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Volvo Cars and Geely Holding create joint venture Aurobay for powertrain operations

Volvo Cars and Geely Holding create joint venture Aurobay for powertrain operations

Gothenburg, Sweden-headquartered Volvo Cars Group and its China-based parent firm Geely Holdings Group have announced the signing of an agreement to create a joint venture (JV) for its powertrain o

Volvo Car Group signs long-term partnership with battery maker Northvolt

Volvo Car Group signs long-term partnership with battery maker Northvolt

European automaker Volvo Car Group has also confirmed that it has entered a long-term partnership agreement with battery manufacturer Northvolt to set up a new 50 GWh electric vehicle (EV) battery

Only Volkswagen, Volvo doing enough to electrify their fleets in Europe: T&E

Only Volkswagen, Volvo doing enough to electrify their fleets in Europe: T&E

Only two automobile manufacturers, Volkswagen Group and Volvo, are doing enough to electrify their vehicle lineups to help the European Union (EU) meet its “Green Deal” targets.

Volvo to allow online shoppers to use their cars as mobile delivery points

Luxury car maker Volvo is developing an innovative system that will enable online shoppers to get their parcels delivered direct to their cars rather than their homes.

Currently, there are a number of services like Amazon and eBay that allow you to shop online, but there must be person at home to receive the parcel and sign for the resulting delivery. What is more ironic is that parcels usually delivered during the day when most people are away at work.

Volvo V60 Polestar to hit UK in June next year

The newly unveiled 345bhp Volvo V60 Polestar car will be available in the UK in June next year, the luxury carmaker has confirmed.

Volvo has unveiled two new high-performance Polestar models, the Volvo V60 Polestar and S60 Polestar. While the company confirmed the V60 Polestar for the UK launch, no such confirmation was given for the S60. The Polestar-tweaked S60 will initially be exclusive to North America, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan and The Netherlands.

Volvo predicts V8 engines’ extinction

The famous V8 engines will become extinct like dinosaurs in due course as car manufacturers are increasingly turning their focus to more fuel-efficient, smaller-capacity engines, Swedish carmaker Volvo predicted.

Derek Crabbin, the vice president of powertrain engineering at the renowned car brand, said that smaller-capacity engines like four-cylinder engines would eventually replace V8 engines.

Referring to Volvo's new turbocharged four-cylinder engines, Crabbin said, "There's so much power they will turn V8 engines into dinosaurs."

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