16 Nov, 23

Volvo’s EM90 Accelerate the move towards pure electric luxury car


Volvo has unveiled its first fully electric minivan, which is geared toward comfort. So much so, the brand describes the EM90 as a “living room on the move.” While it might be comfy enough to travel in while wearing PJs, Volvo is pitching the EV as an option for those who want a space where they can get work done too.

As a fully electric car, the EM90 provides a range of up to 738 kilometres under the CLTC testing cycle. The car comes with a 116 kWh battery and the charging time from 10 to 80 per cent is expected to be under 30 minutes. Powered by an e-motor with 200kW power output, the EM90 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds.

“The Volvo EM90 brings Volvo Cars’ heritage in safety and industry-leading safety technology into this exciting new pure electric MPV market.”said Jim Rowan, chief executive of Volvo Cars.” This allows us to tap into customer needs in new market segments and appeal to a wider customer base.”

The launch of Volvo EM90 demonstrates Volvo Cars’ strong ability to strive for innovation and insight into market needs, and helps Volvo Cars accelerate its progress towards the goal of becoming a pure electric luxury car company in 2030. In the future, Volvo Cars will successively launch a series of new pure electric models to continuously meet the diverse needs of users.

In terms of interior, thanks to the Scandinavian aesthetic design details, the safety and comfort of Volvo EM90 have been raised to a new level, bringing a high-quality travel experience.

Leading sound insulation technology and acoustic noise reduction technology allow EM90 to create a comfortable and quiet cabin space. The dual-chamber air suspension and silent tires further improve the ride comfort of the people in the car.

Volvo EM90 has a series of built-in driving assistance systems, combined with software and sensor combinations including high-definition cameras, panoramic cameras, millimeter-wave radars and ultrasonic sensors, to further enhance users’ driving confidence and sense of control, and effectively reduce the risk of driving during actual driving. The probability of a collision occurring.

The car is equipped with ergonomic aviation seats, which adopt a 7-layer structure design, strong support, slow rebound, soft but not sinking, and not tiring after sitting for a long time. One-button operation can unlock the most comfortable posture; at the same time, there are many functions in the cockpit Intelligent technology configurations make car life easier and more enjoyable.

The roof above the second row is equipped with a 15.6-inch rear cabin smart screen, allowing users to easily enjoy entertainment content or participate in video conferencing. This screen also supports mobile screencasting and various third-party applications.

At the same time, Volvo EM90 also supports a variety of intelligent scene modes. The screen, seats, windows, air conditioning and ambient lights can all be adjusted synchronously according to the scene mode. With just one click of a button, the cockpit can be transformed into a theater or conference room, and it can also be transformed into a bedroom when the rear seats are folded down.

“Volvo EM90 not only creates a new space for life, but also provides an ideal habitat for body and spirit.” said Jim Rowan “Volvo EM90 will bring a high-quality travel experience and reinterpret the quality of life in the automobile era. “

On top of all of that, the EM90 has an impressive range, at least on paper. Volvo says it has a range of up to 738 km (459 miles) based on China’s CLTC testing cycle. The vehicle will only be available in China at first and it starts at around $114,000. It’s unclear if or when the EV will arrive elsewhere.