Volvo

Sales Of Volvo XC40 PHEV To Begin In 2018

Volvo is conducting winter tests of its upcoming XC40 small SUV that is scheduled for market launch later this year. The production model is a derivative of 40 series concept cars (the 40.1 and 40.2) from last Spring. It will also be the first Volvo built on the new Compact Modular…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Volvo’s Future Electric Plans: 3-Cylinder PHEV In 2018, All-Electric Offerings With 100 kWh Battery In 2019

Volvo’s current electrification plan includes both a new plug-in hybrid, and also new all-electric models (yes, plural), that will be introduced from 2018 and 2019 respectively. According to latest news on the all-electric offerings, Volvo battery pack sizes up to a fairly massive 100 kWh in mind, paired with a comparably sizable electric motor…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 29

December 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in vehicles sales closed out 2016 with a flourish – and epically so, setting the new monthly record for EV sales in the US we had been looking for since the Summer…and it wasn’t even close. With all the numbers tallied up, an estimated 24,785 plug-in vehicles were sold in December…which…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 85

Volvo V60 D5 PHEV Test Driven By Fully Charged – Video

The plug-in hybrid Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine was recently featured by Fully Charged, however Robert Llewellyn doesn’t seem to be all that impressed by its all-electric mode capabilities. The relatively small PHEV battery of just 11.2 kWh offers about 23 miles (37 km) of range in the real world.  (NEDC rating…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 14