Volvo Cars launches new, pure electric Volvo C40 Recharge
The new Volvo C40 Recharge.
future of Volvo Cars is electric, and the new Volvo C40 Recharge is the latest
manifestation of its commitment to a zero-emission future.
C40 Recharge has all the benefits of an SUV but with a lower and sleeker
design. It is based on the CMA vehicle platform and the first Volvo model in
history designed as pure electric only.
the introduction of the XC40 Recharge and now the C40 Recharge, Volvo Cars will
roll out several additional electric models in coming years.
by 2025, it aims for 50 per cent of its global sales volume to consist of fully
electric cars, with the rest hybrids. By 2030, it plans for every car it sells
to be pure electric.
rear of the C40 Recharge features a striking rear-end design to go with the
lower roof line, while the new front design introduces a new face for electric
Volvos and includes head lights with state-of-the-art pixel-technology.
the C40 Recharge provides customers with the high seating position that most
Volvo drivers prefer, while it is available with a range of colour and deco
options unique to the model. It is also the first Volvo model to be completely
the XC40 Recharge, the C40 Recharge comes with one of the best infotainment
systems on the market, jointly developed with Google and based on the Android
operating system. It provides consumers with Google apps and services built-in,
such as Google Maps, Google Assistant and the Google Play Store*.
data enables superior connectivity and the C40 Recharge will receive software
updates over the air. That means it will continue to improve over time after it
has left the factory.
propulsion consists of twin electric motors, one on the front and one on the
rear axle, powered by a 78kWh battery that can be fast charged to 80 per cent
in about 40 minutes*. It offers an anticipated range of around 420 km*, which
is expected to improve over time via over-the-air software updates.
C40 Recharge will go in production this fall and will be built alongside the
XC40 Recharge at the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium.
features might be optional. Vehicle specifications and the exact customer
offer may vary from one country to another, or not (yet) be available in
all markets. Charging times are dependent on factors such as outdoor
temperature, current battery temperature, charging equipment, battery
condition and car condition.
- Range according to the
realistic WLTP driving cycle under controlled conditions for a new car.
Real-world range may vary. Figures are based on preliminary target. Final
vehicle certification pending.
- Consumer information available