Volvo Car Malaysia has announced the launch of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric for the , marking its officially steps into an all-electric future for the Malaysian market.
During the launch of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, Charles Frump, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia made the following major announcements:
- Volvo Car Malaysia aims to become the leading electric luxury car brand in Malaysia;
- Starting 2022, Volvo Car Malaysia will launch one new electric vehicle (EV) every year;
- The XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is Volvo’s first EV in Malaysia;
- Volvo Car Malaysia is the first luxury car brand in the country to locally assemble EVs in the form of a CKD unit;
- Price of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric will be announced on the 4th of April 2022, after which customers may book online on the same day
- Deliveries for the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric will start from the end of April 2022;
- Hassle-free price* across Malaysia for the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric;
- Volvo Car Malaysia will export fully electric vehicles to markets within the ASEAN region soon.
Volvo Car Malaysia aims to accelerate its transformation towards electrification with a 75% contribution from its pure electric line-up by 2025.
Through this ambitious goal, Volvo looks to become the leading car maker of premium EVs in Malaysia.
To kick off this new chapter of electrification, Volvo Car Malaysia has introduced the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric, its first fully electric car
Based on the XC40 small premium SUV, the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric features a fully electric all-wheel-drive powertrain that offers a range of up to 418 km** on a single charge.
The debut of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is a milestone for Volvo Car Malaysia, as it works towards becoming a climate-neutral company by 2040.
The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric will be available for viewing at all authorised Volvo dealers in Malaysia from April 4. Deliveries of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric will start from the end of April 2022 onwards, for all locations throughout Malaysia.
The move is part of Volvo’s global ambition of becoming a fully electric company by 2030. To date, Volvo is the only automotive maker in Malaysia with a full range of locally assembled (CKD) Plug-in Hybrids.