19 décembre 2017

Volvo is reportedly scaling back its ambitious self-driving car experiment

It’s been awhile since we heard anything about Volvo’s audacious experiment to deliver 100 self-driving cars to regular people in Sweden for testing. The program, called Drive Me, was supposed to kick off in 2017, but now the company says it’s pushing the date to 2021. Moreover, Volvo is scaling back the number of cars involved, according to Automotive News. Under the original plans first announced in 2015, Volvo would deliver 100 of its XC90 SUVs to real families in Sweden, followed by a similar number of vehicles to families in... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2016

Volvo will test in London its autonomous driverless car

The live test "will start early in 2017 with a limited number of semi-autonomous cars and will expand in 2018 to include up to 100 autonomous cars, making it the most extensive test program on British roads" said the brand in a statement.London is the second city chosen by Volvo to launch these vehicles, after Gothenburg, where it has its headquarters and where the general public tests should also start next year. Tests supervised by Volvo engineers began on the streets of the Swedish second agglomeration 2014. Volvo is a member, with... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2015

Electric cars with automation support sustainability !

Volvo is getting ready to provide safe mobility in a 2017 test program for completely distracted driving on a 30 mile ring road in Gothenberg, Sweden. This movie explains what happens if the driver's attention cannot be gained. The video describes the technology solution Volvo Cars has choosen to their autonomous test fleet within the Drive Me project. The video consists of running footage of a Drive Me test car and animations of the different sensors and functionalities. With voiceover. Drive Me is a unique large-scale autonomous... [Lire la suite]