A space for living on the move: Volvo’s fully electric EM90 MPV

Volvo has pulled the covers off its new fully electric premium MPV, the Volvo EM90.

Following the reveal of the fully electric EX30 small SUV earlier this year, the EM90 represents the second expansion of Volvo’s model portfolio in quick succession. The EM90 is another step toward’s Volvo’s commitment to going fully electric by 2030.

Coming first to China, Volvo says the EM90, and the EX30, will help the brand reach new audiences, cover more of the global automotive market and realise more profitable volume.

“With the EM90, we’re taking Volvo Cars’ heritage and leadership in safety into the exciting new electric MPV segment,” said Jim Rowan, Chief Executive at Volvo Cars. “It allows us to tap new market demand we’ve not explored before and broadens the appeal of the Volvo brand to more people.”

As a fully electric car, the EM90 provides a range of up to 738 kilometres under the CLTC testing cycle. The car comes with a 116 kWh battery and the charging time from 10 to 80 per cent is expected to be less than 30 minutes. Powered by an e-motor with a 200kW power output, the EM90 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds.

Like its EX90 flagship SUV, Volvo’s EM90 is equipped with all the hardware necessary to enable bi-directional charging. This feature allows you to use the battery of the EM90 as a power bank to charge other electric cars and appliances.

The interior is kitted out with a high-definition 15.6-inch screen that is mounted in the roof which folds down, and a voice assistant makes it easier for you to connect with the car.

According to Volvo, the interior of the EM90 is designed to be your living room on the move. “It provides you with ultimate comfort for you to make the most of the time you spend in the car, thanks to Scandinavian design details that offer a truly premium experience.”

“It’s an age-old cliché, but there really is no place like home,” said Jim Rowan, Chief Executive of Volvo Cars. “A place to connect with your loved ones, to truly be yourself. It’s this feeling of home that inspired our new EM90, a car with room for life.

“The Volvo EM90 is a supremely comfortable electric car with a smart cabin, fast charging, a competitive driving range, Volvo’s unique design language and a high level of premium in every detail. But far more important is what it does for you. It gives you room to connect. Room to create. Room to relax. Room for you and for those around you.”

The Volvo EM90 is coming first to China and is now available for pre-orders for customers in China.

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