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V60 Twin Engine
Charging the hybrid battery - starting
The car's hybrid battery is charged with a charging cable between the car and a 230 VAC socket* .
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.
Charging cable with control unit
The charging cable with its control unit is used to charge the car's hybrid battery. Use a charging cable recommended by Volvo.
Charging cable with control unit - ground fault breaker
The control unit for the charging cable has a built-in ground fault breaker that protects the car and the user from electric shocks caused by system faults.
Charging the hybrid battery - preparations
Before recharging the car's hybrid battery can be started a number of preparations need to be made.
Charging the hybrid battery - ending
Finish charging by unlocking the car, unplugging the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and then from the 230 VAC socket* .
Long-term storage of vehicles with hybrid batteries
To minimise hybrid battery degradation during prolonged storage (longer than 1 month) of the vehicle, a charge level of approximately 25% is recommended, as indicated in the combined instrument panel.