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Volvo confirms saloons and estates to remain part of line-up

Volvo confirms saloons and estates to remain part of line-up

Volvo has confirmed it will replace its long-standing ‘S’ saloon and ‘V’ estate models, despite SUVs now accounting for 75% of its total sales. The firm’s global best-seller, the Volvo XC60 SUV, sold more units (162,600) in the first three-quarters of 2021 than the S60, V60, S90 and V90 combined. Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson said: “Yes, the [S …

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Volvo infotainment to gain YouTube, upgraded Google services

Volvo infotainment to gain YouTube, upgraded Google services

Volvo is revising its infotainment system to feature YouTube and upgraded Google services, including the technology giant’s virtual assistant.  The update is the latest step in Volvo’s partnership with Google and applies to all models with an Android-powered infotainment system – generally cars produced from 2020 onwards.  Volvo says the integration of smart services bolsters its …

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Volvo to run first unsupervised autonomous driving trials this year

Volvo to run first unsupervised autonomous driving trials this year

Volvo will launch its first unsupervised autonomous driving technology in its new electric large SUV, to be revealed later this year. The Swedish car maker confirmed that the technology, called Ride Pilot, will first be available in the US state of California, which is well-known for its forward-thinking in relation to autonomous driving. It expects trials to …

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Luminar’s Laser Sensors To Be Standard In Volvo Car’s New EV Line

Luminar’s Laser Sensors To Be Standard In Volvo Car’s New EV Line

Volvo Car’s electric Concept Recharge crossover on display at CES in Las Vegas. Luminar Lidar maker Luminar, founded and led by the youngest self-made billionaire tracked by Forbes, said its laser sensors will be standard equipment in Volvo Car’s new line of electrified vehicles that will also be capable of autonomous driving while on the …

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