Tag: Volvo

Nov 7, 2022 - 11:25 am

Volvo issues recall for 15,000 vehicles in the USA

Volvo has to repair 15,674 vehicles of various plug-in hybrid models in the USA. Incorrect commands can occur in the cooling circuit of the electric drive due to faulty software logic, which causes the combustion engine not to start, resulting in a loss of drive power.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 01:00 pm

Polestar collects over $1.6 billion in funding

The electric car manufacturer Polestar has received a total of 1.6 billion US dollars in fresh capital from its two main shareholders. This secures the financing for the near future – including the production start-up of the Polestar 3.

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Nov 3, 2022 - 12:50 pm

Volvo Cars to go electric in Australia from 2026

Volvo Cars will only offer electric cars in Australia from 2026. As Volvo Australia announces, no new combustion models will be introduced there either. The decision is probably not entirely uncontroversial, even among Volvo dealers there.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 03:50 pm

Volvo EX90 to support bi-directional charging

Volvo will be relying on bi-directional charging in a big way in the future. The first model from the Swedes to feature this technology will be the upcoming EX90 – other models on the new EV platform will also support V2X technology. The system has a special technical feature that significantly expands the possibilities.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 11:33 am

Volvo announces successor to the XC90

The all-electric successor to the Volvo XC90 will be called the EX90 and will be unveiled on November 9. Volvo Cars has now officially announced this. However, the Swedish company has not provided any details on the drive system, instead providing initial information on the safety systems installed.

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Sep 21, 2022 - 12:17 pm

Volvo Cars stops selling mild hybrids in Denmark

Volvo Cars has stopped selling mild hybrids in Denmark and now only offers electric cars and plug-in hybrids there. Denmark is the second country after Norway where Volvo Cars exclusively sells its BEV and PHEV models marketed under the Recharge label.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 11:43 am

Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS project in the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – a three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale.

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Aug 16, 2022 - 12:48 pm

Volvo secures the rights to ‘EXC90’ model name

The first pictures of the patent application for a large Volvo SUV have appeared on the Internet. Volvo has also registered the name ‘EXC90’ with the European Patent Office. This fuels speculation about the purely electric successor generation – but it could also be a comprehensive upgrade of the current plug-in hybrid.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 11:19 am

US car subscription service Autonomy orders 22,790 BEVs

The US electric car subscription service Autonomy has ordered 22,790 electric cars worth around 1.2 billion dollars. The provider, which until now has specialised mainly in Tesla models, has ordered a total of 45 different vehicle models from 17 carmakers – including Tesla again.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/09/volvo-ex90-world-premiere-of-the-newly-revamped-flagship-suv/
09.11.2022 15:37