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Volvo Cars Makes Electric Car Waves

July 6, 2017 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Every New Model from 2019 ‘Will Have an Electric Motor…
‘Historic End of Cars’ Driven by Internal Combustion Only

Volvo made mainstream headlines this week as it announced an aggressive vehicle electrification strategy. The vaunted gameplan includes hybrid and mild hybrid cars.

Volvo Aims for a Million EVs by 2025

April 25, 2016 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids, New Products by Patrick Couch  |  No Comments

‘At Least Two Hybrid Versions of Every Model…
And Releasing the First All-Electric Car In 2019:’
‘It is a Deliberately Ambitious Target,’ Says the CEO

Volvo Cars says it hopes to sell as many as a million electric vehicles by 2025, and that it “plans to achieve this aim by offering at least two hybrid versions of every model in its range and releasing the first all-electric car in 2019.”

Volvo Urges Standard EV Charging, Globally

March 14, 2016 in Companies, EVs, EVSE by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘The Charging Infrastructure Is Not Quite There Yet’

Volvo Cars made waves in the electric vehicles sector last week, stating its view that “the global automotive industry should strive towards the introduction of a standardized charging infrastructure for electric cars.”

Volvo Cars Vows to Go Electric

October 20, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

PHEVs Across the Entire Line and a Battery EV for Sale in 2019

Volvo Cars is proclaiming “one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies,” pledging to introduce plug-in hybrid electric vehicle technologies across its entire range, with a fully battery electric car to be available for sale in 2019.

Westport for Volvo Bi-Fuel DI Cars

March 13, 2015 in CNG, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Volvo Cars Taps Westport for Bi-Fuel Drive-E Engines for 2016

Vancouver-based Westport Innovations said this week that Sweden’s Volvo Cars will be the first OEM to use its combustion technology for bi-fuel compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel vehicles.

Volvo’s Diesel Plug-In Is Mostly for Fleets

January 2, 2012 in Biodiesel, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Volvo sees company fleets accounting for 80% of sales as the 57,000-euro ($75,000) diesel-fueled V60 plug-in hybrid electric goes on sale in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Britain.

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