Uber Buying Thousands Of Self-Driving Cars From VolvoVolvo Cars said Monday it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet.
Volvo Becoming 1st Major Carmaker To Forgo Traditional EnginesVolvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first traditional automaker to forgo the combustion engine altogether.
Volvo Recalls 74K Cars, SUV's Over Seat Belt ProblemsVolvo is recalling about 74,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the front passenger seat belt may not hold people in a crash.
Massive Airbag Recall Could Include Tesla, Mercedes, OthersSeven more companies including Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.
Smart App Lets You Control Your Volvo Like James Bond... AlmostVolvo and Apple have teamed up to create an smart app that gives your Apple Watch, iPad, Android Wear or Windows Phone almost 007-like control.
Volvo Mows Down Journalists During Demo, Driver Didn't Buy 'Pedestrian Detection' OptionCameras were rolling when a group of unsuspecting journalists stood in front of a Volvo XC60 to see a demonstration of its 'self-parking' feature, and the car suddenly plowed into them at full speed.
21-Year-Old Man Dies In Crash After His Car Drifts Into Oncoming Traffic In LivermoreThe driver was from Modesto. Police said he was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Bay Area Car Owner Battles Insurance Company Trying To Total His Volvo After VandalismCar insurance is supposed to protect you when your car gets damaged. But, a Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon - and neither would result in the simple repairs he needed.
Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.
Apple 'CarPlay' Promises iPhone Integration Into New Cars' DashboardsApple is teaming up with major car makers to make iPhone applications easier for drivers to use while they're on the road.
Worker Crushed To Death At Volvo-Owned Plant In San LeandroA mechanic was crushed to death by a tractor in a workplace accident Thursday at a Volvo-owned construction equipment company in San Leandro.