Tag: Volvo

Polestar 7 Could Be The Brand’s First Car To Be Made In Europe But It’s Up To Volvo To Decide

Polestar is eager to build vehicles in Europe but has suggested it might be another five years before it’s possible. The Swedish car manufacturer currently builds the 2 sedan at Volvo’s Taizhou factory in Luqiao, China while the forthcoming Polestar 3 will be built in both Chengdu, China and Volvo’s factory in Harlestonn, South Carolina. […]

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Polestar Gets $1.6 Billion In Fresh Capital To Boost Production

Polestar has ambitious plans for the coming years and to help achieve them, has just received a $1.6 billion boost in capital. While recently speaking with analysts during the automaker’s latest quarterly earnings call, chief executive Thomas Ingenlath revealed that Volvo will provide the EV maker with an 18-month $800 million loan while major shareholder […]

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Volvo Expects Its EVs To Reach Price Parity With ICE Models By 2025

The chief executive of Volvo believes that electric vehicles will reach price parity with combustion-powered vehicles by 2025. Jim Rowan, the former chief executive of Dyson, made the bold claim following the launch of the EX90 SUV, the company’s first EV built with a bespoke electric platform. A plethora of other EVs are just around […]

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The Volvo ES100 Is A Fictional BMW i7 Rival Inspired By The EX90

This story contains illustrations of a fictional sedan created by digital artist Theottle who is neither related to nor endorsed by Volvo. Volvo introduced its new design language with the all-new EX90 flagship SUV, prompting independent digital artist Theottle to create a similarly-styled all-electric sedan that could become a direct rival to the likes of […]

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Volvo Teases EV SUV for 2023 Launch

Volvo is currently launching the EX90 electric SUV — this may explain a sudden influx of social-media posts I’ve seen from Sweden over the past few days — and apparently, the brand snuck a news nugget into its presentation. Well, it wasn’t totally sneaky — CEO Jim Rowan went out of his way to note […]

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2024 Volvo EX90 Is A Polestar 3 Electric SUV Dressed For A Court Appearance

This is the Volvo EX90, the Swedish company’s new flagship SUV, and a car that upholds Volvo’s hard-won reputation as a safety pioneer. The range-topping seven-seat EV comes with Lidar technology fitted as standard across the range to detect pedestrians up to 820 ft (250 m) away and provide Level 3 autonomous capability thanks to […]

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Volvo Teases More Of The EX90 That Has The Same Drag Coefficient As A C8 Corvette

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Cowhide Is “So Last Year” As Vegan Leather Makers Muscle-In On Latest Auto Trend

While leathers and other exotic animal skins have often been symbols of luxury for a variety of industries (automotive included), demand for the fake stuff is beginning to ramp up. In a world that is more concerned with sustainability and reducing carbon emissions, companies like Tesla-supplier Ultrafabrics are set to boom. It’s not just the […]

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Volvo EX90 Confirms Bi-Directional Charging Ahead Of November 9 Reveal

Volvo published a new teaser for the upcoming EX90 electric SUV flagship, revealing its bi-directional charging capabilities. This feature will eventually expand to the entire Volvo EV lineup, allowing owners to send power back to the grid, charge other cars, and power different kinds of electric devices. Amid the energy crisis, Volvo is looking for […]

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2024 Volvo EX90 Confirmed As New Electric SUV Flagship, Debuts On Nov 9 As Its ‘Safest Model Ever’

This report includes an independent illustration made by CarScoops’ artist Josh Byrnes based on the official design patents from Volvo believed to depict the XC90’s electric successor. The render is neither related to nor endorsed by Volvo Volvo’s CEO, Jim Rowan, confirmed that the successor of the XC90 will be called EX90 during a speech […]

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Volvo Trucks’ New E-Axle Will Allow It To Install Larger Battery Packs

Volvo Trucks continues to develop and advanced its battery electric trucks and has presented an innovative new e-axle at the ongoing IAA Transportation event in Hannover, Germany. The new e-axle developed by Volvo Trucks integrates the electric motors and the transmission into the rear axle. This means the truck manufacturer can fit more batteries, increasing […]

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NACTOY Names 26 Semifinalists For 2023, Who Do You Think Will Win Each Category?

The North American Car, Truck, & Utility Vehicle Of The Year (NACTOY) awards have already announced their winners for 2022, but well before the year’s end, they’ve announced their semifinalists for next year’s competition to give the public ample time to vote. There are 26 entries across 3 categories, so let’s take a look. The […]

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All-Electric Volvo XC90 Successor To Launch In Q4 This Year

The long-awaited electric successor to the Volvo XC90 is expected to be unveiled in the final quarter of this year. Recent trademark applications made with the European Union Intellectual Property Office indicate that the vehicle will be dubbed the Embla, ditching the brand’s traditional alphanumeric nomenclature. Underpinning the new electric SUV will be the automaker’s […]

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Next-Gen Volvo S90 Flagship Sedan Envisioned By Independent Designer

This story includes speculative renderings of a future Volvo S90 created by independent digital artist Theottle, which are neither related to nor endorsed by Volvo. Volvo showcased its future design language with the 2021 Recharge Concept but we have yet to see any production models following this path. While the evolved brand identity will likely […]

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2024 Volvo EXC90: Flagship Swede Embraces The Electric Era For The XC90’s Successor

This story includes independent illustrations made by CarScoops’ artist Josh Byrnes based on a series of official design patents from Volvo believed to depict the XC90’s electric successor. The renders are neither related to nor endorsed by Volvo. Recent patent filings have unearthed Volvo’s next XC90 flagship SUV, and it appears the large Swede will embrace […]

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Volvo Patents New XC90-Like SUV And Trademarks “EXC90” Name

Volvo’s patent and trademark lawyers have been busy, as two new applications have been discovered suggesting changes at the top of the Swedish brand’s lineup. The first comes from the European Union Intellectual Property Office and was dug up by Motor1. Volvo is applying to trademark the name “Volvo EXC90” for “electric vehicles; land motor […]

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Volvo Group To Establish Battery Cell Factory In Sweden

The Volvo Group will establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden that will serve its heavy-duty vehicles, trucks, and machines. The truck manufacturer recently concluded an extensive site localization study and determined that the Skaraborg region will serve as the ideal location for the site. Volvo Group says the proposed site will […]

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Electric Volvo Construction Equipment Can Now Be Ordered With A Solar-Powered Charger

Beam Global and Volvo CE (the arm of the company that makes construction equipment) announced a partnership today that will allow customers to bundle electric vehicles and charging equipment in one purchase. Along with, say, an L25 Electric wheel loader, customers can also buy an off-grid, emissions-free, and permit-free charging station for their construction site. […]

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