Electric operation and charging

Drive systems

Updated 5/12/2021

Drive systems

The car has two electric motors that drive the front and rear wheels.

P6-2037-XC40BEV-Drive system
High voltage battery – The car contains a high voltage battery. The function of the high voltage battery is to store energy. This receives energy by charging from the mains power circuit and by means of regenerative braking.
12 V battery – The car contains a 12 V battery that starts up the car's electrical systems and powers the electrical equipment in the car.
Electric motors – The car contains two electric motors that drive the car and recover brake energy to create electrical energy.

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