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Volvo working with California on more stringent emissions standards

It'll join Ford, BWM, Honda, VW in siding with states, not the EPA

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Geely plans to launch hundreds of satellites to guide autonomous cars

They'd beam down high-speed internet, navigation data and cloud computing

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said on Tuesday it was investing 2.27 billion yuan ($326 million) in a new satellite manufacturing plant, where it plans to build low-orbit satellites to provide more accurate data for self-driving cars. Geely, one of China's most internationally-known companies due to its investments in Daimler, Volvo and Proton, is building the facilities in Taizhou, where it has car plants. It aims to produce 500 satellites a year by around 2025, with around 300 highly-

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2020 Volvo XC90 T8 Luggage Test | What you'd expect

Finding out how many bags fit behind the raised third row

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First the Volvo XC90, now Polestar. Meet the man behind both

CEO Thomas Ingenlath tells us what Polestar is, how it's changed and where it's going

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Autoblog's June 2019 Editors' Picks

Here are the best cars we drove in June.

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The Volvo XC90 Armored is a 10,000-pound bullet-stopping family SUV

Thwart those stray explosions and rounds on your way to soccer practice

Thwart those stray explosions and rounds on your way to soccer practice.

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Volvo will limit top speed on all its vehicles to 112 mph

In the works: geofencing, distraction and intoxication technologies

In the works: geofencing, distraction and intoxication technologies.

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2020 Volvo XC90 refresh will add electrified ‘B’ variant

Kinetic energy recovery system improves fuel economy up to 15 percent

Kinetic energy recovery system improves fuel economy up to 15 percent

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Uber resumes self-driving car testing 9 months after fatal crash

Only in daylight, only in fair weather, only with two humans aboard, only under 25 mph

Only in daylight, only in fair weather, only with two humans aboard, only under 25 mph.

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This V2V is Volvo to Volvo: Cars, trucks to share traffic caution data

When a Volvo switches on hazards, nearby Volvos will know

Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks are separate companies, and have been for almost 20 years. The separation occurred in 1999, when Volvo Group sold its car manufacturing business to Ford, which in turn sold Volvo Cars to Geely in 2010. But despite being separate, the vehicle makers share a name, and now they will also share data between their products to prevent accidents.

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Lidar maker Velodyne is confused by fatal Uber crash

‘Our lidar doesn't make the decision to put on the brakes ...’

Lidar maker Velodyne has put out a statement concerning the fatal accident between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, last week. Uber's self-driving Volvo XC90 uses a Velodyne lidar (light detection and range) unit, said to be an HDL-64E. That model has a 360-degree field-of-view and a 120-meter range, so one of the big questions has been why didn't the sensors pick up pedestrian Elaine Herzberg before the vehicle hit her. Velodyne president Marta Thoma Hall told Bloo

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Uber slow to grow its autonomous vehicle R&D center near Detroit

7 workers, 3 openings toward its goal of 120 Motor City workers

A slow start on its goals of hiring 120 workers for self-driving cars

Volvo sets another earnings record, sees more growth ahead under Geely

Here's what's next as Geely looks to Volvo trucks, reportedly buys a stake in Daimler.

Here's what's next as Geely looks to Volvo trucks, reportedly buys a stake in Daimler.

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Volvo fights to maintain its comeback momentum

Sluggish start to 2017 shows cracks in foundation built on new products.

An $11-billion gamble paid off – for awhile.

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