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  • Shiv Kapur finishes tied 31st in Shanghai, China's Wu Ashun wins title 10 hours 10 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Shiv Kapur ended with a modest one-under 71 to finish tied 31st at Volvo China Open on Sunday even as Wu Ashun became the first Chinese to win a European Tour event on home soil when he held off a spirited challenge from England's David Howell. Kapur, who started the...
  • Wu Ashun wins Volvo China Open for 1st European Tour title 16 hours 54 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour title on home soil when he beat David Howell by one stroke to capture the Volvo China Open on Sunday. The 29-year-old Wu, who plays primarily on the Japan Tour, was the steadiest player during the final round,...
  • Shiv Kapur drops to tied 47th in Volvo China Open Yesterday

    Shanghai: Shiv Kapur, hit by a triple bogey and three other bogeys, dropped to tied 47th after carding a three-over 75 and in round three of the Volvo China Open on Saturday. Kapur, who was seventh after the first day, is now one-over 217 after a round that had three birdies,...
  • Shiv Kapur lets slip steady run with two closing bogeys in Volvo China Open 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Indian golfer Shiv Kapur was left ruing his back-to-back bogeys in the final holes on back nine as he fall behind to tied 15th at the midway stage of the Volvo China Open on Friday. Kapur, who was going steady at two-under through 16 holes and was inside Top-10, finished...
  • Julien Quesne takes 1-stroke lead at Volvo China Open 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Julien Quesne shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Alexander Levy and Peter Uihlein after the second round at the Volvo China Open. The Frenchman, a two-time winner on the European Tour, had six birdies and one bogey for an 8-under 136 overall score. "We...
  • Three golfers tied for lead after first round at Volvo China Open 3 days ago

    Shanghai: Most golfers at the Volvo China Open had trouble keeping their approach shots from flying off the firm greens at Tomson Golf Course on Thursday. For a trio of European Tour veterans playing some of their best golf at the moment, the difficult conditions didn't pose too much of a...
  • Volvo launches the V40 Cross Country petrol in India at Rs 27 lakh 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Volvo has launched the V40 Cross Country in India at Rs 27 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The petrol variant joins the diesel variant which was launched a couple of years ago and is priced at Rs 32 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The Volvo V40 Cross Country petrol squares off against the Mercedes-Benz A-Class...
  • Volvo to bring driverless cars on roads in 2017 February 21, 2015

    Stockholm: Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars has announced that it had completed designs for self-driving cars which it plans to put on the road in two years. "Volvo Cars has designed a complete production-viable autonomous driving system," Peter Mertens, head of Volvo's research and development said in a statement. "The key to making...
  • Volvo cars plans to launch self-driving cars in 2017 February 20, 2015

    Stockholm:Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars announced Thursday that it had completed designs for self-driving cars which it plans to put on the road in two years. "Volvo Cars has designed a complete production-viable autonomous driving system," Peter Mertens, head of Volvo's research and development said in a statement. "The key to making this...
  • Revamped bus service in Kolkata on anvil October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: The metropolis will soon have a revamped bus service system in place with the Calcutta State Transport Corporation planning to introduce more buses and route realignment. The plan involves putting more buses on roads in addition to a fleet of AC and non-AC Volvo, Ashok Leyland buses already introduced,...
  • Selfparking to autonomous braking: Here's how smart cars will change driving July 17, 2014

    Paris: Why waste your time looking for a place to park when your car can do it for you? An idea that was pure science fiction only a few years ago is becoming reality thanks to automatic robot cars. A car with no one on board drives into a car park...
  • Bhullar tied 38th at Volvo China, Kapur, Jeev struggle April 24, 2014

    Shenzhen: Gaganjeet Bhullar alone shot an under-par round from among the three Indians in the fray to be tied 38th at the Volvo China Open here on Thursday. Bhullar, who was two-under with two holes, including a par-5 to go, dropped a late bogey to finish at one-under 71. Shiv Kapur,...
  • Volvo's inflatable child car seat concept that fits into a small bag April 14, 2014

    Child car seats are important for the safety of infants, but carrying a seat along is a pain and also eats up sitting space. To solve this, Volvo has designed an inflatable rearward-faced child seat concept that weighs around 5kgs and fits into a small bag. The concept seat has...
  • 2014 Volvo S80 facelift launched in India at Rs 41.35 lakh March 20, 2014

