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Volvo to end combustion engines by 2019

Volvo held a press conference earlier this morning to announce several new vehicles and powertrains to enter their lineup, and their plans for electrification of models by 2019. Here’s a rundown of the press event. In recent news, Volvo has decided to spin-off their Polestar brand to build high-performance, premium, all-electric models to rival Tesla. In the press conference, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson says the … Continue reading Volvo to end combustion engines by 2019

First Tesla Model 3 expected Friday, first 30 expected end of month, Musk says

The hotly anticipated Model 3 has been rumored, leaked, and talked about by the masses since it was introduced last March. The Model 3 is Tesla’s attempt to bring a premium electric model to the masses, something the Model S and X have failed to achieve due to their high price tags. According to CEO Elon Musk, the first production ready Model 3 is set … Continue reading First Tesla Model 3 expected Friday, first 30 expected end of month, Musk says

Volvo’s future autonomous vehicles to be powered by Nvidia hardware

Swedish automaker Volvo has tapped American GPU manufacturer Nvidia for its ‘Drive Me’ autonomous vehicles initiative. Volvo announced plans to have their own autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021 with the help of Swedish-American firm Autoliv, who builds automotive safety systems, and Nvidia to supply the computing power, or brains of the operation. Volvo will be utilizing Nvidia’s PX Autonomous super-computer chipset announced at … Continue reading Volvo’s future autonomous vehicles to be powered by Nvidia hardware

Volkswagen confirms Microbus Concept headed to production

The wait is finally over, folks. Volkswagen has confirmed that the successor to the iconic hippie-bus will be nearing production by the start of the new decade, as confirmed by VW boss Herbert Diess. The I.D. Minibus concept was shown off at the Detroit Auto Show in January as an all-electric, autonomous people mover. The production version of the minibus will feature an all-electric powerplant … Continue reading Volkswagen confirms Microbus Concept headed to production

Volvo introduces all new 2018 XC60: Swedish simplicity

Volvo has done it once again. Volvo introduced the all-new 2018 XC60 at the Geneva Motor Show that kicked off yesterday. It is replacing the current outgoing XC60, and boasts all-new design and sheet metal.

The XC60 serves as the little brother to the award winning XC90 model, and part of the 60-series of cars behind the (again) award winning 90-Series range. It offers a wide range of engines, trims, and options paired with elegant Swedish design in a smaller package.

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