Trio of XC40 pure electric models announced by Volvo

With the first run of pure electric versions of the XC40 First Edition now sold out, Volvo has announced three new electric models. The previous P8 description has been dropped for the latest cars, with the pure electric models now known as the XC40 Recharge Twin.   Offered in Standard, Plus and Pro specifications, prices […]

First over-the-air updates for Volvo XC40

Volvo Cars is rolling out its first ever over-the-air (OTA) software update on the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric car. Starting soon, XC40 Recharge drivers in Europe will receive a range of updates, including new features and improvements to the car’s infotainment and propulsion systems.

Volvo XC40 range: more hybrid choices

Volvo’s electrification programme has now delivered a second plug-in petrol-electric hybrid powertrain for the XC40 compact SUV. The introduction of the new XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid T4 increases customer choice and opens the plug-in hybrid technology to a wider market. At the same time, two new mild-hybrid petrol options have been added to the range, in the form of the new XC40 B4 and B5.

Volvo uses Google’s Android tech for the new all-electric XC40

Volvo Cars is rethinking infotainment in the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40. Powered by Android, the new infotainment system is claimed to offer customers personalisation, improved levels of intuitiveness and new embedded Google technology and services.

Top Euro NCAP results for Volvo XC40 and Ford Focus

Euro NCAP has released the safety ratings of two new cars. Both Volvo’s new small off-roader, the XC40, and the latest version of Ford’s Focus, achieve a maximum five-star rating. The XC40 scored 97 percent for adult occupant protection, putting it amongst the top five cars for this aspect of safety tested by Euro NCAP in the last three years.

Production start for the Volvo XC40 in Belgium

A new era has started for the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium, with the first customer-bound XC40 small SUV rolling off the production line in the presence of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel

Volvo XC40 diesels start at £28,965

The new Volvo XC40 urban SUV is now available to order in the UK, with on-the-road diesel model prices starting at £28,965 for the D3 Momentum version

New Volvo XC40 will be big on personalisation

Volvo says that with dozens of possible exterior and interior colour combinations, individual choice is at the centre with the new XC40, the company’s first ever entry in the small premium SUV segment