Volvo has begun testing their new 3 cylinder Drive E engine. This lightweight petrol engine is developed in Sweden and will be added to the companyâ€™s lineup of 4 cylinder Drive E engines.
Thane has inducted the first lot of 10 New Volvo 8400 city buses. This is the first order from Thane. With this, Volvo city buses have expanded to 16 cities across India.
With an aim to provide most advanced and best in class 4 cyl engines, Volvo has revealed a new petrol engine concept, which generates 450 hp.
In joining Open Automotive Alliance, Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) ensures drivers can use Google’s Android smartphone platform through its new centre console touch screen display user interface.
AT&T and Volvo Cars have entered into a new multi-year agreement to enable high speed wireless connectivity in future Volvo vehicles in US and Canada. Volvo’s US 2015 model year connected car solution will see AT&T’s Sensus Connect, an embedded infotainment service. US and Canada Volvo customers will have access to Volvo On Call, which facilitates remote access to car functions and an emergency crash notification service.
Daimler and Volvo are anticipated to lead in use of V2V communication systems across Europe: Frost & Sullivan
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication systems are seeing a rise in demand due to its ability to improve traffic efficiency, mobility, safety, driving conditions, and avert potentially dangerous situations. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan. It’s expected 40% of vehicles will use V2V communication technologies by 2030.
Volvo, the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturers have extensive plans to enhance operations in South East Asia and Africa. To assist them in this expansion venture, the company has a joint agreement with Eicher called Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles.
Volvo dual brand strategy for new 2014 India bus launch. The subsequent mid value segment will make way for the need of about 10,000 units annually of which Volvo plans to capture 20-25% of this segment.