Just weeks after suspending orders for its flagship electric SUV EX90, as announced at the end of April in its first quarter financial report, Volvo Cars has now informed that there will be a delay in the production schedule of the electric models. , including the EX90.
The Swedish company, which is now owned by the Geely Group, explained that this extension of the delivery period (which will therefore also concern customers who had purchased the first production lots) is due to the need for further development and testing of the software.
According to a statement from Volvo Cars also sent by email to the owners of the space, the start of production of the EX90 has been moved to the first half of 2024 when it was originally planned for the end of 2023.
Volvo expected that the EX90 SUV would come standard with innovative safety features and technology built in, including features from suppliers such as Google and Nvidia. In addition to the presence of Luminar LiDar sensors integrated into the outer part of the shield, the EX90 is expected to be the first Volvo model with dual charging capabilities.
The news coincides with a recent announcement by Polestar, the electric car brand in Volvo’s joint venture, which announced a production delay for its Polestar 3 SUV, the brand’s first model to be built in the United States.
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