04 octobre 2016

Volvo Cars powers ADAS services via HERE location cloud

Volvo Cars powers ADAS services via HERE location cloud Nokia's HERE division revealed it is powering a range of connected car features for Volvo Cars under a multi-year agreement signed earlier this year. HERE is enabling Volvo to offer an in-car control system named Sensus by providing the car manufacturer with access to its location cloud. Volvo's first Sensus-equipped car was its latest XC90, which began shipping earlier in 2015, offering drivers access to smart guidance services that can be presented via a heads-up display. In... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2015

Volvo bets on hybrids, autonomous car technology

Volvo is on the verge of a major step in its evolution, beginning with the launch of the all-new 2016 XC90. At a recent media event, we sat down with Volvo chief Hakan Samuelsson, who enlightened us about what, exactly, the Swedes are up to. Most interesting perhaps, Samuelsson believes pure electric cars are not the way forward from a market perspective. Volvo believes traditional hybrids are the future, and Samuelsson says the combustion engine will stay, acting in harmony with the electric motor. "We're rather clear on that. With... [Lire la suite]