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BMW i8 plug in hybrid: Damian Dolan from Hi Line Energy gets a closer look at a  at the SEAI Energy Show. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bear in mind that naming the best electric car is akin to trying to nail jelly to a moving wal, given that the state of the art advances almost on a d(...)

The Seat Tarraco:  it  suffers from that same hesitancy that we’ve seen  in other VW Group vehicles

Given that, in spite of the rugged SUV shape, most Seat Tarracos will spend most of their lives shunting along in urban traffic, it seems odd that thi(...)

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 (...)

One of Ireland’s rising stars in offshore racing has joined forces with another of the world’s most successful ocean sailors for a cutting-edge campai(...)

Dummy on a scooter tests the response of a self-driving Volvo bus on trial in Singapore. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Driverless bus “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep,” said Bob Monkhouse. “Not screaming and terrified, like his(...)

Kia’s umbilical connection with Audi continues at the Geneva motor show. Just as the Korean car maker once poached Audi’s head of design (Peter Schrey(...)

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 (...)

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