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Volvo canceled plans to export S60 sedans from its first U.S. plant to China, just months after starting output. Volvo also will stop importing XC60 SUVs and dramatically reduce shipments of S90 sedans from China to the U.S.
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Volvo and Chinese Internet giant Baidu will jointly develop electric vehicles capable of Level 4 autonomous driving. It's the latest move by Volvo to become a leading player in the robotaxi market.
Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in a San Francisco-based vehicle charging company called FreeWire Technologies, as part of its plan to electrify its lineup.
Instead of selling cars at first, the Lynk & CO joint venture between Volvo and Chinese automotive giant Geely first wants to crack the U.S. market by selling other merchandise.
Volvo said operating income fell 50 percent in the last quarter, as the company was hit by costs from product launches and the impact of higher tariffs.
Volvo, which has aggressive plans to electrify its lineup starting next year, has acquired a stake in vehicle charging company FreeWire Technologies.
Volvo says some of its dealers were cool to the idea of a subscription service, but Volvo Car Canada Managing director Alex Lvovich believes that the network is now on board.
That fed into concerns of critics who said a deal Google made last month with Renault, another TomTom customer, meant the company risked being relegated to third place in its main market.
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