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Volvo to build 60 percent e-cars in Ghent in 2022

Volvo to build 60 percent e-cars in Ghent in 2022

Volvo Cars is tripling production capacity for electric cars at its plant in Ghent, Belgium, with e-cars set to account for around 60 percent of total production capacity there by 2022. So far, Ghent has produced an all-electric version and PHEV versions of the Volvo XC40, among others.

Volvo to sell only electric cars from 2030 onwards

Volvo to sell only electric cars from 2030 onwards

Volvo Cars to become pure electric car maker from 2030 Back in 2018, Volvo set a target of half of its sales coming from pure e-cars by 2025. To that end, there's another change: e-cars will only be sold by Volvo through direct sales over the internet.

Volvo: 44 percent Recharge share in Europe

Volvo: 44 percent Recharge share in Europe

26.6 percent of all Volvo cars sold worldwide in February were Recharge models, i.e. BEV or PHEV. In Europe, the Recharge share was as high as 44 percent. Recharge is also the name of the all-season tires with which Volvo will equip its pure e-cars in Northern and Central Europe as standard in the future.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric

Volvo launches front-wheel drive version of the XC40 Recharge

Volvo launches front-wheel drive version of the XC40 Recharge

Volvo is now launching a second drive variant for the all-electric XC40 Recharge in Germany. Following the sales launch of the all-wheel drive version in July, the electric model is now also available with front-wheel drive and 170 kW of power - but still differs from the new FWD versions of the Polestar 2.

Volvo and Polestar bring OTA update for CMA Stromer

Volvo and Polestar bring OTA update for CMA Stromer

Polestar and Volvo have begun rolling out the latest over-the-air update package for the Polestar 2 and electric XC40 in stages across all markets. The new update includes range assist and, in the case of the Polestar 2, improved battery preconditioning.

Volvo Cars acquires Chinese Luqiao plant from Geely

Volvo Cars acquires Chinese Luqiao plant from Geely

Geely has given its Volvo Cars subsidiary control of the car plant in Luqiao, China, which produces the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge electric models, among others, and as part of the move, the Luqiao manufacturing plant will be renamed Taizhou.

Mustang Mach-E and Ioniq 5 convince in crash test

Mustang Mach-E and Ioniq 5 convince in crash test

Two electric models were also rated in the latest EuroNCAP crash tests: both the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the Hyundai Ioniq 5 scored a full five stars overall.

Volvo to build electric XC40 in Malaysia too in future

Volvo to build electric XC40 in Malaysia too in future

Volvo Cars plans to start assembling its all-electric XC40 Recharge in Malaysia later this year, with plans to export the Malaysian-made electric vehicle to other Southeast Asian markets in addition to the local market.