2019 ended in a big way for Volvo Cars Canada. Not only was it the 60th year of operation for Volvo Cars in Canada, 2019 also represented the first time since 2005 that over 10,000 new Volvo cars were sold during the year.
Today Volvo Car Canada Ltd. reported year to date sales of 10,155 vehicles in 2019 compared to 9,217 vehicles in 2018, representing an increase of 10.2 percent. 2019 signified the first time since 2005 that Volvo Cars Canada had achieved sales volumes higher than 10,000 units.
Volvo Cars will become the first carmaker to implement global traceability of cobalt used in its batteries by applying blockchain technology. The announcement follows the reveal last month of the company’s first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge.
Future Volvo customers will need to answer one fundamental question: do you want a new Volvo with a cord or without one? Today Volvo Cars introduces the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first ever fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge car line concept.
Volvo Cars today launches one of the most ambitious plans in the automotive industry, aiming to reduce its lifecycle carbon footprint per car by 40 per cent between 2018 and 2025. This is the first, tangible step towards Volvo Cars’ ambition of becoming a climate neutral company by 2040.
Volvo Cars invites you take part of the reveal of its first fully electric car; the electric XC40. At this event, Volvo Cars will also present the company’s strategic direction towards a more sustainable future.
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