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Volvo Cars partners with TDCX to bolster digital customer experience
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Volvo Cars joins forces with digital solutions provider TDCX to enhance digital customer service amid findings that fewer than 1 in 10 Europeans are happy with car brands' tech offerings.
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FPT Automotive expands with new office in Pune, India
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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FPT Automotive escalates global expansion with a new office in Pune, India, bolstering its presence in the significant automotive and manufacturing hub in a move to join leading global automotive services by 2030.
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EVs to emit forest sounds and choir music to warn pedestrians
Mon, 2nd Mar 2020
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Near-silent EVs are up to twice as likely to have a collision with a pedestrian as a result of the difficulty in hearing them approaching.
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Volvo reveals new Android-powered infotainment system
Fri, 11th Oct 2019
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Volvo launches XC40 with new Google-powered infotainment system, offering Android integration and OTA updates.
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Vehicle connectivity market to surpass US$1b by 2022
Tue, 1st Oct 2019
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As the tech competition heats up, more manufacturers are adding vehicle-to-everything solutions into new vehicles.
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Volvo and Uber team up to deliver self-driving vehicle
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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Volvo and Uber unveil a self-driving car, ready for autonomous ride-sharing.
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Volvo and Varjo launch world-first mixed reality application for car development
Thu, 30th May 2019
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Volvo Cars and Varjo have developed a mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes and designs, using Varjo's high-end augmented reality headsets.
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Your car is watching: Volvo to deploy tech to curb drink drivers
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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The company is introducing a driver monitoring and intervention technology capable of taking control of the car if it detects the driver is drunk or tired.
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NZ needs better tech to catch drivers who can't put their phones down
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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Aussie tech catches 11k drivers on phones; NZ mulls similar move to cut road deaths.
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Volvo Cars and Trucks share live vehicle data, creepy or efficient?
Tue, 8th May 2018
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Volvo Cars & Trucks unite, sharing real-time data to boost road safety.
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Volvo to embed Google in next-gen infotainment system
Tue, 8th May 2018
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Volvo announced it is working with Google to embed Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services.
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Volvo lets 100 families to test fully autonomous vehicles
Wed, 13th Dec 2017
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A world first autonomous driving initiative has launched which will ultimately see 100 families testing fully autonomous vehicles...
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Volvo sells Uber thousands of autonomous cars
Thu, 23rd Nov 2017
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Volvo gears up Uber's fleet with autonomous cars, sealing a major deal for high-tech SPA-based vehicles.
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Volvo race boats could gather the data we need to save the planet
Mon, 20th Nov 2017
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A new environmental initiative will see boats in the Volvo Ocean Race equipped with sensors to gather data on climate change...
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15,000 Aussies participate in APAC's largest cartech survey
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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More than 15,000 Victorian motorists participated in one of the world’s largest surveys of attitudes toward self-driving cars...
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Volvo’s ground-breaking EV strategy embraced by the UN
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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Volvo recognised by UN for groundbreaking electrification strategy as it becomes LEAD member of Global Compact.
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Volvo’s new semi-autonomous XC40 is set to change the way Kiwis drive
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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Volvo's XC40 SUV gears up to revolutionise NZ roads with cutting-edge semi-autonomous tech next year, easing urban driving woes.
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Future Volvo cars aim to adapt to the lifestyle of consumers
Fri, 25th Aug 2017
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Volvo's new cars, informed by global research, to revolutionise in-car storage, addressing modern motorists' needs.
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Time to power up: Kiwi roads are bustling with 4,000 electric vehicles
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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Electric vehicles surge in NZ, hitting 4,000 mark on roads ahead of schedule, as government efforts spark EV adoption boom.
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Car or Camera? Photographer uses Volvo’s XC60 SUV to take spectacular pictures
Mon, 10th Jul 2017
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Award-winning photographer Barbara Davidson captures urban life's essence using Volvo XC60's onboard cameras, presenting a unique artistic and safety fusion.
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Volvo pledges to do away with all conventional combustion engines by 2019
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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Volvo announced that every car it launches from 2019 onward will have an electric motor, marking the historic end for internal combustion engines.
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Volvo XC60 becomes the king of SUVs at the auto express awards
Wed, 5th Jul 2017
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This SUV is an electric-hybrid filled to the brim with the latest car technology, including some self-driving capabilities...
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Volvo discovers that kangaroos confuse their self-driving car
Tue, 4th Jul 2017
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Volvo's self-driving cars hit a hopstacle; the Aussie kangaroo's leap confounds their animal detection system.
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AI and self-driving cars: Could this be the future of road safety?
Wed, 28th Jun 2017
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Volvo's new venture with Autoliv and NVIDIA aims to develop advanced AI for self-driving cars, increasing safety and reducing congestion on the roads.