Stories & Inspiration
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.
Space to create
A story about how good design makes the most of the available space in the city,highlighting the inventive storage solutions in the V316
More than a feeling
When buying a car, you can never be 100% certain of how it'll feel once you’re out on the road. Or can you? Thanks to Volvo Cars Validation engineers like Peter Hellgren, you can be sure that your experience is just like it was intended to be.
Wake up and get some sleep
We travelled to New York to discover how drivers stay alert behind the wheel in the city that never sleeps. Impaired reaction time, judgment and vision. These are just some of the effects of drowsy driving.
The connection between Chicago and Sweden runs deep. Like a brother and sister who have chosen different roads to follow but whose shared past forms an unbreakable bond. Follow us as we explore the Swedish side of the Windy City from the passenger seat of an XC90.
Designer’s notebook: how I designed the XC40
The story behind the XC40’s bold, youthful exterior design, as told by its lead designer
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.
Living with the XC90
A part of the everyday
Keeping you and your car connected
Today, more and more on-board functions are being developed to help people connect with their cars. But in a Volvo, there’s a function especially designed to help connect our cars directly with people. This function is part of the Volvo On Call service.
A shared spirit
The spirit of teamwork is essential to the success of any collaboration – whether that’s racing around the world in a yacht powered only by the wind or building innovative new cars.