Category: Volvo

From Volvo: Las Vegas, NV – The launch of cloud-enabled connected car services across the Volvo product portfolio at the 2014 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas is the latest evidence of the visionary partnership between Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and Ericsson. Leveraging extensive consumer research and industry-leading innovation, the partnership has focused [...]

Volvo’s President & CEO, Tony Nikolosi

Los Angeles, CA – Volvo’s President & CEO of North America, Tony Nikolosi, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Volvo since 2008. Nikolosi talks about the downturn Volvo took after Ford Motor Company stopped investing money in Volvo products. Volvo has always been known for safety. As Volvo makes a comeback [...]

2013 Shanghai auto show floor scenes

Shanghai, China – Scenes from the 2013 Shanghai auto show includes the women, the characters, the police and the cars. Watch the video to see BMW, BYD, Peugeot, Renault, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Geely, Opel, Mazda, Smart, Brabus, Citroen, Luxgen, JAC, Infiniti, Volvo, Continental, Buick, Kia, Chevy and Jeep on the floor of the Shanghai auto [...]

Volvo’s John Maloney

John Maloney, President and CEO, Volvo North American talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Volvo. How is Volvo doing? What new products is Volvo bringing out? What is Polestar? Where are the new Volvos being designed? Is Volvo producing in other countries than Sweden? How critical is California to Volvo? 41 percent of [...]

China, joint ventures, domestic and foreign cars on the John Batchelor radio show

Gordon Chang, Forbes, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com talk about China and cars. Some of the back stories that make up the radio show are; Why didn’t Subaru get approval for a Joint Venture in China? Marvin Zhu, a correspondent for LMC Automotive, wrote [...]

Every vote is going to count in the presidential election. Every dollar needs to be spent wisely to garner the vote of each constituent. How do candidates know if their dollars are being spent wisely? A new study by Strategic Vision, a research-based consulting group, shows the psychological purchasing power of each party. Over the [...]

Dr. Ralf Cramer, Continental AG chassis and safety

Dr. Ralf Cramer is the President and Member of the Executive Board, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental AG. Dr. Cramer is responsible for integrating active and passive safety with driving dynamics. He oversees the Business Units Electronic Brake Systems, Hydraulic Brake Systems, Sensorics, Passive Safety & ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and Chassis Components. This [...]

Geely’s car designer, Peter Horbury, at 2011 LA auto show

Peter Horbury has worked all over the world in different car companies as a famed car designer. He is best known for reviving the Volvo brand. In 2009 Horbury returned to Volvo as Vice President of Design. Horbury is leaving Volvo, and will be Senior Vice President of design at Geely Group. In 2010, Geely [...]

Volvo electric vehicles at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum

Berlin, Germany – Paul Gustavsson,Senior Vice President of Business Development for Volvo Cars Corporation talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum. From Volvo’s press release: First official Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid test drive in Berlin – advanced technology – combined with luxury design from Volvo Car Corporation The first [...]