Plug-in hybrid Polestar 1 packs 600hp

Plug-in hybrid Polestar 1 packs 600hp

Polestar may not be a name you are too familiar with. It currently acts as Volvo’s performance arm.  The name was recently revealed as a new standalone electric car brand.  Also confirmed are plans for its first three models, the...
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Volvo to build its first electric car in China

Volvo to build its first electric car in China

Volvo have announced its intention to build its first fully electric car in China.  The all-new model will be based on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars, and will be available for sale in 2019 and exported globally...
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An icon of a of new era: Volkswagen grows the I.D. family with new Microbus

An icon of a of new era: Volkswagen grows the I.D. family with new Microbus

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Volkswagen I.D concept is all set to gain a familiar looking family member, described as a ‘multi- functional vehicle for a new era’. The concept vehicle forges links between the...
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Polestar adds extra spark to Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in

Polestar adds extra spark to Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in

The new generation Polestar Performance Optimisation has just been released for the Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine, making the car  SUV even more powerful. The Polestar optimisation increases the performance to 421 hp and 680 Nm and 0 to 60mph in...
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Volvo’s new small car has electrification at its core

Volvo’s new small car has electrification at its core

Today Volvo unveiled two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small car strategy. driveEV is the UK's only online magazine dedicated to electric cars. Delivering...
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“Drive Me London” – Volvo brings autonomous driving trial to U.K.

“Drive Me London” – Volvo brings autonomous driving trial to U.K.

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is to begin the UK’s most ambitious autonomous driving trial. Slated for early 2017 with a limited number of semi-autonomous driving cars and expand in 2018 to include up to 100 AD cars.  The...
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Volvo targets 1million electrified cars sold by 2025

Volvo targets 1million electrified cars sold by 2025

Volvo Cars announced that it aims to sell a total of up to one million electrified cars by 2025.  The Swedish company plans to achieve this aim by offering at least two hybrid versions of every model in its range...
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Volvo to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment

Volvo to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment

Volvo, the premium car maker, plans to launch China’s most advanced Autonomous Driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. driveEV is the UK's only online magazine dedicated to e...
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