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Volvo Car Corporation, is a Swedish premium automobile manufacturer, owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China.
 
Volvo Cars was owned by AB Volvo until 1999, when it was acquired by the Ford Motor Company as part of its Premier Automotive Group. Geely Holding Group then acquired Volvo Cars from Ford in 2010.
 
Production plants in Belgium, Sweden and China.
 
Production in 2013: 430.000 cars
 
Volvo cars have long been marketed and stressed their historic reputation for solidity and reliability. Volvo is in the forefront of safety engineering.
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2022
25 Jul 2022

Momentum Dynamics

Momentum Dynamics designs and manufactures high power wireless charging systems for commercial fleets. IDTechEx spoke to Senior Consultant Gabriel Samuelsson, who highlighted the technical innovations and deployment strategy for its system.
7 Jul 2022

Hyke: Autonomous Electric Ferry

Volvo supplies lithium-ion cells to Hyke for its energy storage system.
5 Jul 2022

Volvo to Build Electric Cars at a New Plant in Slovakia

Volvo Cars will establish a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and capture future growth potential. The new state-of-the-art plant will be climate neutral and build only electric cars, underpinning the company's ambition to become fully electric by 2030 and climate neutral by 2040, and to continue expanding its global production capacity to match its growth ambitions.
5 Jul 2022

Mack Trucks: Electric Trucks

Mack Trucks are a truck manufacturing company and first showcased their electric Mack LR model in 2016.
4 Jul 2022

VTNA: Electric Trucks

In September 2019, Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) unveiled their VNR electric zero-emission truck.
4 Jul 2022

PowerCell: Megawatt Fuel Cell Systems

PowerCell makes and supplies ruggedized heavy-duty fuel cell systems. IDTechEx caught up with the company to discuss their innovations and latest MW-scale projects.
4 Jul 2022

Futuricum: Electric Mixer Truck

In March 2020, Swiss engineering firm Designwerk Technologies along with Liebherr launched all-electric concrete mixer trucks (the ETM 1005 and 1205) under the Designwerk brand 'Futuricum'.
29 Jun 2022

MAN: Electric Trucks

MAN (part of VW's Traton Group) have been making their MAN eTGM truck in small series production since late 2019. In 2021, they announced their intention to begin series production of electric trucks in Munich in 2024.
24 Jun 2022

Volvo Trucks: Electric Trucks

Volvo are leading truck electrification in Europe, offering a full range of medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.
Included are:
24 Jun 2022

Renault Trucks: Electric Trucks

Renault Trucks (part of the Volvo Group) launched their range of fully electric trucks in 2019.
22 Jun 2022

Volvo Trucks Showcases New Zero Emissions Truck

To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks already today offers battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option will be added to its product portfolio - fuel cell electric trucks powered by hydrogen.
16 May 2022

Lion Electric: Electric Buses and Trucks

Production-ready Volvo VNR Class 8 electric truck.
16 May 2022

Join the Upcoming Webinar on Electric Vehicle Markets Land, Sea, Air

Thursday 19 May 2022 - The Targets, the Sales and the Shortages. This webinar will provide a snapshot of electric car, electric two-wheeler, electric bus, electric truck, electric boat and electric air taxi (aka eVTOL) markets in 2021, with discussion around short-term outlooks.
16 May 2022

Battery Swapping for Electric Vehicles 2022-2032: Technology, Players and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Shazan Siddiqi and Dr James Edmondson
13 May 2022

Electric Vehicles Land, Sea, Air - Record Growth as Challenges Mount

Elon Musk once made a prediction that every form of transport, with the exception of space-faring rockets, will become electric. This prediction is starting to materialize as markets for electric cars, trucks, buses, boats, two-wheelers and air taxis reached new heights in 2021.
13 May 2022

Gas Sensors 2022-2032: Technology, Opportunities, Players, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Tess Skyrme and Dr Matthew Dyson
5 May 2022

Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Clean trucks will be used to clean more cities around Europe, as Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.
5 May 2022

Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea & Air 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Alex Holland, Dr David Wyatt, Dr James Edmondson and Shazan Siddiqi
29 Apr 2022

Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project

Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action formally announced its "Battery Pass" project and its eleven consortium members, including Circulor, the leading supply chain traceability provider, as the project's technology implementor. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year, German-funded R&D project to develop core data specifications and technical standards for a "passport", as well as a standardized dataspace to manage batteries that are manufactured or placed into service in the European Union.
4 Apr 2022

PolyIC

PolyIC are a division of Kurz and have had success commercializing its transparent conductive film for backlit touch-sensitive automotive controls. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Wolfgang Clemens at LOPEC 2022 to find out about the latest developments and why this technology has beaten in-mold electronics to commercial adoption in the automotive sector.