Every Volvo Launched From 2019 Will Be Electrified

Volvo has made no secret that it's embracing electrification as a major part of its future, and now, it's making its electric ambitions abundantly clear. The Swedish automaker announced today that every new Volvo launched from 2019 will be electrified in some capacity.

This means that soon, every car Volvo sells will have an electric motor as part of the drivetrain—either as a mild hybrid with a 48-volt electrical system, a plug-in hybrid, or as an all-electric vehicle. Volvo makes no bones about the fact that its bidding internal combustion farewell.

"This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car," said Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson in a statement. "Volvo Cars has stated that it plans to have sold a total of 1 million electrified cars by 2025. When we said it we meant it. This is how we are going to do it." Read more about the Every Volvo Launched From 2019...

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19 Mar 2018