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Euro NCAP award for Volvo XC90

Recognition for the safety features of the Volvo XC90 come from the Euro NCAP testing authority for its overall performance in crash testing. Adding to safety awards already received by the latest generation of the popular XC90, Volvo received the …

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Providing safe technology on future vehicles

Safety technology for future motorists to feature at conference presentation which Autoliv is making at the NAIAS event in Detroit. During its attendance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) event in Detroit this week, auto safety specialist Autoliv …

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Volvo launches luxury S90 model in North America

The Volvo S90 with semi-autonomous driving features and advanced safety technology is being showcased at the NAIAS event in Detroit. Volvo is currently at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, which is taking place this week and …

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Wearable car control for Volvo owners

Volvo owners will soon have the opportunity to communicate with their vehicle to start, locate or secure it using the Microsft Band 2 wearable technology. Volvo owners will be able to talk to their car via their Microsoft Band 2, …

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Technology partnership brings intelligent media to driverless cars

Volvo and Ericsson have struck up a partnership in which the two companies will deliver intelligent media streaming capabilities to autonomous vehicles. Aiming to put liesure activities into driverless motoring, two industry giants are now collaborating on the delivery of …

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Autoliv recruits Passive Safety President

Volvo executive to join Autoliv during 2016 to take the position of President of Passive Safety at the company. Autoliv has appointed Mikael Bratt as President of its Passive Safety business, a position he will take up during the first …

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Volvo S90 to deliver cutting edge safety technology

The latest high end luxury saloon car in the shape of the Volvo S90 takes the genre out of its conservative image and delivers semi-autonomous motoring in style. Most well known for its range of estate cars and flagship XC90 …

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Autonomous concept car suits different driving modes

Volvo has developed the Concept 26 to provide autonomous vehicle drivers with multiple modes of operation and seating styles to match each mode. Named after the average number of minutes that drivers spend commuting to work, the Concept 26 from …

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Volvo XC90 wins industry award

The latest version of the XC90 from Volvo has once again won the Motor Trend SUV of the year award. Rather than just a re-vamp of older versions, the 2015 Volvo XC90 shares some of the design signatures of its …

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Research aims to avoid collisions with kangaroos

Volvo researchers are studying the roadside behaviour of kangaroos in order to develop regionally focused collision avoidance technology. Engineers from Volvo Cars are currently undertaking research in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve near Canberra in Australia to study the behaviour of …

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