Articles about Volvo

  • Robert’s LEAF diary – week 11: Sweet Dreams

    This is going to sound a little sad, but I did actually dream about driving the Nissan LEAF last night. I’ve put it down to sleeping in an unfamiliar hotel bed, maybe it was that unusual beer I had last night, but gone are the days I dream of meeting a beautiful woman on a tropical beach who was madly in love with me. I now dream about electric cars. I’m not proud.
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    By Robert Llewellyn July 8, 2011 12:45 PM
  • Electric heaven at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed – our guide

    Motorsport legends both human and metal, the world’s finest supercars, historically-significant classics and all things fast and powerful feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – and this year it’s a showcase for new and next-generation technology as well. Concepts and consumer-ready vehicles alike are going to be on show or seen in action, and there’s a fair few electric vehicles amongst these.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 28, 2011 6:40 PM
  • Volvo C30 Electric takes one step closer to a driveway near you

    50 C30 Electrics have been on trial since autumn 2010
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    By Gavin Conway June 8, 2011 5:08 PM
  • Volvo’s Wireless Charging Project for Electric Cars

    Swedish car giant Volvo is participating in a project to develop systems and methods for inductive charging, a method of charging that requires no cables or power sockets.
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    By Staff Writer May 20, 2011 10:30 AM
  • Electric car safety, the Volvo way

    Think Volvo and the chances are you think ‘safety’ – while the rest of the industry eventually caught up, Volvo was the pioneer that introduced such crucial innovations as standard fit seatbelts, side impact beams and collapsible steering columns.
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    By Michael Boxwell May 14, 2011 12:16 PM