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Patent Images Show a Potential Design for the Electric Volvo XC90

This design could be either a next-generation electric XC90 or a refreshed current-generation model A recent trademark hints this model could be called EXC90 The general design is similar to the current XC90, with elements taken from the Recharge Concept Volvo announced last year...

Apple CarPlay Finally Comes Back to Volvo

Existing owners will get an over-the-air update with the function. We wonder if this will apply to Polestar as well. Nearly all of us, with late-model cars, take Apple CarPlay for granted. We’ve been using it as a daily feature to get around and...

Should You Buy a 2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country?

2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country
The 2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country starts at $59,545 in the United States and at $70,640 in Canada, freight and delivery charges included. Beautiful, spacious, well-appointed cabin. Powertrain lacks refinement, distracting infotainment system and climate controls, grabby brakes. Having arrived in North America for...

Volkswagen Owners Could Have to Pay for Driver Assistance Systems by the Mile

The company wants to offer subscription services that will be purchasable through the infotainment system This could allow drivers to pay for autonomous driving on a road trip but not on their commute This is part of the company’s plan to overtake Tesla Automakers...

Volvo will Build a Climate Neutral Factory in Slovakia in 2026

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
The plant will be used to build electric vehicles only This will be the company’s third manufacturing facility in Europe In order to achieve its sustainability goal, Volvo will use carbon-neutral energy in this factory Volvo announced it will build a new factory in...

Volvo Will Open a Training Center to Educate its Technicians on EV Maintenance

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
The company currently sells two EVs and it wants to become entirely electric by 2030 There are differences between the maintenance and repair operations of gasoline and electric vehicles The training center will be located on the premises of the company’s headquarters in...

Volkswagen Could Overtake Tesla in Global EV Sales as Soon as 2024, Report Says

Bloomberg intelligence claims Tesla will remain the leader for 18 more months Volkswagen already sells more EVs in Europe than Tesla, but its US sales are lagging behind The report places Chinese automaker BYD in third place and Ford in fourth Bloomberg Intelligence just...

Polestar Teams up with StoreDot, a Company that Works to Make EV Charging Faster

2023 Polestar 2 | Photo: Polestar
StoreDot claims its batteries will be able to gain 160 kilometers of range in only 5 minutes by 2024 This is the first investment into another company that has been made by Polestar Volvo, Polestar’s parent company, invested in StoreDot last month Polestar made...

The Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge Win AJAC’s 2022 Canadian Green Car of the Year Awards

Both are their respective automakers’ first full EV offerings. Incidentally, both the Volvo and the Polestar share structural and mechanical components. The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), the nation’s association of professional journalists, has voted on the greenest vehicles of the year and...

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Review: Still Attractive and Fun, but it’s Slipping

Starting price is $62,365 in Canada, $51,700 in the US. This small premium electric SUV segment is heating up. The XC40 Recharge is as entertaining and feisty as ever. Much has changed since the Volvo XC40 Recharge and I first came into contact. Specifically,...