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Volvo XC40 Recharge electric car now available for order in the UK

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Volvo’s first all-electric car, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, is the first of five fully electric cars to be launched by the company over the next five years, and it is now available to order in the UK.
Volvo XC40 Recharge electric car now available for order in the UK

The XC40 Recharge Pure Electric P8 was Volvo’s first entrant into the compact premium SUV segment when it was launched in 2018. Since then, the vehicle has won a host of awards – including European Car of the Year in 2018 – and quickly become the firm’s best-selling model in the UK.

The vehicle is capable of travelling more than 249 miles on a single charge, and can be charged to 80 percent of its battery capacity in as little as 40 minutes using a fast charger. Being an electric car, it will deliver significant savings to owners in running costs, as well as tax benefits.

Inside, the car benefits from the company’s brand-new infotainment system powered by Google Android.

“For Volvo Cars, the future is electric” said Kristian Elvefors, Volvo Car UK’s Managing Director. “The battery-powered XC40 spearheads our ambitious sustainability strategy, while bringing the huge benefits of electric driving – and more – to an already award-winning package.”

As part of a long-term ambition to be climate-neutral by 2040, Volvo aims to reduce tailpipe emissions by 50 percent per car, and for half of all new vehicles it sells globally to be pure electric, by 2025.

The average distance driven each day by UK motorists is 30 miles, so the 249-plus-mile range of the XC40 more than covers most people’s daily requirements – especially if home or workplace charging is installed meaning a full charge at the start of each journey.

The XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is available from £53,155, with UK deliveries expected to start in early 2021.

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