Volvo plans self-driving car by 2021 to challenge BMWFri, 22, Jul 2016
Volvo plans to sell a model able to pilot itself down the highway by 2021. The carmaker needs expertise in software and cloud services and is looking into various partnerships, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
Volvo eyes record year as profit triples in first halfThu, 21, Jul 2016
Volvo is confident of reaching record sales and earnings for the full year after it reported half-year operating earnings rose to 5.59 billion Swedish crowns ($649.8 million) up from 1.66 billion in the same period last year.
Americans spurn the all-American station wagon, limiting choice, growthMon, 04, Jul 2016
Manufacturers would love to see more station wagon sales in the U.S. to help them offset the costs of developing them for Europe, where wagons and hatchbacks remain popular. But despite their very American pedigree, wagons are proving highly resistible to U.S. consumers, who are migrating en masse from sedans to crossovers and SUVs.
CEO Samuelsson: Volvo team can't relax despite successMon, 04, Jul 2016
Volvo Car Group is on a roll. It is headed toward another record sales year, led by strong global demand for its XC90 flagship SUV, and its 7.5 percent first-quarter operating profit beat Mercedes-Benz. CEO Hakan Samuelsson is proud of the achievements, but he says Volvo is only halfway to its goals. Samuelsson, 65, explained why Volvo has "a lot to do" in an interview with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor Douglas A. Bolduc.