Volvo is today unveiling the C40 Recharge electric SUV, the Swedish automaker’s second all-electric vehicle and the first built from the ground up to be electric.
Volvo Stories March 2
The Swedish automaker Volvo announced today its plan to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles, including hybrids, and only sell all-electric cars by the end of the decade.
Volvo Stories February 24
EV automaker Polestar is now allowing prospective customers to book test drives of its Polestar 2 electric fastback. Its website now lets consumers arrange a visit to a retail location near them. Additionally, the company can also bring the Polestar 2 to your home or office, depending on where you’re located. So far, Polestar has a small retail presence in select US cities compared to other EV automakers.
Volvo Stories February 21
As electric vehicles look to gain an even larger portion of the automobile market in 2021, consumers will look at a number of factors as they choose to go electric. One major specification on any EV data sheet is the estimated range i.e. the amount of miles your new vehicle can travel on a single charge. Naturally, you’re going to want the most battery for your buck. Below is a list of the current EV options for 2021 sorted by longest range.
Volvo 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 Stories October 8, 2020
Polestar is a bit of an enigma as far as auto companies are concerned. The company, which is a joint venture between Geely and Volvo (which, in turn, is also owned by Geely), operates independently on some fronts from either Geely or Volvo in order to remain nimble. But it also leans heavily on its incestuous parents for infrastructure, talent, and support. I spoke to its North American head, Gregor Hembrough, who incidentally came from two decades previous at Volvo in 2018, to find out why.
Volvo 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 Stories July 10, 2020
A Tesla Model Y has been registered in Sweden, a year ahead of the launch of the electric SUV in Europe, as Volvo imports the vehicle. It’s likely looking to reverse engineer it. expand full story
Volvo Stories June 26, 2020
Waymo and Volvo this week announced an exclusive partnership to build a new self-driving electric vehicle for use in a ride-hailing service. Few details were provided other than the goal of working together to develop a Level 4 vehicle capable of autonomy in a wide range of locations and road conditions.
Volvo 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.