Tag: Volvo

Jun 20, 2022 - 02:56 pm

Volvo announces management changes

Volvo Cars is reshuffling its leadership team as of 20 June. The post of chief operating officer and deputy CEO will be shared by Björn Annwall (previously chief financial officer) and Javier Varela (previously responsible for research and development, manufacturing, procurement, supply chain and quality).

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Jun 18, 2022 - 10:46 pm

Samsung SDI develops shorter cylindrical cells

According to Korean media, Samsung SDI is not only developing 4680-format battery cells for Tesla but also shorter cells with the same diameter for other car manufacturers. One potential customer is probably from Germany.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 02:01 pm

Volvo to build the XC40 Recharge in India

Volvo Cars India announced that it will locally assemble the upcoming XC40 Recharge EV at its facility in Hoskote near the city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The all-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge will be launched in India in July and the deliveries will commence in October 2022.

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May 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Volvo Trucks opens battery factory in Belgium

Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has opened its first battery assembly plant in Ghent, Belgium. There, cells and modules from Samsung SDI are assembled into customised battery packs for the FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electric truck series.

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Mar 8, 2022 - 03:57 pm

Polestar expands their Supervisory Board

Before its planned listing on the US stock exchange Nasdaq in the second half of this year, the electric car manufacturer Polestar has announced that it will expand its supervisory board. Some heads from Volvo will join the board – and ex-Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann.

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Mar 4, 2022 - 03:11 pm

Volvo tests inductive charging in Gothenburg

Volvo Cars is working with partners to test wireless charging of electric cars: In Gothenburg, a small fleet of Volvo XC40 Recharge cabs equipped with an inductive charging solution from Momentum Dynamics is now on the road.

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Mar 4, 2022 - 01:49 pm

Volvo presents updated XC40

Volvo Cars has given its XC40 Recharge electric SUV a facelift. Among other things, a new front bumper and a frameless radiator grille ensure that XC40 Recharge is visually aligned with the Volvo C40 Recharge. In addition, the C40 Recharge gets a new engine.

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Mar 3, 2022 - 03:18 pm

Polestar presents electric convertible concept

With the project name Polestar O2, the Swedish electric car brand has presented the concept of an electric convertible. The Polestar O2 takes up the design language of the Precept. The brand is not yet making any statements about possible series production.

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Feb 18, 2022 - 02:26 pm

Redwood Materials sources batteries from Ford & Volvo

Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has launched a recycling programme for electric and hybrid vehicle batteries in California. Ford and Volvo Cars are the first car manufacturers to support the programme with their batteries. Redwood is also calling on other manufacturers to join the programme.

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Feb 11, 2022 - 04:04 pm

Electric bus orders from Houston & Denver

In the last couple of days, two new large orders for electric buses have been made public in the USA. Nova Bus, which is part of the Volvo Group, has received its largest electric bus order to date from Houston in Texas. New Flyer of America, part of the NFI Group, is to deliver 17 […]

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Feb 10, 2022 - 05:04 pm

Is Volvo planning another electric crossover?

It looks like Volvo may release a new EV that could sit on another platform than its current models. Rumour has it the coming crossover would range between the XC60 and XC90 in size. According to media reports, production is set to start in 2024, and later around 100,000 units are to be built per […]

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Jan 18, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Polestar launches the Polestar 2 in South Korea

Polestar is now launching its Polestar 2 on the South Korean market. Prices for the electric sedan start at 54.9 million won for the single-engine version and 57.9 million won for the dual-engine variant. Orders are available now and deliveries are scheduled to begin in mid-March.

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Jan 2, 2022 - 08:33 pm

Ferronordic orders 32 electric trucks

Ferronordic, a service and distribution company in the construction equipment and truck sectors, has placed its first order for electric trucks in Germany. The order includes 21 Renault Trucks D Z.E and D Wide Z.E and eleven Volvo FL and Volvo FE Electric, making a total of 32 all-electric trucks.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 04:44 pm

Volvo announces plans for another European plant

Volvo Cars is planning a significant expansion of its production capacities and intends to build another plant in Europe in the medium term. Initially, production capacity at the existing European plants in Torslanda near Gothenburg and Ghent in Belgium is to increase to 1.2 million vehicles.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Polestar wants to double market reach by 2023

The electric car brand Polestar aims to increase its annual sales to 290,000 vehicles by the end of 2025 with expansion in existing and new markets and the introduction of three new models. By the end of 2023, Polestar should already be present in 30 markets – currently there are 14.

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Nov 10, 2021 - 11:56 am

COP26: 30 nations & 11 carmakers want to exit combustion transit

At the World Climate Conference in Glasgow, 30 countries, 11 carmakers and other partners issued a joint declaration to move away from the internal combustion engine. The goal is to be emission-free worldwide for passenger cars and LCVs by 2040. But some of the signatories have already set themselves stricter targets.

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Nov 4, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Volvo reveals the CO2 footprint of the C40 Recharge

Volvo Cars published the life cycle assessment of the new Volvo C40 Recharge it makes in Belgium. One of the key findings is that even when the C40 Recharge is charged with electricity from the global energy mix, its carbon footprint, including production and recycling, is lower than that of a combustion engine.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/20/volvo-announces-management-changes/
20.06.2022 14:34