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WATCH | This is how Volvo's new all-electric XC40 works

2019-10-21 11:51

Over the next five years, Volvo Cars will launch a fully electric car every year, as it seeks to make all-electric cars 50 per cent of global sales by 2025, with the rest hybrids.

Volvo and Geely form stand-alone combustion engine business

2019-10-08 09:10

Swedish automaker Volvo and China's Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business as they seek to develop new combustion and hybrid engines.

WATCH | Trio from US and UK win Nobel Medicine Prize for work on cells, oxygen

2019-10-07 13:29

US researchers William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza and Britain's Peter Ratcliffe have shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, the Nobel Assembly says.

WATCH | Sweden turns to goats in new yoga craze

2019-09-11 14:08

A new type of yoga is becoming popular in Sweden - and it involves goats. WATCH NOW.

What an old Swedish warship can teach SA about Medupi and Kusile

2019-06-14 21:00

Spoiler: it sank, writes Marelise van der Merwe.

Sweden 3D prints the world's first composite diamond

2019-05-22 18:02

A Swedish engineering group has 3D printed the world's first composite diamond.

WATCH: Driverless electric truck hits Swedish roads

2019-05-16 19:33

A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first.

WATCH: The Volkswagen Arteon tested on ice!

2019-03-24 12:00

Driving in tough conditions takes courage and a sense for safety. The Arvidsjauer region of Sweden has frozen lakes that provide perfect conditions for taking VW's Arteon out for a test spin.

Swedbank scandal puts spotlight on CEO's history of denials

2019-02-22 20:15

Swedbank was forced to backtrack on its previous assertions and has now acknowledged that it also handled suspicious transactions, which it says have been reported to the police.

WATCH: 'Light hunter' captures footage of ice pillars and aurora

2019-01-25 08:33

A self-described 'light hunter' has captured jaw-dropping light pillars and aurora in Sweden.

 

WATCH | US Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

2019-10-14 14:06

A trio of American economists won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including novel initiatives in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says.

The last Saab with 66km 'on the clock' to go under the hammer

2019-10-08 04:30

The final Saab, an ultra-rare 9-3 Y14 silver 2.0T Automatic with only 66km on the odometer, will go under the hammer in late October.

The Scania AXL tipper is the smart truck of the future

2019-10-01 15:52

Swedish truck brand is doing what most premium car brands can’t: building a true autonomous vehicle, writes Lance Branquinho

Nine killed: 'I looked up and saw a plane spinning like a top'

2019-07-14 20:31

Nine people have when a small aircraft being used for tourism crashed in northwest Sweden.

Sunday Read: Dark house to lighthouse - an industry leader's Eskom survival guide for SA

2019-05-26 09:30

Fin24 talks smart manufacturing - and how SA can solve the Eskom problem - with Magnus Ekbäck, VP Strategy & Business Development at Sandvik, which operates one of the world's 9 "lighthouse" factories chosen by the World Economic Forum.

Sweden files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation

2019-05-20 11:41

The warrant, if granted, would be the first step in a process to have WikiLeaks founder Assange extradited from the UK.

Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors

2019-05-13 11:25

Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange.

WATCH: Bus explodes in central Stockholm

2019-03-10 22:58

One person has been injured after a bus exploded in central Stockholm, Sweden.

WATCH: Tarmac vs Ice - What it's like to drive a 176kW SUV on a frigid Silverstone circuit

2019-01-25 08:54

The Silverstone circuit can be pretty cold during winter but for a real taste of sub-zero track driving, you could visit its near-identical frozen lake counterpart in Sweden.

Man in Sweden announces apparent murder-suicide on Facebook

2019-01-25 08:26

Swedish police say a man in his 50s fatally shot his two children before announcing on a social media he would kill himself in an apparent murder-suicide.

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