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2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Farewell

Our time in the Volvo XC40 Recharge has come to an end. We hand back the keys suitably impressed.

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Around town

Can we go a week without using a drop of fossil fuel?

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: The road trip

We take our long-term Volvo XC40 Recharge for a road trip to see if the benefits of plug-in hybrid tech stack up over longer distances.

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge long-term review: Introduction

Volvo has entered the electrified sphere with the XC40 Recharge – a plug-in hybrid version of its popular small-SUV range. We've got one for three months.

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid review

Does adding plug-in hybrid electric power with 35 kilometres of range take the XC90 to the next level?

2021 Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge review

While most established carmakers are talking big on electrification, none are committing to it as wholeheartedly as Volvo is. The company seems intent on becoming a Swedish Tesla, saying that fully half the vehicles it sells globally will be full EVs as soon as 2025, while the remainder will be either hybrids or PHEVs...

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) review

Volvo’s most affordable plug-in hybrid has arrived. But is it the pick over regular petrol versions of the XC40 that have made it our favourite compact luxury SUV?

Cars you didn’t know you want: Volvo 262 C

It’s fair to say in the mid-1970s Volvo suffered an image problem. Its conservative and boxy designs married to an industry leading focus on safety didn’t make for a thrilling recipe. But that all changed when Ford supremo Henry Ford II visited Sweden in the mid-70s...

10 of the greatest station wagons ever

It’s no secret SUVs of all shapes and sizes have become the go-to vehicles for families, continuing to sell in numbers that makers of large, four-door sedans can only dream about now. The SUV boom has also claimed another automotive scalp, consigning the once-loved and humble station wagon to niche status...

The 10 best TV car ads of the 1980s and ’90s

For car lovers, nostalgia is a key part of the enthusiast experience. After all, how can one appreciate the automotive creations of the present without the context of the past? And if you're craving a journey back in time, there is perhaps no better way to traverse the decades than via the audiovisual treasure trove that is vintage car commercials...

2020 Volvo V60 T5 Inscription review

Volvo's all-new V60 T5 Inscription undercuts premium German rivals by around 10 grand. But does it have the depth and quality to be considered a genuine alternative?