Volvo EX90’s sustainability focus extends to the cabin


Volvo is near revealing its absolutely electrical successor to the top-selling XC90.

The successor might be one other mid-size SUV, going by the identify EX90, and the covers are set to return off on Nov. 9.

Volvo has been slowly revealing particulars over the previous weeks and the newest tidbit is about sustainable supplies within the cabin.

As a substitute of conventional trim supplies present in luxurious automobiles like leather-based and unique woods, the EX90 will function supplies produced from recyclables or sourced from sustainable provides.

These will embrace issues like sustainable wooden and wool, in addition to a leather-like materials known as Nordico, produced from recycled plastic bottles and sustainable natural fibers. As well as, recycled nylon, together with deserted fishing nets reclaimed from the seabed, might be used for the carpets.

Volvo mentioned every EX90 may have round 110 lb of recycled plastics and natural supplies.

Sustainable materials in the Volvo EX90's cabin

Sustainable supplies within the Volvo EX90’s cabin

To assist clients with the design of the cabin, Volvo plans to supply seven curated themes, or “rooms,” because the automaker refers to them. These will mix sure inside colours and supplies to suit particular exterior colours. Volvo mentioned every of the themes has been impressed by points of Scandinavian life-style.

The EX90 will begin gross sales in 2023, that means it would seemingly arrive as a 2024 mannequin. The automobile might be a twin underneath the pores and skin with the lately revealed 2024 Polestar 3, and manufacturing is deliberate to happen at Volvo’s plant close to Charleston, South Carolina, along with different places.

Applied sciences that may function within the EX90 will embrace bidirectional charging, an occupant detection system, and a lidar sensor.


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