Stories & Inspiration
Technology at your fingertips
As the lines between mobile phone and car technology blur, the result is an ever more intuitive experience, says Volvo Cars innovation manager Andreas Ropel.
Learning the secret language of scent
Sometimes, all you have to do to travel somewhere new is close your eyes and surrender to your sense of smell. To find out how different aromas can help lift ourselves out of the everyday we talked to Swedish perfume brand, Agonist.
Designed by innovation, built for endurance
Efficient, innovative and purposeful, the Volvo Ocean Race 65 is designed around its crew, yet very much built for a purpose – racing.
An ocean of endurance
It’s the supreme test of teamwork, communication and physical endurance – guiding a boat on an eight-month journey of 45,000 nautical miles, using the power of the wind alone. This is the Volvo Ocean Race.
Stockholm’s underground art movement
The underground metro system in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, is more than just a means of transport – its spectacular art installations turn it into the longest art gallery in the world.
Life’s invisible luxury
This article is part of our ‘Passionate people behind Volvo’ series. In this article, we meet two of the experts who work as part of Volvo Cars’ Interior Air Quality Testing Team. As we are guided through their working day, the Interior Air Quality Testing Team explain Volvo Cars’ approach to ensuring Volvo drivers enjoy a clean and healthy in-car environment that is free from emissions.
Share. Deliver. Connect. With a range of connected services the new XC40 is a mobile hub that makes life less complicated. We look at three ways that it can help you free up your time.
The luxury of time
It takes less than two hours to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles, but instead we’re driving between these two cities in the Volvo XC90, the perfect car for indulging in the luxury of the journey.
Coffee counterculture - fika and cinnamon buns
Forget complicated names or vegan milk alternatives, coffee is going back to basics. Just ask Swedes like Rebecca Konradsdal and Emily Svedner, who are helping change the way we drink coffee, whether you’re in Stockholm or LA. Welcome to the ‘third wave’ of coffee
Designer’s notebook: how I designed the XC40
The story behind the XC40’s bold, youthful exterior design, as told by its lead designer