Tag: Volvo XC40

Volvo Donates XC40 Recharge To The NYC Fire Department To Better Understand EVs

In the interests of furthering post-accident safety for BEVs, Volvo has donated one of their fully-electric XC40 Recharge SUVs to the New York City Fire Department. The donation will help the FDNY update its protocols, both during training and when faced with real-life applications surrounding the safe extraction of passengers that may have been involved […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E’s Marginal-Rated Headlights Interfere With Its IIHS Score

Having aced the six crashworthiness tests, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has scored a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This is the maximum result it could get, as vehicles need to have ‘good’ or ‘acceptable’ headlights across the range in order to qualify for the Top Safety Pick+, […]

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McDonald’s-Themed Nissan GT-R, Volvo XC40 Recharge EV Driven, Mercedes EQB, VW ID.6 EV: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Driven: New Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 Guns For Tesla’s Model Y Volvo has transplanted the EV guts of the Polestar 2 into its XC40 small SUV to create the company’s first fully-electric car. Performance is, well electrifying, thanks […]

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Europe’s Second Best-Selling Car In December Was The VW ID.3 Electric Hatchback

Demand for EVs (BEVs and PHEVs combined) more than doubled in 2020 compared to 2019 in Europe, with a 147% increase from 575,000 to 1.42 million units sold. That represented 12% of the new passenger car registrations throughout the year, with one of four battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) registered on the continent being made by the […]

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