Automakers see high-stakes mobility as an opportunityThu, 29, Sep 2016
The stakes are high for automakers in the future of mass transportation. Andreas Mai, who recently served as the director of smart connected vehicles at Cisco Systems, estimated the size of the mobility industry -- which would include autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing networks and connectivity -- to be worth about $5 trillion over the next decade.
'End of the beginning' of Volvo revivalMon, 26, Sep 2016
Volvo Car USA has turned a corner with two of its four 90 series vehicles on sale and two others due early next year, says its CEO.
ALONG FOR THE RIDESun, 25, Sep 2016
For the first time, the auto industry has a clear path ahead of it for the development and deployment of self-driving cars. But federal regulators will be right with them, just one lane over.
Volvo names new electrics, electronics bossFri, 23, Sep 2016
Volvo has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson as its head of electrics, electronics and chassis as the automaker embarks on ambitious plans to add self-driving and full-electric vehicles to its lineup.
New U.S. self-driving car guidelines urge rivals to share dataWed, 21, Sep 2016
The Obama administration's proposed U.S. guidelines for self-driving cars unveiled Tuesday will ask the world's automakers -- not to mention Google, Tesla and Uber -- to do something they are not likely to be thrilled about: share data.
Volvo touts new V90 Cross Country's 'adventurous' spiritThu, 15, Sep 2016
Volvo unveiled the "adventurous" V90 Cross Country high-riding station wagon, the latest model in its $11 billion revival under Chinese ownership that has resulted in record global vehicle sales. It will compete against the Audi A6 allroad quattro and a high-riding version of the Mercedes E-class wagon.
Volvo unveils V90 Cross CountryMon, 19, Sep 2016
Volvo expects to lure buyers who don’t want a tall crossover to its sportier new V90 Cross Country wagon.
Autoliv leaps into autonomousMon, 19, Sep 2016
Now that Autoliv Inc. has partnered with Volvo Car Corp. to develop self-driving cars, Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson says he plans to hire 1,000 engineers over the next year to beef up r&d. It's part of the airbag giant's big push into active safety.
Uber debuts self-driving vehicles in landmark Pittsburgh trialWed, 14, Sep 2016
When Pittsburgh wakes up this morning, some residents will have the choice of going about their day in an Uber that drives itself. The launch of Uber's self-driving pilot program marks the public unveiling of the company's secretive work in autonomous vehicles and the first time self-driving cars have been so freely available to the U.S. public.
Volvo, Autoliv team up in autonomous drivingTue, 06, Sep 2016
Volvo Car Group and Autoliv today said they would form a joint venture to develop autonomous driving software as automotive firms across the industry race to embrace the emerging technology.