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Volvo and NTU to Trial Autonomous Electric Buses in Singapore

Volvo and NTU to Trial Autonomous Electric Buses in Singapore 7900 sustainable urban mobility

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore‘s drive to create new solutions for tomorrow‘s sustainable public transport. For Volvo, this will be its first autonomous application

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Volvo Cars to Supply Tens of Thousands of Autonomous Drive Compatible Cars to Uber

Volvo Cars to Supply Tens of Thousands of Autonomous Drive Compatible Cars to Uber autonomous vehicle driverless self driving ride hailing sharing hailing urban mobility

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has signed a framework agreement with Uber, the ride-sharing company, to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles are developed on Volvo Cars’ fully modular, in-house developed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). SPA is one of the most advanced car architectures in the world and

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Volvo Receives Largest Ever Order of Fully Electric Buses for Norway

Volvo electric Bus 7900 Receives Largest Ever Order of Fully Electric Buses for Norway electromobility sustainable urban mobility

Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order of fully electric buses. Tide Buss has placed an order for 25 Volvo 7900 Electric buses for the city of Trondheim, Norway. ESKILSTUNA, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sustainable Urban Mobility Public transportation administration company AtB in Trondheim leads the way in the introduction of alternative propulsion technologies. In 2010 they were among the

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Volvo Trials Autonomous Self-driving Garbage Truck

Volvo Trials Autonomous Self driving Garbage refuse Truck

In the latest research and development in self-driving vehicles, Volvo Group, together with Swedish waste and recycling specialists Renova, is testing a pioneering autonomous refuse truck that has the potential to be used across the urban environment.   Driver & Truck Volvo Group’s autonomous refuse truck is designed to make the driving safer in residential areas, not least when reversing.

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Volvo’s Electric Buses Starts Operation in Luxemburg

Volvo's Electric Buses Starts Operation in Luxemburg Volvo 7900 electric vehicle sustainable urban mobility

The City As part of Differdange’s sustainable urban mobility initiative, the city’s public transport operator has deployed a fleet of Volvo electric buses on its roads. Started in June, four electric buses are currently used on four routes of 8 to 9.5 km stretch. Each bus has a driving time of 25 minutes, then the buses’ batteries are fast-charged in

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Canadian Cities Commits to Sustainable Urban Mobility

Canadian Cities Commit to Sustainable Urban Mobility Electric Bus Nova LFSe

The Regional Municipality of York’s approved an Ontario-wide plan for the demonstration and integration of electric buses. SAINT-EUSTACHE, QC, March 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Following a decision by the City of Brampton almost two weeks ago, it was the Regional Municipality of York’s turn to approve an Ontario-wide plan for the demonstration and integration of electric buses. As an industrial partner of the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium

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Volvo Cars named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2017

Volvo Cars named Most Ethical Companies in 2017

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, announced today that it has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is the first time that Volvo Cars has received this recognition. 124 companies have been listed this year, with Volvo Cars one

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AeroVironment Selected by Volvo Cars to Develop and Deliver Its First Custom Global Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Third strategic initiative between Volvo Cars and AeroVironment builds on the successful in-trunk TurboCord™ and the dealer infrastructure EVSE-RS charging station programs EV Charger to support Volvo Cars’ customers in European, Chinese, North American and other global markets Global EV Charging Station’s design will complement Volvo Cars’ attention to luxury, safety and excellence March 09, 2017 02:00 PM Eastern Standard

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TomTom Selected by Volvo Cars to Power Drive Me Programme

TomTom today announced that Volvo Cars Corporation selected TomTom’s HD Map to power the first phase of the Volvo Drive Me programme. Drive Me is Volvo’s groundbreaking research project into autonomous driving wherein real drivers will integrate autonomous driving into their daily lives on public roads. The first group of drivers will be recruited in Gothenburg, Sweden, with further pilot

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Volvo Buses Receives Order for 90 Electric Buses From Belgium

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, Feb 09, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order for complete solutions for electric bus traffic. The Belgian cities of Charleroi and Namur have together ordered 90 Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses as well as 12 charging stations. The buyer is public transport company TEC Group. The charging stations will be delivered by ABB. The order from TEC

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