Volvo C40 Recharge makes India debut: Key highlights

Volvo C40 Recharge has officially landed on the Indian shores and will be the company's second all-electric offering here, after the XC40 Recharge. Ch
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Volvo C40 Recharge electric car is based on the CMA platform, much like the XC40 Recharge SUV or the Polestar 2.
Volvo C40 Recharge electric car is based on the CMA platform, much like the XC40 Recharge SUV or the Polestar 2.

Volvo C40 Recharge has officially made its India debut as the second all-electric offering from the Swedish manufacturer here. Volvo Cars India drove out the XC40 Recharge in 2022 and claims it has seen a good demand for the model. Buoyed by it, the company is also optimistic about the C40 Recharge EV (electric vehicle) finding takers here. Check out the key highlights from the India unveil of the Volvo C40 Recharge here.

14 Jun 2023, 12:38 PM IST

Volvo C40 Recharge unveil event comes to end

The unveiling event of the latest electric car by Volvo Cars India has now culminated. Thank you for following the live blog. For viewing more images of the model, click here

14 Jun 2023, 12:01 PM IST

Deliveries will start September onwards

Price announcement will be made and bookings started in August. Bookings and sales will be direct to customer model through official India website while deliveries will begin in September.

14 Jun 2023, 12:00 PM IST

Colour options

Volvo C40 Recharge comes in six colour options - Crystal White Pearl, Onyx Black, FJord Blue, Cloud Blue, Fusion Red and Sage Green.

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14 Jun 2023, 11:51 AM IST

Volvo C40 Recharge unveiled

Volvo has taken the covers off the C40 Recharge electric car for the Indian market. Read the full unveil report here. 

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14 Jun 2023, 11:48 AM IST

Grabbing a portion of the Indian EV pie

 Volvo says XC40 Recharge alone has helped it gain grounds in India’s EV space. Company points to Vaahan data to say it has 25% market share in luxury EV space.

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14 Jun 2023, 11:40 AM IST

Volvo underlines its commitment to turn carbon neutral by 2040

Volvo says its focus is on the two critical Ps - Planet and People, by the means of which it aims to become carbon neutral by 2040.

14 Jun 2023, 11:17 AM IST

C40 Recharge unveil event about to begin. Stay tuned

Volvo C40 Recharge unveil event will shortly get underway. 

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Volvo C40 Recharge to be unveiled today
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Volvo C40 Recharge to be unveiled today
14 Jun 2023, 11:00 AM IST

C40 Recharge offers spacious and sustainable cabin

The EV gets a spacious cabin that claims to come using recycled and renewable materials. There is an array of intuitive features and ambient lighting. The seats come wrapped in high-quality leather, wool blend, and recycled polyester. A premium Harman Kardon sound system is available.

14 Jun 2023, 10:43 AM IST

Volvo Cars India offerings

Volvo currently offers five models in India – XC40 Recharge, XC40, XC60, XC90 and the S90 sedan. The C40 Recharge will be the sixth model under the brand here.

14 Jun 2023, 10:17 AM IST

The Volvo Recharge range

Volvo Recharge is an umbrella which includes both all-electric models as well as plug-in hybrids. In India, the company will now have two EVs under this.

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14 Jun 2023, 09:45 AM IST

Electrifying the world, one car at a time

Volvo is betting big on no-emission vehicles but also has a big say in the world of plug-in hybrids. In fact, the company is looking at offering only electrics or hybrids from 2025 onwards.

14 Jun 2023, 09:19 AM IST

Doubling down on the EV challenge

Volvo has fared strong with the XC40 Recharge, delivering 200 units in just the first five months of the model’s introduction. And although the C40 Recharge is expected to carry a more premium price tag in comparison, it has all the potential to widen the challenge from the brand.

14 Jun 2023, 09:11 AM IST

C40 Recharge to be locally assembled as well

Volvo will locally assemble the C40 Recharge at its facility near Bengaluru, much on the lines of the path taken for the XC4 Recharge.

14 Jun 2023, 09:02 AM IST

The significance of C40 Recharge

The Volvo C40 Recharge may look similar to the XC40 Recharge but it has several aces up its sleeve. For starters, it is an EV exclusive model – there is no engine version of the car. It is also more of a crossover SUV courtesy its coupe-like roofline. It comes with a small spoiler on the roof.

The C40 Recharge should also offer a longer per-charge range than the XC40 Recharge which claims to last around 400 kms.

14 Jun 2023, 08:28 AM IST

Recap: Check out our drive review of the Volvo XC40 Recharge

Fast, fun and clean - the Volvo XC40 Recharge is an SUV with the Midas touch

14 Jun 2023, 08:07 AM IST

Which Volvo car was the first-ever fully-electric model from the brand?

Volvo has attached a lot of significance to the XC40 Recharge, the all-electric version of the XC40 SUV. This is the first-ever fully battery-powered Volvo model anywhere in the world. It was officially launched in India in July of 2022 and at the time, was the first luxury electric SUV to be locally assembled in the country.

14 Jun 2023, 07:57 AM IST

Volvo's global ambitions for clean vehicles

Around 50 per cent of all Volvo cars in the world would be all electric by 2025. The company has also highlighted that it is aiming to put out at least one million EVs on global roads in the next two years. “This underlines our aim to reduce the environmental impact of our products, and to improve air quality in our cities. Most of all, it shows that we listen to our customers and their needs," the company says.

First Published Date: 14 Jun 2023, 07:57 AM IST

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