The Berlin company says it can run its teleoperated cars for less than the price of an Uber ride.
The electric crossover's entry price will drop next year when the automaker introduces a version with a smaller battery pack.
It was second consecutive week that dealers were able to add at least a relatively small number of vehicles to their stocks, which remain at historically low levels.
The acquisition would significantly boost the Houston company's presence in New England and the Mid-Atlantic.
The Volvo Cars CEO sees lower inventory and a higher-margin retail model in a post-COVID world.