APIs

Overview

Bring your products to life with data and functionality from our APIs.

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Explore and connect to a range of APIs.

Get rich data from the car, send commands such as lock/unlock and sound the horn.

Connect to, and leverage the latest information and remote capabilities of our vehicles.

Code samples

View our code examples on GitHub to get started.

Learn about how others have already made use of our APIs and data.

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The Extended Vehicle API can be used to power a global insurance solution, or in the case of one of our developers, it can power a smart mirror connected to their own personal vehicle.

A collaboration aimed at securing and making car data available to third parties– without the need for agreements with individual manufacturers. Very soon Volvo Cars aims to offer the Extended Vehicle API across a number of neutral server parties.

FAQ

Access to a vehicles data is only by the explicit consent of the car’s owner. A Volvo cars owner who wishes to use your service will have to give consent with their Volvo ID in order to link their private data to your service.

Due to our commitment to the security and privacy of our users’ data, at this stage the granting of full credentials is a manual process. Please be aware this can take 14-21 days. As we ramp up our API offerings this process will change.

The APIs can be used with the test credentials around the world. However when published, cars in the US and APAC regions will not be available. We are working to bring these countries online.

View the list of countries for Extended Vehicle here.

You can read them here.

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