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Volvo shows dealers upcoming BEVs and PHEVs: Report

Volvo Car Group is dedicated to going all-electric. The brand announced last year that by 2030, it will sell only battery-electric vehicles. At a recent dealer event, the Swedish brand showed off seven upcoming vehicles, the first of which will start rolling out next year. Attendees who asked not to be identified told Automotive News […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/28/2022
2022 Volvo S60 Black Edition will be limited to less than 450 examples

A new special edition model joins the 2022 Volvo S60 lineup. Called the Black Edition, this variant goes on sale this spring will get a nice helping of black accents on the exterior. For the 2022 model year, Volvo says that it will make less than 450 units of the S60 Black Edition. It’ll be […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2022
Volvo Car Group invests $1 billion in Torslanda plant for future EV production

Volvo Car Group has announced another investment that will accelerate its move toward full electrification. In the next few years, Volvo will spend SEK 10 billion ($1 billion) in its Torslanda manufacturing plant near its hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden to prepare it for the production of its next-generation battery-electric vehicles. This will see the introduction […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/9/2022
Volvo to make a third EV in South Carolina facility: Report

Volvo’s Charleston, South Carolina facility has been online since 2018. Currently, the only model being made there is the S60 sedan. Starting late next year, the successor to the XC90 will be produced at that plant followed by the Polestar 3. According to a new report from Automotive News, those aren’t the only vehicles that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/9/2022
Volvo Car Group and Northvolt announce new battery plant in Gothenburg

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt have announced that they have selected Gothenburg, Sweden as the site for a new battery manufacturing plant that will start production in 2025. This facility will create 3,000 new jobs and complement a planned research and development center that was announced last year. This is part of a larger investment […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/7/2022
Volvo will introduce Ride Pilot autonomous tech in California first

Volvo Car Group has announced that it will introduce its unsupervised autonomous driving technology in California first. Called Ride Pilot, the system builds on the Swedish brand’s safety leadership in the auto industry and aims to give owners back more time. The system will appear on Volvo’s next-generation battery-electric vehicles, the first of which is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/6/2022
Volvo and Polestar team up with Qualcomm for infotainment systems

Volvo Car Group has announced that it will use Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms for its future infotainment systems. The company was the first to use Google’s Android Automotive operating system in the Polestar 2, Volvo XC40 Recharge, and C40 Recharge. For 2022, every Volvo model now comes with Android Automotive OS as standard on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2022
Volvo Cars and Northvolt to open battery R & D and development center in Gothenburg

Volvo Cars and its partner Northvolt have announced that they will open a research and development center in the former’s hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden. This is part of a SEK 30 billion ($3.3 billion) investment in the manufacturing and development of batteries. The facility will open in 2022, creating a few hundred new jobs in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/13/2021
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge goes slightly farther than the XC40 Recharge

Official EPA range estimates for the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge have been published and it’s slightly better than expected. The XC40 Recharge’s svelte sibling is good for 226 miles on a single charge. That’s 3 miles longer than the more practical family member thanks to its lower roofline, which helps it slip through the air […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/6/2021
Early first look review: 2022 Volvo XC60 B6 and 2022 V90 B6 Cross Country

Volvo is aiming to become a leader in electrification. It has committed to a fully electric lineup by 2030 and will offer plug-in hybrids as a transition point. The company isn’t stopping there because it wants to make sure your transition is as seamless as possible. That means every single vehicle it sells gets some […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/25/2021