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XC40 Recharge Pure Electric
Active bending lights*
Active bending lights are designed to provide additional illumination in bends and junctions. Cars with LED* can have active bending lights, depending on the car's equipment level.
Active main beam
Active main beam uses the camera sensor in the top edge of the windscreen. The camera sensor detects the headlamps of oncoming traffic or the rear lights of the vehicle ahead and then switches from main beam to dipped beam.
Using direction indicators
The car's direction indicators are operated with the left-hand stalk switch. The direction indicator lamps flash three times or continuously, depending on how far up or down the stalk switch is moved.
The brake light automatically comes on during braking.
Rear fog lamp
The rear fog lamp is considerably stronger than the normal rear lights and should only be used in reduced visibility due to fog, snow, smoke or dust so that other road users have an early warning of a vehicle ahead.
Front fog lamps/cornering lights*
The front fog lamps are activated manually when driving in fog and automatically when reversing in order to complement the reversing light.If the car is fitted with cornering lights*, the front fog lamps come on automatically in dull daylight or darkness in order to light up the area diagonally in front of the car.
When driving with the stalk switch's rotating ring in the position, dipped beam is activated automatically in weak daylight or darkness.
Using main beam
Main beam is operated with the left-hand stalk switch. Main beam is the car's strongest lighting and should be used when driving in the dark for better visibility, as long as it does not dazzle other road users.
Using home safe lighting
Some of the exterior lighting can be kept switched on to work as home safe lighting after the car has been locked.
Adapting the headlamp pattern from the headlamps
This car does not need to reset the headlamp pattern when changing from right to left-hand traffic, and vice versa.
Emergency brake lights
Emergency brake lights are activated to alert vehicles behind about heavy braking. The function means that the brake light flashes instead of - as in normal braking - shining with a constant glow.
Position lamps can be used so that other road users can see the car if it stops or is parked. The position lamp is switched on with the rotating ring on the stalk switch.
Approach light duration
Approach lighting is switched on when the car is unlocked and is used to switch on the car's lighting at a distance.
Hazard warning flashers
Hazard warning flashers warn other road users by means of all of the car's direction indicators being activated simultaneously. The function can be used to give a warning in the event of traffic hazards.
Daytime running lights
The car has sensors that detect the light conditions in the surroundings. With the stalk switch's rotating ring in position , or , the daytime running lights are switched on. In position , the headlamps change automatically to dipped beam in weak daylight or darkness.
Exterior lamp positions
The exterior lighting of the car uses a number of different lamps. An LED* type lamp must be replaced by a workshop. An authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.
Specifications for replaceable bulbs.Contact a workshop* lamps, the entire lamp unit usually must be replaced.
Checking trailer lamps*
When connecting a trailer – check that the trailer lamps work before departure.