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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
Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge get range assistant and efficiency-improving updates

The latest over-the-air update (OTA) for the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge sees the addition of efficiency-enhancing improvements and tools to help you maximize every charge. Both vehicles now get a range assistant app that shows energy consumption information and estimates your total driving range based on your current driving. The system uses real-time […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/19/2021
Early first look review: 2022 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge with updated battery

While we were in Belgium driving the new C40 Recharge, we were given a unique opportunity to check out Volvo’s updated plug-in hybrid powertrain coming soon to T8 models in the United States. The updated battery pack is now 18.8 kWh with 14.9 kWh usable. The new pack size makes it eligible for the full […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/18/2021
2022 Volvo C40 first drive review: Volvo’s continuous improvement of EVs

On paper, the Volvo C40 Recharge appears to be a bit redundant. Between the Polestar 2 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge, it seems another vehicle in that size class with similar performance might be a bit overkill for a smaller manufacturer. However, after spending some time driving around Belgium — where the C40 is built […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/18/2021
Volvo Cars to go public on Stockholm Stock Exchange

Volvo Car Group has announced that it intends to offer Initial Public Offering (IPO) under Nasdaq Stockholm. This will allow shareholders to invest in a fast-growing luxury brand and is expected to raise profits by $2.8 billion via the potential partial sale of shares by Volvo’s main stockholders. AMF and Folksam, who each own 2.2 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/7/2021
2021 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Engineered review: Best one-car garage?

A brown, diesel-powered wagon with a manual transmission is the quintessential automotive unobtanium in the U.S. because there’s not a single vehicle that checks all of those boxes. In fact, to sell wagons, automakers have added body cladding and raised suspensions to expand their appeal in a crossover-crazed world. Choices for a conventional wagon are […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/13/2021
Bigger battery and more power: Volvo T8 Recharge PHEVs get updated

Volvo has announced a significant update to its T8 plug-in hybrid lineup, which adds more power and improve their all-electric range. This includes a new 18.8-kWh lithium-ion battery replacing the 11.6-kWh unit and a 145-hp electric motor in place of the 87-hp unit in the current cars. As a result, Volvo’s T8 lineup will have […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/9/2021
2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge review: Scandinavian Goldilocks

These days, crossovers are everything to everyone. They must be practical, roomy, comfortable, and in some cases, sporty and fun to drive. As a result, there are so many to choose from across all segments. The 2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge aims to give you something more than just your average luxury compact crossover. Electrification? […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/30/2021
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge gets 15-mile range bump

Hot on the heels of the updated Polestar 2 which got a nice range bump for 2022, its cousin, the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge also gets one. Originally EPA-rated at 208 miles, the quirky all-electric crossover now gets 223 miles per charge according to the new 2022 Fuel Economy guide. That’s an increase of 15 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/26/2021