Volvo wants to sell a million electric vehicles for the year 2025

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Volvo wants to sell a million electric by 2025

Volvo has big plans for the future. In addition to wanting to return to the grande with spectacular vehicles as the XC90 and the recent sedans Volvo S90 and V90, his ambition goes beyond that of a manufacturer of vehicles conventional. Your contribution to the environment is raised to proposed to sell a million electric vehicles by 2025.

this goal Is deliberately ambitious “, declared Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive officer. “it is undoubtedly a great challenge, but Volvo wants to be at the forefront of the shift towards the electrification “. The Swedish manufacturer will launch its first all-electric vehicle in 2019 and pretend that there is at least two hybrid versions in each model of your range.

At least two hybrid versions of each model

The new generation of Volvo vehicles will be based on two pillars that are its modular platforms (SPA for the large vehicles of the series 90 and 60 and the platform CMA for the compact) along with their four-cylinder engines petrol and diesel of the family Drive E-. All of the shades have a different versions electrified or electric next to the classic efficient combustion.

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All models Volvo new generation will possess variants electrified

now we know the hybrid versions plug-in T8 high-performance throughout the series 90, the SUVS and the sedans S90 and V90. A powertrain that combines a four-cylinder engine gasoline 320 HP and a small electric motor coupled to the rear axle to offer up 408 HP power, four wheel drive and an average consumption approved in of 2.1 litres per 100 km.

This objective is part of a sustainability program along with other commitments seek to ensure that their activity does not affect climate as it is an issue that affects all of us. Also binds to another equally ambitious in the safety of their new vehicles is so high, that anyone to go in a Volvo of a new generation that is deceased or seriously injured by 2020.

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine AWD is available in our country from the 79.950 €, the variants hybrid plug-in T8 for the sedans S90 and V90 will come back with an initial price of sale lower than the SUV.