Volvo 7900 PHEV in Hamburg

Volvo 7900 Diesel Electric Bus Now In Service

Volvo Buses delivered to the Hamburger Hochbahn AG the first three 7900 Plug-In Hybrid buses with the new roof charging system, ordered earlier this year. All three now run in commercial service for the very first time on the aptly named Innovation Route 109 in Hamburg. Different solutions are being tested in…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

P1 On The Track

McLaren P1 At Spa Francorchamps – Video

Ever wonder what it’s like to ride shotgun in the McLaren P1 while its piloted around a track (Spa Francorchamps, to be precise) by a professional racecar driver (Chris Niarchos)? Well, wonder no more. Here’s video of the McLaren P1 lapping Spa Francorchamps driven by Niarchos. Of note is that…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 1

The McLaren P1 -

Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today

Taking a break from the hard and fast news cycle of the week, we are stepping back for something a little less precise – “The Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today”. And rather than just put out a list myself representing InsideEVs, we opened it up to all…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 57

Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid Bus

Volvo Launches 7900 Electric Hybrid Bus

Volvo announced that at the upcoming International IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Frankfurt, Germany on September it will officially launch the 7900 Electric Hybrid bus (check hall 17, stand A05).  Early prototypes have been tested for some time now in Europe. This plug-in hybrid is able to drive for some 7 km…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 6

Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid

Polestar Now Offers Volvo V60 PHEV Performance Upgrade

Polestar, the high performance tuning arm of Volvo, announced that the Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid will be added to the Polestar Performance range. According to press release, with a power output of 298 hp and 670 Nm, this will be the strongest ever diesel model from Volvo.  Hans Bååth,…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 0

This Guy At LG Chem's South Korean Battery Facility Now Gets To Take The Weekends Off As Demand Moves Back To Michigan

LG Chem To Supply 200 Mile Battery In 2016; But To Whom?

Today, LG Chem announced that it is planning on delivering 200 mile batteries in 2016. Here is the fun part.  In making the statement, LG Chem’s CEO Cho Suk-jeh DID NOT specifically call out the automaker (s) who have contracted with the company for their 2nd generation battery product. As LG Chem already…

6 months ago by Jay Cole 86