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Consume APIs

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Connect & develop on APIs

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Provide APIs

Want to show the full potential of your application? Publish your APIs and make it part of The Great Volvo API.

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The Volvo Cars API Lifecycle

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How does it work?

It’s easy as 1-2-3

1

SIGN UP

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2

CHOOSE AN API

Browse the API Catalog, choose an API that suits your needs and request access (if approval is needed).

3

CONNECT & DEVELOP

Use the active API docs and the test URI:s to start developing. Then request access to production APIs.

1

SIGN UP

Sign up and access the API LifeCycle.
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2

GET API ADMIN ACCESS

Follow the API LifeCycle guidelines and request API Admin access (approval required).

3

PUBLISH YOUR API

Select security option, throttling policies, metrics, public availability, environment and fire away.

Why API Management?

The application landscape of Volvo Cars has been built over decades. From early critical manufacturing systems to
recent connected cars and mobile consumer experiences. API Management play a crucial role in enabling
connectivity between service- and information sources.

be api driven

Volvo Cars Digital Architecture Principles

Be API Driven


Design for reuse and innovation through loose coupling.
Share services and decouple applications and information domains through well-designed and versioned APIs.
Design the APIs so that they can easily be combined and utilized in multiple contexts.
Design for multi-brand support.
Keep coupling between providing services and consuming applications as loose as possible.

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