XC90 Twin Engine
Opening and closing the hatch for the charging input socket
The flap for the hybrid battery's charging input socket is opened manually.
The charging cable with its control unit is used to charge the car's hybrid battery.
The charging cable's control unit
The charging cable's control device consists of indicators and controls.
Start charging the hybrid battery
The car's hybrid battery is charged with a charging cable between the car and a 230 V socket (alternating current).Only use the charging cable supplied with the car or a replacement cable recommended by Volvo.
Charging status in the car's charging input socket
The charging input socket shows the charging status using an LED lamp.
Charging the hybrid battery
In addition to the fuel tank, as in a conventional car, the car is equipped with a rechargeable battery - a so-called hybrid battery of the lithium-ion type.
Ground fault breaker in the charging cable
The control unit for the charging cable charging cable has a built-in ground fault breaker that protects the car and the user from electric shocks caused by system faults.
Charging current is used for charging the hybrid battery as well as preconditioning of the car. The charging cable between the car's charging input socket and a 230 V socket (alternating current) can be set for different current intensity loads (6-16 A) using the control unit.
Charging status in the car's driver display
The driver display shows the status for charging with both image and text. The information is shown for as long as the driver display is operating.
Temperature monitoring of the charging cable
For the car's hybrid battery to be charged safely every time, the control unit for the charging cable and the plug have built-in monitoring devices for the temperature.
Stop charging of hybrid battery
Finish charging by unlocking the car, unplugging the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and then from the 230 V socket (alternating current).
Charging status in the charging cable's control unit
Different indicators on the charging cable's control unit show the status of ongoing charging and after completed charging.