2012 Volvo C70 T5 Platinum Convertible Polestar Nav 12k Texas Direct Auto on 2040cars
Stafford, Texas, United States
Vehicle Title:Lemon & Manufacturer Buyback
For Sale By:Dealer
Engine:2.5L 2521CC l5 GAS DOHC Turbocharged
Options: Convertible, CD Player
Power Options: Power Seats, Power Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control
Trim: T5 Convertible 2-Door
Number Of Doors: 2
Drive Type: FWD
CALL NOW: 281-410-6079
Inspection: Vehicle has been inspected
Sub Model: INSCRIPTION!
Seller Rating: 5 STAR *****
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Tan
Number of Cylinders: 5
Warranty: Vehicle has an existing warranty
Condition: Certified pre-owned: To qualify for certified pre-owned status, vehicles must meet strict age, mileage, and inspection requirements established by their manufacturers. Certified pre-owned cars are often sold with warranty, financing and roadside assistance options similar to their new counterparts. See the seller's listing for full details. ...
Volvo C70 for Sale
Auto Services in Texas
Auto Repair & Service, Auto Engine Rebuilding, Automobile Electric Service
Address: 405 Ann Ave, Hutchins
Phone: (214) 821-0692
Automobile Parts & Supplies, Windshield Repair, Automobile Accessories
Address: 3510 Guadalupe St., Bee-Cave
Phone: (512) 836-7712
Auto Repair & Service, Brake Repair
Address: 5202 Bingle Rd, Cypress
Phone: (713) 682-8211
Auto Repair & Service, Emissions Inspection Stations, Inspection Service
Address: 831 9th Ave N, Arcadia
Phone: (409) 941-0519
Auto Repair & Service
Address: 5131 Glenmont Dr, Winchester
Phone: (713) 668-3639
Auto Repair & Service, Tire Dealers, Wheels-Aligning & Balancing
Address: 8415 McCullough Ave, Hill-Country-Village
Phone: (210) 344-9291
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:59:00 EST
A number of companies are developing autonomous vehicle technology - Google and Audi come to mind - but Volvo is applying its work in the area to a particular usage case: parking. The Swedish automaker has the technology up and running in a concept vehicle, which it says can be dropped off at the curb by its owner and left to its own devices to enter and navigate a car park, then find and park in an available parking spot. Volvo says the process can even be reversed when the owner is ready to go, with the car leaving the car park on its own to meet its key-holder again at the curb.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:58:00 EST
The vehicle first interacts with Vehicle 2 Infrastructure technology, which places transmitters in the road itself to inform the car (and driver) if the self-parking service is available. The driver then hops out, activates the Self Parking function on his or her smartphone and then leaves the car to do its work. The car uses sensors, all seemingly hidden from view (an advancement of its own in this field), to autonomously navigate the car park, which includes interacting and adjusting to other cars, people and objects.
The technology used here builds off of Volvo's other work in autonomous vehicle research, namely the Safe Road Trains for the Environment (SARTRE) project in which the company managed to create a train of four cars autonomously following a lead truck at speeds up 56 miles per hour. Volvo says the first application of its autonomous research in a production vehicle will happen at the end of 2014 with some level of autonomous steering available in the next-generation XC90. See the system in action by watching the video below.
Volvo cites research showing that 60 percent of online shoppers had problems with their deliveries in 2013, and that missed first deliveries cost the industry roughly one billion euros ($1.37B US) in re-delivery costs, as impetus for its "Roam Delivery Service" that delivers packages to your car. The service uses Volvo On Call and Sensus Connect car-connectivity and telematics apps already installed in vehicles, and a digital key with a timed window of operation.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:31:00 EST
The car owner is notified if delivery to or pickup from the car would be the best option, which they then have the option to approve or decline. If approved, the position of the vehicle is sent to the delivery driver, as well as a digital key that can open the car. Once the delivery has been made, the owner is notified and the digital key is erased, leaving only a time stamp to record when the car was opened and then locked.
The technology will be shown to the public at the Mobile World Congress later this month. There's a video and a press release below with more on the details.
Autonomous vehicles are increasingly being tested on public roads around the globe, including Nissan in Japan and Google here in the US, and now Volvo is preparing to test its own self-driving cars on the streets of Sweden. In conjunction with the state government, Volvo's Drive Me project kicks off next year, starting with the development of customer research and infrastructure technology before setting 100 self-driving cars loose on the streets of Gothenburg in 2017.
These 100 cars will be in the hands of customers, and the tests will help Volvo and the Swedish government track varying aspects of self-driving cars including economic benefits, consumer confidence, traffic flow and passenger safety. The technology being developed by Volvo uses not only on-board radar and sensors but also map data gathered from the cloud, and it controls all driving systems including the brakes, throttle and steering. Drivers can engage and disengage the car's autonomous drive mode by pushing a button on the steering wheel, and the technology will also allow for a self-parking feature.
While the cars shown in this demo are S60 models, the test vehicles will be based on Volvo's upcoming Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), which underpins future models like the next-gen Volvo XC90. Scroll down for a video and press release marking the announcement.