In principle, it can be said that a car subscription is a model in which you pay an amount in order to be able to drive the provider's car and to be able to exchange it on a monthly basis. Basically, a car subscription is a kind of flat rate for a car and is therefore quite flexible and simple.
Since the introduction of the Volvo XC40 as a compact SUV in 2017, sales figures in Europe have increased steadily from year to year. The purely electric SUV version combines the zero-emission drive with a sophisticated armada of assistance systems. Volvo wants to continue to set the safety standards in automotive engineering and is therefore upgrading the current cars with driver assistance systems and noticeably increasing occupant protection. In the relatively mild winter, we were able to extensively experience the purely electric and probably future-oriented technology of the Volvo XC40.
Switzerland is not a member of the EU and is pursuing its own national path in promoting the electric car. While high state premiums in Norway and Germany in particular provide an incentive to buy, in Switzerland a division into national and cantonal support measures ensures regional peculiarities. We take a look at electric car subsidies and the most popular electric cars.
Since July 1, 2018, Sweden has been running its own funding program for cars and light trucks / buses with CO2 emissions of a maximum of 60 g / km. These vehicles receive a climate bonus of 60.000 Swedish kronor (around 5.900 euros / June 2021) when they are newly registered. However, the upper limit of the climate bonus may not exceed 25% of the vehicle's value.
Volvo Car is continuously expanding its own portfolio with further electrified models. One of the most interesting new releases of 2002 is the all-electric Volvo C40 Coupe. The demand for coupes among SUVs has increased slightly in recent years. At Volvo, the focus is on traditional values such as the comfortable interior and the large, trapezoidal central information display combined with new, purely digital elements. Our summer test 2022 focuses on comfort features and driving culture.
The planned innovations in the Euro 7 standard from 2025 is a challenge for all global manufacturers. In the first half of 2021, most manufacturers have already set their exit scenarios from the internal combustion engine with a specific date following the announcements made in recent years. As a discontinued model, the combustion engine will only be of interest to car markets without clear specifications for the manufacturer. A look at the exit scenarios of the traditional manufacturers shows clear differences.