Volvo has announced the launch of a new electric vehicle, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, this is the companies first fully electric car.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge is based on the Volvo XC40 and it comes with a range of 400 km on a single charge and around 408 horsepower, the car has a fast charger that can charge to 80% in 40 minutes.
The XC40 Recharge, based on the multi-award-winning and best-selling XC40 small SUV, is the first of a family of fully electric Volvos. It represents a true milestone for Volvo Cars: the company’s first electric car and the first Volvo with a brand new infotainment system powered by Google’s Android operating system.
Over the next five years, Volvo Cars will launch a fully electric car every year, as it seeks to make all-electric cars 50 per cent of global sales by 2025, with the rest hybrids. Recharge will be the overarching name for all chargeable Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.
You can find out more information about the new Volvo XC40 Recharge over at Volvo at the link below.