Volvo

  • Self-parking 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 Jean-Claude Van Damme's Volvo TV advertisement, some fans have come up with a new video that showcases an animated Rajinikanth doing the split on auto-rickshaws. 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: Jean-Claude Van Damme does an unbelievable split between two trucks November 18, 2013

    It took him just one take to pull this off. Jean-Claude 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 safety-demo 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 Bangalore-Mumbai 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. CNN-IBN 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...
  • AP: 44 dead after a volvo bus catches fire in Mahbubnagar October 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: Forty four people have died after a bus volvo caught fire in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday early morning. Only five people, including driver, survived and they have been taken to a nearby hospital. The driver and cleaner of the bus have been taken into custody. The...
  • Volvo launches new S60, XC60 versions; prices start at Rs 29.90 lakh October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Volvo Auto India today launched new updated versions of its two top selling models in India - S60 and XC60 - priced between Rs 29.90 lakh and Rs 46.55 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). While the sedan S60 model would be retailed between Rs 29.90 lakh...
  • Luxury buses to hit roads in September: Haryana Govt August 23, 2013

    Haryana government on Friday said it will launch a premium bus service from Chandigarh to Hisar, Rohtak, Rewari and Yamunanagar in September. Giving the details, Haryana, Transport Department Director General, Arun Kumar said the Volvo and Mercedes Benz bus service will start from Chandigarh at about 5 pm for Hisar and...
  • News briefs: Volvo bus fare from Bhopal to Indore reduced by Rs 50 August 7, 2013

    The fares of Volvo buses between Bhopal and Indore have been reduced by Rs 50 with immediate effect on Tuesday. The fare has been fixed at Rs 300 each. Regional transport officer held a meeting with bus owners on Tuesday and asked them to fix their fares according to the state...
  • Atwal struggles in first round in US; Chopra, Patel 7th May 3, 2013

    Athens: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal continued to struggle for form as he managed just one birdie against five bogeys in a card of four-over 75 in the first round of the USD 600,000 Stadion Classic. That card put him in danger of missing yet another cut. Atwal, tied 129th, is having...
  • 12-year-old Chinese boy in European Tour event March 20, 2013

    Twelve-year-old Ye Wocheng became the youngest golfer to qualify for a European Tour event when the Chinese schoolboy survived a late wobble to grab a place at the Volvo China Open on Wednesday. Ye's two round two-under-par total of 142 at the Western China qualifier earned him a spot at the...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh finishes tied 16th at Volvo golf January 13, 2013

    Durban: Jeev Milkha Singh salvaged final round with three birdies in the last eight holes to finish tied 16th at the season-opening Volvo Golf Champions at the Durban Country Club. Meanwhile local star, the 2010 Open champion, Louis Oosthuizen, carded the day's best of six-under 66 to storm from five shots...
  • 5 coolest set of wheels to look forward to January 12, 2013

    1. Jaguar F-Type Rs 50 lakh to Rs 55 lakh This is one of those cars that come along once in a lifetime. Built to carry on the legacy of the Jaguar E-Type, probably the most beautiful car in the world, the F-Type should create just the same tizzy over its styling....
  • Jeev remains tied 4th after Volvo Golf round two January 11, 2013

    Durban: Jeev Milkha Singh rolled in a crucial four-footer to keep his tied fourth place at the midway stage of the season-opener Volvo Golf Champions here Friday. After nine straight pars on the front nine, Jeev had three birdies and one bogey on the back nine to finish at two-under 70...
  • Jeev tied 4th after Volvo Golf Champions round one January 10, 2013

    Durban: Jeev Milkha Singh, playing with a strapped finger that still hurts him once in a while, carded a fine three-under 69 to grab the tied fourth position on a windy first day at the Volvo Golf Champions here. It was a good beginning for the Asian Tour stalwarts, as Thailand's...