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Volvo electrifies its full merchandise portfolio

Editor’s be aware: This story is section of the once-a-year Automotive News “Future Product Pipeline” series.

Volvo Cars and trucks is investing its diesel-run previous for an electron-charged long run.

Globally, every new Volvo product will have an electric powered motor as aspect of the Swedish automaker’s system to make all-electric powered cars account for half of its world profits by 2025 — with the rest being hybrids.

The to start with of people all-electric powered designs will roll into U.S. dealerships this tumble.

The XC40 Recharge P8 is an electric edition of Volvo’s quickest-offering model — the XC40 crossover. The dual-motor EV provides up to 408 hp and can go from to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds. Volvo estimates that it will have an EPA-rated variety of “far more than 200 miles.”

An additional new sporty electric powered crossover — the C40 — is anticipated to arrive upcoming year, followed by a battery-driven XC90 crossover.

Meanwhile, Volvo has a new plus-size luxurious crossover in the operates. The XC100, developed on the up coming generation of Volvo’s Scalable Merchandise Architecture system, is described as Volvo’s answer to the Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X7 flagship mild trucks.

“It is an XC90, Variety Rover, Cullinan all in one particular,” a supplier familiar with the products ideas instructed Automotive Information previously this year.