Volvo Cars introduces new single-motor C40 Recharge variant

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Volvo Cars is introducing a range of updates to its entire car line-up, the most prominent of which is an exterior refresh of its fully electric XC40 Recharge. The company also unveiled a single electric motor variant of the pure electric C40 Recharge. C40 Recharge.

Volvo C40 Recharge LCA highlights huge potential of manufacturing and charging EVs with clean energy

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Volvo Cars has published a lifecycle analysis report on its second fully electric car, the C40 Recharge, which shows the potential CO 2 reductions if a car is built and charged using clean energy sources. If recharged with wind electricity, break-even is at 49,000 km.


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Tohoku team develops new electrolyte to support rechargeable calcium batteries

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Scientists from Tohoku University have developed a new fluorine-free calcium (Ca) electrolyte based on a hydrogen (monocarborane) cluster that could potentially realize rechargeable Ca batteries.

Researchers use multivalent cation additives to inhibit dendrite growth in rechargeable batteries

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Researchers at Tohoku University have devised a means to stabilize lithium or sodium depositions in rechargeable batteries, helping keep their metallic structure intact.

Volvo Cars opens order books for new electric C40 Recharge

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The all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge is available online via in select markets across Europe as of this week. Like the XC40 Recharge electric compact SUV, the C40 Recharge comes with an infotainment systems jointly developed with Google and based on the Android operating system. Unlimited data enables superior connectivity and the C40 Recharge is designed to receive software updates over the air. Recharge models accounted for 47.7%

Volvo C40 Recharge EV coming to US with $58,750 MSRP

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The Volvo C40 Recharge pure electric will start at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. The C40 Recharge, along with the 2022 XC40 Recharge, introduces new specification level nomenclature: Plus and Ultimate.

Volvo Cars launches all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; all cars to be pure electric by 2030

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Volvo Cars launched the battery-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; based on the CMA vehicle platform it is the first Volvo model designed as pure electric only. The fully electric C40 Recharge will be available online only.

UMD, Army Researchers design new electrolyte enabling high energy density rechargeable Mg and Ca batteries

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Rechargeable magnesium and calcium metal batteries (RMBs and RCBs) are promising alternatives to lithium-ion batteries because of the high crustal abundance and capacity of magnesium and calcium.

Volvo introduces single motor C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge gains single motor and XC40 gets design refresh

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge presents a sleeker take on the XC40 Recharge

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the latest to procreate, with the Volvo C40 Recharge set to debut as a 2022 model early next year. SUVs are proving to be so popular these days that they all seem to be spawning coupe-like variants that are SUVs, just less practical.

Volvo refreshes EVs: XC40 Recharge styling, single-motor C40 Recharge for Europe

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge gets a few styling tweaks, including a new front fascia and grille, and new adaptive LED headlights. These changes more closely align the XC40 Recharge

Toshiba launches 20Ah-HP SCiB rechargeable Li-ion battery; high energy and high power

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Toshiba Corporation expanded its SCiB product offering with the launch of a 20Ah-HP rechargeable lithium-ion battery cell that delivers high energy and high power at the same time.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge EV to start at $53,990 in US before qualifying tax incentives

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric vehicle, will carry an MSRP of $53,990 when it arrives in US showrooms later this year. The purchase of an XC40 Recharge may qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500.

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Rechargeable ultrahigh-capacity tellurium-aluminum batteries

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Researchers at the University of Science and Technology Beijing, with colleagues at Beijing Institute of Technology, have demonstrated the potential of rechargeable tellurium (Te) nanowire positive electrodes to construct ultrahigh-capacity rechargeable tellurium-aluminum batteries (TABs). However, there are still great challenges to meet the requirement of an appropriate rechargeable electrochemical system for next-generation energy storage.

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Researchers demonstrate AZ31 magnesium alloy foils as thin anodes for rechargeable magnesium batteries

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Researchers in Israel and Spain have demonstrated the feasibility of processing ultrathin Mg anodes for use in rechargeable magnesium battery cells by using AZ31 Mg alloys (3% Al; 1% Zn). 2021), “AZ31 Magnesium Alloy foils as thin Anodes for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries.”

Volvo Debuts Facelifted XC40 Recharge, Single-Motor C40 Recharge


The front-wheel-drive Volvo C40 Recharge comes with a 69 kWh battery enabling a WLTP range of up to 270 miles

New liquid-sulfur/sulfide composite cathodes for high-rate magnesium rechargeable batteries

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Magnesium rechargeable batteries (MRBs), in which high-capacity Mg metal is used as the anode material, are promising candidates for next-generation batteries due to their energy density, safety, and cost.

Volvo Cars Opens Order Books for New, Pure Electric C40 Recharge

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Volvo Cars has officially opened order books for the C40 Recharge, the company’s latest fully electric model. A landmark car for the company’s recently announced new commercial strategy, the C40 Recharge is available online via in markets across Europe* as of this week.

Volvo Starts Online Sales & Subscriptions for Extended XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range

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The post Volvo Starts Online Sales & Subscriptions for Extended XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range appeared first on EV Obsession. XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range XC40 Recharge

Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. Production and the first customer deliveries of the XC40 Recharge P8 are scheduled to begin later this year.