    Volvo has launched the new face lifted version of its flagship S80 sedan in India. The price for the new model is Rs 41.35 lakh ex-Delhi. There are two variants of offer- D4 is priced at Rs 41.35 while the D5 is priced at Rs 44.80 lakh. The design of the...
  • Infosys inks applications development deal with Volvo March 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys, India's second-biggest IT outsourcer by revenue, said on Monday it has won a multi-year contract from Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations. Infosys will provide applications to support multiple operations, including marketing and sales, customer service, manufacturing, product development and corporate functions, it said...
  • Change your bus design, Karnataka tells Volvo after two major accidents January 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Two months after more than 50 people were killed in two fire incidents in private Volvo buses, the Karnataka government has told the bus manufacturer company to make design changes in its vehicles. The Karnataka transport department has told Volvo to incorporate design changes that could enhance passengers' safety and...
  • Ajay Devgn, Chuck Norris, Rajinikanth: 10 Van Damme epic split spoofs that will make your day December 20, 2013

    Jean Claude Van Damme's epic Volvo ad, in which he is seen doing a split between two trucks, has spawned a whole industry of split spoofs, including the latest where American legend Chuck Norris does one between the wings of two airplanes. Here are some corny and some hilarious epic...
  • Viral: New Rajinikanth video spoofs Van Damme's split in Volvo ad December 1, 2013

    A few days after the viral video of actor JeanClaude Van Damme's Volvo TV advertisement, some fans have come up with a new video that showcases an animated Rajinikanth doing the split on autorickshaws. The latest video spoofs the original ad in a hilarious way. Take a look at both...
  • Tamil Nadu to introduce safety measures in state transport buses November 19, 2013

    Channai: Tamil Nadu transport authorities are expected to hold a preliminary discussion on introducing safety instructions in transport buses after the recent spate of Volvo accidents in neighbouring Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. These safety instructions will be like the ones given on airplanes, instructing passengers on dealing with emergency situations...
  • Gone viral: JeanClaude Van Damme does an unbelievable split between two trucks November 18, 2013

    It took him just one take to pull this off. JeanClaude Van Damme, 53, does an epic split between two reversing Volvo trucks as part of a live test set up to demonstrate the precision and directional stability of Volvo's dynamic steering. It looks really risky but the company says...
  • Passengers can demand safetydemo of Volvo buses: VP Akash Passey November 16, 2013

    There have been two major accidents where Volvo buses went up in flames in a span of two weeks. After the two tragic incidents resulting in the death of many questions are being raised on the safety of going by the Volvo, and the company's Senior Vice President Akash Passey...
  • Karnataka: No fault in design, claims manufacturer after bus killed 7 November 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Several questions remain unanswered after seven people were killed and 40 others were injured after a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka on Thursday morning. The manufacturers have claimed that there was no fault in the design of the vehicle and the...
  • Bangalore bus accident: Design is safe, asserts Volvo November 15, 2013

    A day after seven people were killed and 40 others injured when a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka, the bus company, Volvo, reiterated that the design of the bus was safe. They said the fire might have been caused by a leak...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sachin's farewell match, unbeaten at 38 November 14, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar has set his sights on a special farewell for himself at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. At 38 not out and with the blessings of his mother in attendance, Tendulkar, along with Cheteshwar Pujara (34*), took India to 157 for 2 at stumps on day one of the second...
  • Questions raised over safety measures in volvo buses November 14, 2013

    Seven people have been killed in a Volvo bus accident on the BangaloreMumbai route after it caught fire. What's worse is that the mishap took place just two weeks after 45 passengers died in a similar incident in Mahbubnagar. The accident has raised questions over the safety of such super...
  • Watch: Checking safety on volvo buses November 14, 2013

    Seven people were killed and 40 others injured after a bus enroute to Mumbai from Bangalore caught fire in Haveri district of Karnataka on Thursday morning. CNNIBN did a safety check inside one such bus to know whether safety features are met by the tour operators. ...
  • AP: Relatives await identification as 44 people die in bus accident October 30, 2013

    Hyderabad/Bangalore: In a tragic incident on Wednesday, 44 passengers traveling from Hyderabad to Bangalore by an overnight bus were burnt to death when the fuel tank exploded. Besides the driver and the cleaner, only five passengers survived the accident. All the passengers have been charred beyond recognition and the families...