Volvo announces Brazil’s largest investment in fast charging infrastructure for electric cars

13 electric corridors leaving São Paulo will connect cities such as Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, and Rio de Janeiro as early as next year. The XC40 line will become 100% electric.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Volvo Brazil announced on Wednesday, 15th that it would make the most significant investment in fast-charging infrastructure in Brazil.

Taking another step towards the electrification of its cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish company's Brazilian division will create routes with fast chargers on highways, enabling longer trips with electric vehicles. In addition, Volvo also announced that it would make the entire XC40 line 100% electric.

The brand's ambitious plan is divided into five stages, the first of which will be up and running by the beginning of 2022. In this first stage, 13 electric . . .

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