New 2021 Volvo C40 Recharge Electric Coupe SUV Unveiled

Volvo Cars aims to become a leader in the fast-growing premium EV market, with the goal of becoming a completely electric vehicle manufacturer by 2030. By then, it plans to sell only fully electric vehicles and phase out vehicles with internal combustion engines, including hybrid vehicles, worldwide.

The transition to a full-fledged electric vehicle manufacturer will be part of Volvo Cars’ ambitious plan to reduce lifecycle CO2 emissions per vehicle through concrete actions. Volvo Cars plans to launch several more EVs in the coming years. By 2025, it plans to make up 50% of the world’s new car sales with EVs and the rest with hybrid cars, aiming to make all the cars it sell EVs by 2030.

The C40 Recharge takes pride in having all the benefits of an SUV. Like the XC40, the C40 Recharge is based on Volvo Cars’ new generation “CMA” (Compact Modular Architecture) platform. A lower and smoother SUV coupe design has been adopted for the “XC40” that shares the chassis. According to Volvo Cars, it will be the first Volvo car in history designed as a pure EV-only car.

The front mask of the C40 recharge has a new face of electric Volvo. Equipped with headlights with the latest pixel technology. The rear features a rear-end design that matches the bottom of the roofline. The design is different from the XC40.

The interior of the 2021 volvo C40 recharge has a higher seating position. You can choose from a variety of model-specific colors and decoration options. The C40 Recharge is said to be the first Volvo car to use no natural leather.

Co-developed with Google and equipped with an infotainment system based on the Android operating system. Providing customers with in-vehicle Google apps and services such as “Google Maps,” “Google Assistant,” and “Google Play Store.”

C40 Recharge receives software updates wirelessly. With unlimited data, it enables excellent connections.

Volvo C40 Recharge

The 2021 Volvo C40 recharge EV powertrain is equipped with motors on the front and rear axles, respectively. The battery has a storage capacity of 78kWh. The cruising range on a single charge is expected to reach a maximum of about 420km. If you use a quick charger, you can charge 80% of the capacity of the battery in about 40 minutes. The wireless software update will upgrade the EV powertrain.

C40 recharges are only sold online. Volvo Cars’ move towards full electrification is to focus on online sales and provide attractive and transparent user services under the name “Care by Volvo”. It is said that it is integrated with.

All Volvo Cars electric vehicles will now be sold online only. In line with its plans to reduce the complexity of model delivery and focus on pre-selected models, Volvo Cars will significantly simplify the process of purchasing a C40 recharge.

The C40 Recharge comes with a care package that includes items such as service, warranty, roadside assistance, insurance, and home charging options.

Production of the C40 Recharge is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2021. It will be produced with the XC40 recharge at the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium. The future of Volvo Cars is electricity, and the C40 Recharge is the latest result of Volvo Cars’ commitment to the future of zero emissions.