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S60 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid
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.
The car recovers kinetic energy during braking in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
Opening and closing the hatch to the charging input socket
The flap for the car's charging input socket is opened manually.
Charging status in the car's charging input socket
The charging input socket shows the charging status using an LED lamp.
The charging cable with its control unit is used to charge the car's hybrid battery.
Ground fault breaker in 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 status in the charging cable's control unit
The indicator on the charging cable's control unit shows the status of ongoing charging as well as status after completed charging.
Charging cable temperature monitoring
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.
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.
Starting hybrid battery charging
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 provided with your car or a replacement cable recommended by Volvo.
Ending hybrid battery charging
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 current is used for charging the hybrid battery as well as preconditioning of the car. Charging takes place with a charging cable connected to the car's charging input socket and a 230 V socket* (alternating current).