Charge your electric car safely, both at home and on the roads. A Plug-in hybrid and an pure electric car are charged in the same way. If you are charging at home, we recommend that you use an installed charging box rather than a regular wall socket. Many parking lots, restaurants and gas stations also offer charging via exposed charging stations and charging posts.
During winter, it is especially important to plan your driving and charging of your electric car. Volvo Car Sverige gives you their best tips on how to maximize your range.
Various factors affects the reach of your hybrid. In other words the distance can vary from time to time even if the battery is fully loaded. Factors as the wheather - energy is needed to raise or lower the temperature in the cabin. The weight of the car - are you the only one in the car or do you go with several passengers maybe with a lot of luggage. Tyres and tyre pressure are also factors that matters, as well as the fact that wintertyres consumes more energy. There is also a number of smart settings in the car you can do to streamline the consumption. With a little bit of planning you can lower your cars consumption of energy and increase the reach.
Optimize your drive and reach by actively choose various driving mode and in that way influence how you use the car’s energy in the best way.
If you work in one of Volvo's large geographical areas, Volvo Torslanda, Lundby and Arendal, there is the possibility of using charging stations in that area. Information and maps are available on your intranet. The work of increasing the number of places is constantly ongoing.
Both the number of chargeable cars as well as chargingstations increases in Sweden. Find an geographical overview and updated information here.