Leading by example

We are proud to be the first car manufacturer to offer a plug-in hybrid for every model in our range. And our first pure electric SUV is arriving late 2020.


Part of a sustainable picture

Our steps towards fully electric cars are part of our wider commitment to a sustainable future.


An electrifying era is here

Explore the electrified world of Volvo plug-in hybrids, mild-hybrids, charging, costs and more.

A vision of electrification

By 2025 50% of our new cars will be fully electric

By 2025 we will have one million electrified Volvo cars on the road

By 2025, we aim to achieve climate-neutral manufacturing operations

Putting our planet first

Our commitment to electrification is rooted in our unquestionably Swedish affinity with the world around us. We care about our environmental impact and our carbon footprint – and long-term, our goal to create a cleaner, safer planet for all. That’s why we’re taking the lead in sustainable mobility.
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Our latest electric innovations


We call them our “B” engines. Lower emissions and greater fuel efficiency. Free from charging cables.

Plug-in hybrids

Otherwise known as Twin Engines. Long range. Low emissions. Pure electric driving. The best of both worlds.

Coming late 2020: pure electric

Zero-emissions driving all day, every day. Simply charge up and go.

The Volvo electric lineup

All of our latest models. Made with more electricity under the bonnet.

The petrol/diesel default figures are based on the UK average costs and the electricity default costs are based on the average cost of electric per kWh, 14.37P. The electric range for each model is may not reflect real life driving results, which will depend upon a number of factors including the starting charge of the battery, accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load. The information provided is for guidance only and should not be relied upon.

Select and build

Build your own plug-in hybrid today

Volvo Recharge. Our journey towards the vision of a climate neutral future.


All of our cars are available with plug-in hybrid technology. Introduction of mild hybrid powertrains – all newly launched Volvos will be electrified, either hybrids or fully electric. Announcement of Volvo Recharge – our ambition for a climate neutral future.


Launch of a complete electrified carline of plug-in hybrids and pure electric cars, starting with our first pure electric SUV – the XC40 Recharge. Our aim is that around 20% of our annual car sales should be plug-in hybrids.


Our ambition is that around 50% of the cars we sell should be pure electric by 2025, the other 50% to be hybrids.


Our vision is to be climate neutral across our full value chain, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

XC40 Recharge, sustainable mobility

Our first pure electric SUV arrives later in 2020. Combining true SUV styling, a high-performing electric powertrain, long range and smart practicality, you don’t have to compromise anymore to drive in a more sustainable way.
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