Volvo Unveils All-Electric 7-Seater EX90 SUV
This further solidifies the Volvo electrification plan
Volvo is a brand that is already widely regarded as one of the most progressive in all of automotive history, after all, they did invent the three-point seat belt. Now in line with the brand’s future plans for electrification, they have announced the all-electric true seven-seater SUV that raises the bar for safety and sustainability, the EX90.
What’s more, the Volvo EX90 is more than just an SUV, it is a representation of the company’s decisive push towards a fully electric future. The brand stated that they plan to reveal one new electric vehicle (EV) a year and that all starts with this SUV. The brand also plans to only sell EVs by 2030 and aims to be carbon-neutral by 2040.
True to the brand’s Swedish roots, Volvo unveiled their new flagship EX90 SUV in Stockholm but to maintain the brand’s global presence, the EX90 will be built in the USA and in China starting 2023. The brand also aims for these facilities to be carbon-neutral by then which is a highly ambitious goal.
Moreover, the Volvo EX90 sets a new standard in Scandinavian design as it is a versatile, stylish family car with modern dimensions and has the bleeding-edge of tech at its core to provide the best computing, connectivity and efficient electrification to attain the highest level of safety, efficiency and overall aesthetics.
Volvo Cars CEO, Jim Rowan said, “The Volvo EX90 is a statement for where we are, and where we are going. It’s fully electric with a range of up to 600km on a single charge, designed to further raise our safety standards, the first Volvo car to be truly defined by its software and part of a wider ecosystem, connecting to your home and your other devices. The Volvo EX90 is the start of something new for Volvo Cars in many ways.”
On top of that, the safety standards on the Volvo EX90 are higher than ever before on any Volvo, which is an amazing feat considering Volvo has always been at the forefront of safety. It utilizes all sorts of sensors to understand the driver and surroundings of the car to ensure optimal safety for everyone on the road at all times.
Additionally, the Volvo EX90 makes full use of all the technology on board. The core system in the SUV, powered by NVIDIA DRIVE AI platforms Xavier and Orin, Snapdragon Cockpit from Qualcomm in tandem with in-house software runs the core functions of the car, making it the most advanced vehicle when it launches.
The best part is that the EX90 does all this while remaining fully sustainable with up to 600km on a single charge, being able to goo from 10 percent to 80 percent charge in under 30 minutes, having a 111kWh battery producing 380kW of power and 910Nm of torque, it is just perfect in every regard.