Volvo XC90

Volvo teams up with DiDi for self-driving taxis

Apr 21, 2021

Volvo has announced a collaboration with the self-driving arm of ride-share company DiDi, with Volvo supplying XC90 SUVs for DiDi’s self-driving fleet. The agreement will see Volvo provide a number of specially-equipped XC90s, fitted with...

Volvo now developing its own electric motors in-house

Nov 04, 2020

Volvo has confirmed it will be designing and developing its own in-house electric motors for its futures models, as part of ongoing investments as the company strives to become a fully electric vehicle maker. The...

2022 Volvo XC90 getting fully electric option, updated SPA – report

Jan 31, 2020

The next-gen Volvo XC90 will be offered with a fully electric powertrain option, a report has revealed. It will also debut an updated version of the company’s still relatively new SPA platform. According to a...

Volvo posts another yearly sales record, up 9.8% in 2019

Jan 08, 2020

Volvo Cars posted its sixth consecutive global yearly sales record in 2019, selling more than 700,000 vehicles for the first time in the company’s 93-year history. The Swedish company, owned by Chinese holding firm Geely,...

Volvo sales up 9.4% for first quarter, operating profit drops 19.3%

Apr 26, 2019

Volvo Cars has posted yet another quarterly sales jump, with global units increasing 9.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019. Net revenue is also up 10.7 per cent compared with the same period...

2020 Volvo XC90 announced, new B badge for mild hybrid

Feb 24, 2019

Volvo has unveiled a fresh update for introduction of the 2020 Volvo XC90 large SUV, debuting brand new electrified engine options including a new naming structure with B-badged variants. New badges will be introduced for...

Volvo signs deal with Uber to supply XC90 autonomous ‘robotaxis’

Nov 21, 2017

Soon, you’ll be able to hail an Uber ride and the car will pick you up with no driver on board. Seriously. And to help fast-track this becoming a reality sooner, Volvo has signed a...

Top 10 most economical cars on sale in Australia

Feb 25, 2017

When purchasing a motor car, the most common recurring cost is filling up. As such, there have been many technological advances lately to get the litres consumed per 100km figure (L/100km) down to previously unheard-of...

Volvo sets new global sales record in 2016, profits up 66 per cent

Feb 13, 2017

Volvo has reported its annual sales figures for 2016, setting a new record globally in terms of units shifted and profits made. The Chinese-owned Swedish company sold 534,332 vehicles around the world during 2016, up...

Calls for Uber to stop autonomous testing in California

Dec 18, 2016

California’s Attorney General has called for Uber to forgo further testing of its autonomous vehicles in the state, even threatening legal action, according to reports. Kamala Harris, California’s Attorney General, has said that Uber’s collaboration...

Uber & Volvo start self-driving pilot in San Francisco

Dec 15, 2016

Uber and Volvo have announced the continuation of a collaboration that will see autonomous driving technology tested on the streets of San Francisco. Volvo has released a statement confirming that it is working alongside Uber...

Volvo reports 16th consecutive month in sales growth

Oct 06, 2016

Volvo has seen a growth in sales of just under 10 per cent in the first nine months of 2016, year-to-date, riding on the back of strong Chinese sales and demand for the new XC90....