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Volvo donates XC40 Recharge to New York Fire Department for EV safety training

Volvo has donated an XC40 Recharge battery-electric crossover to the New York Fire Department (FDNY) for safety training purposes. With the advent of electric vehicles, firefighters will need to change how they cut a vehicle to extract occupants out of them after an accident. Additionally, most cars like the XC40 are constructed with extensive amounts […]

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge starts at $59,845, gets 250 kW of complimentary charging

The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge finally has a price and that’s $59,845. Compared to its boxier sibling, the XC40 Recharge, the C40 is $4,760 more but there’s a reason for it: you can only get it in a single fully loaded trim. That means it’ll come standard with a Harman Kardon audio system, 20-inch alloy […]

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2021 Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge review: Electrified Scandinavian luxury for the whole family

If you were to look up the definition of a luxury family crossover, chances are you’ll find a photo of the 2021 Volvo XC90 next to it. The current iteration of Volvo’s flagship utility vehicle jump-started its brand revival and redefined its identity. Five years later, the XC90 remains relevant, fresh, and formidable. We have […]

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge exudes a different aura in the metal

One look at the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge and you may be thinking that it’s just a coupe-ified XC40 Recharge. While that’s partially true, the low-slung crossover exudes a different presence once you see it in the metal. We recently got a chance to spend time with Volvo’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle in Los Angeles […]

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VolvoCars.OS is Volvo’s new in-house operating system umbrella

Volvo’s upcoming range of battery-electric vehicles will be the first to use the brand’s own operating system. Dubbed VolvoCars.OS, this suite has been developed with faster, more flexible development in mind. This will also allow Volvo to send out more frequent over-the-air updates to vehicles already on the road, enabling cars to get improvements more […]

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Volvo and Google continue partnership for future infotainment systems

Volvo and Google will continue working together to create a seamless and simple infotainment experience in the former’s upcoming range of battery-electric vehicles. The Swedish brand was one of the first carmakers to use the Android Automotive OS, which is currently found in the XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2, and will roll out across Volvo’s […]

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Volvo Concept Recharge debuts the next evolution of brand’s design language

The Volvo Concept Recharge is a preview of how the company’s design language will evolve as its lineup goes all-electric. Think of this show car as an evolution of the existing Volvo ethos only this time it’s been tailored for battery-electric vehicles. As a result, the less is more philosophy becomes more apparent, you find […]

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Volvo aims to improve charging speeds on next-generation EVs

Volvo has announced that it’s focusing on range and charging speeds during the development of its next-generation battery-electric vehicles. It will improve lithium-ion battery technology for its upcoming range of EVs, which includes the next-generation XC90 that will be underpinned by a new architecture specifically tailored for battery-electric applications. By the middle of the decade, […]

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Next-generation Volvos to use real-time information to enhance safety

Volvo’s next-generation vehicles will be its safest. The company will use real-time data from its vehicles together with software and hardware to further improve safety. This builds on Volvo’s approach, which has always been data-centric and takes knowledge based on real-life incidents. Now, Volvo aims to use customer vehicles to make cars even safer, provided […]

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Next-generation Volvo XC90 will be all-electric, get autonomous driving tech

Volvo has confirmed that the next generation of its XC90 flagship crossover will be all-electric. In addition, it will get a range of sensors, radar, LIDAR, and an autonomous driving computer powered by NVIDIA Drive system-on-a-chip. As the Swedish brand doubles down on electrification, it also intends to cement its safety leadership in the age […]

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