VOLVO'S SAMUELSSON: Automaker aims for safe, self-driving luxuryMon, 10, Oct 2016
Hakan Samuelsson is leading a company where things are arguably going very, very well. Volvo Cars' year-on-year global sales have increased 16 months in a row. That's driven largely by the XC90. But Samuelsson is not resting on the crossover's laurels.
Volvo to debut car-to-car communication this yearWed, 05, Oct 2016
Volvo will launch car-to-car communication in its top model line in Europe before the end of the year, joining Mercedes and Toyota in offering systems that allow vehicles to exchange information with other cars to improve safety.
Volvo plans to offer fully self-driving car to luxury buyersFri, 30, Sep 2016
The self-driving car that Volvo plans to offer in five years will be sold with autopilot features that add about $10,000 to the vehicle's cost, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
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.