“We at the moment are taking a look at issues by way of the lens of electrification,” Volvo Automobiles CEO Jim Rowan stated final month. “We’re completely centered on battery-electric autos.”
Beginning subsequent 12 months, Volvo will launch seven new and redesigned electrified fashions, together with 5 battery-electric autos, the corporate instructed sellers in February.
The 5 new battery-electric autos embrace three crossovers.
Electrical car maker and Volvo-affiliate Polestar is in search of market share because the startup prepares to launch a pair of crossovers within the subsequent couple of years.
Jaguar, in the meantime, intends to maneuver additional upmarket because it goes all-electric to rival Bentley, Aston Martin and different ultraluxury manufacturers.
Jaguar’s future EVs — which embrace a minimum of two SUVs — will likely be constructed on a devoted platform that will not be shared with Land Rover.
Future Jag fashions will characteristic twin motors, 800-volt charging, autonomous driving tech and environmentally pleasant inside supplies.
“Regarding the new Jaguar, we’re making distinctive proportions a precedence,” Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bollore instructed Autocar journal. They are going to be “actually trendy luxurious automobiles which are the copy of nothing in type or design, the highest of expertise and refinement.”
Sibling model Land Rover will get six new full-electric fashions within the subsequent few years, with expectations that zero-emission autos will characterize 60 % of its gross sales by 2030. The primary battery-powered Land Rover will launch in 2024.
Future Land Rovers will likely be constructed on JLR’s Modular Longitudinal Structure platform, which might underpin hybrid and electrical fashions, and the automaker’s Electrified Modular Structure, which might assist electrified combustion engines.
Richard Truett contributed to this report.