Three years on from the end of One Tonne Life, the ground-breaking project, initiated by A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars,
has inspired a growing number of people to choose products that help
them lead a climate-smart lifestyle. One example of these active choices
is the Jogensjö family, with dad Jon, mum Tina and son Nils, who are
now enjoying a comfortable, low-carbon lifestyle in the house that was
at the heart of the One Tonne Life project.
Tonne Life gained a lot of media and public attention in 2010 and 2011.
The project involved the cooperation of A-hus, Vattenfall…
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Children's car seats are historically bulky, hard to move and tedious to mount. This is why Volvo Cars
has designed a lightweight and inflatable rear-facing child seat
concept using groundbreaking technology. The seat is safe, easy to pack
and carry, and will enable parents to use it in many situations not
practical with the seats on the market today.
Lawrence Abele, design manager at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center...
A wider choice of personalization possibilities is in sharp focus when Volvo presents the new model year 2015 line-up. Buyers of the Volvo XC60, V70, XC70 and S80 can order a stunning interior upgrade with the new luxurious Inscription package.
Inscription package offers consumers a complete luxury upgrade of the
interior. It is perfectly in line with our aim to move Volvo towards a
more premium brand...
Volvo Cars and Apple Inc. are joining forces to make Apple’s widely-used and hugely admired operating system available to drivers, bringing together one of the world’s most progressive car companies and the world’s most famous technology company. The alliance promises to transform the in-car experience. Called Apple CarPlay, the new service brings all the features and services familiar to iPad, iPhone or iPod users directly into the car via Volvo Cars' large center console touch screen display.
The interaction between Apple’s operating system and Volvo Cars' newly-designed in car software and interface promise to transform the…
After unveiling two applauded concept cars in the Concept Coupe and the Concept XC Coupe, Volvo proudly presents the final car in the series. The Concept Estate is a tribute to creativity and an embodiment of Scandinavian luxury. The silhouette is a powerful display of bold proportions, full of grace and confidence.
The Concept Estate shows how the interior of Volvo’s upcoming models will both look and function. The most prominent interior design feature is the simplicity, utilizing exclusive materials and bringing the driver cutting edge technology and authentic craftsmanship in perfect harmony. The traditional selection of buttons and…
In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world’s first delivery of food to the car – a new form of "roam delivery" services. The service, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, allows consumers to have their shopping delivered straight to their car, no matter where they are.
Making deliveries directly to your car is one example of Volvo Cars' exploring the potential of connected cars to create solutions that simplify our everyday lives. The pilot program has also revealed 92 percent of people found it more convenient to receive…
The Volvo wagon is most definitely back in the U.S., and together with performance and tuning partner Polestar, 2014 also welcomes the quickest factory Volvos to date: The V60 and S60 Polestar. Only 120 of the ultra-limited edition sportswagon and sedan will be available in the U.S.
With a host of upgrades, from the chassis all the way through to the exterior, the latest from the Volvo and Polestar partnership represent the best automotive experience that Sweden has to offer. Both models will be on display in the U.S. for the very first time at a special…
The VolvoConcept XC Coupé has a strong connection to both an active outdoor lifestyle and Volvo Car Group's aim to offer customers a world-class safety and support package. “Enjoying a car with great power and capabilities, at the same time as you are safe and protected, gives a great feeling of joy and freedom,” says Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars. See what else he has to say about how safety relates to the Volvo brand:
Your design direction is based on the core virtues of Scandinavian Design. What’s the connection to Volvo Concept…
The first scientific experiment of its kind has revealed that beautiful car design can tangibly evoke a powerful range of feelings that are on a par with the most basic of human emotions. The scientific experiment, conducted by Volvo Car Group in collaboration with EEG specialists Myndplay, tested respondents to analyze how the brain reacts emotionally to car design and how design aesthetics actually make us feel.
EEG is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp and measures voltage fluctuations resulting from ionic current flows within the neurons of the brain. The experiment proved that humans react emotionally to…