Volvo plans new line to replace the V40

Volvo plans new line to replace the V40

As already known, the Volvo V40 will be replaced by a new family of premium small cars, which are being developed in conjunction with the Chinese owner of the Swedish company, Geely.

The new line includes a five-door crossover, a hatchback and a sedan. Are also produced a range of models of similar size to the Chinese company.

According to the head of joint venture Fagerhag mats, modular architecture style of the Swedish automaker, will allow a number of vehicles to pareceira therefore, companies built a totally new engineering center in Gothenburg, Sweden, called CEVT (China Euro Vehicle and Technology).

In this center they created a new engineering to develop their models in the C-Segment Modular Architecture (CMA). Fagerhag not say when the first model of the CMA family will be released, but it is speculated to be in 2017.

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