Volvo Cars Explorers

Episode 3: Cars

Our explorers are in Ghent, Belgium, to witness one of the very first XC40 pre-production cars roll off the assembly line. The explorers also visit the new plant in Daqing, China.

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Introducing Polestar 1

Today Volvo owned Polestar was launched as a standalone electrified performance car company, and its very first car was presented: the Polestar 1. Watch a film introducing the brand and the car.

Introducing Polestar 1

Today Volvo owned Polestar was launched as a standalone electrified performance car company, and its very first car was presented: the Polestar 1. Watch a film introducing the brand and the car.

Ghent entering a new era with the XC40

Volvo Car Gent is preparing for production start-up of the XC40 and the beginning of a new era with the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA).

Volvo Cars Explorers: Electrification special

What makes Volvo Cars well prepared to meet a rising global demand for electric vehicles? In this special episode of Volvo Cars Explorers, we go to China to learn more about the world’s largest market for electric vehicles.

Ghent entering a new era with the XC40

Volvo Car Gent is preparing for production start-up of the XC40 and the beginning of a new era with the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA).

Volvo Cars Explorers: Electrification special

What makes Volvo Cars well prepared to meet a rising global demand for electric vehicles? In this special episode of Volvo Cars Explorers, we go to China to learn more about the world’s largest market for electric vehicles.

“The future has never been closer”

The electric vehicle has been on the automakers’ radar for more than a decade. But what makes experts so certain that a shift is happening right now?

POLL

Vote for your favourite engine sound

We have recorded the sound of five characteristic Volvo engines.
Which one is your favourite?

Amazon

240 Turbo

850 R

V60 Polestar

XC60 T6

Note: It is advisable to listen with headphones, to get a true stereo sound and really experience it like you are sitting in the driver seat of the cars.

Designing the future sound of Volvo

More than ever before, it is interesting to ask our customers: what kind of sound would you like to hear from your car when you hit the accelerator?

Get to know the new XC40

The new XC40 is a small SUV big on innovation. With expressive design, ingenious storage and smart technology, it is a fresh and creative new member of the Volvo line-up.

The accessories business is going digital too

Towing hooks, wheels, styling kits and rubber mats are still accessories in vogue among Volvo owners – but as Volvo Cars’ transformation journey accelerates, digital products and new business models open up new opportunities also in the aftermarket.

Premium from day one

How do you manage to start up a new plant and instantly produce quality products? Mark Gombeer, plant manager in Daqing, shares his insights.

A new way to own a car

The new ‘Care by Volvo’ subscription service, launched with the XC40, will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle free as having a phone: a national, ready-negotiated monthly fee, combined with getting a new car every 24 months. Here's a film introducing the concept.

“The future has never been closer”

The electric vehicle has been on the automakers’ radar for more than a decade. But what makes experts so certain that a shift is happening right now?

Designing the future sound of Volvo

More than ever before, it is interesting to ask our customers: what kind of sound would you like to hear from your car when you hit the accelerator?

Get to know the new XC40

The new XC40 is a small SUV big on innovation. With expressive design, ingenious storage and smart technology, it is a fresh and creative new member of the Volvo line-up.

The accessories business is going digital too

Towing hooks, wheels, styling kits and rubber mats are still accessories in vogue among Volvo owners – but as Volvo Cars’ transformation journey accelerates, digital products and new business models open up new opportunities also in the aftermarket.

Premium from day one

How do you manage to start up a new plant and instantly produce quality products? Mark Gombeer, plant manager in Daqing, shares his insights.

A new way to own a car

The new ‘Care by Volvo’ subscription service, launched with the XC40, will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle free as having a phone: a national, ready-negotiated monthly fee, combined with getting a new car every 24 months. Here's a film introducing the concept.