2022 Volvo XC60 Inches Toward Electrification

The base powertrains add a 48-volt hybrid system, but you’re more likely to notice the new Google-based infotainment.

Eager to cast itself as a forward-thinking automaker, Volvo has stated that it will sell only EVs starting in 2030, which is sooner than most competitors. So far, the brand has two EVs in its stable: the XC40 Recharge and its mechanical twin, the C40 Recharge. Its other Recharge models, the XC60 T8 and the XC90 T8, are plug-in hybrids—which could be considered a half step toward a battery-powered future.

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2022 Volvo XC60 First Drive Review: Mild Not Wild
2022 Volvo XC60

The 2022 Volvo XC60 is a mild but appetizing reworking of the Swedish automaker’s best-selling model SUV. The update is Read more

2022 Volvo XC60, XC90 Recharge plug-in hybrids get bigger batteries, more power
2022 Volvo XC

A higher-capacity battery and more potent rear electric motor boost power and range in Volvo's plug-in hybrid SUVs, due in Read more

2022 Volvo XC60, S60, S90, and V90 XC to Add 48-Volt Hybrid System
2022 Volvo XC60

EPA ratings show that the new B5 and B6 powertrains will improve city fuel economy estimates for these models by Read more

New Volvo XC90 all-electric SUV will start an autonomous roadmap
Volvo XC90

Volvo is readying an all-electric luxury SUV, with the successor to the XC90 combining an EV drivetrain with a new Read more

Lyman Morse Hood 57 first look: Classical exterior hides a high-tech heart
Lyman Morse Hood 57

Sometimes a new boat drops into the MBY inbox that stops us in our tracks and the Lyman Morse Hood Read more

Tesla Model S Plaid: “Faster than any Porsche, safer than any Volvo”
Tesla Model S

With the sun setting across the Californian sky, Elon Musk took to the stage to announce the Tesla Model S Read more

2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge review
2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge review

Safe, comfortable, electric – well, electric at least some of the time. The former two, the Volvo XC60 Recharge always Read more

2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Review – A hotter plug-in hybrid
2021 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Review – A hotter plug-in hybrid

Polestar may be occupied making all-electric cars right now, but that doesn’t mean it’s too busy to give co-owner Volvo Read more

2021 Audi Q5 Review
2021 Audi Q5 Review

The Audi Q5 is the best-selling vehicle of the German brand and competes in one of the hottest segments: two-row Read more

Tested: 2020 Cadillac XT5 2.0L Makes a Case for the Optional V-6
Tested: 2020 Cadillac XT5 2.0L Makes a Case for the Optional V-6

A new four-cylinder base engine makes Cadillac's best seller more fuel efficient but less desirable as a compact luxury SUV. Read more

Skoda Kodiaq RS mauls competitors
Skoda Kodiaq RS mauls competitors

Volkswagen Australia claims new performance SUV offers bags more value The Skoda Kodiaq RS is now on sale in Australia and promises Read more

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered Is as Quirky as It Is Handsome
2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered Is as Quirky as It Is Handsome

Volvo's performance-oriented compact luxury plug-in-hybrid SUV sports big power, manually adjustable dampers, and huge wheels and tires. 1/9/20 UPDATE: This Read more