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.
Mar 23, 2022 - 11:03 am
Volvo Cars to assemble XC40 in Malaysia
Volvo Cars plans to assemble its all-electric XC40 Recharge in Malaysia later this year. In addition to the local market, the electric car from Malaysia will also be exported to other Southeast Asian markets.
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.
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.
Jul 20, 2021 - 12:25 pm
Volvo C40 Recharge to launch in the US this year
Volvo Cars has opened the order books online for the C40 Recharge at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. Vehicle production will begin in Ghent, Belgium, this autumn, with the first US deliveries being set for Q4 2021.
Jun 23, 2021 - 04:27 pm
Volvo’s XC40 up for online purchase in the UK
The expanded Volvo XC40 Recharge pure electric range is now available for UK customers to purchase online. Three new versions of the compact SUV have been introduced, with updated equipment specifications.
Mar 2, 2021 - 01:03 pm
Volvo to become all-electric carmaker in 2030
Volvo Cars will become an all-electric car manufacturer from 2030. In 2018, Volvo had set itself the goal of achieving half of its sales with purely electric cars by 2025. To this end, there is another change: Volvo wants to sell electric cars only via online direct sales.
Jan 7, 2021 - 02:20 pm
Volvo targets 60% EV production in Ghent by 2022
Volvo Cars is tripling the production capacity for electric cars at its plant in Ghent, Belgium. By 2022, electric cars are to account for around 60 per cent of total production capacity there. Among other things, a purely electric version and the PHEV versions of the Volvo XC40 have been produced in Ghent so far.
Nov 10, 2020 - 10:16 pm
AU: Chargefox opens high power charging site #18
Chargefox has opened its first ultra-rapid charging station in Western Australia, the eighteenth nationally. The EV charging network provider has also signed a deal with Volvo following similar agreements with other major carmakers.
Oct 22, 2020 - 01:29 pm
Volvo XC40 prices are out for USA and Canada
In North America, Volvo Car USA and Volvo Car Canada have announced the pricing for Volvo’s first purely electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge as well as access to nationwide charging networks in both countries.
Oct 7, 2020 - 03:04 pm
EPA rates Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 ranges
The US EPA has published its range ratings for the all-electric models Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2 with surprisingly low values: 208 miles (335 km) for the Volvo XC40 Recharge and 233 miles (375 km) for the Polestar 2.
Oct 2, 2020 - 11:40 am
First series electric XC40s rolling off the assembly line
Volvo has started series production of the fully electric XC40 Recharge in Ghent. The first cars are to be delivered to customers in Europe this month. However, the production of the XC40 Recharge planned for this year is already sold out.
Mar 15, 2020 - 04:10 pm
Volvo XC40 Recharge electric car goes on sale in UK
The Volvo XC40 Recharge is now on sale in the UK for £53,155. Volvo’s first all-electric car will arrive at dealers in late 2020. The XC40 is not eligible for the £3,000 Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) because it costs more than £50,000.
Mar 6, 2020 - 02:56 pm
Volvo launches battery assembly in Ghent
Volvo Cars has inaugurated a battery assembly line at its Belgian production site in Ghent. Batteries for the XC40 Recharge P8 will start rolling off assembly lines at the Ghent plant from March, while the production of the first electric Volvo is also scheduled to start in Ghent in the autumn.