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Elon Musk says Netflix and YouTube are coming to Teslas

"Netflix and drive" might become a thing now that Elon Musk revealed upcoming support for the streaming service and YouTube on his Tesla vehicles...

By Shereesa Moodley 31 Jul 2019

SWEDEN

Sweden's new road powers electric vehicles - what's the environmental impact?

Sweden has built the first smart road that will allow electric vehicles to charge as they drive...

By Rick Greenough 26 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Hyundai i30 N passes Arctic Circle test

As part of its final development programme, the high-performance model Hyundai i30 N has been tested on a frozen lake in temperatures as low as minus 30°C... [video]

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Volvo deploys self-driving truck in Swedish mine

Volvo's fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine...

14 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Volvo's autonomous driving experiment kicks off in Sweden

Volvo Cars has officially kicked off Drive Me, an advanced public autonomous driving (AD) experiment. On the morning of 9 September 2016...

12 Sep 2016

SWEDEN

Sweden's Volvo reports spike in profits

STOCKHOLM: Sweden's Volvo, the world's second-largest maker of trucks, said on Friday, 24 October, it saw a spike in profits in the third quarter, boosted by thriving sales in the US and Japanese markets.

28 Oct 2014

SWEDEN

Volkswagen buys Scania as Swedish shareholder sells stake

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car manufacturer, was set to take full control of Swedish truck manufacturer Scania after a small but crucial shareholder agreed to sell its shares.

15 May 2014

SWEDEN

Volvo to turn cars into boxes for online shoppers

STOCKHOLM - Swedish auto maker Volvo said on Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.

24 Feb 2014

SWEDEN

Volvo cuts 2,400 more jobs as truck sales drop

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Swedish truck maker Volvo is cutting 2,400 jobs in addition to 2,000 cuts the group announced in October, in a move aimed at boosting falling profitability.

8 Feb 2014

SWEDEN

Saab to enter Chinese market after two-year break

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Saab cars will roll off the production line in Sweden two years after the former General Motors subsidiary filed for bankruptcy.

2 Dec 2013

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