A Volvo car equipped with self-driving highway software. Photograph: Esha Vaish/Reuters

Volvo’s chief executive took a swipe at Tesla when he warned the premature launch of self-driving technology risks delaying “the best life saver in th(...)

To emphasise its safety message,  Volvo held a high-speed test crash demonstration at its Car Safety Centre.  When developing a new car, 60 to 70 examples of the model are physically crashed with 20,000 computer simulated crashes carried out in tandem.

Volvo predicts a mandatory speed limit will be imposed on all new cars in the near future while vehicles will be automatically restricted to set limit(...)

Volvo Cars’s chief executive has warned that the premature launch of self-driving technology risks delaying “the best lifesaver in the history of the (...)

Hakan Samuelsson, chief executive of Volvo.  The company has    introduced a 180km/h speed limiter on all new vehicles. Photograph: Randall Hill/Reuters

Volvo Cars said on Monday it would introduce a 180km/h (112mph) speed limiter on all new vehicles from next year as the Swedish automaker seeks to bur(...)

The  car company is introducing the limit as part of its Vision 2020 project, which aims for no one to be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020.

Volvo Cars is to impose a 180 km/h (111mph) speed limit on all its cars from 2020 to highlight dangers of speeding. While it may seem like merely a (...)

A Volvo car plant in China.

Geely is to delay its initial public offering of Volvo Cars because of concerns over the Swedish company’s valuation in light of the global trade war.(...)

Volvo Cars is shifting XC60 SUV production for the US market to Europe from China to avoid Washington’s new tariffs on Chinese imports

Volvo Cars is shifting XC60 SUV production for the US market to Europe from China to avoid Washington’s new tariffs on Chinese imports, the Swedish ca(...)

Volvo now has a manufacturing presence in all three continents at the heart of the dispute, as it added a factory in Charleston, South Carolina, to facilities in its homeland of Sweden, Belgium and China

The chief executive of Volvo Cars has called for China and Europe to lower their tariffs on cars as he admitted he was “very disturbed” by President D(...)

Volvo saw car sales rise 14 per cent to 147,407 units in the first quarter.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the owner of Volvo Cars, has appointed three global investment banks to lead the Swedish carmaker’s initial public offer(...)

Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo’s chief executive: “The automotive industry is being disrupted by technology, and Volvo Cars chooses to be an active part of that disruption.”

Uber, the ride-hailing-and-sharing service, has linked up with Volvo for a supply of cars with autonomous capabilities. Volvo is expected to sell up t(...)

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