Volvo’s subsequent EVs reportedly embrace subcompact crossover, mid-size sedan


Volvo is about to unveil an electrical successor to the XC90 mid-size SUV on Nov. 9, a car just lately confirmed because the EX90.

The automaker will then launch two extra electrical autos in comparatively fast succession, Stephen Connor, head of Volvo’s Australian division, instructed Drive in an interview printed on Monday.

One will likely be an electrical crossover smaller than the XC40 compact crossover and the opposite a sedan, which based on Drive will probably be a mid-size sedan in the identical phase because the Volvo S90. Each are anticipated by the top of 2024.

Volvo’s smallest fashions at current are the XC40 and associated C40 Recharge. Nonetheless, former Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson mentioned throughout the reveal of the C40 Recharge the corporate was planning a mannequin to sit down beneath the 40 collection.

The brand new child Volvo crossover might go by the title EX30, which Volvo has trademarked. It is anticipated to be primarily based on the SEA modular EV platform from Volvo guardian firm Geely. The platform made its debut final yr within the 001 sizzling hatch from fellow Geely model Zeekr and options an 800-volt electrical system for high-speed charging.

The small Volvo will probably be inbuilt China to maintain prices down. Geely has constructed a state-of-the-art plant within the Chinese language coastal metropolis of Ningbo for manufacturing of SEA-based autos.

As for the sedan, it could find yourself utilizing a model of the aluminum-intensive platform fellow Geely model Polestar has developed for the Polestar 5 sedan, which is due in 2024. Electrical sedans from Volvo are anticipated to hold the designation ES and a quantity to suggest their dimension and positioning. The mid-size sedan is predicted to be referred to as an ES90.


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