With just days to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday the busiest online shopping days of the Christmas season Swedens Volvo Cars has unveiled a brand-new way to take some of the hassle out of Christmas shopping.
The first Volvo designed from the ground up for plug-in/electrification compatibility, the Volvo XC90 T8 delivers all the performance of a luxury SUV, but with emission levels that even small hybrid cars struggle to match.
Volvo Car Group, the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) are joining forces in a pilot project in which road friction information from individual cars is shared within a cloud-based system
Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position. The research, which has been financed in strategic co-operation with the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), is a potential key to the implementation of self-driving vehicles.