Tag: XC90

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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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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Sep 10, 2021 - 12:30 pm

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.

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Jun 29, 2021 - 01:34 pm

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.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:13 pm

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.

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Feb 25, 2019 - 02:38 pm

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.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 01:23 pm

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.

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Nov 21, 2017 - 01:34 pm

Mega order: Uber selects Volvo to deliver 24,000 PHEVs

Ride-hailing provider Uber accelerates efforts to replace human drivers in its fleet and states that it will purchase 24,000 Volvo cars designed for autonomous driving between 2019 and 2021. The chosen model is obviously Volvo’s XC90 plug-in hybrid.

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Dec 9, 2014 - 10:32 am

Paris, Volvo XC90, BMW 3-series, BMW i8, Nissan, Harley-Davidson.

Paris to clear up: “In the four central districts – apart from bikes, buses and taxis – the only vehicles allowed will be residents’ cars, delivery vehicles and emergency vehicles,” Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo told Journal du Dimanche. The new rules will first be imposed on weekends only but may be expanded quickly. Furthermore, Hidalgo plans to introduce an e-bike sharing scheme in the French capital.
france24.com, uk.news.yahoo.com

Volvo-XC90Plug-in Volvo pricing: Volvo has opened the order books for the second generation XC90 in Europe. The top of the range plug-in hybrid XC90 T8 starts at a price of 76,705 euros and is available solely as a seven-seater. The hybrid setup boasts 400 hp with a torque of up to 640 Nm.
autoexpress.co.uk, worldcarfans.com

BMW 3-series update: The plug-in hybrid will apparently come at the same price as a comparable combustion model like the 328i, project leader Helmuth Wiesler told Fleet News. His reasoning for the “same charge” strategy revolves around performance. Meanwhile, James Taylor took a “far-down-the-line prototype” of the hybrid BMW 3 on a test ride and was glad to find it “still drives like a 3-series.”
fleetnews.co.uk, carmagazine.co.uk (Review)

BMW i8 recall: Fuel tank issues have caused BMW to recall about 500 i8 worldwide. In the U.S., potentially 223 hybrid sports cars manufactured between May 16 to September 16, 2014 are affected by a defective bolt which could cause a fuel leak and lead to a fire.
bmwblog.com, insideevs.com

Battery replacement program: Nissan now offers European owners of the Leaf and e-NV200 to buy a brand-new 24 kWh replacement battery pack for 4,920 pounds (likely 5,000 euros). Buyers will also receive a 1,000 pounds cashback for the their old battery.
autoexpress.co.uk, transportevolved.com

The electric Harley Live Wire is not likely to see the light of the day anytime soon as it does not live up to customer expectations. Only a new battery generation would enable a range as desired by first inquirers, while the current estimated price of 50,000 dollars would need to be halved.

Found on electrive.com
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