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Volvo EX90

New all-electric Volvo EX90 seven-seater with 373-mile range

The Volvo EX90 is a new, all-electric seven-seater SUV with a range of up to 373 miles. The 111 kWh battery can be charged from 10% to 80% in under 30 minutes.

The twin-motor all-wheel-drive model features two electric motors delivering up to 380 kW (517 hp) and 910 Nm of torque.

The EX90 is Volvo’s first car with all the necessary hardware to enable bi-directional charging, allowing you to use the car’s battery to power your home, other electric devices or another electric Volvo car. Volvo says that it plans to make bi-directional charging available in the future, starting with selected markets.

The Volvo EX90 has state-of-the art sensors such as cameras, radars and lidar which are connected to the car’s high-performance core computers, where NVIDIA DRIVE runs Volvo Cars’ in-house software to create a real-time, 360-degree view of the world.

Technology also allows the Volvo EX90 to understand when the driver is distracted, drowsy or otherwise inattentive, beyond what has been possible in a Volvo car to date.

If the driver falls asleep or is taken ill while driving, the EX90 is designed to safely stop and call for help. It’s also hardware-ready for unsupervised driving in the future.

A core system – powered by NVIDIA DRIVE AI platforms Xavier and Orin, Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms from Qualcomm Technologies and in-house-developed software by Volvo engineers – runs most of the core functions inside the car, from safety and infotainment to battery management.

The EX90 is also designed to get better over time, thanks to regular over-the-air software updates.

By combining the state-of-the-art computing power from Snapdragon’s Cockpit Platforms with the visualisation capabilities of Unreal Engine, the 3D tool developed by Epic Games and used to power some of the world’s largest games, drivers get lightning-fast computing power and high-quality graphics on the in-car screens and head-up display.

A 14.5-inch centre screen is the gateway to one of the best infotainment systems on offer, with Google built in. Google apps and services, including hands-free help from Google Assistant, Google Maps navigation and apps on Google Play, all come built in. The displays aim to offering the right information at the right time. The Volvo EX90 will also be compatible with wireless Apple CarPlay.

There’s a new Bowers & Wilkins audio system featuring Dolby Atmos as a Volvo-first, plus headrest-integrated speakers for immersive sound.

The Volvo EX90 will also come with phone key technology as standard with a smartphone serving as a car key, automatically unlocking the car. Your personal profile will also be loaded automatically as you enter the car.

The EX90 contains approximately 15 per cent of recycled steel, 25 per cent of recycled aluminium as well as 48 kilogrammes of recycled plastics and bio-based materials, which corresponds to around 15 per cent of the total plastic used in the car – the highest level of any Volvo car to date.

The Volvo EX90 will be built in the USA starting next year and later also in China.

Starting with the Volvo EX90, Volvo will reveal one new fully electric car each year. By 2030, Volvo aims to sell only fully electric cars.

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