According to the head of department of marketing Volvo Cars Alain Visser in 2016 to market a new generation of hybrid hatchback version and the long wheelbase. The car will be built on a modular platform CMA, developed in partnership with Geely.
Modifying V40 with diesel-electric the engine will be delivered to the European market in the rest of the world paired with an electric motor will operate a gasoline engine. Modification of the long-wheelbase meant for China. This is due to the recent initiative of the Chinese leadership, which declared the fight against conspicuous consumption. Now in China “luxury” cars massively changed to modified versions of compact cars.
All-terrain version of the Volvo V40 promise to release in 2018.