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Polestar Says Upcoming Coupe Is Number 1, Possibly PHEV

The company pledges that it accepts no compromises in creating the coupe. The newly independent Polestar is hard at work on its first model, and a fresh teaser drops some tantalizing details about the vehicle ahead of the official debut tomorrow (October 17). The clip hints the car goes under the No. 1…

6 days ago by Chris Bruce 3

Polestar Teaser Sure Seems To Suggest A PHEV

Why hide those fenders if they’re not sporting two openings, one for a plug? With an imminent debut on October 17, Polestar’s teaser images now reveal all but the tiniest sections of the upcoming vehicle’s rear end. It’s quite a stylish tail. The license plate on this model and an earlier teaser video suggest…

6 days ago by Chris Bruce 6

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Review: Performance And Green In One

Volvo’s bimodal crossover is fast and fascinating, but who’s it for? – Denver, Colorado With power, luxurious appointments, and technology to spare, the revised Volvo XC60 is a crossover that should offer a hearty challenge to the German competitors that really run this premium, plug-in hybrid segment. But the top-level…

7 days ago by Seyth Miersma 14

September 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Let the good times roll! After years of build up, September marks the start of “something big” for plug-in vehicle sales in the US.  And sure, this past month also marks a full 2 years/24 months* worth of consecutive gains (an impressive accomplishment for sure), but we haven’t seen anything…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 88

Polestar Edition Of Volvo XC60 T8 Optimised To 421 hp

Polestar has begun its shift to electrification with some power-train optimization for its flagship XC90, and now XC60 T8 plug-in hybrids – the most powerful Volvo models ever built. Other power-train options for the XC60 (such as the T5, D5 and D4) also are offered with Polestar optimization, but only the Volvo XC60…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 0

August 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Thanks to a record setting August for plug-in sales, the US finds itself just a month away from marking a full two years worth* of monthly year-over-year gains. August was again led by the three offerings one might have expected heading into the month: the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model S…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 173

Volvo Readies For Electrified Future With Two Major Tie Ups

A lot is going on at Volvo these days, as the Swedish brand becomes more and more entangled in parent Geely Holding’s business structure. Volvo Cars and Geely Holding intend to establish a joint venture company to boost synergies, deepen the partnership, share existing and future technology and provide the economies…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 0