Volvo Vehicles is on an electrified push. It desires 50 per cent of its world gross sales to be plug-in hybrid or electrical autos by 2025, and plans to be all-electric by 2030.
Volvo Automobile Australia desires to realize the latter goal even sooner, too. Its order financial institution as of April 30 is made up of 60 per cent Recharge plug-in hybrid and electrical fashions, in line with a spokesperson for Volvo Automobile Australia.
10 per cent of Volvo gross sales have been Recharge fashions thus far in 2022, and 21 per cent of gross sales in April had been accounted for by Recharge Plug-in Hybrid and Pure Electrical variants.
Volvo Automobile has registered 3477 autos in 2022 to this point, marking an enhance of 1.9 per cent on the identical interval in 2021.
Volvo Vehicles International not too long ago launched its gross sales figures for April 2022, which noticed electrified gross sales from its Recharge vary soar to 38.4 per cent (18,097 of 47,150 gross sales), a rise of 18.7 per cent in comparison with the identical month in 2021.
It appears believable Volvo will attain its 50 per cent Recharge gross sales combine earlier than its self-imposed 2025 deadline, primarily based on the present traits.
By way of the remainder of 2022, the Chinese language-owned Swedish marque is planning to launch a number of new or up to date Recharge fashions in Australia.
The upgraded XC60 Recharge and XC90 Recharge, each plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), are as a consequence of arrive “imminently” with extra energy and larger battery packs (18.8kWh v 11.6kWh) which greater than double the claimed EV vary to as much as 90 kilometres. Learn extra right here.
Round June-July the mildly-facelifted 2023 model-year XC40 Recharge will lob, together with a brand new Single Motor worth chief becoming a member of the present Twin Motor efficiency hero. Learn the complete pricing and specs breakdown right here.
Lastly, across the third quarter of 2022, the brand new C40 Recharge will land in Australia in the identical Single Motor and Twin Motor variations because the associated XC40.
Consider the C40 Recharge as an XC40 Coupe, although it’s solely out there as an EV. Get all the small print on the C40 Recharge line-up right here.