Volvo has been increasingly using hybrid models since 2017, and the new Volvo V90 is now available on the market in two plug-in hybrid versions. With the model names T6 and T8 Twin Engine, Volvo is presenting two fully equipped and large-format station wagons in the premium segment in the R design. In terms of performance and price, it is clearly at the top of the range. The powerful engine was adopted from the top models of the 90 series. In this test, we value semi-autonomous driving over long distances.
Production of the new Volvo C7 Recharge Pure Electric started today on October 2021, 40 in Ghent, Belgium. With the second fully electrically powered model, the Swedish premium car manufacturer is continuing its conversion strategy. In addition, according to its own statements, Volvo wants to be a climate-neutral company by 2040.
From January 2022, the regulations for state funding for plug-in hybrids in Germany will be significantly tightened. This primarily affects the large and heavy SUV models with a range of less than 60 kilometers. In order to continue receiving financial support from the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA), plug-in hybrids with approval from January 2022 must extend their electric range to 60 kilometers. The plug-in SUV as a company car is particularly popular because of the subsidies for new acquisitions and ... Continue reading "Volvo responds to BAFA requirements
After large-format SUV models, Volvo has also equipped the more compact XC40 with a plug-in hybrid drive. With a market share in Germany of 1,8% for new registrations in Germany in the first half of 2020, customers are primarily focusing on the XC models. The SUV is still an unbroken trend in the automotive market.
New automobile concepts and advancing digitization require new platforms for car purchases. Volvo Cars' premium brand Polestar is opening a brand new concept store in central Oslo to present and sell the brand. The trend of the future is changing from the traditional car trade in commercial areas to the metropolises where buyers spend their free time.
The all-electric version of the Volvo XC40 will be presented in October. The Swedish automobile manufacturer is presenting its first all-electric car based on the compact premium SUV. Volvo promises to put one of the safest cars on the road through appropriate measures.