Volvo tells dealers that electric vehicles will double their throughput

Volvo Cars has unveiled an ambitious product roadmap at its annual dealer meeting on Wednesday as the Swedish automaker accelerates towards an all-electric future.

At the Miami conference, attended by around 800 Volvo dealers from across the Americas, company executives outlined plans to introduce seven new, redesigned electrified models over the next few years, including five battery-electric vehicles and two plug-in hybrids.

According to people who attended the meeting and asked not to be identified, Volvo told dealers that the new metal, which will begin to arriving as soon as next year, is expected to help retailers double their store throughput to around 800 vehicles per year by 2025, dealers said Automotive News.

The five new BEVs include large and small crossovers, a sedan and two sporty wagon-like models that Volvo executives called “activity vehicles,” according to people who attended the meeting..

Volvo also introduced redesigned versions of its S90 and XC90 plug-in hybrids.

“Volvo is one of the most exciting manufacturers,” said a dealer. It “nails” the product line with a focus on crossovers, electrification and technology, the source said.

A Volvo spokesperson did not confirm the information provided to Automotive News and declined to discuss future product.

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