Category: Volvo

All Volvos Get The Electric Treatment Starting In 2019

Volvo just announced that every car it makes from 2019 on will have an electric motor. While some models will go all-electric, others will be hybrids. This announcement represents one of the largest shifts from any manufacturer away from the combustion engine. Sure companies like Tesla exist, but they started with a line of EV’s ...

Polestar Will Become Its Own Company Under Volvo

Today, Volvo announced that it will be turning Polestar into a new, separately branded “electrified global high performance car” company. That’s right, future Polestar vehicles will no longer have the Volvo logo on them. Volvo worked together with Polestar in Motorsports since 1996, but it only acquired 100% of Polestar in July 2015. In the ...

An Android Infotainment System In Your Car Might Not Be A Good Idea

Recently, Volvo & Audi announced partnerships with Google. The goal? Creating the next generation of vehicle infotainment by using Android as the main operating system. Just to be clear, we’re not taking about Android Auto which is more of a way to “cast” your smartphone to your car. Instead, these systems may aim to replace ...

Volvo’s First All Electric Car Won’t Be Made In Sweden

Swedish car maker Volvo announced at the Shanghai Auto show that its very first all electric car will be manufactured in china. Sources indicate that Volvo plans to have the vehicles ready by 2019. While Volvo already produces a plug in hybrid, these new cars will be based on an entirely new platform. Volvo’s goal ...