Subscribe to our newsletterFill out the form to subscribe to our mailing list and be on the lookout for events and news concerning electric mobility. Informing consumers and making known the artisans of this industry is at the heart of our concerns. Subscribe and stay informed on a range of topics that interest you!
Send us your newsWe invite you to send us your press releases, free of charge. You offer a new product or service, you organize an event, you make new acquisitions, you get new contracts, you have new staff nominations or others, do not hesitate, your news interests us! Suggest a news.
For industry professionals, join your market by giving you visibility on our platforms. Click to download the rate card.
Smile! You’re on Volvo’s privacy-invading cameras
First, they came for my speed, and I didn’t care. Then, they came to install cameras so they could watch me drive, and I revolted.
Volvo has long been the company that has kept us safe. Years ago, we used to joke that everybody could buy a car, but people who loved their families bought a Volvo. Their reputation for safety and durability put those four-wheeled log cabins on the roads and kept them there. Always ahead of the field in safety innovation, they may not have set the design world on fire but there was no arguing they pushed the entire industry to get serious about safety long before it was remotely sexy, or even a primary goal.
Volvo recently introduced a feature called Care Key on all models, beginning in 2021. It allows owners to make an adjustment so the vehicle will not exceed 180 km/h. I shrugged at this, mostly because it is optional and 180 is more than prudent for North American roads, where none of us can see an autobahn from our driveways. Now, however, they are wading into territory that requires pushback — or at least, discussion.
Read more on driving.ca