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Volvo Stages Its Own “Hack the Crisis” Event

Hackathons look for ideas to implement quickly

Business

Volvo, Veoneer to Split Zenuity Software JV

Veoneer gets ADAS business, Volvo takes autonomous vehicle tech

Mobility

At Your Service: Volvo Makes House Calls

Valet program picks up vehicles for maintenance, additional services coming

Hybrid

Polestar Begins Making Sporty EV in China

New safety precautions implemented to protect against the coronavirus

Sales

Volvo Sees a Ray of Hope…in China

Production and sales “very close to normal”

Production

Six More Carmakers Join N. America Shutdowns

Driven by concerns about health—and now, sales – automakers are putting production on hold

Production

UPDATE: BMW, Ford, Toyota, VW Suspend Production in Europe

UAW calls for similar move in U.S. to protect workers from pandemic

Business

Munich Picked to Succeed Frankfurt Auto Show

Can the new location bring back exhibitors and jumpstart attendance?

Infrastructure

Geely Plans Satellite Fleet to Serve Robotic Cars

Systems will deliver nav, data, cloud computing services

Legal

Four Auto Companies Rank Among the World's Most Ethical

GM and Cooper Standard make the list for the first time, joining long-running honorees Aptiv and Cummins

Interiors & Electronics

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality

Design

2020 Volvo S90 T6 AWD R-Design

The sporty sedan from Volvo is a pleasant surprise

Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Mobility

Autoliv Develops Airbag for Scooters

Safety specialist aims to apply automotive tech to emerging micromobility market

Sales

Bye-Bye Frankfurt Auto Show

German show leaves town after a 51-year run as attendance plunges.

Hybrid

Volvo Says EV Demand Is Big

Even though the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD won’t be out for some months, seems global demand is strong

Business

Subaru Slowly Ramps Up Electrification Plans

Targets 40% of sales by 2030, but sees little near-term demand in U.S.

Interiors & Electronics

Volvo Is Serious About Safety: $1-Million Serious

If a safety occurs in that football game everyone is talking about, then someone is going to be very happy

Design

600-hp Volvo Sells at Record Price for Charitable Cause

SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund gets $150K from an amazing Volvo Amazon

Economics

Volvo Plans EV Battery Plant in U.S.

A new battery factory near Volvo's vehicle assembly plant in South Carolina shows commitment to America's electric-car market.

Economics

Geely Ponders Stake in Aston Martin

Geely Holdings reportedly has joined the list of investors eyeing stakes in financially struggling Aston Martin.

Regulations

Volvo Recall Targets Flawed Door Latches

Volvo is recalling 145,000 cars and wagons in the U.S. to fix door latches that could break and let a door fly open when you turn.

Business

IIHS Toughens Safety Ratings

Fewer vehicles likely will receive the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s coveted Top Safety designations in 2020. 

Business

Reinventing the Car-Buying Process

Cadillac Live lets car buyers interact remotely with product specialists, without having to visit a dealership.