Volvo extends electric range of their PHEV lineup
Volvo has upgraded the plug-in hybrid powertrains of the large SPA platform. In the Recharge models of the 60 and 90 series, not only is the electric range expected to increase to up to 90 kilometres, but the system performance has also been increased somewhat.
Volvo’s Ridgeville plant to go fully electric
The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars will convert its Ridgeville plant in the US state of South Carolina into an all-electric car production facility. The company says that here, the fully electric cars “of the new generation will be built” before Europe and China.
Volvo looking to build electric XC-90 in the USA
According to a media report, Volvo will produce the fully-electric version of its XC90 SUV model at its Ridgeville plant in South Carolina and will also build a plant to produce the battery packs for the model on the site starting this autumn.
Volvo goes for better PHEVs and mild hybrids
Volvo presents improved and newly developed plug-in hybrid drives that will be used in the entire model range. This means that Volvo has expanded its production capacities so that 25 % of total production will now be concerned with PHEVs. Mild hybrids will also be introduced in the coming months.
Volvo presents brand new S60 with two PHEV options
Volvo has taken the wraps off the long expected S60 series that marks the end of diesel or better, the beginning of the electrified era at the Swedish carmaker as the S60 comes in two plug-in hybrid variants. And it is another first as the car is made entirely in Volvo’s new U.S. factory.