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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 [...]

Volvo Car’s all-new XC90 will be the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV

Volvo Car’s all-new XC90 will be the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV

Göteborg, Sweden, July 8, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Volvo Car’s all-new XC90 will offer an unrivalled combination of power and clean operation when it is launched later this year. The all-wheel drive, seven seater offers drivers up to 400 horsepower but with carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of around 60 g/km (NEDC driving cycle). There has never been [...]