The first electric car will be called Volvo XC40 Recharge

The first electric car will be called Volvo XC40 Recharge


Especially for its electric cars the Swedish brand has patented a new brand.

Volvo will introduce a new brand Recharg, which will sell all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The new line of machines will be presented Recharge ??with the first battery-electric vehicle Sweden firm, Recharge XC40, which will be presented tonight at a special event. It will also be the first model that Volvo will reveal the average carbon footprint of the machine – the actual CO2 emissions of that car will produce in their lifetime, taking into account both production and use.

Label Recharge will be used on all new electrified models that the company produces from now on. Volvo States that uses this brand to promote sales of vehicles with electrostore and will offer incentives to drivers of hybrids that use plug-ins to the extent possible to use all-electric mode Pure.


Volvo has already announced plans that by 2025 about 50% of dealers sold brands of cars will be fully electric. The firm also set a goal to become by 2040 completely neutral to the climate by the company.

Volvo has promised that for every new car will be presented ??- electric powerplant. But the press release says that achieving climate objectives will require the full “electrification” of the line of vehicles and reduce carbon emissions in manufacturing, expansion of operations and supply chain. The company also aims to increase the recycling and reuse of materials.

“We will consider what we can control, as it relates to our operations and exhaust emissions from our vehicles. We will look at what can affect calling our suppliers and the energy sector to join us in the quest for climate-neutral future,” said the head of Volvo, Hakan Samuelsson.

Volvo recently announced plans to combine its program razrabotki modern internal combustion engines with the parent firm Geely, and then allocate it in a separate company. This will allow the Swedish specialists to focus completely on electric power units.

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