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Volvo Tripling EV Capacity This Year, Adding New EV to Ghent Plant

Recharge model sales doubled in Europe in 2020 Swedish automaker adding new EV this year Volvo says sales of its electrics are growing quickly, and that means expansion at the Belgian plant that builds some of them. Volvo says it will triple EV capacity...

Volvo 2021 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

The Volvo XC40 Recharge EV crossover is now on sale. A C40 coupe-like crossover could appear in 2021. Volvo heading towards an EV-only portfolio by 2030. The automotive industry is slowly, but surely shifting to EVs and autonomous vehicles, while stuffing their products with...

IIHS Says New Tests Making Automakers Bin Inferior Headlights

IIHS shows massive lighting improvements since tests started Higher-rated lights required to reach Five years after starting to test automotive headlights, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that automakers are beginning to ditch inferior headlights for options that better illuminate the road (and...

Volvo Going 100% Electric By 2030

Volvo had already said that half of its global sales would be EVs by 2025. Their first fully-electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge, is on its way. 20% of this year’s sales involve electrified models. Larger automakers, with countless models and trims, are having and...

Volvo Canada Launches The New Garage Design Challenge

The New Garage is a design contest is presented by Volvo and IDS. Have an idea for a garage design? Draw it up and you could win. We bet that if your garage design features an XC40 Recharge, you’ll have a better chance...

Volvo XC40 Recharge EV Starts Under $65k in Canada

335 km range estimate for 402 hp Volvo First Volvo with Android operating system Volvo's first fully electric model is set to hit Canadian dealers later this year. The Volvo XC40 Recharge, offering more than 400 hp and more than 300 km of range,...

Volvo To Fastrack Its EV Strategy

New 2020 Volvo XC90
Next-generation XC90 SUV will be their last ICE. By 2025, 50% of all its new vehicles will be fully electric. Volvo’s rebirth began over five years ago when the current-generation XC90 SUV was introduced. It heralded a new generation of Volvo vehicles in every...

Volvo Hints At A XC20 SUV To Sit Below XC40

It will be Volvo’s first EV built on a new platform. The Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) will serve smaller vehicles. Volvo, a rather small car manufacturer, is not letting its relative size slow it down. With the backing of its parent company Geely, they...

Volvo XC40 Recharge Production Begins Today

The XC40 Recharge is Volvo’s first fully-electric vehicle. By 2025, 50% of Volvo’s global sales will be EVs. The XC40 Recharged delivers 208 miles of range (EPA). Volvo’s goal to convert a large portion of its vehicle line over to electric propulsion is coming...

Volvo Recalling Nearly 750,000 Vehicles For Active Safety Braking Issue

All Volvos built from November 2018 are affected. The Automatic Emergency Braking system may not activate as expected. Thankfully, no accidents or emergencies have been reported. Issues like these bring to light how much we’ve come to depend on technologies as well as the...