A tatty-looking car led inquisitive police officers to a disqualified driver, a quantity of drugs and a hidden knife in Mansfield. They became suspicious of the tired-looking red Volvo on Warwick Drive at around 3.45pm on Saturday (June 19) and pulled it over. After noticing a strong smell of cannabis, officers searched the car and found a small quantity of cannabis and a lock-knife.
DETROIT, June 24 (Reuters) - Volvo Cars plans to make lidar sensors standard equipment in a new generation of its XC90 SUV next year as part of a strategy to deploy more advanced safety and automated driving technology that relies on precise images of the world around the vehicle.
A driver has been arrested after police spotted him travelling at 126mph on a Yorkshire motorway. Officers from South Yorkshire Police's operational support team started their evening shift last night (Jun 23) by tracking down the driver of this Volvo on the M18 at Doncaster, shortly after 8pm.
Someone was in a hurry to get somewhere last night, according to police. Officers from SYP Operational Support team started their evening shift last night by tracking down the driver of this Volvo on the M18 at Doncaster. at 8.10pm. They clocked him travelling at 126mph.
Stourbridge man arrested after car is driven into Gigmill pub crowd A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of wounding after it's alleged he deliberately drove at a group of people on a Stourbridge pub patio. A 24-year-old from Stourbridge handed himself in at a police station at 10.30am on Wednesday (June 23) after a car crashed outside the Gigmill pub on South Road last Friday night (June 18).
Crash outside Esso garage in Devizes causes delays A crash outside the Esso garage in Devizes caused delays this morning (June 23). Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene, and traffic was directed away from the incident. Between 9 and 10am, there were tailbacks across the town centre.
Volvo said it is planning a joint venture with leading Swedish battery company Northvolt to develop and produce more sustainable batteries. The batteries are intended for use in next-gen pure-electric Volvo and Polestar models. Volvo said it and Northvolt are planning an R&D center in Sweden as a first step in the 50/50 joint venture.
New ‘Care by Volvo’ subscription service is available for the pure-electric model. Volvo’s XC40 Recharge has gone on sale online where it can be purchased either outright or via two different subscription packages. Though the fully electric XC40 Recharge can be bought for £49,950, Volvo expects 95 per cent of its retail business to be through its Care by Volvo Fixed and Flexible monthly subscription packages.
Volvo has revised the electric XC40’s pricing and trim-level structure, with a simplified three-tier system Volvo has revised the pure-electric XC40 Recharge range’s trim structure, offering buyers of its all-electric SUV more choice. The XC40 EV is available to order now with prices starting from £49,950, which makes it a direct rival for the upcoming Tesla Model Y.
A man has died after crash which closed the A12 in Essex for several hours yesterday. The collision between a Honda Jazz and V50 Sport Volvo happened between Hatfield Peverel and Boreham just before 11.50am. The driver of the Honda, a man in his 40s, was taken to hospital but later died.
OSLO, Norway, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division of Nel ASA (Nel), (OSE: NEL), has entered into a collaboration for a fossil-free hydrogen facility in Hofors, Sweden, together with partners Ovako, Volvo, Hitachi ABB, and H2 Green Steel.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a “altercation” between two drivers in Dundee which involved a collision and an alleged assault. Officers have asked those who may have witnessed the incident to come forward as they investigate. Tayside Police Division said the “altercation” took place at Claypotts junction traffic lights in Dundee at around 6.10pm on Wednesday June 16.
Electric car battery factory will help to power the Swedish firm’s next-generation models. Volvo and Swedish battery company Northvolt have announced plans to build a European electric car battery gigafactory by 2026. It forms part of the Swedish car firm’s commitment to electrification and its plans for half of the cars it sells to be pure electric by the middle of the decade and 100 per cent by 2030.
A driver who crashed into a group of people outside a Black Country pub is still in hiding three days after the attack. The car was driven towards the Gigmill pub on South Road in Norton, Stourbridge, injuring a man and three women at around 10pm on Friday.
Volvo and Sweden's Northvolt have joined forces to build a new battery factory in Europe as the automaker aims to sell only fully electric cars by 2030, the companies said Monday. Swedish automaker Volvo and the battery start-up said that, through a joint venture, they will build a gigafactory with a potential capacity of 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) per year, with production expected to start in 2026.
The Swedish firm has used Geely cash and technology to remarkable effect Open gallery Close Has any marque, Tesla aside, had a better decade than Volvo? It’s set to be floated imminently at a valuation of somewhere between £15 billion and £20bn, representing quite a return for Geely, which 11 years ago took the plunge on a £1.4bn purchase that many questioned the wisdom of.