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European partnership on electric mobility

Sweden and Germany have agreed to cooperate on smart mobility projects and electrified roads as used in Sweden by Scania. An innovation partnership has been launched by Chancellor Angela Merkel between Sweden and Germany. The partnership includes mobility and electrical …

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5G on trial for advanced HGV communications

Collaborative project sees Ericsson and Scania develop and test the use of 5G networks for advanced communication systems for freight vehicles. The use of 5G communications in the field of transport communications is under trial as part of a new …

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Three new child safety seats added to Volvo range

Volvo is encouraging safer use of child seats in cars with the release of three new seats offering greater comfort and safety. Volvo is continuing its tradition of putting safety at the top of its agenda with the release of …

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Volvo demonstrates autonomous mining truck

A fully autonomous construction vehicle used in the mining industry is being demonstrated in Sweden by Volvo. Part of a wider research and development project into autonomous vehicles conducted by Volvo, a new heavy goods vehicle is being unveiled by …

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Volvo plans China autonomous car experiment

Up to 100 Volvo autonomous cars could soon by being driven on Chinese roads as part of a safe driving experiment being planned by the Swedish manufacturer. The most advanced autonomous driving experiment ever undertaken in China is being planned …

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Gothenburg showcases innovative electric buses

Volvo recognises employees involved in development of Gothenburg electric bus power trains with innovative charging and energy management systems. Volvo has presented its 2016 Volvo Technology Award to a group of employees responsible for electric power trains on buses. Led …

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Sweden and Holland take part in cross border platooning

A three Scania HGV convoy will take part in the first cross border platoon in close formation from Sweden to Rotterdam at the end of March. The Netherlands led European Truck Platooning Challenge will take place between 29th March and …

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Truck platoon to head for Rotterdam from Sweden

Three connected Volvo trucks driving in close formation will take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge in a drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. Volvo is taking part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, a programme initiated by the Dutch …

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Swedish parliament takes part in driverless car seminar

Autoliv joins other Drive Me project participants in make seminar presentations on cross-sector autonomous vehicle collaboration. Autoliv will speak to the Swedish parliament on how cross-sector collaboration in automotive, traffic and infrastructure development can spur both safety and innovation. The …

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Crash test dummy developers gain scholarships

Volvo has recognised the work of two researchers in traffic safety technology by awarding them with scholarships to continue further in their field. Biomechanical researchers who have contributed to the development of crash test dummies have been awarded the HÃ¥kan …

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