Volvo is the latest automaker to radically reshape its marketing and retail operations, moving all its vehicle sales online and going all-electric by 2030 — a process accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, Volvo rolled out the C40 Recharge, its second long-range battery-electric vehicle. The automaker plans to offer only battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids by 2025, then pare down to pure electric vehicles by 2030.
At the same time, it will slash the seemingly countless options buyers currently must wade through, shifting to pre-selected packages with only a few standalone options. Volvo also will automate the buying process. Dealers will largely just offer test drives, and handle service and repairs. Virtually everything else will go online.
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