STOCKHOLM, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Sweden’s Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday it had launched a new investment fund seeking to invest in “high potential” technology start-ups.
* Says aim of fund, the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, is to invest in strategic technology trends that are transforming the industry, such as artificial intelligence, electrification, autonomous driving and digital mobility services
* Says first strategic investment as part of the Tech Fund is a seed round investment into a California-based technology firm developing advanced sensors
* Volvo Cars is owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group
Link to statement: bit.ly/2F2tk29
Reporting by Johannes Hellstrom, editing by Helena Soderpalm