In many ways, the conclusions and findings of the report reflect Volvo Cars' own vision for the future of materials. In the years to come, the company is gradually expanding its family of fully electric vehicles: From 2030, only pure electric cars will be offered, all of which get by without leather. It starts with the new Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric, which will be the first leather-free Volvo model to hit the road at the end of this year.
Volvo Cars is actively working to replace many of the materials currently used throughout the automotive industry by finding high quality and sustainable sources. “We have a vision of where we want to go in the future.