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Volvo Cars to launch UK autonomous driving trial in London in 2017

Volvo Cars, the Swedish (and Chinese owned) car maker, has announced it is to begin a autonomous driving trial next year . In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding. Last year Volvo previewed testing of its DriveMe technology on main roads in Gothenburg, Sweden , and earlier this month also made known similar plans for testing in USA and China . The company...
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Volvo unveils technology behind first large scale testing of driverless cars testing on city highways to take place in 2017

  20 February 2015 - Volvo yesterday held an online press conference in which it unveiled the technology behind its Drive Me programme , which it claims will be the first large scale, real world testing of autonomous vehicles, using real cars, with regular drivers in normal city traffic. The Swedish manufacture has partnered with the Gothenburg city authorities,...
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Ricardo to lead research into HGV platooning feasibility for Department for Transport

Ricardo has today announced that the Department for Transport has commissioned the Shoreham-by-Sea based engineering consultancy and others to research platooning technology , specifically whether it should be applied to heavy goods vehicles. Ricardo plc will lead a consortium made up TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) , Ricardo AEA (a new operating division of Ricardo plc comprising...
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Apple announces iOS in the Car for displaying (and interacting with) mobile device displays in the dash

10 June 2013 - At its World Wide Developer Conference held today, Apple announced new computers, a pending desktop operating system line named after surfing beaches instead of cats, and previewed its seventh generation mobile operating system that will include a new feature called iOS in the Car . Promised as part of the upgrade to iOS7 due in the the Autumn but not actually available...
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Volvo crowdsources feature suggestions for its On Call app

Volvo, who released its Volvo On Call app in 2012 to give smartphone owners the ability to interact with their car from a distance, has 'crowdsourced' the prioritisation of new feature ideas for updates to it s app - via its Facebook page . The car maker has included a selection of over 400 ideas submitted so far from followers of its On Call Facebook page - with...
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Volvo Car Group and Ericsson join forces to deliver global connected car services

The Swedish companies Volvo Car Group and Ericsson today announced they are to jointly research and developautomotive internet services , creating an ecosystem around 'connected' cars.  This ecosystem, or Connected Vehicle Cloud, will be based on Ericsson's Multiservice Delivery Platform to provide infotainment, apps and communication services in new Volvo...
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Volvo Cars to launch UK autonomous driving trial in London in 2017

Volvo Cars, the Swedish (and Chinese owned) car maker, has announced it is to begin a...

Ricardo to lead research into HGV platooning feasibility for Department for Transport

Ricardo has today announced that the Department for Transport has commissioned the...

Apple announces iOS in the Car for displaying (and interacting with) mobile device displays in the dash

10 June 2013 - At its World Wide Developer Conference held today, Apple announced new...

Volvo crowdsources feature suggestions for its On Call app

Volvo, who released its Volvo On Call app in 2012 to give smartphone owners the ability...

Volvo Car Group and Ericsson join forces to deliver global connected car services

The Swedish companies Volvo Car Group and Ericsson today announced they are to...