#VOLVO

Interiors & Electronics

Polestar 2 and Clever Lighting Execution

The nights can be long in Scandinavia, so the Polestar 2 designers and engineers have created a lighting system for the EV that automatically handles the darkness
#Volvo #Polestar

Hybrid

ZERO EV Quick Product Development

The ZERO EV is quick. But the product development is comparatively quicker
#LynkCo #Geely #Volvo

Business

Volvo to Develop Electric Motors Itself

Shanghai lab will support vehicles built on new EV platform
#Volvo #europe #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Pass the Steering Wheel, It's My Turn to Drive

Volvo patent shows moveable driver controls
#tech #Volvo

Interiors

Polestar 2: The Start of the Company’s EV Era

Yes, there is a Polestar 1. But it is a hybrid, not an electric vehicle (EV). The Polestar 2 is the company’s first EV—the first of what promises to be many
#Geely #LG #Volvo

Electronics

Zero Concept: New EV Platform and a New ADAS System

Lynk & Co announced a new electric concept car yesterday that it plans to have in production next year that will use an advanced ADAS system from Mobileye
#LynkCo #Geely #Volvo

Sales

Mercedes Readies Fuel Cell Truck

Sales targeted for 2024 under joint venture with Volvo
#europe #tech #Volvo

Batteries

Mack to Beat Nikola to Refuse Truck Market

Volvo Group subsidiary Mack Trucks announces commercialization of Mack LR Electric refuse truck
#Mack Trucks #Nikola #Volvo

Interiors & Electronics

Volvo Air Filter Targets Tiny Particulates

Programmable feature can rid pollutants prior to a trip too
#Volvo #tech

Batteries

Polestar: How to Launch an EV Company

Polestar USA head Gregor Hembrough on the challenges of creating a new brand
#Geely #autolineafterhours #Nissan

Electronics

J.D. Power Assesses High Tech for Vehicles

The fifth annual U.S. Tech Experience Index Study shows that consumers like cameras but not waving their hands at their instrument panels
#Cadillac #Subaru #BMW

Autonomous Vehicles

Foretellix Aims to Fortify Autonomous Testing

Much more testing is needed, but it’s the quality not quantity that will make the difference
#Volkswagen #Volvo #Tesla

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars
#Aptiv #TRW #Lear

Car/Ride Sharing

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech
#Lancia #Dodge #Waymo

Quality

Aurora Aims Big with Autonomous Testing in Texas

Startup targets commercial truck applications
#Hyundai #Navistar #Google

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts
#Waymo #Zenuity #tech

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#covid-19 #reviews #Acura

Connectivity

iPhones Get Digital Key Functionality

Rollout starts with 2021 BMW 5 Series, other brands and models to follow next year
#BMW #Daimler #Hyundai

Hybrid

Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Gets 100 mpg-Equivalent Rating

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment
#tech #Ford #MercedesBenz

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology
#BAIC #Daimler #Dongfeng