Henrik Green

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The new C40 EV forms a cornerstone of Volvo’s plans to become a fully-electric brand by 2030, as the company says that ‘climate change is the ultimate safety test.’

The new C40 will be the first Volvo model to be sold entirely as an electric car. Essentially, it’s a coupe version of the XC40 SUV, with a sleeker ro(...)

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(...)

A recent survey suggested commercial demand for driverless cars may not be as strong as we assume.  Photograph: iStock

For close on a decade now, robot cars have been dominating the automotive headlines. Ever since Google, especially, began to seriously work on and tes(...)