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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge: Brand's first electric vehicle here 2021 - UPDATED

UPDATE: The latest local launch times for the XC40 Recharge EV and plug-in hybrid have been added to the bottom of this article. The Volvo XC40 Recharge, the company's first electric car, was unveiled overnight. Based on the standard XC40 and its Compact Modular Architecture, there's little to visually differentiate the all-electric Recharge from those with an internal combustion engine...

Polestar 2: Performance Pack detailed for Europe

Polestar has released pricing and content of the Performance Pack option for its new Polestar 2 electric vehicle for the European market. Following the launch pricing announcement earlier this week – starting at the equivalent of around $90,000 in markets like the UK – the electrified sub-brand of Geely and Volvo is offering the optional performance kit for £5000 ($9059) in the UK and €6000 ($9759) in Germany...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Volvo XC40 Electric to debut Android-based infotainment system

The Volvo XC40 Electric is set to become the one of the first production cars to feature an infotainment system powered by the Android Automotive operating system (OS)...

Korando, 3 Series, S60/V60 get 5-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, including five-star scores for the new BMW 3 Series, SsangYong Korando, and Volvo S60/V60. The independent crash-testing firm was quick to highlight the all-new Korando's results, given it's the first time SsangYong has achieved a five-star safety rating...

Polestar 2 launches from $90,000 in the UK

The Polestar 2 has been priced for various markets across Europe and North America, kicking off between the $90,000 and $95,000 bracket depending on market. Scheduled to commence production in "early 2020" ahead of first deliveries in June next year, the Polestar 2 will be priced from £49,900 ($90,914) in the UK, and €58,800 ($95,632) in Germany...

Volvo and Geely plan to combine their combustion engine operations

Volvo and Geely, its Chinese parent, have announced they intend to merge their internal-combustion engine (ICE) operations in the near future. When Volvo and Geely's engine operations are merged, the new division will supply internal combustion engines and hybrid powertrains to all members of the Geely family, which also includes Lotus, Lynk & Co and LEVC, the maker of London's black taxi cabs...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Volvo XC40 Electric sketched out, includes 'frunk'

The design of the Volvo XC40 Electric, the company's first EV, has been teased ahead of its launch on October 16, European time. Externally the electric XC40 will feature a cleaner rear bumper design as it has no need for tailpipes, while the covered up grille has plenty of space to hide the sensors required for the car's new Advanced Driver Assistance System...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...