Volvo

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…

3 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…

3 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…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 0

600-Hp Volvo Polestar PHEV Sports Coupe In the Works

Based on an existing Volvo model, the car will feature many bespoke parts. Polestar, now a standalone brand owned by Volvo, is ready to take the next step in its evolution. Following the performance upgrades for most of the models in the Swedish company’s current lineup, the division is now…

3 months ago by Anthony Karr 6

July 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

In July, 34 different models of plug-in vehicles were sold in the US, although one might believe that there was only one – as the Tesla Model 3 officially arrived on Friday, July 28th, 2017 – of which, InsideEVs was there live – check out the delivery party and first specs…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 48

Volvo’s Competition Will Push Tesla Further Ahead

HOW VOLVO CAN HELP TO GROW TESLA Does competition in the electric vehicle (EV) space mean the sky is falling for Tesla? Last week, Aaron Macleish at Learn Bonds* reported, “Volvo, the European carmaker famed for its soccer-mom aesthetic, says that it’s going to go full EV/hybrid by 2019. The move…

4 months ago by EVANNEX 12