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Volvo Cars Launches Over-The-Air Updates in the U.S.

  • Select model year 2021 and 2022 Volvo cars in the U.S. will now receive software updates wirelessly
  • Software Version 1.7 includes SiriusXM satellite radio
  • Pure electric models will receive updated propulsion software to increase range

MAHWAH, NJ – Volvo Car USA is rolling out its first ever over-the-air (OTA) software update on the all-electric XC40 Recharge as well as the 2022 XC60, 2022 XC60 Recharge, and 2022 XC60 Polestar Engineered equipped with Google built-in.

Starting this week eligible Volvo cars across the country will receive a range of updates, including new features, bug fixes, and enhancements to infotainment and propulsion systems.

The introduction of OTA software updates means customers can enjoy the latest software and new, updated features on their Volvo without leaving home. It also means new Volvo cars are designed to improve over time.

The latest software update includes the addition of SiriusXM satellite radio across all eligible cars. Drivers of the pure electric XC40 Recharge should also see an improved driving range, with a Range App to help maximize battery usage, plus cold weather warnings for optimal battery performance.

Eligible drivers will receive the automatic software update and a notification will be displayed on their screen when it is available to download and install to their vehicles.

About Volvo Car USA

Volvo Car USA LLC, ( is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCUSA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States. For more information please refer to the VCUSA media website at:


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