Volvo has, in fact, pledged to become an all-EV brand by 2030 which is going to commence with five new electric vehicles and two plug-in hybrids in the coming years. Moreover, first up is a full-sizing, three-row crossover that is said to get its vibe from the Concept Recharge. The AN reports sales aspirations for the full-sizer are roughly about 20,000 units for next year. If that’s the case, then something should then appear soon.
Around two years after the potential XC100, comes an EV codenamed V546 it was reported on earlier this month. It is said to slot in between the 185-inch-long XC60 and the 195-inch long XC90. What is considered a tweener could be about the length of the 189-inch Ford Edge.
It could be the SPA2 bones that will support the coming electric XC90. The Concept Recharge electric crossover study that it sits on. Moreover, this one is going into production in the U.S. at the Volvo’s Ridgeville, South Carolina plant, and in China. The plan announced is to sell 100,000 units annually.
Volvo XC60 Small Midsize Crossover
Though at some point, the XC60 small midsize crossover is getting a battery-electric variant. The fourth EV will be a dilapidated quiet runner which slides in under the XC40 Recharge. Also referring to in the past as the XC10, XC20, and the XC30. The previous reportage does claim it will ride on the Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) which was sourcing from the parent company called Geely. Moreover, the fifth EV was only then mentioning as being a sedan.
Then S90 and XC90 are then getting new PHEV generations. The crossover is still expecting to inaugurate proper names to the Swedish automaker’s lineup.
Volvo is planning a hiring spree for the South Carolina plant that only makes the S60 sedan at the moment. Later this year, one of the newest EV crossovers will start down the lines there. Also Polestar’s middleweight performance crossover. Plus the potential XC100 that begins assembly there in 2023.