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Showing posts with label Volvo XC40. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Volvo XC40. Show all posts

February 21, 2024

Volvo Axes Recharge Branding; Introduces New Performance Pack

As part of its transformation towards becoming a fully electric carmaker by 2030, Volvo Cars is streamlining and standardizing its model names for its EVs.

October 4, 2023

2024 Volvo C40 And XC40 Recharge Arrive With P 3.990M Starting Price (w/ Brochure)

After teasing their arrival early this year (and confirming it last month), Volvo Philippines has finally released its first fully electric vehicles: the new Volvo C40 and the Volvo XC40 Recharge. Playfully touted as Volvo’s “twin” models, these battery electric (BEV) Volvos share similarities, but still manage to exude a distinct individuality and appeal.

September 15, 2023

Volvo Cars PH Launching All-Electric C40, XC40 On October 4

Volvo Philippines is geared to launch its two new all-electric models on October 4, 2023. The pure electric Volvo C40 Recharge Twin and the XC40 Recharge Twin models are revved up to roll on Philippine roads by the start of the fourth quarter of this year.

May 23, 2023

Volvo Cars PH Confirms 2 EVs Arriving In Second Half 2023

Volvo Cars Philippines joins the global Volvo family in committing itself to an all-electric future with news that they’ll be bringing in two fully electric vehicles by the second half of 2023.

April 16, 2023

Review: 2023 Volvo XC40 B5 R-Design

There’s plenty to like with the Volvo XC40. Compared to other premium SUVs out there, it just gets things right. It’s stylish, spacious, well-kitted, and most important of all, safe. However, as the automotive world turns, the Swedish carmaker has given it a nip-and-tuck, and that’s the very vehicle you see here. While the revised design could be the most obvious reason to consider one, it also happens to pack an electrified powertrain in the Philippines for the very first time. Gamechanger? Read on.

February 19, 2023

2023 Volvo XC40 Now Comes With Standard Hybrid Power For P 3.690M (w/ Specs)

At the Alabang Country Club’s 35th Mango Tee, Volvo Philippines showed off the XC40 premium compact SUV. Dubbed as one of the country’s most prestigious golfing events, Volvo used the occasion to show off the updated version of the smallest member of its range, now powered by the Boost Hybrid powertrain.

February 4, 2023

Volvo Philippines To Source EVs From Malaysia

Volvo Cars Philippines will soon be importing vehicles from neighboring Malaysia, according to reports coming out of Malaysian automotive websites including

December 16, 2022

Volvo XC40 Gives Equal Protection To Front And Rear Passengers Based On New Safety Test

In more automotive safety-related news, only two compact SUV managed to score a “Good” rating in the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)’s revised moderate overlap test: the Ford Escape (built after May) and the Volvo XC40 (lead photo). Only the XC40—introduced in 2017—passed the stricter requirements without major structural changes.

June 5, 2021

Volvo Philippines Updates XC40 Line-Up For 2021 With New P 2.990M T3 R-Design (w/ Specs)

In a response to the evolving consumer preferences and tastes of Filipinos, Volvo Philippines is making changes to the XC40 line-up for 2021.

April 27, 2021

Review: 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 R Design

Ask the average car buyer, and they’ll tell you that Volvo is best known for safe family haulers. While that’s not a bad image to possess, in the luxury space, the majority of buyers want a dose of excitement injected as well. This is where the Volvo XC40 and its off-beat creativity comes across as refreshing.

October 29, 2020

In Time for Christmas, Volvo Cars PH is Slashing Prices Up to P 1.5 Million

The holiday season is rolling in so fast, and with it comes a shower of sweet surprises. Volvo Philippines leads the pack with fantastic deals for Volvo car enthusiasts nationwide with its Season of Savings holiday offer.

July 2, 2020

Volvo PH Celebrates Swedish Midsummer by Cutting Its Prices by Up to P 1 Million

Merriment, magic, and a million pesos off. That’s what Volvo Philippines offers those who are in the market for powerful and efficient cars this Swedish midsummer month. Volvo is a Swedish car, born and bred in the Scandinavian country that celebrates the longest day of the year through a grand fête. In celebration of this cherished Swedish tradition, Volvo PH offers up to P 1 million off on select Volvo units including T8 Plug-In Hybrid variants.

June 29, 2020

The 2020 XC40 is a New Breed of Volvo for a New Kind of Owner

Over the course of nearly three months of being under the Enhanced Community Quarantine, I realized that one thing that we do nearly every day, but take for granted, is driving. After being forced to stay home and off the roads, we soon started to miss being behind the wheel of our favorite car, whether it’s an old-reliable or brand-new. At the same time, we begin to see our vehicles under a different light—they are not simply a means of transportation, but an extension of our daily life.

October 17, 2019

Volvo's First All Electric Vehicle is an All-Wheel Drive SUV with 408-horsepower

Hard to imagine but this is Volvo’s first-ever fully-electric car. With all of the premium carmaker’s talk of going electrified, they only had hybrids and plug-in hybrids in their line-up, not full electric ones. Well, they seem to be making up for lost time because the all-electric XC40 will be the first of any models under its new “Recharge” line.

March 3, 2019

Volvo Cars Philippines Adds 2 New Variants to XC40; Targets 30 Percent Market SUV Market Share

After being made available in selected numbers (and only one variant) since last November, Volvo Cars Philippines has announced its full-on onslaught of the small premium SUV with the official launch of the first-ever XC40 for the Philippine market. With 3 available variants and 6 colors, Volvo aims to capture a 30 percent market share in the small premium SUV market with the XC40 this 2019.

January 3, 2019

Here's Your Complete Specs of the Philippine 2019 Volvo XC40

After a series of previews, Volvo’s first-ever small premium SUV, the XC40, has arrived in the Philippines. Recipient of the 2018 European Car of the Year and 2018-2019 Japan Car of the Year, the XC40 is an SUV that’s “designed around you.”

December 8, 2018

Japan's 2018-2019 Car of the Year is the Volvo XC40

After being declared the 2018 European Car of the Year, the first-ever Volvo XC40 adds yet another feather to its cap: the Japan Car of the Year 2018-2019.

November 13, 2018

Volvo Philippines Previews First-Ever XC40

Volvo’s newest baby, the first-ever XC40 made a special appearance at the Lifestyle Asia Power Gala.

August 16, 2018

Volvo Adds Dynamic Handling with Simple Software Update

The time for software engineers to become this generation’s tuners has begun. Volvo Cars has found a way to increase torque distribution to the rear wheels of Volvo equipped with all-wheel drive with a simple software upgrade.

March 21, 2018

Volvo XC40 Bags European Car of the Year

The Volvo XC40 small SUV has been named the 2018 European Car of the Year. It is the first win of this prestigious award for Volvo Cars, the Swedish premium car maker.