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Volvo SUV Saves the Lives of S. Korean Celebrity Couple

Volvo SUV Saves the Lives of S. Korean Celebrity Couple

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean television announcer couple Choi Dong-seok and Park Ji-yoon were recently involved in a horrible car accident when the vehicle they were driving collided with a truck driving the wrong way on the highway. Despite the serious collision, Choi, Park and their children all escaped serious injury, raising [...]

SK Telecom to Supply Car Infotainment System to Volvo in S. Korea

SK Telecom to Supply Car Infotainment System to Volvo in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Monday its car infotainment system will be installed in Volvo vehicles sold in South Korea. Under the partnership with Volvo Car Korea Co., the South Korean telecommunications firm will supply its in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system and will cooperate to develop IVI-related technologies. SK Telecom said [...]

Samsung SDI, Volvo Join Hands to Develop Battery Packs for Electric Trucks

Samsung SDI, Volvo Join Hands to Develop Battery Packs for Electric Trucks

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDI Co, a major electric vehicle battery maker, will join hands with Volvo Group to develop battery packs for electric trucks, the company said Thursday. In a strategic alliance with Sweden-based Volvo Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles, Samsung SDI will provide battery cells [...]

Volvo Pioneers Autonomous, Self-driving Refuse Truck in the Urban Environment

Volvo Pioneers Autonomous, Self-driving Refuse Truck in the Urban Environment

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) –In the latest research and development in self-driving vehicles, Volvo Group, together with Swedish waste and recycling specialists Renova, is testing a pioneering autonomous refuse truck that has the potential to be used across the urban environment. The project explores how automation can contribute to enhanced traffic safety, improved working conditions and [...]