Volvo announces plans for ‘deathproof’ cars by the year 2020

January 26, 2016 by  
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For decades Volvo has used the safety story to win over customers. Now Volvo’s CEO has announced plans for completely “deathproof” cars by the year 2020. “If you meet Swedish engineers, they’re pretty genuine,” stated Lex Kerssemakers, CEO of Volvo Cars North America. “They don’t say things when they don’t believe in it.” How will Volvo achieve such a feat? Volvo plans to use the latest autonomous technologies, like adaptive cruise control, auto lane keeping assistance and pedestrian avoidance systems to help drivers avoid a crash. Read the rest of Volvo announces plans for ‘deathproof’ cars by the year 2020

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Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

January 26, 2016 by  
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Taking a hike in the great outdoors is a great way to escape the pollution of the city and get some fresh air. Unfortunately, the gear outdoor enthusiasts rely on to keep them warm and dry in the elements may actually be harming the environments they are exploring. Greenpeace found hazardous chemicals in a recent test, just a few months after asking retailers to reveal the use of certain agents in the manufacturing of waterproof outdoor gear. Read the rest of Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

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Volvo will introduce an electric car by 2019 and it could have a 325 mile driving range

October 19, 2015 by  
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Volvo may soon be one of the first automakers to offer an electric version of every model in its lineup, but the automaker isn’t stopping there on its quest to electrify its vehicles. Volvo has just announced that it is working on an all-new fully electric car that will arrive by 2019, and it could have an impressive 325-mile range. Volvo’s goal is for its electrified models to account for at least 10 percent of its total sales. Read the rest of Volvo will introduce an electric car by 2019 and it could have a 325 mile driving range

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Volvo plans to release hybrid versions of its entire lineup

April 20, 2015 by  
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This year the all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 SUV is slated to hit the road  with a plug-in hybrid powertrain for the first time. This  hybrid version has received so much interest that Volvo is now reportedly working on hybrid versions of its entire lineup—with the next model set to debut later this month at the Shanghai Motor Show . Read the rest of Volvo plans to release hybrid versions of its entire lineup Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2015 Shanghai Auto Show , electric motor , green car , green transportation , hybrid car , plug-in hybrid , shanghai , Shanghai Motor Show , volvo , Volvo S60 , Volvo S60L , Volvo S60L Twin Engine , Volvo XC90 , Volvo XC90 T8

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Volvo’s new connected helmet helps drivers and bikers avoid collision

December 24, 2014 by  
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Several automakers are working on new safety technology that will connect drivers to pedestrians and cyclists, with the ultimate goal of alleviating collisions. Volvo has already revealed technology that helps a car automatically brake for pedestrians and cyclists, but it’s newest technology takes it a step further by establishing 2-way communication between drivers and cyclists. Read the rest of Volvo’s new connected helmet helps drivers and bikers avoid collision Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle helmet , cloud technology , cyclist safety , Ericsson , helmet crash warning , helmet technology , pedestrian safety , smart helmet , Volvo bicycle crash avoidance , Volvo bike helmet , volvo city safety system , Volvo crash avoidance , Volvo crash avoidance helmet , Volvo crash technology , Volvo pedestrian crash avoidance , Volvo XC90

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