Volvo has teased the design of a brand new smaller electrical SUV that it confirmed on Tuesday might be U.S.-bound.
The compact model, to be known as EX30, might be revealed on June 7 and might be out there that very same day for U.S. reservations, Volvo revealed.
The EX30 badge, which was beforehand confirmed as on the way in which, follows Volvo’s new naming construction for electrical SUVs began by its upcoming EX90 SUV, which might be produced within the U.S. and be delivered to American clients in early 2024.
An early glimpse of the car means that its cues could intently observe these of the EX90, though there could also be a light-weight bar in entrance as a substitute of particular person or standard headlights.
Volvo hasn’t but confirmed the place the EX30 might be constructed, or to what diploma it may be made with underpinnings shared with its dad or mum, China’s Geely. It’s prone to be based mostly on Geely’s SEA platform that has already been revealed to underpin the upcoming Polestar 4.
The model confirmed in 2021 that it plans to go all-electric by 2030, and it’s aiming to sort out sustainability in methods not each automaker will—with plans to go leather-free on all its automobiles by 2030, too.
Volvo hasn’t sometimes introduced its smallest fashions to the U.S.—though the sporty C30 hatchback marked one exception in latest historical past. A C30 Electrical was provided underneath a restricted lease program in Europe a decade in the past, and it enabled among the early cold-weather testing prowess that went into present trendy Volvo EVs together with the XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge.