February 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

After finishing 2015 mostly flat, the US plug-in electric vehicle market entered February of 2017 having set monthly gains in 16 consecutive months, an impressive stat to be sure.  Of those 16 months, the last 8 months has seen sales really take off, averaging just over 50% per month. However, the very…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 51

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…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 11

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…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 29