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Volvo recalls 736,430 cars globally over AEB issue, 9205 in Australia
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20th Mar 2020
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Volvo recalls 736,430 cars globally over AEB issue, 9205 in Australia

Volvo has been forced to recall roughly 750,000 cars worldwide over a fault in its Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems that could see them not deploy under certain temperature conditions. The recall pertains to 2019 and 2020 model year cars and Volvo Australia confirmed to CarAdvice that it has identified 9205 affected vehicles in Australia. The affected models are the XC40, S60, V60, V60 Cross Country, XC60, S90, S90L, V90, V90 Cross Country and XC90 – model years 2019-2020.
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Volvo mulling new SUV models - report
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14th Aug 2019
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Volvo mulling new SUV models - report

Volvo Cars has hinted at new SUV models that'll join its line-up in the not-to-distant future, namely a sub-XC40 baby SUV and a flagship model to sit above the current XC90. Speaking with the UK's Auto Express, Håkan Samuelsson, the Swedish company's boss, said Volvo's strong growth in recent years has allowed it to explore a wider model range.
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Volvo shuffles production amid US-China tariff tiff
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10th Nov 2018
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Volvo shuffles production amid US-China tariff tiff

Swedish marque Volvo has been forced to switch up its production schedule in an effort to dodge higher American import tariffs on Chinese-made vehicles. Industry journal Automotive News says Volvo has cancelled plans to export the all-new S60 sedan (above/below) from its new American factory to the Chinese market, just months after commencing production.
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Volvo XC90 to get Level 4 driverless tech in 2021 - report
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22nd Jun 2018
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Volvo XC90 to get Level 4 driverless tech in 2021 - report

The Volvo XC90 is set to get some serious autonomous driving technology early next decade, according to a new report out of the US. Speaking with The Car Connection, Volvo's senior vice president, Henrik Green, said the next-generation XC90 will be able to transport "sleeping passengers" to their destination on "limited roadways" – likely referring to highways and freeways. In emergency situations, the system wouldn't default to driver control either.
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