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Refreshed 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge and single-motor C40 Recharge officially announced

The refreshed 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge has debuted and it takes on some of the design cues found in the C40 Recharge. In addition to a new front bumper and a frameless grille plate, the headlights are now identical to the C40’s, featuring a curved lower portion. The pixel LED headlights that first appeared on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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