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Nearly two-thirds of Canadians considering an EV as their next purchase, study finds

June 11th, 2024 by

  Canadians have electrification on their mind. According to the latest 2024 Mobility Trend Report by Volvo, nearly two-thirds (64%) of Canadians plan to buy an electric vehicle within the next five years, be it hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or fully electric.   While the majority of Canadians feeling positive about EV ownership, those who remained…

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Are Volvos good for long distance driving?

May 28th, 2024 by

  When it comes to long-distance driving in Southern Ontario, a vehicle that’s comfortable and reliable is a must. Traffic, weather, construction and other unpredictable challenges on the road mean you could be stuck behind the wheel longer than expected, and you want to keep safe and comfortable the entire time. Volvos have long been…

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The best farmer’s markets within driving distance from Waterloo

April 17th, 2024 by

  Exploring local food and arts through farmers’ markets is a delightful way to spend a weekend and stretch your Volvo’s legs. Around the Kitchener-Waterloo area, several markets not only offer fresh produce but also provide a taste of the community’s vibrant culture and local makers.   At Volvo Cars Waterloo, we love exploring our…

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Does the Volvo XC40 have a sunroof and other frequently asked questions

March 11th, 2024 by

  Learn about the XC40’s sunroof and more common questions answered. The Volvo XC40 is a popular choice for drivers who want a compact SUV that combines luxury, safety and innovation, with the option to reduce emissions. One of the vehicle features that many guests inquire about is whether or not the XC40 has a…

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Sunday Drive: The app that connects drivers with local driving routes

January 22nd, 2024 by
Sunday Drive

  Beautiful experiences within reach. Community is the cornerstone of Volvo Cars Waterloo and we take pride in connecting with like minded individuals in our region. That’s why our relationship with Aniket Patel, founder of Sunday Drive, a web app that showcases curated driving routes across Ontario and British Columbia, is so important. Patel created…

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What is the Volvo Cars app? Enjoy the benefits of this built-in travel companion

November 20th, 2023 by
Volvo Cars App

Connectivity and convenience are an integral part of life in 2024, especially when it comes to travel. At Volvo, we’ve long since understood the importance of keeping you connected with your car, which is why we developed the Volvo Cars app. Our in-house, cutting-edge app offers a range of features that enhance your driving experience…

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Electric mobility made easy: The 2024 Volvo XC40 Recharge

October 31st, 2023 by
2024 Volvo XC40 Recharge

The Volvo XC40 Recharge has emerged as a trailblazer in the EV landscape, seamlessly marrying the renowned Scandinavian design philosophy with a commitment to sustainability and cutting-edge technology. As the automotive industry undergoes a transformative shift towards eco-conscious alternatives, the XC40 Recharge stands out, embodying Volvo’s vision for the future of driving. With a powerful…

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Here’s how to properly equip your Volvo for all of your winter adventures

September 19th, 2023 by
Volvo Winter

When it comes to winter driving, something like snow tires are non-negotiable, but other accessories can enhance your comfort and safety behind the wheel. Snowy conditions bring challenges and adventures for Volvo owners, and driving requirements differ for every Volvo owner. For some motorists, it means heading to a mountain for a weekend getaway on…

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Electric Volvo drivers will soon be able to use Tesla’s Supercharger network

August 18th, 2023 by
Volvo EX90

As our pursuit for a fully electric fleet continues so does the demand for accessible places to charge. This summer, we’ve inked a revolutionary partnership with Tesla to make EV ownership even more appealing. As of 2025 all new Volvo electric vehicles will be built with the North American Charging Standard (NACS) charging port, giving…

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The fully electric 2024 EX30 is Volvo’s smallest SUV ever—but don’t let that fool you

June 29th, 2023 by
Volvo EX30 exterior

Good things do come in small packages and the 2024 Volvo EX30 is proof. The all-new EV is a conveniently small SUV—our smallest ever, in fact—and its efficient frame and Scandi design makes it a winning model for customers looking for something that’s comfortable, yet compact. “The fully electric EX30 might be our smallest ever…

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