Volvo Car - Safety & Technology



[21.07.15]
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Volvo Car Australia is supporting a national initiative to road test autonomous driving technology on Australian roads for the first time ever. Today Volvo has joined the ARRB Gro...
[02.07.15]
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Volvo Cars' design team have completely re-imagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. The move follows the Shanghai reveal of the XC90 Excellence and the Loun...
[30.06.15]
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Volvo Cars' in-car control interface, Sensus, has been awarded the title of 'Most Innovative HMI System' at the 2015 Car HMI Concept & Systems conference in Berlin. The award singl...
[19.06.15]
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The Drive Me project, a unique public pilot with ordinary drivers behind the steering wheels of 100 self-driving Volvos, has been joined by a new prominent Swedish partner: Chalmer...
[08.05.15]
7 out of 10 drivers support tougher penalties for illegal mobile phone use 87% say using mobiles similar to drink-driving 42% support outright ban on mobiles being used in cars M...
[07.05.15]
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Tragic toll of 187,000 children killed each year in road accidents Volvo marks 25th anniversary of integrated booster cushion for kids Volvo Car Australia has used UN Global Road...
[13.04.15]
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Volvo's life-saving IntelliSafe pedestrian and cyclist detection technology has been officially recognised today by consumer research and ratings company Canstar Blue in its 2015 A...
[02.03.15]
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Volvo Cars is exploring the potential safety, convenience and societal benefits of the connected car A pilot fleet of 1,000 cars will run on Swedish and Norwegian roa...
[19.02.15]
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Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic - with ordinary people in the driver's seat. ...
[13.02.15]
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Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration are working together on a project to enable cars to share information about conditi...
[21.01.15]
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Adelaide, January 21, 2015: Australians' love affair with the bicycle continues unabated, with record numbers of bikes being sold. In October alone nearly 230,000 bicycles were imp...

2014

[05.12.14]
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The standard safety package in the All-New Volvo XC90 includes a world-first run-off road protection package. Addressing these common and complex situations will take Volvo Cars an...
[05.12.14]
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Volvo Cars' safety expert Anders Axelson knows that brilliant ideas can pop up in the strangest of circumstances. A visit to Legoland with his twin daughters in 2007 inspired Ander...
[07.10.14]
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With the development of a new safety feature that locates collision-free escape routes, Volvo Cars has taken one of the final steps towards realising its vision that by 2020 no o...
[21.08.14]
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AstaZero is the world's first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety solutions. Its opening has brought Volvo Car Group a step closer to realising their vision that by...
[22.07.14]
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Extended Park Assist Pilot now offers auto reverse parking into bays Parallel parking now available in to and out of parking spots 360° Surround View gives...
[22.07.14]
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World-first solution for accidental road departures World-first autobrake technology for intersections Queue Assist now with auto steering assistance Five times more Ultra High St...
[29.04.14]
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Volvo Car Group's ground-breaking project 'Drive Me' - featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions - is moving forward rapidly. The first test ...
[14.04.14]
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Volvo Car Group's dedication to protecting the smallest and most vulnerable car occupants celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2014. This ground breaking work started with the wor...
[14.04.14]
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Volvo Car Group today unveils the revolutionary Inflatable Child Seat Concept and explores the future of child protection. As any parent knows, children's car seats are historicall...
[19.03.14]
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Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) are joining forces in a pilot project in which road...
[17.03.14]
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Volvo Cars is conducting research into driver sensors in order to create cars that get to know their drivers. Through systems that can recognise and distinguish whether a driver is...
[11.03.14]
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Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position. The research, which has been financed in strategic co-operati...
[06.03.14]
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Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and Apple Inc. (Apple) are joining forces to make Apple's widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one o...
[09.01.14]
Volvo Car Group keeps on moving towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. In 2013, top results from independent rating institute...
[08.01.14]
Volvo Car Group has established a partnership with the Swedish company POC, which develops high-tech protective gear for gravity sports athletes. The two companies will exchange kn...
[07.01.14]
The launch of cloud-enabled connected car services across the Volvo product portfolio at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the latest proof-point of the v...
[07.01.14]
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With the launch of Sensus Connect, Volvo Car Group reveals an updated on-board infotainment and navigation solutions. Now, Volvo Cars truly offers customers a fully-connected exper...

2013

[13.12.13]
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New Scalable Product Architecture enables Volvo Car Group to move faster towards a crash-free future The elegant design possibilities are the most visually evident - but far from ...
[02.12.13]
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Volvo Cars will play a leading role in the world's first large-scale autonomous driving pilot project in which 100 self-driving Volvo cars will use public roads in everyday driving...