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Volvo working on three new electric-cars with range-extending engines

Swedish safety king, Volvo, has just announced that it will be introducing three new electric vehicles with range-extending engines, or simply put hybrids. With support from the Swedish Energy Agency and the European Union, Volvo’s three “technical concepts feature a variety of technology. First off, there’s the gas engine, which is a three banger that’s […]

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Volvo C30 Electric enters production, 250 to be made by end of 2012

Volvo announced today that the C30 Electric has finally left the product development stage and is now being produced. Deliveries to leasing customers, companies and government agencies will start later this summer. “The Volvo C30 Electric will be manufactured and delivered to leasing customers throughout Europe, including in Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands and Norway,” Volvo […]

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Report: Volvo C30 Electric will not come to the U.S. for now

Even though the Volvo C30 BEV was introduced on American soil at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, it will not be offered in the United States… at least for now. When Volvo kicked-off development of the C30 BEV, it decided that the batteries would not have to be capable of quick charging in three hours […]

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2010 Detroit: Volvo C30 BEV, 50-unit test-fleet to be built for 2011

Key Competitors: MINI E, BMW ActiveE. Power: 82kW (111-hp) electric-motor. Performance: 0-62 mph in 10.5 seconds. Total Range/Charge Time: 93 miles / 8 hours (230V). Production: No mass production planned, 50 units to be built for testing. Today in Detroit, the next-version electric Volvo C30 concept was introduced at the 2010 North American International Auto […]

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