Only Hybrid & Electric Vehicles: Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Makes the Switch to Zero Emissions in 2023
Volvo Car Canada Ltd. has announced that its entire vehicle lineup will be electrified in 2023, with mild-hybrid, hybrid or electric vehicles equipped with Google built-in for Model Year 2023 vehicles. This move reflects the Swedish luxury car brand's ambition to offer only pure electric vehicles by 2030 and to be carbon neutral by 2040.
The XC90 and XC40 SUVs, as well as the V60 and V60 Cross Country now come with mild-hybrid engines as standard. These B4, B5, and B6 mild hybrid powertrains offer drivers smoother acceleration, fuel savings, and reduced emissions in real world driving scenarios.
For Canadian customers looking for an electrified Volvo to fit their daily routines and preferences, there are a variety of options available. The XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged and supercharged engine combined with an 87 hp electric motor for a total output of 400 hp. It also offers up to 25 miles of all-electric range and can be charged from 0-80% in just over two hours using a Level 2 charger.
The XC40 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid is also powered by a 2.0L turbocharged and supercharged engine combined with an 87 hp electric motor for a total output of 248 hp. It offers up to 21 miles of all-electric range and can be charged from 0-80% in just over three hours using a Level 2 charger.
For those who prefer an all-electric option, the Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is powered by a 78 kWh battery pack and delivers 408 hp and 660 Nm of torque. It offers up to 249 miles of range on a single charge and can be charged from 0-80% in 40 minutes using a 150 kW DC fast charger.
Volvo Car Canada Ltd.'s commitment to offering only hybrid or electric vehicles in 2023 is sure to make it easier for Canadians to make the switch to zero emissions driving without sacrificing performance or convenience. With the addition of Google built-in technology, customers can enjoy seamless integration between their cars and their digital lives while reducing their environmental impact at the same time.
What is Volvo Car Canada Ltd. doing in 2023?
Volvo Car Canada Ltd. has announced that the entire lineup of Volvo cars in Canada will consist of mild-hybrid, hybrid or electric vehicles equipped with Google built-in for Model Year 2023 vehicles.
What are the benefits of mild-hybrid powertrains?
Mild-hybrid powertrains offer drivers smoother acceleration, fuel savings, and reduced emissions in real world driving scenarios.
What is Volvo's ambition to reduce emissions?
Volvo's ambition is to offer only pure electric vehicles by 2030 and to be carbon neutral by 2040.
Are there electrified Volvo models available for all lifestyles and driving habits?
Yes, Canadian customers can now find an electrified Volvo to fit their daily routines and preferences.
Is it possible to switch to an electric vehicle (EV) faster?
Yes, depending on your lifestyle and access to charging, it may be possible to switch to an EV faster. Volvo offers a range of plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles, so you can find the right fit for your needs.
What are some of the features of the 2023 lineup?
The 2023 lineup will feature Google built-in, allowing drivers to access their favorite apps and services while on the go. Additionally, the cars will be equipped with advanced safety technologies such as City Safety, Pilot Assist, and Run-off Road Mitigation.
Are there any incentives available to help customers switch to an EV?
Yes, Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is offering a variety of incentives to help customers switch to an EV. These include discounts on select models, free home charging installation, and special financing options.
What other initiatives is Volvo taking to reduce emissions?
In addition to its commitment to electrification, Volvo is also investing in renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. It is also working with suppliers to reduce emissions from production processes and materials used in its vehicles.