Volvo Cars expects its success to continue in 2019 after a fifth consecutive year of record vehicle sales in 2018. The automaker, however, faces challenges after a trade dispute between the U.S. and China hit its financial results.
Volvo will use chipmaker Nvidia's high-powered Drive AGX Xavier technology to help make its next-generation cars capable of up to hands-free Level 4 autonomous driving. Volvo has said it will offer a Level 4 autonomous driving by 2021.
Volvo received a wake-up call after it finished third to last in a key quality study. R&D boss Henrik Green wants the lessons learned from the experience to make the new S60's launch the most successful in the company's history from a quality perspective.