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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
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

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: 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.
22 Mar 2022

Senseair

Senseair is a gas sensors company, part of the Asahi Kasei group, specializing in non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) technology for carbon dioxide and alcohol detection. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed their Executive Sales Director Pär Nordin to discuss the integration of their products into popular smart home products and automotive vehicles.
18 Mar 2022

3D Electronics/Additive Electronics 2022-2032

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson
15 Mar 2022

Electric Construction Machines Vital for Greener Construction

Construction machines are estimated to generate around 400 Mt of CO2 emission per year, which is around 1.1% of global CO2 emission. Decarbonization of non-road mobile machines will therefore be an important factor in efforts to limit global climate change. With an increasing number of countries around the world committing to a net-zero carbon future, the construction industry is facing growing scrutiny of its' greenhouse gas emissions.
10 Mar 2022

Electric Vehicles in Construction 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr David Wyatt
24 Feb 2022

EV Charging Investments, Interoperability, and Innovations

There has been a ramp-up of charging infrastructure to make EV charging more widespread and publicly accessible. A holistic approach is being taken where fast chargers, destination chargers, and home chargers all play an important role in supporting the different electric segments. The industry is seeing increased investments, collaboration, and innovation that will hopefully help today's parking lots become tomorrow's charging stations.
15 Feb 2022

Unicorn and Volvo Trucks Collaborate on Electric Concrete Mixers

After gaining good experience with a Volvo FE Electric, Unicon is now taking the next big step towards emission-free distribution by introducing a new generation of electric truck mixers with longer range and higher payload. Therefore, the company intends to place the country's largest private single order to date for 11 Volvo FM Electric models that will be converted to truck mixers and operate in Denmark.
8 Feb 2022

Northvolt and Volvo Cars Choose Gothenburg For New Battery Factory

Northvolt and Volvo Cars will place their first joint battery factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, next to Volvo Cars' assembly plant in Torslanda. The new facility will be operational in 2025.