Following a recent report outlining the future of sustainable luxury materials, Volvo Cars has committed to outfitting all of its upcoming electric vehicles with leather-free materials. This ethical stance by the legacy automaker comes from an aspiration to promote animal welfare and sustainability, by using recycled materials that remain high-quality.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories September 23, 2021
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories August 5, 2021
Volvo Car USA recently visited the FDNY in Mahwah, New Jersey, to donate a fully electric XC40 Recharge to the department for post-accident safety training. While first responders like the FDNY are no strangers to helping safely remove citizens from damaged vehicles, BEVs present new safety measures to be aware of to keep both EV passengers and firefighters safe.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories June 24, 2021
Volvo has announced that its forthcoming XC90 electric SUV will reach consumers in 2022 with Lidar as a standard safety feature for all models. With the state-of-the-art Lidar sensors developed by Luminar, Volvo hopes to set a new standard in automobile safety. Volvo also plans to include other safety features to avoid future collisions, as well as pave the way for potential autonomous driving capabilities.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories June 7, 2021
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories March 12, 2021
We got a limited look at the Volvo C40 Recharge today at the Volvo Cars Manhattan showroom. That’s where the single US C40 currently is residing before its trip to Boston this weekend. Here are our first thoughts.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories October 21, 2020
Volvo has now confirmed the price of the XC40 Recharge, the electric version of Volvo’s best-selling small SUV, and it shows the problem with automakers launching electric versions of existing cars.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories October 7, 2020
The 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge and the 2021 Polestar 2, two new electric vehicles from the Volvo-Geely company, got their official EPA ratings today — both hitting over 200 miles of range.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories October 1, 2020
Today, Volvo started production of its highly-anticipated XC40 Recharge electric SUV, the first fully electric vehicle from the Swedish brand.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories May 20, 2020
Volvo is looking more like a serious contender for EV leadership. Its executives are taking the right stance on legislation, battery supply, and a swift transition to electric cars. And a new video walkaround of the XC40 Recharge, its first of many EVs, reveals a highly capable and handsome electric crossover.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories May 14, 2020
Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson said that the coronavirus will accelerate the pace of change in the auto industry. He said the shift to EVs will be among the major changes that occur due to the pandemic.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories January 24, 2020
Volvo is reporting “several thousands of firm orders” for its all-electric XC40 Recharge, after recently opening online ordering. US consumers can now reserve the XC40 with a $1,000 refundable deposit on the company website. The first customer deliveries of the XC40 Recharge P8 are scheduled to begin later this year.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories November 5, 2019
Hardcore EV fans might easily dismiss the $156,500, limited-edition Polestar 1 as a piece of eye candy. And Polestar deserves scrutiny for debuting the electric brand with this vehicle, which has a gas engine and a battery providing a relatively modest range of about 65 miles for an EV.
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories October 9, 2019
Volvo has been gradually unveiling details about its new electric XC40 ahead of the unveiling next week, and today, the automaker unveils its infotainment system, which is powered by Google’s Android. expand full story
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories October 2, 2019
Volvo is launching an all-electric version of the XC40 later this month, and it started teasing the vehicle last week, starting with safety. Now the automaker is showing some design images of the XC40 electric, and confirms some features like a frunk and more. expand full story
Volvo XC40 Electric Stories September 25, 2019
The Volvo XC40 SUV has become the Swedish automaker’s second best-selling vehicle and now they are bringing an all-electric version of the XC40 next month.
Volvo started teasing ahead of a launch next month. expand full story