Volvo CMA with T5 Twin Engine powertrain – Top view

Volvo’s New T5 Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain To Eclipse Diesel

Volvo says its Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) found in the new T5 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain could contribute to eclipsing diesel production for the company in the future. It is no secret that diesel emission standards are becoming ever more stringent, and the focus on the technology has been less than positive over…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

July 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in electric vehicle sales have set a sales record in every month so far in 2016*, but something special has been happening over the past two months – year-over-year comps have been destroyed. For July, some ~13,432 plug-ins were sold, the 4th best result for any month of EV sales in the US (all…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 43

Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine

Volvo Introduces Cheaper Version Of V60 Plug-In Hybrid In UK

Volvo introduced an entry level version of its first diesel plug-in hybrid V60 D6 Twin Engine, which has been available throughout Europe since 2013.  (We believe we are still allowed to print the word “diesel”, but are not 100% sure) The new version –  the V60 D5 Twin Engine in the UK starts at £38,105…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

If It Can Locate a Willing Partner, Then Volvo Might Launch an Electric B-Segment Vehicle

Volvo Continues To Diss Tesla’s Autopilot

VOLVO DISSAGE CONTINUES Volvo is trying to become more visible. It’s spending much more on marketing. And it’s drawing attention to itself by knocking Tesla. Well-played? April 27, 2016: Volvo engineer Trent Victor: “It gives you the impression that it’s doing more than it is,” he said about Tesla’s Autopilot, also calling…

2 months ago by Tesla Mondo 0