Jump to content
  • Drew Dowdell
    Drew Dowdell

    Volvo XC40 Getting All-Electric Version

      .... will be the brand's first pure EV. 

    Volvo is planning on releasing an all-electric version of its Volvo XC40 crossover sometime later this year. This will be the first pure EV under the Volvo brand and the second one in the automaker group after the Polstar 2 that was shown at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this year.

    In addition to the all-electric version, Volvo will reportedly be offering a 3-cylinder plug-in hybrid version of the XC40, though no official specs have been announced yet. Two variations would be offered, at T4 Twin-Engine and T5 Twin-Engine. 

    While the Polestar 2 is aiming for a 275 mile range, don't expect similar range from the taller and flatter XC40, but somewhere in the 225 area should be doable. 

    Volvo is expecting 25% of sales to be plug-in hybrids, up from the 10% - 15% of sales today. Volvo's goals for electric vehicles is even higher, with an aim for a full 50% of sales by 2025. 


    Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)

    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    Very Sharp, Regular looking auto's with less maintenance should help EV's get selling. I expect this to do very well.

    • Haha 1

    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites
    45 minutes ago, ocnblu said:

    LOL... I get it... April 1st and all that jazz

    😚 to you Blu! 

    Mark my words enjoy your laugh as the winds of change are going to change things very much over the next 10 years more than some of you here realize.


    • Haha 1

    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Posted (edited)

    And, of course; less than some of you others realize.

    Who knows?

    Screen Shot 2019-04-01 at 9.17.15 PM.png


    Edited by balthazar
    • Haha 1
    • Upvote 2

    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
    Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets


  • Create New...