Volvo Cars will become the first automobile manufacturer to implement global traceability of cobalt used in its batteries by applying a blockchain technology. The announcement follows the reveal of brand’s first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge. The traceability of raw materials is one of the main sustainability challenges faced by automobile makers. Volvo Cars remains committed to full traceability, which will ensure that drivers c
Automakers in the US (and the World) are currently going through a tough phase in 2019. The rising manufacturing costs of vehicles, lesser footfalls in the showrooms, and rapidly escalating tensions in trade with China are seen as some of the reasons for the same. The 3rd Quarter of 2019 shows a similar trend as well. While some Car majors have seen highs, others are witnessing lows as well. Here’s a report on the US Auto Sales in the 3rd Quarter of 2019. Key Takeaways GM sales saw an i
Full specs and upgrades have been confirmed for the new S60, V60 and XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered Volvo mid-size models. As you might well know, this is the high-performance compartment of the famous Swedish brand and its entire energy is focused towards electrification and refinement of the engineering systems and gadgets. New S60, V60 and XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered’s engine, brakes, suspension, automatic transmission and wheels are heavily
Volvo Cars has introduced the XC40 Recharge, brand’s first ever fully electric vehicle and the first model to appear in its new Recharge lineup. Let’s find out more, shall we? The XC40 Recharge is based on the famous and multiple award-winning XC40 small SUV and will represent the next-gen of Volvo machines. In fact, brand’s goal is to make a fully-electric vehicle every year in a period of 5 years. Additionally, from early 2020, custome
Volvo XC40 has claimed one more significant recognition – it adds the New Car of the Year title in the Motor Trader 2019 Awards to its already impressive collection. The resounding success of the machine is a result of dedication, determination and ever-evolving desire for delivering us only the best machines. XC4
Volvo Car USA adds a 415hp plug-in hybrid electric machines among the award-winning XC60 mid-size SUV lineup and a new V60 mid-sized wagon to the 2020 lineup within the Polestar Engineering trim. As you might have well remembered, XC60 was named 2018 World Car of the Year and 2018 North American Utility of the Year.
Polestar has taken the next step in its development as the team presents the new Polestar 2. This is an all-electric fastback machine that brings electric performance cars to a wider range of audiences. The model features an avant-garde design and unique customer experience in the premium compact electric segment. P
Volvo Cars has unveiled a refreshed version of the XC90 bestseller SUV. As you know, this machine remains brand’s flagship model and comes with vast range of technologies. For the latest model in the lineup, Volvo team has decided to add a new fuel-saving engine and improve the kinetic energy-recovery braking syst