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Roskill sees recovery in lithium industry, buoyed by demand from rechargeable battery applications

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In 2019, rechargeable batteries accounted for 54% of total lithium demand, almost entirely from Li-ion battery technologies. Despite the trend toward transportation electrification, the lithium industry has had a rough few years.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric Pricing Announced at $54,985

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Making good on its promise that the future will be electric, Volvo has readied the XC40 Recharge P8 compact crossover for a spring debut. The post Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric Pricing Announced at $54,985 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Volvo XC40 Recharge review

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge isn’t cheap for a small SUV but it does offer a dynamic drive, fairly decent range and beautiful design

First drive review: 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge trades function for style

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With the arrival of the 2022 C40 Recharge, Volvo is truly starting to lay the groundwork for a future after internal combustion engines. The C40 Recharge isn’t the automaker’s first electric car, but it’s the first model to be sold solely as an EV.

Volvo Cars launches Volvo XC40 Recharge EV as first of new Recharge line; new climate plan

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Volvo Cars introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge car line concept. The XC40 Recharge, based on the multi-award-winning and best-selling XC40 small SUV, is the first of a family of fully electric Volvos. Recharge will be the overarching name for all chargeable Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Current classics: MINI Recharged muscles in on the restomod racket


The MINI Recharged program stuffs an original Mini with pioneering technology in the spirit of making a more circular economy. more… The post Current classics: MINI Recharged muscles in on the restomod racket appeared first on Electrek.

Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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The company plans to do it with a mixture of all-electric vehicles, like the new XC40 Recharge, and plug-in hybrid versions of its SUVs and sedans. The XC90 Recharge is an example of the second group. The XC90 Recharge T8 has several drive modes to choose from.

New prototype rechargeable lithium-nitrogen battery

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a rechargeable lithium-nitrogen (Li-N–) battery with the proposed reversible reaction of 6Li + N– ⇋ 2Li–N. Structure and rechargeability of a room-temperature Li-N 2 battery. (A) Inspired by rechargeable metal-gas batteries such as Li-O 2 , Li-CO 2 , Li-SO 2 , Al-CO 2 , and Na-CO 2 (which have attracted much attention because of their high specific energy density and ability to reduce gas constituent), research on Li-N 2 batteries has not seen any major breakthroughs yet.

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Volvo C40 Recharge review: Style and performance overcome one major downside


One of the (probably unintended) consequences of putting us in a hybrid before the fully electric Volvo C40 Recharge is juxtaposing just how thoroughly satisfying a quiet, powerful pure EV powertrain in a premium coupe-crossover can be.

Volvo Car USA announces new extended range Recharge Plug-In Hybrid models with up to 41 miles of electric range in Pure Mode

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Volvo Car USA is bringing a new, improved Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrain is coming to the US in its 90 and 60 Series models, significantly extending electric range while lowering carbon dioxide emissions, increasing performance, and improving drivability.

Nissan, Mitsubishi opt for Toshiba SCiB rechargeable battery for hybrid kei cars

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Toshiba Corporation announced that Nissan Motor Corporation has selected its innovative SCiB lithium-ion rechargeable battery for the latest generation of its ROOX and ROOX Highway STAR cars and that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has selected the SCiB battery for the latest generation of its eK X space and eK space cars.

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Volvo opens orders for XC40 Recharge electric car

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Ahead of the arrival of the Volvo XC40 Recharge later this year, the Swedish automaker has opened its order books “in select markets” that include the U.S.

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Battery-Powered NAWA Racer, SEVEN Concept, Solaris Charging Park, Concept Recharge

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The post Battery-Powered NAWA Racer, SEVEN Concept, Solaris Charging Park, Concept Recharge appeared first on EV Obsession.

Volvo plans to test wireless fast-charging with XC40 Recharge taxis

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The tech, from Momentum Dynamics, is due to be installed on a "small fleet" of Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUVs operated by Cabonline, which claims to be the largest

Volvo Recharge Sales Improve 18% In November 2021


In Europe, Volvo is already selling more rechargeable cars than non-rechargeable cars

Bjørn Nyland Checks Out Volvo C40 Recharge Range


Compared to the Volvo XC40 Recharge, it appears to be a bit more efficient

Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways

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The post Unlocking Electric Trucking in the EU: Recharging Along Highways appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations EV Policy & Politics Research Europe highways Recharging Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T

Mini Recharged By Paul Smith Is EV Conversion Perfection


Based on the 1998 Mini Paul Smith Edition, this 96-horsepower electrified classic is a charming blend of sustainability and minimalism

Mini Recharged is converting classic Minis to EVs with "bespoke upcycling" program

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The Mini Recharged program will convert classic Minis to electric drive, with all changes reversible to protect the originality of donor cars, Mini said in a press release. Mini is launching an EV conversion program for classic cars.

Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire. The Vision tire combines 4 innovations: an organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials; a rechargeable tire printed in 3D, according to the level of wear and mobility needs; an airless tire enabled by its alveolar interior architecture; and a connected tire.

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Volvo Starts Production Of C40 Recharge In Belgium


The company will sell the C40 Recharge online

First drive review: 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid delivers more range and power

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While in Brussels, Belgium to drive the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge I was given a first look—and some first drive time—at the 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid. Volvo has said that it will make only electric cars by 2030.

Volvo Concept Recharge is brand’s “manifesto” for a pure electric future

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Volvo has announced that it’s going all-electric by 2030, and in a technology event held Wednesday the Swedish automaker revealed its Concept Recharge vision of where things are going and essentially said this: Things are moving fast.