Volvo EX90 Electric Crossover Production Delayed, Again

Volvo has decided to delay the production of its much-anticipated EX90 electric vehicle (EV), underscoring the car’s critical role in the brand’s ambition to transition profitably to an all-electric lineup within the next decade. The production, which was initially scheduled to begin in late 2023 at Volvo’s plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina, will now be […]

Volvo Adopts Tesla Charging Connector, Opens Access to Superchargers

The dominos are falling as more automakers sign onto Tesla’s North American Charging Standard. In a landmark deal, Volvo Cars, the Swedish auto manufacturer, is joining forces with Tesla, to offer Volvo electric vehicle (EV) drivers access to Tesla’s expansive Supercharger network in North America. This initiative significantly bolsters charging infrastructure for Volvo customers and […]

Volvo Launches EX30 Electric SUV [VIDEO]

Volvo has debuted its compact SUV, the all-electric EX30, promising to deliver the brand’s trademark safety and Scandinavian sophistication, while also promising the smallest carbon footprint of any Volvo to date. The announcement was made at a global unveiling in Milan, Italy. The EX30 is a first-of-its-kind small premium SUV in Volvo’s lineup, reflecting the […]

Volvo Delays EX90 Electric SUV, Bowers & Wilkins Sound Touted

Volvo has announced its EX90 electric flagship SUV will be delayed. The company made the announcement on Thursday, stating the upcoming EV “is a very exciting and important car for Volvo Cars, representing the start of a new era for the company and introduces a new generation of technology – hardware and software.” As for […]

Volvo Has No Plans to Cut EV Prices Like Tesla, Says CEO

Volvo CEO Jim Rowan said that the automaker won’t follow Tesla into cutting vehicle price tags, saying that demand for its vehicles remain high, according to Reuters. The statement came after Volvo posted lower-than-expected Q4 profits, and Rowan added that the automaker already had a sizable backlog for electric vehicle (EV) orders. “We don’t see […]

Volvo Unveils EX90 Electric SUV with 300 Miles of Range

Volvo has unveiled on Wednesday what it calls its flagship SUV, the seven-seater, fully-electric EX90 with NVIDIA Drive, Luminar lidar support, a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and more. The Volvo EX90 offers up to 600 kilometers (372.8 miles) per charge with its dual-motor, all-wheel-drive version, as validated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). […]

Volvo to Train EV Technicians at Upcoming Facility in New Jersey

According to Automotive News, Swedish automotive giant Volvo–subsidiary of China’s Geely–is establishing a new technical center at its headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey, specifically for training mechanics to work on electric vehicles (EVs). Volvo expects the 12,800 sq. ft. facility to open next March. Once complete, dealership technicians from all over the U.S., Canada, and South […]

Volvo Partners with Epic Games for Integrated EV Tech

Automaker Volvo is partnering with a games company to use a popular video game engine for electric vehicles (EVs), as announced by the automaker on Wednesday. Volvo plans to partner with Epic Games on advanced EV hardware, according to an announcement made by both companies on Thursday. Epic Games is the developer behind the wildly […]

Volvo Invests in StoreDot, an Israeli Fast-Charging Battery Tech Firm

Legacy Swedish automaker Volvo on Tuesday announced an investment in StoreDot, an Israeli company that is working on electric vehicle (EV) batteries capable of extreme-fast charging. The investment was made through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, Volvo’s venture capital unit. StoreDot is working on disruptive battery tech capable of adding 257 miles (160 km) of […]

Volvo to Build New EV Crossover in South Carolina: Report

Volvo plans to build its upcoming crossover EV at its Ridgeville, South Carolina plant, according to unnamed sources speaking with Automotive News. Though it doesn’t yet have a public name, the electric crossover is internally termed V546 and is expected to be the company’s third battery-electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of Volvo’s plans to go all-electric […]

Volvo to Invest $1 Billion into Torslanda Plant for EV Production

As electric vehicles (EVs) shift to become the best-sold vehicles in the years to come, one European automaker has announced new investments for upgrading a production facility to be more EV-forward. Volvo announced plans on Tuesday to invest SEK 10 billion ($1.09 billion) into its manufacturing plant in Torslanda, Sweden to develop its next-generation of […]

Volvo Partners With Sweden’s Northvolt to Produce EV Batteries

Following announcements earlier this year that Volvo plans to go all-electric with online-only sales by 2030, the company has just shared plans for a new partnership to mass-produce batteries for its upcoming zero-emissions vehicles. On Monday, Geely-owned Volvo announced a new partnership with Swedish electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Northvolt, both of which will build […]

Volvo Will Go All-Electric, Shift to Online-Only Sales by 2030

Volvo plans to sell only electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030, in an ambitious bid following increasingly-high demand for low-emissions vehicles in the auto market. As reported by Bloomberg, the Chinese-owned Swedish brand plans to unveil a line of new EVs, including the Volvo C40 Recharge announced Tuesday. In the same ambitious bid, the company also […]

Volvo XC40 EPA Range Falls Short vs Tesla Model Y

In many ways, Volvo’s XC40 is a reasonable comparison to the acclaimed Tesla Model Y. But despite its versatility and sheer size, the electric vehicle (EV) isn’t quite as polished as the Model Y for just a few specific reasons. The Volvo XC40 Recharge falls significantly short of the Model Y when it comes to […]