2020 Volvo Cars & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge

Winners of 2020 Volvo Cars & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge announced

Six Malaysian interior design firms have been picked as the winners of the 2020 Volvo Cars & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge. The event, which began in May this year, required participants to submit their most creative ideas which could bring Scandinavian philosophy of human-centric design to the fore, focusing on functionality and sustainability to bring out […]

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Volvo Cars working with China Unicom to develop 5G technology for automotive applications

5G – the next generation of mobile network technology – will become commercially available from 2020 onwards (third quarter in Malaysia) and users will benefit from significantly more advanced connectivity. Carmakers are also using 5G technology for communication between cars and infrastructure. For example, Volvo Cars and China Unicom are joining forces to work together in […]

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Volvo’s first fully electric model line starts with the new XC40 Recharge

Some years back, Hakan Samuelsson, President & CEO of Volvo Cars declared that the company is determined to be the first premium carmaker to move its entire portfolio of vehicles into electrification. After starting with hybrids, the plan was to have fully electric models by the end of this decade and with three months remaining, […]

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Volvo Cars and Geely to merge engine operations to create stand-alone business

Volvo Cars and Geely, both part of the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (ZGH), intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business. This will see the establishment of  a new global supplier that will seek to develop next-generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains. The proposed new business would clear the way for […]

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Volvo XC40 Recharge

First fully electric production Volvo model to be launched next month (w/VIDEO)

‘Electrification’ has been a buzzword in the auto industry over the past few years as carmakers have announced plans for the next decade. Tightening emission regulations have forced them to accelerate solutions which largely use electrification of powertrains, either as hybrids or as fully electric. Volvo Cars was one of the early companies to make […]

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The New 2019 Volvo S60 – Thor’s Hammer Strikes Again! [+Videos]

Does anyone remember the Volvo S60 of the new millennium? If you’re a car freak like me, you should. Debuting in 2000, there was one variant brought in by (then) Federal Auto Cars called the S60 T5 and it looked like this: Well, unbeknownst to many, this was one of the cars that actually began […]

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Volvo to work with public to ready autonomous cars

Volvo is one of the pioneers of autonomous cars, this news isn’t new. What is however, is the fact that the Swedish automaker will be developing its fleet of self driving vehicles with the help of regular civilians. Select Swedish families will be responsible for testing these cars on the public roads of Gothenburg and […]

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Volvo wins Car Technology Brand of the Year award

Volvo’s latest technology innovations have not gone unnoticed. Through them, the automaker was named Car Technology Brand of the Year for the second year running. The Volvo XC60 was awarded Best Safety Technology for its Steering Support system, Best Navigation, and Best Safest Car due to its exceptional Euro NCAP safety rating. The Car Tech […]

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SISMA Auto launches new Volvo Showroom in Bukit Bintang

Malaysia’s newly appointed authorised dealer for Volvo Car Malaysia that is SISMA Auto has just launched the all-new showroom located at Menara Worldwide on Jalan Bukit Bintang. The brand new city centre showroom is strategically placed just a stone’s throw away from the Pavillion shopping centre. Offering the best of what Swedish motoring has to […]

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