It’s no secret that climate change is one the biggest challenges the world and its communities face today. With more and more people raising their voices to protest the crisis, corporations and governments are under pressure to ensure changes are made to combat the ever-evolving situation. Volvo have certainly accepted the science surrounding climate change and implemented plans to achieve the goal staying below 1.5°C global warming mark.
In January of 2018 Volvo switched to renewable energy its engine factory in Skövde. This another huge milestone for the brand as it continues to be a greener and more carbon friendly manufacturer. The impacts of climate change, whilst still disputed by some, are certainly becoming present in South Africa. As a developing country we are especially vulnerable to the social, environmental and economic challenegs it brings with it.
Environmental care is one of core values of Volvo and it is evident in the changes they are currently making. Volvo Plans to fully electric vehicles for all it’s 2019 models. One of the 1st to arrive in South Africa will be the fully electric XC40. By doing this, Volvo carbon footprint will be reduced even further and making its energy consumption more efficient.
The electric XC40 is will be making its debut in South Africa sometime in 2020. Be sure to keep your eye on CMH Volvo Cars Bryanston’s stock list for it’s arrival.