will be available for Mercedes, Ferrari and Volvo shortly (Photo: Apple) Apple said a new iPhone connectivity suite will be available for Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo this week and for other brands at a later date. Apple said its "CarPlay" software can be operated through the car's ...

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    automotiveIT International Congress, London

    2013-12-19T16:43:55Z

    Connected mobility will be the focus of the automotiveIT International Congress, which will be held in London July 1-2, 2014. It will be the first international event staged by the automotiveIT Group, which publishes German and English-language print and online publications, including the automotiveIT.com Web site. The automotiveIT International Congress ...

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    Volvo Cars: A promising future for cordless EV charging

    2013-11-04T13:24:38Z

    Volvo says its C30 Electric could be cordlessly recharged in 2.5 hours (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is confident that cordless electric-vehicle charging has a "promising" future. The Sweden-based premium car group said results from a research project in which it participated showed that the technology can help make EV ...