US-bound Volvo EX30 electrical crossover debuts June 7

Volvo is engaged on an electrical crossover to fit in beneath the C40 and XC40 Recharge compact duo.

The newcomer was first teased throughout final November’s reveal of the 2024 EX90 mid-size electrical SUV, and confirmed as an EX30 by Volvo CEO Jim Rowan the next month.

Volvo has now confirmed the reveal will happen on June 7, the identical day that Volvo will begin the reservation course of for U.S. consumers.

Teaser footage factors to a car with comparable styling to the EX90, however on a smaller scale.

No further particulars have been launched however given the title, one thing within the subcompact phase is probably going. The C40 and XC40 Recharge crossovers sit within the compact phase.

Based mostly on feedback the CEO made a number of months in the past to Australian media, manufacturing of the EX30 will possible be dealt with in China and gross sales in that market ought to begin earlier than 2023 is out. Volvo hasn’t mentioned when the EX30 will go on sale within the U.S., however it’s anticipated that the car will arrive in 2024 as a 2025 mannequin.

The EX30 will likely be aimed toward attracting youthful consumers and will doubtlessly turn out to be the model’s prime vendor. Volvo offered 615,121 automobiles in 2022 however needs to develop to round 1.2 million automobiles by 2025—half of that are to be EVs.

Teaser for Volvo EX30 debuting on June 7, 2023

Teaser for Volvo EX30 debuting on June 7, 2023

Given the dimensions and positioning, the EX30 will possible be essentially the most reasonably priced car within the Volvo lineup. This could assist Volvo in its purpose to draw youthful consumers, as ought to Volvo’s plans to supply the EX30 by way of the Care by Volvo subscription plan.

Rowan has beforehand hinted that subscriptions with a minimal interval of solely three months will likely be accessible, at the very least in some markets.

The EX30 will possible be primarily based on the SEA modular EV platform from Volvo mother or father firm Zhejiang Geely. The platform made its debut in 2021 within the Zeekr 001 and also will underpin the upcoming 2025 Polestar 4.


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